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Emergency Valve Repair Helps Power Plant Meet Operational Commitments

July 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Niagara Falls garbage burning plant recycles waste and transforms it into usable electricity and steam energy for multiple industrial hosts nearby. That energy is generated at the plant through nine boilers and two steam turbines. Steam conditioning valves are […]


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HydroLand acquires two North Carolina hydroelectric facilities

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

HydroLand has acquired two small run-of-river hydroelectric facilities from Northbrook Carolina Hydro II LLC: 980-kW Bryson Hydroelectric Project and 1.04-MW Franklin Hydroelectric Project. “Since our acquisition of the Enel portfolio, we have been executing our plan to modernize and upgrade […]


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AEP OnSite Partners signs LOI to develop solar field to power cryptocurrency mining

June 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Sangha Systems, developers of an 82-MW cryptocurrency mining facility at a former steel mill in Hennepin, Illinois announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with AEP OnSite Partners to develop a 2 – 5-MW behind-the-meter solar power […]


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Vermont clean energy jobs board aims to net more resumes from women

June 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Advocates in Vermont hope a new clean energy jobs board and resume bank can help open doors and diversify a sometimes clubby, male-dominated sector. Renewable Energy Vermont’s clean energy resume bank, launched last month, lets employers post job listings and […]


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ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, ACCIONA said it has received the go-ahead to construct its first Kentucky solar farm from the state’s siting board. The 188-MW Fleming County project is one of four in Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois that were part of a […]


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Uniper signs long-time PPA with Pattern for Western Spirit wind energy

May 27, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Pattern Energy Group LP and international energy company Uniper this week announced they have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement for up to 219,000 MWh per year of wind energy generated in New Mexico. The power will be delivered from […]


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Michigan bill may unlock community solar and your state should follow suit

April 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

There are 2,600 megawatts of solar power capacity installed in the U.S. today that can be considered community solar, according to the U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). That is a little less than 5% of all […]


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Upstate New York’s first utility-scale solar projects set to come online this year

April 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week developer CS Energy said it is working in partnership with the Goldman Sachs Renewable Power Group (GSRP) and the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), to develop and begin construction on a 216-MWdc portfolio of […]


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Amazon buying output of 375-MW Birch solar project in Ohio

April 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Lightsource bp said on Tuesday that it has executed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with Amazon for a new 375-MWdc solar project under development in Ohio. Once complete, the solar facility is expected to deliver nearly 600,000 megawatt hours (MWh) […]


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OPG announces 20-year, $2.5 billion overhaul of hydropower generating units

April 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Hydroelectricity has powered the lives of Ontarians for a century, and Ontario Power Generation is planning an extensive 20-year overhaul of its hydropower generating units to ensure clean, reliable hydropower continues to support the province’s wellbeing. The estimated $2.5 billion […]


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Tennessee sunshine to power Jack Daniel’s

April 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A little sunshine will soon be in your next glass of whiskey as Jack Daniel’s partners with the Tennessee Valley Authority, Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, and Nashville-based solar power producer Silicon Ranch to provide the iconic Tennessee whiskey maker’s […]


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Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

April 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could […]


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Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]


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Ameren planning 6-MW community solar project in Missouri

March 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Missouri utility regulators have approved construction plans for what will be Ameren’s largest-ever solar power farm in the state. Ameren Missouri will build the new energy center in Montgomery County about 70 miles west of St. Louis. Once completed, the […]


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Solar project aims to deliver training and equity to North Minneapolis

March 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A pioneer in Minnesota’s solar industry is attempting to replicate a green economic justice blueprint in the state’s largest African American community. Ralph Jacobson founded the solar firm Impact Power Solutions (IPS) in 1991 and was its CEO until 2019, […]