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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 […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SK to explore renewable potential in new partnership

September 6, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

SK Group has announced a new partnership to explore collaboration in hydrogen, renewable energy and green mobility, in an effort to boost green energy transition in South Korea. The conglomerate will partner with Gentari, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

DOE seeks to implement $335 million battery recycling programs

August 30, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Request for Information (RFI) to help guide the implementation of $335 million in investments from the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law for lithium-ion battery recycling programs. Batteries are critical to powering clean energy […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Designing a novel wind turbine for offshore sites

August 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Researchers at the Energy Department’s Sandia National Laboratories created a tool that they plan to use to design a novel floating wind turbine that they said could help expand offshore deployments in deep water locations. The turbine design places the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Utility-scale solar projects report delays, EIA says

August 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Developers plan to install 17.8 GW of utility-scale solar PV generating capacity this year, according to the June 2022 Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory from the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA). It said that during the first six months […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

California Sets Goals for Buildout of Offshore Wind

August 10, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

California officials have taken a major step toward establishing the state’s offshore wind energy industry, setting a goal of installing as much as 5 GW of generation capacity this decade, and 25 GW by 2045. The California Energy Commission (CEC) […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Dominion grumbles over performance standard for its offshore wind project

August 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Dominion’s CEO termed a performance standard set by Virginia regulators as a condition for approving a 2.6 GW offshore wind project as “untenable” and suggested the utility might appeal the August 5 decision. The final order from the Virginia State […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Wind energy wasted in grid-constrained Texas

August 4, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The state’s High Plains region, which covers 41 counties in the Texas Panhandle and West Texas, is home to more than 11,000 wind turbines — the most in any area of the state. The region could generate enough wind energy […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

AVANGRID Will Operate, Manage Major U.S. Offshore Wind Project

August 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

AVANGRID announced it has finalized a deal to operate and manage the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project, an 800-MW installation being built off the coast of Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind 1 is owned in a joint venture between AVANGRID, part […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Carbon County, Utah goes solar

July 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

rPlus Energies developed the 104 MWdc/80 MWac Graphite Solar project, the company’s first. The project was comissioned on July 12. Graphite Solar will be owned by Greenbacker Renewable Energy, a clean energy investment firm and independent power producer. Graphite Solar […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Senate’s clean energy deal includes credits for solar manufacturing, standalone storage

July 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a head-snapping reversal, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said July 27 that he had reached a deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a budget reconciliation package that includes $369 billion for clean energy and climate change. Manchin had been […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Pilot program aims to deliver community solar benefits to low-income people

July 27, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Departments of Energy and Health & Human Services said that five states and Washington, D.C. will support the pilot of a Community Solar Subscription Platform. The program is intended to connect families to solar energy and thereby lower […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Newsom wants California’s offshore wind target raised to 20 GW by 2045

July 25, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

California Gov. Gavin Newsom is calling on energy regulators to increase the state’s offshore wind target to at least 20 GW by 2045. Newsom is asking the California Energy Commission (CEC) to implement the goal as part of the Assembly […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Pivot Energy starts work on new community solar portfolio

July 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Pivot Energy has started the construction of 10 new community solar projects in Illinois. The portfolio of projects represents 17.1 MW of capacity through the Illinois Adjustable Block Program across Ameren and Commonwealth Edison utility service territories. The portfolio is expected […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

In Indiana, solar net metering rules go from bad to worse

July 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Indiana solar installers knew their customers would be worse off when new, reduced rates for surplus solar generation took effect on July 1. But changes being ushered in by utilities go far beyond what the industry had been bracing for, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Community solar sees progress in D.C., setback in Virginia

July 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Updates from utility regulators have advocates of shared solar cheering in the nation’s capital, but booing across the Potomac River in Virginia. In the District of Columbia, renewable energy proponents are apprehensive yet hopeful that regulators are on the verge […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Betting big on ‘Made in America’ solar

July 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A global energy crisis, trade disputes, and shipping constraints have magnified the importance of secure supply chains. Maybe no industry has been more exposed to those headwinds over the past two years than solar. Even before the Auxin Solar tariff […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

6.8 MW community solar portfolio completed in New York

July 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

DSD Renewables developed the nine projects for the City of White Plains in Westchester County. The portfolio is expected to generate 8,100 MWh of clean energy annually, tripling the amount of solar energy produced in Westchester County and enough to […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Equinor acquires U.S. battery storage developer

July 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Equinor has acquired U.S. battery energy storage developer East Point Energy, the companies announced. The privately-owned East Point is headquartered in Charlottesville, Virginia and has a 4.1 GW current pipeline of early to mid-stage battery storage projects focused on the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SSE-backed Renewco acquires 2GW US solar, energy storage pipeline

July 7, 2022

Via: PV Resources

Scotland-based renewables developer Renewco Power has acquired a 2GW pipeline of US-based solar and energy storage assets from Beaufort Rosemary. Renewco, which is backed by British utility giant SSE, is to additionally partner with Beaufort Rosemary on further sites in […]