Clean Energy News

Jul 21, 2024

April 6, 2022

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Walt Disney is well-known worldwide as a strong supporter of sustainability and solar energy. The company announced new plans to build two new 75-megawatt solar projects in Polk and Gilchrist counties in Florida on April 4th, 2022. The project, which will cover 1,000 acres, is expected to produce power as soon as 2023.
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March 30, 2022

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Since COVID-19, global energy demand has increased by 5% as the economy is recovering. This increase in electricity demand is equivalent to adding a new India to the world's electrical grid. As demand for renewable energy has grown, many countries have expanded their renewable source options. According to new research from Ember, wind and solar generated 10% of global electricity for the first time in 2021, and clean sources generated 38% of global energy, marking a significant milestone for the renewable and clean energy sectors.
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March 25, 2022

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SolBid, Inc. is composed of hardworking individuals, each with their own unique story. Today, we are putting the Spotlight on George Powell, Software Engineer Intern here at SolBid.
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March 23, 2022

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Since Russia's invasion of Ukraine, the rapid rise in fossil-fuel energy costs, and the rise in global inflation that punishes consumers and businesses worldwide, business and political leaders have been looking to invest in alternative energy sources. Wind, solar, and hydroelectric systems dominate these energy alternatives, with solar taking the lead. With leaders stepping into the mix, you may be wondering, "how can I get in on renewable energy investments?"
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March 15, 2022

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Within the last few months, net metering has emerged as an important topic in the energy sector. Florida recently passed House Bill 741, which allows utilities to charge solar customers and phases out the purchase value of customer-produced energy in a net metering system. Meanwhile, North Carolina is considering a similar bill in which utility conglomerate Duke Energy proposes a minimum monthly bill of $28 for properties that have added solar and a lower price paid for excess power for only around a third of the energy retail cost. So what's the deal with net metering, and why is it so crucial for solar?
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March 9, 2022

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We've seen a significant shift in how we consume and produce electricity over the last decade. Original methods of centralized energy generation from oil, gas, coal, and nuclear power plants are quickly becoming a thing of the past. The renewable energy movement is not only providing environmentally friendly and cost-effective solutions for the energy market, but it is also (quite literally) transferring power into the hands of individuals and businesses. However, you may be wondering what the distinction between centralized and decentralized energy is, the causes of this shift, and who benefits from it.
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