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Category: Renewable Energy


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Jack and Solar—TVA Links Iconic Distillery With Renewable Energy

April 13, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The trend of supplying commercial and industrial locations with renewable energy—along with the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) continuing support of investments in power projects that support sustainability—is being recognized at one of the most-iconic distilleries in the U.S. The TVA […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New report sheds light on residential solar adoption in terms of access and equity

April 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report last week that highlights income, demographic, and other socio-economic trends among U.S. residential rooftop solar adopters. Galen Barbose, Sydney Forrester, Eric O’Shaughnessy, and Naïm Darghouth authored the report. The latest edition in an […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

FERC should reject MISO extension request for electric storage resource

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 4, MISO filed a request to extend the deadline to implement a market participation model for electric storage resources at FERC. This new request moves the implementation date from June 2022 to March 2025. FERC should reject this […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Wärtsilä awarded contract for US solar and storage project

April 7, 2021

Via: Energy Global

The technology group Wärtsilä has again demonstrated its capabilities in advanced energy storage solutions with the award of a contract to supply an engineered equipment delivery (EEQ) of a 40 MW/ 80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage system to the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The community solar program in Illinois

April 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How ‘green’ are electric cars?

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

With the ban of new petrol and diesel cars in place in the UK by 2030, sales of electric cars are expected to surge. Plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles accounted for more than 1 in 10 vehicle registrations in 2020, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

First Commercial Deployment of Supercritical CO2 Power Cycle Taking Shape in Alberta

April 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Siemens Energy and Canadian pipeline company TC Energy in February agreed to commission a novel waste-heat-to-power facility in Alberta by 2022 that captures waste heat from a gas-fired turbine operating a pipeline compression station, and then converts it into power […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

260-MW Brazoria West solar project in Texas acquired by S&B USA

March 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

S&B USA (previously Shikun and Binui America) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Brazoria West Solar Project with 260 megawatts (MWdc) (200 MWac) of planned solar energy capacity from Savion, part of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. Construction […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

NYPA seeks developers to build more than 100 C&I solar and storage facilities in New York

March 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) and Westchester County under the Community Distributed Generation (CDG) Partnership Program are seeking developers to install solar PV and energy storage systems for more than three dozen municipalities and school districts within the county. […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Discovery of non-toxic semiconductors with a direct band gap in the near-infrared

March 24, 2021

Via: Revolution Green

NIMS and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have jointly discovered that the chemical compound Ca3SiO is a direct transition semiconductor, making it a potentially promising infrared LED and infrared detector component. This compound—composed of calcium, silicon and oxygen—is cheap to […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Setting Up Home Electric Car Charging On A Budget

March 23, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

On social media, there are a lot of awesome electric vehicle (EV) fans who help out new EV owners and potential buyers. They’re providing a valuable service to the community. For example, by helping you find the right EV charging […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Southeast Energy Exchange Market is the first step for renewable project developers

March 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

SEEM is a good first step towards organized markets for renewables Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) in the west is a work in progress that started in 2014. SEEM is a good first step for southeast utilities to coordinate in 2021. […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

First vehicle-to-grid charging pilot in the US Midwest underway

March 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

EV Connect, a California-based software-as-a-service company, announced that it is collaborating with the Indiana-based Battery Innovation Center (BIC) and Energy Systems Network (ESN) to deploy Indiana’s first large-scale Vehicle-to-Grid capable charging system to support school bus fleet, HD truck, and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Retailers can capitalize on energy management and see ROI as high as 30 percent

March 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Multi-site retailers are under tremendous pressure to increase sales, cut costs, and provide shareholders with consistent revenue and earnings growth year-over-year. They are expected to deal with competitive, political, and socio-economic conditions that threaten margin by reducing differentiation and affecting […]