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Category: Emerging Technologies


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US’ ‘largest’ floating solar farm completed in wine country

March 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

What’s claimed to be the US’ largest floating solar farm has been completed in the city of Healdsburg, California. The Healdsburg Floating Solar Project, a 4.78MW array across two wastewater treatment ponds in Sonoma County, is operated by renewables company […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sunrun to use SolarEdge’s ‘Energy Hub’ inverter for residential smart energy installations

February 23, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Leading US residential solar installer Sunrun has settled on adopting SolarEdge Technologies’ ‘Energy Hub’ inverter to enable greater integration of future smart energy devices for home energy optimisation and EV applications. SolarEdge’s Energy Hub inverter is already paired with Sunrun’s, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is supporting world’s largest wind farm with third interconnect contract

February 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced that the owners/developers of the 3.6-GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm have selected it to connect the third transmission link from Dogger Bank to the UK mainland. The link is 130 km. Hitachi ABB Power Grid […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Intel, PGE and Avangrid work together to advance new 138-MW Daybreak Solar facility

February 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Portland General Electric today announced that Intel has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation enables PGE to enter into a 15- year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., to purchase the energy from a new […]


Electric, Emerging Technologies, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy

Developer NTE Energy has a 5-GW pipeline of solar and storage projects

February 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

NTE Energy said on Tuesday that it plans to develop more than 5 GW of clean energy projects in the next five years. The company is currently working with investment partners to advance development of a clean energy project pipeline […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

GE awarded DoE grant to research 3D printing of wind turbine blades

February 8, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

GE Research, GE Renewable Energy, and LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business were recently selected by the US Department of Energy (DoE) to research the design and manufacture of 3D printed wind turbine blades. The GE business units […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Nanogrid Could Hold Key to Clean Energy Future

February 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Orlando Utilities Commission’s (OUC’s) vision of a green energy future isn’t as far off as some people may think. The utility’s nanogrid is providing a testing ground for several innovative power systems. At OUC’s Gardenia Operations Center sits one […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Consortium awards $2.6M to enable large-scale offshore wind turbines in the US

January 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Boston, MA-based National Offshore Wind Research and Development Consortium this week announced Round One awards in the Offshore Wind Solicitation 1.0 for offshore wind technology research and development projects. “On behalf of the Consortium, I am excited to announce these […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

USA: Andretti Group to install hydrogen dispensers at its stations

January 27, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

PowerTap Hydrogen Fueling will install modular hydrogen fueling stations the State of California in partnership with the Andretti Group. Under the agreement PowerTap will install its 1,250-kilogram hydrogen production and dispensing fueling stations at certain Andretti Group Californian properties. The […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Will Airborne Wind Power Finally Fly in 2021?

January 25, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

An energy technology that even Google parent company and tech behemoth Alphabet couldn’t get to work might finally achieve commercial takeoff this year. The German company SkySails Power last month announced that its energy kite concept would be taking to […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Shell Says Hydrogen Is Heavy Transport’s Future. What Now For Biofuels?

January 21, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Hydrogen will be the key energy source for global road freight, according to a new report commissioned by European oil major Shell. Electrification is the most economic and environmental solution for smaller delivery vehicles. The study, carried out by global […]


Emerging Technologies, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar project design and the age of the large-format module

January 19, 2021

Via: PV Resources

In 2019, an interesting trend started to appear in the PV market, in which the increase in module peak power was not being driven by significantly improved cell efficiencies, but instead by simply making the PV modules bigger. Over the […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Total acquires 20% stake in Indian solar developer Adani Green Energy

January 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Total has agreed to buy a 20% stake in Indian PV developer Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), as the French oil and gas major ramps up efforts to reach its global clean energy targets. Paris-headquartered Total had previously purchased a […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

CPS Energy launches RFP campaign to attract 900MW of solar projects

December 24, 2020

Via: PV Resources

San Antonio, Texas utility, CPS Energy has launched a Request for Proposal (RFP) in a bid to almost triple its solar capacity as well as include energy storage projects under its first ‘Global FlexPOWER Bundle’. The largest municipally owned, fully […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Construction financing complete for Invenergy’s new solar project

December 21, 2020

Via: Energy Global

Santander and Société Générale acted as joint lead arrangers for the construction financing. Located 25 miles north of Las Vegas, Nevada, US, the Dry Lake Solar project is currently under construction and scheduled to begin commercial operation in June 2021. […]