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Category: Energy Consumption


Electric, Energy Consumption

Expansion Project Furthers Indonesia’s Increase in Power Generation

October 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Indonesia is among the world’s top exporters of thermal coal, but like many other countries has said it will phase out its own coal-fired power plants as part of a plan to make its power generation carbon-neutral. Indonesia, though—again like […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy storage project aims to help stabilize Vermont’s electric power grid

September 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Done correctly, and with enough of it, energy storage could be the hero of many grids as the energy transition drives the adoption of more variable resources powered by the wind and the sun. Grid operators stress how important it […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy Storage Projects in New York and Texas Get Boost

September 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Sept. 8 that $16.6 million had been awarded to five long-duration energy storage projects in her state. She also said an additional $17 million in competitive funding was available for projects that “advance […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Making EVs without China’s supply chain is hard, but not impossible – 3 supply chain experts outline a strategy

September 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Two electrifying moves in recent weeks have the potential to ignite electric vehicle demand in the United States. First, Congress passed the Inflation Reduction Act, expanding federal tax rebates for EV purchases. Then California approved rules to ban the sale […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Toyota boosts EV battery spend at planned North Carolina plant

August 31, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Toyota said it plans to invest up to $5.6 billion in the U.S. and Japan to supply automotive batteries for battery electric vehicles. The automaker said it plans to begin battery production between 2024 and 2026. The company said it […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

TotalEnergies to install 4,400 EV chargers in Flanders

August 31, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

The Flemish government has tasked TotalEnergies with the installation and commercial operation of a charging network for electric vehicles in Belgium. The international energy company will install up to 4,400 public charge points over the next two years. The new […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

LG Energy Solution and Honda plan U.S. battery production for electric vehicles

August 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

LG Energy Solution and Honda Motor Co. said they plan to invest $4.4 billion to set up U.S. manufacturing to jointly produce lithium-ion batteries to power Honda and Acura EV models for the North American market. The partners aim to […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Operating Energy Systems in a War-Torn Country: DTEK Prepares for Winter

August 19, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

While much of the world lives life as usual, DTEK—the largest private investor in Ukraine’s energy sector—is focused on providing reliable service amidst war and uncertainty. “Today, the major topic for us is to provide stability in durations of electricity […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

The Good Car Company

August 2, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Anthony Broese van Groenou and I have had two good chats, one when he was waiting for a burger at the Australian Electric Vehicle Association Electric Vehicle expo in Cleveland last year and another when he was driving an Ioniq […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Upgrades to Line Sensors Support Reliability of the Power Grid

August 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New technologies to monitor power lines are emerging worldwide, part of continuing efforts to harden the power grid and increase reliability and resiliency. Utilities and other operators of electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) systems have made T&D upgrades a priority […]


Energy Consumption, Global

A Global Look at Residential Solar Adoption Rates

July 29, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Solar technology is advancing at a rapid rate, making solar easier to adopt. However, there is still a large potential of growth when it comes to the solar market. Looking at global data, solar photovoltaic (PV) generation has steadily increased […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

MISO transmission buildout to enable 53 GW of new generation

July 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a move that some are calling a big step toward a future powered by clean energy, the MISO Board of Directors unanimously approved on July 25 the Tranche 1 Long Range Transmission Planning (LRTP) portfolio of new transmission projects. […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Prospects for wind energy in Africa

July 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Energy is a strategic factor for economic development. Morocco is still largely dependent on energy imports, more than 90%. To reduce its energy dependence, in 2009, Morocco adopted a strategy to increase the share of renewable energies in the installed […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Europe May Need Temporary Coal, Oil Power Increase to Ready for ’Hard’ Winter, IEA Warns

July 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

European leaders should minimize gas use in the power sector and temporarily ramp up coal- and oil-fired generation while accelerating low-carbon sources to guard against energy market turmoil that has grown “especially perilous,” the head of the International Energy Agency […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Shell boosts EV charging business in Spain and Portugal

July 8, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell España SA has acquired 100% of Cable Energía, a Spanish developer and operator of electric vehicle charging points. This acquisition will enable Shell to offer on-the-go EV charging services to drivers and fleets at destination locations in Spain and […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Jupiter Power 200 MW/200 MWh battery storage facility now online in Texas

July 5, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Jupiter Power’s 200 MW/200 MWh standalone battery storage facility is now commercially operable. Crossett Power Management, located in Crane County, Texas, now becomes one of the largest battery storage projects in ERCOT, the grid operator representing 90 percent of the […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

How a Solar and Storage Portfolio Ramped Up a City’s Sustainability and Financial Outlook

July 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The City of White Plains in Westchester County, New York, a densely populated outer suburb of New York City that serves as the county seat and commercial hub of Westchester, had fostered a vision for nearly a decade. It has, […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar drove energy sector job growth in 2021, report finds

June 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Despite headwinds caused by the coronavirus pandemic and supply chain constraints, U.S. energy sector jobs grew by 4% from 2020 to 2021, outpacing overall employment. The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released the 2022 U.S. Energy and Employment Report (USEER), […]


Energy Consumption, Global

European Council reaches agreement on its Renewable Energy Directive, includes faster permitting for renewable projects

June 28, 2022

Via: PV Resources

The European Council (EC) yesterday reached an agreement on a revision to its Renewable Energy Directive (RED) as part of its ‘Fit for 55’ package that has increased its renewables targets and called for accelerated permitting for clean energy projects. […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

North Carolina high court sides with rooftop solar owner over HOA

June 22, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a case that could impact thousands of planned developments across North Carolina, the state Supreme Court on Friday sided against a Raleigh homeowners association and in favor of one of its residents — allowing him to keep rooftop solar […]