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Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Bechtel completes Sabanci’s 218-MW solar farm in Texas

May 22, 2024

Via: Renewables Now

US engineering company Bechtel Corp said on Tuesday that the 218-MWac/272-MWdc Cutlass Solar II project it built for a Turkish client in Fort Bend, Texas, is now fully operational and sending power to the grid. Bechtel delivered the solar farm […]


News and Policies, State

Maryland governor signs bill to back offshore wind target

May 14, 2024

Via: Renewables Now

Maryland governor Wes Moore has signed into law Maryland House Bill 1296: Electricity – Offshore Wind Projects – Alterations, aimed at supporting the state’s goal of reaching 8.5 GW of offshore wind capacity by 2031. This happened on Thursday last […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption, News and Policies, State

California battery storage increasing rapidly, but not enough to end blackouts, Gov. Newsom says

April 26, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Gov. Gavin Newsom said on April 25 that California continued to rapidly add the battery storage that is crucial to the transition to cleaner energy, but admitted it was still not enough to avoid blackouts during heat waves. Standing in […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Dominion Energy launches RFP for solar and storage projects in Virginia

April 15, 2024

Via: Energy Storage News

US utility Dominion Energy is seeking proposals for solar, wind and energy storage projects in the state of Virginia. Dominion Energy will accept five types of proposals, including new solar PV projects and new PV solar generation co-located with energy […]


News and Policies, State

Utah Coal Plants Will Continue Hazing Up The State’s Crown Jewels, & Those Of Other States

April 11, 2024

Via: CleanTechnica

If there’s one thing we’re learning in late 2023 and 2024 so far, it’s that the climb out of pollution and climate change isn’t an easy slope that always goes up. Sometimes, there are setbacks and things that don’t move […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Erthos contracted to install 180 MW of solar parks in Texas

April 3, 2024

Via: Renewables Now

Arizona-based solar power deployment platform Erthos Inc said on Tuesday that its technology has been selected by developer Sky Community Solar for the realisation of a 180-MW portfolio of community solar projects in Texas. Erthos has signed a master agreement […]


News and Policies, State

Floating Gas-Fired Power Station Planned Off Louisiana Coast

March 11, 2024

Via: Power Magazine

Entergy Louisiana has asked state officials for approval to build a floating natural gas-fired power plant that would serve areas along the Gulf Coast. The utility’s recent March filing with the Louisiana Public Service Commission calls for construction of a […]


News and Policies, State

How the world can achieve climate goals with clean hydrogen production

February 23, 2024

Via: Tech Xplore

Driving on hydrogen and using it to heat our homes could be a solution to the climate problem. At least, if we start producing it in the right, clean way. Leiden researchers mapped out the global environmental impact of hydrogen […]


News and Policies, State

Circle K breaks ground on its first NEVI-founded EV charger in Kentucky

February 22, 2024

Via: PetrolPlaza

The Governor of Kentucky Andy Beshear and the Federal Highway Administrator Shailen Bhatt were present at the groundbreaking of the first NEVI EV charging site in the Southeastern U.S., at a Circle K location. Located in the city of Richmond, […]


News and Policies, State

California Energy Commission Launches $38 Million Project for EV Charging in Low-Income & Disadvantaged Communities

September 14, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

The California Energy Commission (CEC) will open applications for $38 million in equity-focused incentives to fund publicly accessible electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in low-income and disadvantaged communities in 28 counties in northern and southern California. The rebates are part […]


News and Policies, State

Linea Energy acquires Texas solar farm

June 5, 2023

Via: reNews

Linea Energy has acquired a 490MWdc solar project in Texas from Horus Energy. The project is expected to generate enough clean energy to power more than 63,000 homes and provide numerous local job opportunities during its construction and operation. Linea […]


News and Policies, State

New South Wales hosts tender for 550MW long-duration energy storage, 950MW of generation

May 19, 2023

Via: Energy Storage News

A tender will open in a few days under the long-term roadmap for the electricity system of New South Wales (NSW), through which 550MW of long-duration energy storage (LDES) could be procured. The process will open 22 May 2023, through […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Maryland sets 8.5GW offshore wind target

March 31, 2023

Via: reNews

Maryland governor Wes Moore (pictured) has set a target of 8500MW of offshore wind being developed in the state’s waters. Governor Moore announced that Maryland will aim to quadruple the amount of energy produced by offshore wind from the previous […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Major Pumped-Hydro Storage Project Moves Forward in Nevada

March 8, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

A Utah-based energy developer has filed a final license application for construction of a major pumped-hydro storage project in Nevada. rPlus Hydro on March 8 said it made the filing with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for the company’s […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

CleanCapital acquires 35 MW distributed solar portfolio in New Jersey

February 27, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

CleanCapital, a distributed energy investor and developer, has acquired a 35 MW solar portfolio in New Jersey. The projects, each of which entered service in 2019, serve various commercial and industrial off-takers including Six Flags theme park, a manufacturing facility, […]


News and Policies, State

New Jersey brownfield redeveloped as 17 MW solar farm

February 21, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

A former contaminated industrial site in New Jersey has been remediated and redeveloped as a 17 MW solar farm. The fixed-tilt solar array was constructed in two phases on a site that previously housed a paper mill complex in Holland. […]


News and Policies, State

TVA launches study to ‘accelerate’ clean energy adoption

February 17, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Under a new board majority picked by President Joe Biden, the nation’s largest public utility on Feb. 16 reacted to a drumbeat of concerns about not meeting the Biden administration’s own power sector climate change goals by announcing a new […]


News and Policies, State

Examining the national energy savings potential of cellular shades

February 15, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Oak Ridge National Laboratory researchers demonstrated that window shades with a cellular or honeycomb structure provide higher energy savings during winter compared to generic venetian blinds and can save millions of tons of carbon emissions. Windows contribute to energy demand […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Georgia lawmakers seek to regulate solar panel installers

February 13, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Georgia lawmakers are looking to regulate the installation of rooftop solar panels, saying some companies are ripping off consumers. The House Energy, Telecommunications and Utilities Committee voted unanimously on Feb. 7 to advance House Bill 73, which would require companies […]


News and Policies, State

1 GWh battery energy storage project advances in Ontario

February 13, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Northland Power said it signed a 20-year fixed-price energy storage facility agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator in Ontario, Canada, for the Oneida Energy Storage Project. Days earlier, Toronto-based Northland agreed to acquire a majority interest in the 250 […]