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News and Policies, World

Wind industry demands action from world leaders ahead of COP26 climate summit

October 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than 90 wind energy companies and associations from around the world called on leaders to take decisive action in pursuit of net-zero carbon emissions goals ahead of the COP26 United Nations climate summit next month. Vestas, Siemens-Gamesa, Goldwind, Enel, […]


Commercialization, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

Minnesota solar installer bankruptcies leave unfinished projects, calls for better oversight

October 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The state’s solar energy trade group has made improving consumer protections a priority after a string of bankruptcies in recent years left dozens of customers stuck with unfinished projects. Minnesota solar industry leaders are working with state officials to tighten […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Report analyzes value of renewable energy participation in ancillary services markets

October 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new report from the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory aims to advise renewable energy asset owners on the value of participating in ancillary services markets as an additional revenue source and grid resiliency tool. Researchers analyzed standalone wind and solar […]


News and Policies, State

Lightsource BP energises 300MW Colorado project to power steel mill

October 14, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Lightsource BP has launched a 300MW solar project in Colorado that will “largely” power a local steel mill in what the company has said is a world’s first. The Bighorn Solar farm represents US$285 million of investment and will power […]


News and Policies, U.S.

ESS becomes first U.S. long-duration energy storage company to list on NYSE

October 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Oregon-based ESS has had a pretty solid few weeks. On top of inking a massive 2 GWh deal with SB Energy, and reaching an agreement to supply Enel Green Power with 17 battery systems in Spain, ESS became the first […]


News and Policies, World

IRENA and UNICEF Join Forces to Empower Youth for a Sustainable Future

October 11, 2021

Via: IRENA

the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) have today underscored their commitment to improving the development and well-being of children through the expansion of renewable energy access and the promotion of low carbon measures […]


News and Policies, World

India’s wind market is ready for its comeback

October 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

GE Renewable Energy announced Thursday that the company will supply 810 MW of onshore wind turbines for upcoming projects in Tamil Nadu, India– part of JSW Energy’s implementation of about 2 GW of wind farms across the country. The news […]


News and Policies, World

Enel CEO: ‘Please Put Price on Carbon’

October 5, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The head of Europe’s largest utility said countries need to put a price on carbon in order to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and meet climate targets. Francesco Starace, CEO of Italy-based Enel, speaking Oct. 5 at the Reuters Impact […]


News and Policies, World

SSE Backs Top Power Execs With New UK Renewable Energy Group

September 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A group of energy sector entrepreneurs, supported by a Scottish multi-national energy company, has announced the launch of a business venture focused on rolling out large-scale wind and solar farms across the UK and Europe. Renewco Power on Sept. 22 […]


News and Policies, State

Massive infrastructure projects selected to deliver clean energy to New York City

September 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul kicked off Climate Week by announcing the selection of two massive transmission and renewable energy infrastructure projects that will deliver clean energy to New York City. Together, the Clean Path NY and Champlain Hudson Power […]


News and Policies, State

SRP Approves Arizona Expansion with 16 Gas-Fired Turbines

September 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The board of directors of Arizona’s second-largest public utility has approved a nearly $1 billion plan to expand the natural gas-fired Coolidge Generating Station, adding 820 MW of generation capacity. The Coolidge station at present is a 575-MW power plant […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Biden’s proposed increase in solar power would remake the US electricity system

September 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Why such a heavy focus on solar power? Doesn’t a low-carbon future require many types of clean energy? The Energy Department’s Solar Futures Study lays out three future pathways for the U.S. grid: business as usual; decarbonization, meaning a massive […]


News and Policies, State

Moss Landing Battery Project Offline After Overheating

September 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The first phase of the battery storage project at the Moss Landing complex in California was taken offline after an overheating issue caused some parts of the installation to be damaged. Vistra said the incident happened late on Sept. 4. […]


News and Policies, State

Entergy: Hurricane Ida Took Out Eight Critical High-Voltage Transmission Lines

September 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Moving quickly after devastating winds from Hurricane Ida on Aug. 29 took out eight critical high-voltage lines and blacked out New Orleans, Jefferson, and two other Louisiana parishes, Entergy hashed out two options. One—the “preferred solution”—was to restore some of […]


News and Policies, World

Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

September 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. Located about 65 km off Ulsan City, the 1.4 GW MunmuBaram project is expected to generate up to 4.65-terawatt hour (TWh) […]