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Why Eversource might exit its offshore wind partnership with Ørsted

May 5, 2022

Eversource could exit its joint venture to develop offshore wind projects with Ørsted amid record-setting lease auctions in the U.S. The energy giant announced in its quarterly earnings report that it had launched a “strategic review” of the 50-50 partnership, […]


Doosan Kicks Off NuScale SMR Production for Idaho Nuclear Project

April 26, 2022

South Korean power industrial giant Doosan has agreed to forge materials for NuScale Power’s small modular reactors (SMR) starting as early as this year to support the commercial deployment of VOYGRs at the 462-MWe Carbon-Free Power Project (CFPP) in Idaho […]


Vistra solar project enters service in Texas

April 18, 2022

Vistra said it completed a 65 MWdc/50 MWac solar project at the Brightside Solar Facility, which is now online in Southeast Texas. Brightside Solar Facility uses 147,732 of First Solar’s 440-watt thin-film solar modules with single-axis trackers. The project also […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How Developments in Electrical System Design Are Helping to Tackle the Challenges of Wind

May 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A growing realisation of the need to diversify their energy bases is leading countries worldwide to consider new forms of power generation. A combination of environmental, economic, and geopolitical factors—not to mention a growing awareness of the importance of sustainability […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar cell achieves record-high efficiency

May 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A solar cell developed by researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has achieved a record 39.5% efficiency under 1-sun global illumination — the highest efficiency solar cell of any type, measured under the same conditions. The accomplishment tops […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy files carbon reduction options that include offshore wind and SMRs

May 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy Corp.’s electricity-generating subsidiaries for North Carolina told regulators how they can comply with a new state law demanding significant greenhouse gas reductions by the end of the decade. The document filings with the North Carolina Utilities Commission come […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Q CELLS to double solar manufacturing capacity in the U.S.

May 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Korean solar energy giant Hanwha Solutions, the parent company of Q CELLS, said it plans to nearly double its U.S. manufacturing capacity. Hanwha plans to spend $170 million to expand the Q CELLS solar module manufacturing facility in Dalton, Georgia. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

How Fuel Cells Are Creating Sustainable Data Centers

May 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

In this day and age, there’s more of a need for data centers and cloud computing than ever before. They’re actually one of the fastest growing businesses out there right now. While they are essential, they’re also a drain on […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Renewables on track for another global record in 2022

May 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Despite headwinds caused by the lasting impacts of the coronavirus pandemic, supply chain constraints, trade disputes, and an energy crisis, renewable energy is on pace to set another global record for generating capacity in 2022, according to the International Energy […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Auxin Solar tariff case: Two paths are possible

May 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The anti-circumvention investigation launched by the U.S. Department of Commerce has thrown the U.S. solar market into chaos and this is unlikely to change any time soon. Despite some marginal clarity provided by Commerce on May 2, developers and contractors […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

IKEA to sell SunPower solar and storage products

May 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

This is likely a scenario where do-it-yourself assembly shouldn’t be required. Especially not with this retailer’s typical set of parts and instructions. IKEA will begin selling solar and energy storage products from SunPower at select California stores this fall through […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

DOE Launches $2.5B Fund to Upgrade and Build New Transmission Lines

May 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration has launched efforts to shape the $2.5 billion Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP), a key Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) initiative dedicated to building out critical new transmission lines and related facilities across the country. The Department […]