Duke Energy’s largest solar farm is now online

March 8, 2023

Duke Energy’s largest solar farm to date is now operating in Navarro County, Texas. Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions developed and owns the 250 MW Pisgah Ridge Solar project. The engineering and construction for the project was performed by Moss. Three […]

Helping construction material manufacturers reduce the energy consumption, carbon footprint of heating and cooling homes

March 1, 2023

Heating and cooling homes carries a hefty economic and environmental price tag. The U.S. Energy Information Administration has reported more than half of all home energy in the United States is used for heating and cooling, and it also represents […]

Europe ‘must strengthen manufacturing capacities’

February 22, 2023

Via: reNews

Federal Economics and Climate Protection Minister Robert Habeck (pictured) has said both Germany and Europe must strengthen production capacities for renewable energies. The Minister was speaking at the the third virtual production summit to strengthen energy transition technologies. He said: […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Scale Microgrid Solutions steps into community solar development

March 15, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

Scale Microgrid Solutions has decided to try its hand at community solar development and ownership. The company, perhaps better known for its customized microgrid projects, is acquiring 100 MW of community solar projects in late-stage development in New York from […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore wind CTV charging system passes harbour trials

March 15, 2023

Via: reNews

MJR Power and Automation has announced the successful harbour trials of its platform mounted automated offshore power and charging system, which could charge vessels from offshore wind farms. The harbour trials have been successfully carried out at the Port of […]

Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Developing 18-MW Offshore Wind Turbine

March 14, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

The global competition to build ever-larger offshore wind turbines continues to ramp up, with General Electric (GE) announcing the company’s renewable energy arm is developing a 17- to 18-MW model that could rival those currently being launched by Chinese groups. […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE turbines to power new 200 MW wind farm in North Dakota

March 13, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

GE is supplying 71 of its 2.8-127 wind turbines for the 200 MW Sweetland Wind Project in Hand County, North Dakota. Sweetland is owned and will be operated by Scout Clean Energy, a Colorado-based company. Sweetland is expected to produce […]

News and Policies, U.S.

Policy-Driven Supply Constraints Cause Steep Drop in Solar Installations in 2022

March 10, 2023

Via: CleanTechnica

The US added 20.2 gigawatts (GW) of new solar capacity in 2022, a 16% decrease from 2021. This was due in large part to an investigation into new anti-circumvention tariffs by the U.S. Department of Commerce, as well as equipment […]

Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

DOE announces $6 billion aimed at reducing industrial emissions

March 10, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $6 billion in funding to accelerate decarbonization projects in the energy-intensive industrial sector. The industrial sector’s emissions result not just from fuel for heat and power, but also from feedstocks and processes […]