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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How Developments in Electrical System Design Are Helping to Tackle the Challenges of Wind

May 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A growing realisation of the need to diversify their energy bases is leading countries worldwide to consider new forms of power generation. A combination of environmental, economic, and geopolitical factors—not to mention a growing awareness of the importance of sustainability […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Duke Energy files carbon reduction options that include offshore wind and SMRs

May 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Duke Energy Corp.’s electricity-generating subsidiaries for North Carolina told regulators how they can comply with a new state law demanding significant greenhouse gas reductions by the end of the decade. The document filings with the North Carolina Utilities Commission come […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

California offshore wind would have no significant environmental impact: BOEM

May 6, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has completed its environmental review of an area offshore wind area in Northern California that paves the way for a development auction this fall. Development of the Humboldt Wind Energy Area, located 20 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

SEIA establishes non-profit for solar and storage innovation, initial focus on land use concerns

May 4, 2022

Via: PV Resources

Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) has launched a non-profit to facilitate the energy transition through clean energy research and analysis. The Solar and Storage Industries Institute (SI2) will act as SEIA’s charitable and educational arm, using research, public education initiatives […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New Jersey floating solar project aims to be nation’s largest

May 3, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Construction is underway on an 8.9 MW floating bifacial solar array at a water treatment facility in New Jersey. NJR Clean Energy Ventures, a unit of New Jersey Resources, claims the project will be the largest floating solar array in […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore wind development plans advance on Pacific and Atlantic coasts

April 27, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Plans to develop offshore wind projects off Oregon and the central Atlantic coasts are moving forward. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) said it plans to issue two Calls for Information and Nominations on April 29, a move seen […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

SOFARSOLAR putting power into the hands of consumers

April 25, 2022

Via: PV Resources

SOFARSOLAR has been dedicated to the development of power electronics products for many years, focusing on key areas of technology research and product development in the field of energy storage. These R&D efforts have focused on expanding the capabilities of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

DOE provides funds for enhanced geothermal energy projects

April 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Department of Energy is dedicating $84 million to help demonstrate enhanced geothermal pilot projects. DOE issued the request for information to utilize investments in geothermal energy that were included in the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law. Under the legislation, the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

10 projects to watch in the solar-plus-storage pipeline

April 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As the U.S. works to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, energy demand continues to increase. Developers and utilities continue to increase renewable energy, including solar generation, in the national energy mix to meet the demand. Today approximately three percent of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Developer proposes Washington State’s first offshore wind farm

April 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A Seattle-based developer submitted an unsolicited bid to the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to build what could be Washington State’s first offshore wind farm. Trident Wind said it wants to develop a 2 GW floating offshore wind […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Distributed Renewables Cyber Resilience

April 7, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The benefits of renewable energy continue to grow, with wind generation supplying 9.2% of generation in the U.S. and up to 22.6% in other western countries like Germany. Solar is at 2.8% in the U.S. (for utility-scale installations) and near […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

IRENA Members Pave Way for New Cooperation on Critical Materials

March 22, 2022

Via: IRENA

Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) have launched a new Collaborative Framework on Critical Materials for the Energy Transition, a platform provided by IRENA to exchange knowledge, best practices, and coordinate actions to ensure that the scarcity of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

What’s the potential of floating offshore wind?

March 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. could soon emerge as a leader in floating offshore wind development, according to a new report. The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) highlighted the U.S. and four other countries — Italy, Ireland, Morocco, and the Philippines — for […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How Data—with Context—Will Drive a More Secure Energy Future

March 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

I’ve come to depend on the navigation system in my car. It predicts traffic jams, gives me the fastest route, informs me of store hours, and even tells me where to get a burger. To give me this experience, the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Can concentrated solar power get a do-over?

February 22, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

To lean on old sports cliché, it’s not about how you start, it’s how you finish. In the U.S., concentrated solar power’s start can be summarized as a sputter. After several starts and stops over the past 30 years, CSP’s […]