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Category: Renewable Energy


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

1.2-GW Dedicated Hydrogen-Fired Power Plant Starts Taking Shape in Texas

August 3, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Entergy Texas will seek approval for a 1.2-GW hydrogen and natural gas–fired combined cycle power gas turbine (CCGT) facility in Orange County, Texas. The Beaumont-based Entergy Corp. subsidiary on July 29 announced it intends to file a Certificate for Convenience […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

August 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Biden administration and leaders in the U.S. Congress unveiled details of the 2,700-page, bipartisan infrastructure package on Sunday that includes $550 billion in new spending. The deal is expected to move quickly – and is likely to change in […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

The Future Electric Grid: How HVDC Could Transform the U.S. Power System

August 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

It’s no secret that the mix of power generation resources is changing in the U.S. and has been for more than a decade. Coal-fired generation peaked in the U.S. in 2007, when coal generators produced more than 2,000 TWh of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Communities Benefit from Microgrid Milestones

August 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A remote area in Australia recently recorded an important power generation achievement, as the region received all its electricity from solar power and battery energy storage. The town of Onslow, located in the state of Western Australia, was powered for […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Shell to become clean energy provider with acquisition of Inspire

July 28, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Inspire, a company that purchases renewable energy credits (RECS) and retires them on behalf of its customers, announced it has signed an agreement to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies US LLC. As part of Shell, Inspire […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New Mexico’s community solar program

July 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act (SB 489) in 2019, which introduced the idea of a community solar program, and also mandated that New Mexico move to 50% renewable energy by 2030. However, New Mexico’s community solar […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

IRENA Outlines Action Agenda on Offshore Renewables for G20

July 23, 2021

Via: IRENA

Boosting offshore renewables will accelerate the energy transition and allow G20 countries to build a resilient and sustainable energy system, a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) finds. Offshore Renewables: An Action Agenda for Deployment actively contributes […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Enel Green Power grows US portfolio with 450MW solar+storage

July 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Enel Green Power North America has acquired a 3.2GW solar portfolio, including 450MW solar-plus-storage projects, from Dakota Renewable Energy. The portfolio comprises 24 projects in the development stage, will be located in the Mid-Atlantic, Midwest and Western United States and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Arizona Solar Project to Supply Microsoft Now Online

July 20, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A solar energy project that will provide power for Microsoft has begun commercial operation in Arizona, with the project developer announcing term financing has been completed. Longroad Energy, a Boston-based renewable energy developer that also has offices in California and […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

54-MW Ventus wind project in El Salvador reaches commercial operation

July 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

El Salvador’s first wind farm, the 54-MW Ventus Wind Project, has been commissioned by Guatemalan power developer Tracia Network Corporation. Located in Metapán, the wind farm comprises 15 Vestas V136-3.6 turbines and was designed to help reduce the nation’s dependence […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Can the US transmission planning process support a renewable energy future?

July 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Yesterday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) related to transmission reform. The ANOPR, titled Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, recognizes that the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

An international consortium made up of InterContinental Energy, CWP Global and Mirning Green Energy Limited, announced today an integrated green fuels mega project in the South-East of Western Australia. When fully operational, the Western Green Energy Hub (WGEH) could produce […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Another clean energy company goes public via a SPAC

July 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

On Friday, solar financing company Sunlight Financial announced the closing of its previously-announced business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc. Sunlight […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Bifacial solar panels can increase yields

July 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Most people don’t give the color of their roofs a second thought, but it could be costing their business a lot of money. White or light gray roofs can increase rooftop bifacial PV energy yields by up to 25 percent […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

July 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many […]