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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 […]


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ZUVA rolls out first EV charging network in Zimbabwe

May 10, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

ZUVA has partnered with the local electric car manufacturer Electric Vehicle Centre Africa (EVCA), also known as BYD Zimbabwe, for the development and implementation of the first-ever EV charging network available for public use in Zimbabwe. The project will start […]


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Solar supply chain issues could contribute to energy shortfalls in California this summer

May 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

California likely will have an energy shortfall equivalent to what it takes to power about 1.3 million homes when use is at its peak during the hot and dry summer months, state officials said Friday. Threats from drought, extreme heat […]


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An untapped clean energy resource lies underneath our feet

April 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last year, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved a historic decision ordering utilities to procure 11.5 GW of clean energy to come online between the years 2023 and 2026. Meeting this directive is especially daunting as the inherent intermittency […]


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White House Calls on Defense Production Act to Bolster EV Battery Supply

April 21, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

When the White House signed an executive order to get to 50% electric vehicle (EV) sales share by 2030 while relying on American manufacturing, there were some serious concerns about whether the U.S. could make that many EVs, and then […]


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‘Freeze-thaw battery’ is adept at preserving its energy

April 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Scientists have created a battery designed for the electric grid that locks in energy for months without losing much storage capacity. The development of the “freeze-thaw battery,” which freezes its energy for use later, is a step toward batteries that […]


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SoCal Edison battery storage projects totaling 2.1 GWh likely to be delayed

April 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Three battery storage projects being built for Southern California Edison are likely to be delayed due to supply chain constraints and COVID-19 lockdowns in China, according to the contractor. Last October, Ameresco was selected by SoCal Edison for an engineering, […]


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Chase expands solar power and EV charging at bank branches

April 8, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Chase said it plans to install electric vehicle charging stations at 50 of the bank’s retail branches in the U.S. beginning this summer. It also said it plans to add on-site solar power generation to roughly 400 additional branches by […]


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FERC plans to improve process for hydroelectric projects

April 6, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) in the U.S. released its five-year strategic plan (for Fiscal Year 2022 through 2026), which includes improving the siting and review process for hydroelectric projects along with interstate gas pipelines and LNG facilities. FERC […]


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Shell, BYD partner on EV charging across China and Europe

March 25, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell and BYD have signed a cooperation agreement to accelerate the energy transition and improve charging experience for BYD’s battery electric vehicle (BEV) and plug-in hybrid electric vehicle (PHEV) customers. The partnership will start in China and Europe and will […]


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USA: Rural c-stores to expand EV charger network

March 21, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

EOS Linx has announced a partnership with convenience store cooperative Independent Buyers’ Co-O to install EOS Charge Stations at select member stores across the South region. The wide-reaching footprint of I.B.C.’s 6,000-plus members, many of which are located in rural […]


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Argentina: Shell to install first EV chargers in service station network

March 21, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell is working on its e-mobility strategy for the Latin-American region and plans to deploy its first EV chargers in Argentina. The company is currently assessing the initiative through a partnership with Audi and Volkswagen and has recently acquired a […]


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IRENA and China State Grid Pave Wave Towards Smart Electrification

February 21, 2022

Via: IRENA

“Future power grids will be very different from the current ones and will require smart electrification solutions as renewable energy is growing faster than ever,” said IRENA Director-General Francesco La Camera, at a joint workshop by IRENA and the State […]


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FERC should grant Voltus petition for a technical conference on Order 2222

February 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Independent System Operator (ISO) compliance plans for FERC Order 2222 are on their last stretch, with PJM and ISO-NE filing coming up here in February and MISO and SPP plans due in April. Voltus, an energy aggregator, petitioned FERC for […]


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Jio-bp opens India’s largest EV charging hub

January 28, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Jio-bp, the Indian joint venture formed by Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) and BP, has opened one of India’s largest EV charging hubs in Delhi. The new charging hub fits into Jio-bp’s strategy to develop a national network of mobility stations […]