"Storage has always been a key component of an electricity system and pumped hydro allows renewable electricity to be stored and used when required, without introducing carbon into the equation." That is what Deion Campbell, the CEO of Tilt Renewables, said. Tilt Renewables is a leading developer, owner and manager of renewable energy generation assets (in) Australia and… Continue reading Because “Storage of renewable energy is the future”, Australia wants to lead the world in the development of storage technology
South Australia and Tesla already delivered the world's biggest battery. Now they want to build the world's largest virtual power plant. They want to use people's homes as a way to generate energy for the South Australian grid. According to AFP, Tesla said in a statement that "the virtual power plant would have 250 megawatts of solar… Continue reading Musk will turn 50,000 Australian homes into the world’s largest virtual power plant
Glassdoor’s 2018 report New annual 2018 report ranks the best jobs in the US and UK according to a score, determined by 3 factors; number of job openings, salary, and job satisfaction rating. Data Scientist with over 4500 job openings, 4.0 / 5 job satisfaction and $105,000 median base salary ranks the best job in the United… Continue reading Best jobs in America & UK in 2018
According to a draft budget proposal "obtained by the Washington Post", the Trump administration will ask Congress "for major budget cuts to the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs". This is another bad news for the US renewable energy after the last week Trump's tariffs on imported solar panels. The current budget of the… Continue reading Trump administration seeks 72% renewable energy office’s budget cut
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), released yesterday the "U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report", with great news from the wind power industry in the United State to the "American economy". "New wind farms drove $11 billion in private investment, with more on the way", closing 2017 strong, delivering 7,017 megawatts (MW) of new wind power capacity… Continue reading Another American success story. There are now 89,077 MW of wind power installed across 41 states, enough to power 26 million American homes.
https://youtu.be/KFpF6ZmaB9w The H-1B visa, has become a political theme particularly under the Trump administration. H-1B visas allow employers to recruit and employ non-U.S. workers in specialty occupations, including engineering, for a specified period of time. Each year, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services approves a maximum of 85,000 workers under this program. This program has its faults,… Continue reading Alphabet’s Eric Schmidt: H-1B visa cap is “the stupidest policy in the entire American political system”
In the biggest blow he’s dealt to the renewable energy industry yet, President Donald Trump decided on Monday to slap tariffs on imported solar panels. The U.S. will impose duties of as much as 30 percent on solar equipment made abroad, a move that threatens to handicap a $28 billion industry that relies on parts… Continue reading Trump Slaps Tariffs on Solar Panels in Major Blow to Renewable Energy