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: […]

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 […]

Domestic, Energy Consumption

Domestic sources on track to meet ‘most’ solar energy demand by 2030: SEIA

March 9, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

U.S. solar installations fell 16% in 2022 compared to the year prior, a drop caused largely by trade disputes and enforcement of new human rights protections that throttled supply chains. Even so, the U.S. added 20.2 GW of new capacity, […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Latin America poised to become renewable energy giant: report

March 9, 2023

Via: Tech Xplore

Latin America is poised to become a major renewable energy producer, with nearly a billion solar panels’ worth of large-scale clean-electricity projects slated to come online in the next seven years, a report found Thursday. In welcome good news for […]

Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

US solar installations fall to 20 GW in 2022

March 9, 2023

Via: Renewables Now

New solar installations in the US fell 16% year-over-year to 20.2 GW in 2022 due to policy-driven supply constraints, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said on Thursday. The decline was mainly blamed on the US Department of Commerce’s investigation […]

Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Clean energy funding gaps persist despite record green investments

March 9, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

However, despite being up 19% from 2021 investment levels and 50% from before the pandemic in 2019, more still is needed to meet a 1.5°C goal by 2050. The report Global Landscape of Renewable Energy Finance 2023 is a joint […]

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 […]