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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Dominion Energy proposes its largest expansion of solar and energy storage

September 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Dominion Energy, the utility committed to achieving net-zero carbon dioxide and methane emissions by 2050, has announced its largest proposed expansion of solar and energy storage projects. Dominion Energy submitted the plan to the Virginia State Corporation Commission, which includes […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Utility-scale solar project planned for former coal mine

September 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A former coal mine in Southwest Virginia will be redeveloped for a utility-scale solar project. The collaboration by the Nature Conservancy and Dominion Energy will repurpose 1,200 acres of the former Red Onion surface mine to generate approximately 50 megawatts […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Goldwind connects 5 MW test wind turbine to the grid

September 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Wind turbine manufacturer Goldwind has connected its 5-megawatt onshore test unit to the grid, as the company prepares to begin deliveries next year. Goldwind’s permanent magnet direct-drive (PMDD) onshore GW 5S Smart Wind Turbine features scaled rated power of 5.2 […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

EDF signs 300 MW solar+storage purchase agreement with LA-area clean electricity provider

September 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

EDF Renewables has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Los Angeles-area electricity provider Clean Power Alliance for the Desert Quartzite Solar+Storage project. The Desert Quartzite Solar+Storage project consists of a 300-megawatt solar farm and a 600 MWh battery energy storage system. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New York’s 122-turbine offshore wind project to receive environmental review

August 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to conduct an environmental review of a proposed 122-turbine wind project offshore New York. The proposed project from Sunrise Wind, a joint venture between Orsted North America and Eversource Investment, could generate up […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Record Growth Continues for Renewable Energy Projects

August 24, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The pace of installations of renewable energy projects across the first six months of 2021 hit a new high for the sector, according to a report released Aug. 24 by the American Clean Power Association (ACP). ACP, which works with […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Why renewable energy developers must pay attention to RTO stakeholder committees

August 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

We are six months away from PJM and ISO-NE filing their compliance plans for FERC Order 2222. CAISO and NYISO already filed their plans because they didn’t seek an extension. MISO and SPP compliance plans are due in April 2022. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Broad Reach Power adding 1,000 MW energy storage to Texas grid

August 23, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Broad Reach Power is on a battery buying spree. The Houston-based independent power producer – owner of 13 gigawatts of utility-scale solar and solar projects across four states – entered into an agreement with Sungrow Power Supply Co. to purchase […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

What is the Clean Electricity Payment Program?

August 18, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Congress is considering a Clean Electricity Payment Program in the massive reconciliation package. It’s not a Clean Energy Standard, but it can accomplish the same goal, advocates say. Congress is considering landmark legislation to address climate change and the clean […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

CS Energy building three new solar + storage projects in Florida

August 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

CS Energy is expanding its footprint in the Southeast with three new solar + storage projects under construction in Florida. Two of the projects are standalone battery energy storage systems with 5.5 MWh and 11.5 MWh in capacity, installed for […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Heliene brings HJT solar cell module manufacturing back to the U.S.

August 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Canadian-based solar panel module manufacturer Heliene is taking another step in its mission to advance the North American supply chain with the launch of a new facility in Riviera Beach, Florida next month. The Riviera Beach facility – the company’s […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]