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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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. […]


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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 […]


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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 […]


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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, […]


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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), […]


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Renewable front-of-the-meter microgrid strengthens California’s grid reliability

June 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Redwood Coast Airport Microgrid (RCAM) features a 2.2MW solar PV array that is DC-coupled to a 2MW (9MWh) battery energy storage system, comprised of three Tesla Megapacks. The new microgrid was developed through a partnership between the County of […]


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Phillips 66 taps FreeWire for EV infrastructure expansion

June 6, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Phillips 66 signed a letter of intent with FreeWire Technologies in support of its first electric-vehicle charging program in the United States. The announcement highlights Phillips 66’s commitment to pursue lower-carbon solutions and comes as an endorsement of FreeWire’s ultrafast, […]


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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 […]