This week in renewable energy: 4/25/14

Every week, Community Renewable Energy shares important clean energy developments– and some that are just plain cool.

Here’s what we’ve been reading.

Global progress

  • Ghana continues to pursue enhancing its solar infrastructure. This week, the country is hosting a two-day conference on Sub-Saharan Africa Solar (Reve/Wind Energy and Electric Vehicle Review)
  • http://toolsforgreenliving.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/04/mea_annual_pv_demand_forecast.pngAccording to a Solarbuzz Emerging PV Markets Report, the Middle East and Africa’s demand for solar  will increase by 50%. (Tools for Green Living)
  • This week, Japan welcomed the addition of a 82-megawatt solar station. (Bloomberg Businessweek)

America goes green

  • America’s solar capacity has increased fourfold in as many years. (Scientific American)
  • Attacks on Ohio’s renewable energy standards continue. The union of Concerned Scientists fact-checks material distributed by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), and concludes the information is deeply flawed.
  • Wisconsin aims to become a solar PV leader.  (Midwest Energy News)

Community Power

What do you think was the most important renewable energy story this week? Share your insights and thoughts below or by email.

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