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Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]


260-MW Brazoria West solar project in Texas acquired by S&B USA

March 30, 2021

S&B USA (previously Shikun and Binui America) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Brazoria West Solar Project with 260 megawatts (MWdc) (200 MWac) of planned solar energy capacity from Savion, part of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. Construction […]


Solar, Wind, Coal, Nuclear, & Nat Gas US Electricity Generation Changes 2010–2020

March 23, 2021

With official US electricity generation in for last year, I have now created new charts for how US electricity generation has shifted by source from 2010 through 2020. The charts just cover the main sources (solar, wind, coal, natural gas, […]


News and Policies, State

Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

April 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

April 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to […]


News and Policies, World

85% Plugin Vehicle Share In Norway — Pure Combustion Falls Below 10%

April 7, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the clean transport transition, saw 84.9% plugin electric vehicle market share in March 2021, the second highest plugin market share for a single month on record (only trailing December 2020’s plugin share of 87.1%) […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Wärtsilä awarded contract for US solar and storage project

April 7, 2021

Via: Energy Global

The technology group Wärtsilä has again demonstrated its capabilities in advanced energy storage solutions with the award of a contract to supply an engineered equipment delivery (EEQ) of a 40 MW/ 80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage system to the […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Japan’s JGC Holdings invests $40M into small modular nuclear reactor company NuScale Power

April 6, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In a recent interview with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius, energy experts Ernest Moniz and Lynn Good agreed that nuclear energy ought to play a role in the carbon-free energy future. Today, Fluor Corporation announced that JGC Holdings Corporation of […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The community solar program in Illinois

April 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Stellantis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission for Commercial Vehicles Project with Faurecia and Symbio

April 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Carmaker Stellantis said on Wednesday it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The group was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA in the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is […]