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Category: Renewable Energy


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Intersect Power finances solar-plus-energy storage projects

September 30, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Intersect Power closed $2.4 billion of financing commitments and allocated $675 million of previously announced commitments to build and operate four solar energy projects totaling 1.5 GW PV + 1.0 GWh BESS. The deals represent construction financing, tax equity, operational […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Shell bets on solar energy with Daystar Power acquisition

September 30, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Daystar Power, a West African provider of hybrid solar power solutions to commercial and industrial businesses, announced its acquisition by Shell. The mobility company aims to deliver carbon emission reductions and power cost savings to C&I businesses across Africa thanks […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The race is on to meet demand with made-in-America solar modules

September 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Scott Moskowitz was in the car picking up his daughter from daycare when he first heard the news. As the director of public affairs at Qcells, a solar module manufacturer with a 1.7 GW facility in Dalton, Georgia, Moskowitz was […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Tiny Oregon town hosts 1st wind-solar-battery hybrid plant

September 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A renewable energy plant being commissioned in Oregon on Sept. 28 that combines solar power, wind power, and massive batteries to store the energy generated there is the first utility-scale plant of its kind in North America. The project, which […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Avia deploys solar energy to power stations in Poland

September 26, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Avia equipped several of its service stations in Poland with new photovoltaic installations in Poland. The brand upgraded its locations in Zakopane, Gorzków, Puławy, Chelmek and Jastrzębie Zdrój. The deployment of this technology is part of the company’s strategy to […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

East Bay Customers Support California’s Grid During Extreme Heat Wave Through Innovative Program

September 26, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

For the past two years, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), one of the nation’s top clean energy providers, and Sunrun, ‌the largest home solar and battery storage company in the USA, have been installing new solar + battery systems. So […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Report: Global energy crisis drives demand for green hydrogen

September 23, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

The global energy crisis is boosting interest in low-emissions hydrogen and the pipeline of projects is expanding, but only a small share of projects are under construction around the world. Electrolyser manufacturing is set to grow strongly and pilot projects […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

You Can Now Buy Haystacks Solar Garden Plots!

September 22, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Australia has a global reputation of having the highest rate of domestic rooftop solar installation. However, more than 30% of Australians cannot install solar on their roofs! The Solar Garden is a solution for those who find themselves locked out […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Amazon plans another 2.7 GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide

September 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Amazon said it plans to add 2.7 GW of capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects worldwide, including solar farms in Brazil, India and Poland. Once in service, the company’s global renewable energy portfolio is expected to generate 50,000 GWh […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Patented Wave Energy Technology Gets Its Sea Legs

September 21, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Imagine this: Clothing that charges your smart watch as you walk, buildings that vibrate in the wind and power your lights, a road that extracts energy from the friction created by moving cars, and flexible structures that change shape in […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sweco to study floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs

September 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Engineering company Sweco has been tasked with conducting a feasibility study for floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs in Uganda, as well as completing detailed design of a pilot plant. Currently, most of Uganda’s electricity generation comes from hydroelectric power. […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Regulators approve 460 MW solar project for Minnesota

September 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Regulators in Minnesota approved Xcel Energy’s Sherco Solar Project, a 460 MW plant that would be among the largest solar facilities in the upper Midwest. The Public Utilities Commission earlier had approved the site permit for the two-parcel facility in […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Biden Administration Throws Support Behind Floating Offshore Wind

September 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration announced a goal of installing as much as 15 GW of floating offshore wind energy capacity by 2035, and said it plans to auction off leases to support project development by the end of this year. The […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Regulatory hurdles for offshore wind remain high even with the new clean energy law

September 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

For centuries, global commerce moved by the power of offshore wind. While the age of the trading schooner is long past, the power of offshore wind as a modern-day energy resource has barely begun to be tapped. Offshore wind has […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rhode Island breaks ground on offshore wind port project

September 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Officials broke ground on an offshore wind port project in Rhode Island that is intended to create a hub for the industry’s growth in the Northeast. The project at South Quay Marine Terminal is expected to support an offshore wind […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Montana coal plant operator adding 600 MW wind farm

September 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The operator of Montana’s Colstrip coal-fired power plant said it was buying out one of the site’s co-owners and plans to construct a wind farm nearby that would generate 600 MW of electricity. Talen Energy Supply would acquire Puget Sound […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Resi solar projects are getting larger, increasingly are paired with energy storage

September 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Energy Department’s Berkeley Lab’s published its latest Tracking the Sun annual report, which is based on data from roughly 2.5 million systems installed nationally through year-end 2021. It includes preliminary data for the first half of 2022. Key findings […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Vermont growers see potential in pairing saffron and solar production

September 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As the growing season winds down at most New England farms, it’s only just gearing up at Golden Thread Farm, in Stowe, Vermont. The plants that fill the farm’s two plastic-covered high tunnels are just beginning to come out of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar fight arrives in Michigan

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

All over the country, utilities and their customers who want to use rooftop solar have collided over the issue of what kind of payments are fair for the electricity exported to the grid by distributed solar panels. Nowhere is that […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE banned from selling offshore wind turbines in the US— What it means for projects already underway

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A federal judge has ruled that GE may not sell its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in the U.S. The ruling came months after a jury sided with Siemens Gamesa in a patent infringement lawsuit between the two manufacturing giants. In […]