EghtesadOnline: A10 megawatt photovoltaic power plant built by GEP (a South African solar power developer) in the town of Khusf, South Khorasan Province was synchronized with the national power grid on Saturday, governor of the city said.
EghtesadOnline: Solar energy generates electricity for household consumption at lower prices, significantly reduces toxic gases and helps farmers with their excess products, says Davoud Fadaei, a member of the Iran Renewable Energy Association.
EghtesadOnline: On the plains of West Texas, new wind farms can be built for just $22 a megawatt-hour. In the Arizona and Nevada deserts, solar projects are less than $40 a megawatt-hour. Compare those figures with the U.S. average lifetime cost of $52 for natural gas plants and about $65 for coal.
EghtesadOnline: For years, the quiet, winding streets of the Scripps Ranch neighborhood have been pure gold for solar installers.
EghtesadOnline: Iranian Energy Minister Hamid Chitchian, in a meeting with his Dutch counterpart, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) aiming to boost cooperation in solar energy as well as water resources management.
EghtesadOnline: The world’s most prominent energy forecaster will raise its outlook for wind and solar installations following a decade of underestimating growth in the renewables industry.