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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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Nexamp and ComEd partner on “Give-A-Ray” to expand access to community solar

June 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Mayor of Rockford, Ill., this week joined community solar provider Nexamp and ComEd to launch Give-A-Ray, a new 15-year program to provide solar energy benefits and savings to low and moderate income customers in Rockford and the surrounding area […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New portfolio of solar canopies in California to help reduce urban heat island effect

May 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in Southern California is working toward achieving its sustainability goals by adding solar canopies at 21 of its schools. The projects are being developed by Standard Solar, which is also funding the project […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

California clean fuel standard sparks renewable gas boom in Midwest

May 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Twenty years ago, Holsum Dairies installed the first anaerobic digester in Wisconsin. Part of a combined heat and power system, the digester mixed cow manure with heat and bacteria to produce biogas that fueled a generator. It was a novel […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

APS expands RFP to seek up to 150-MW of additional solar capacity

May 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said yesterday that it will soon serve customers with even more solar power after expanding the all-source request for proposals (RFP) originally issued in December 2020. The original RFP sought approximately 600-800 megawatts (MW) of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Mississippi Power building 1.5-MW solar, 5-MWh energy storage combo site

April 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

State utility regulators have approved plans by Mississippi Power to develop and build its first-ever stand-alone solar energy and battery storage system. The Mississippi Public Service Commission signed off on the utility’s project to construct and operate the new solar-storage […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How to make the most of the bifacial solar module opportunity

March 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Without doubt, the solar PV industry is one of the most exciting sectors to be working in at the moment. With the International Energy Agency (IEA) reporting a huge 18-fold increase in the amount of installed solar PV capacity between […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar skyrockets if an alternative to monopoly utility models is employed

March 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Since rooftop solar became possible, electric utilities have struggled to incorporate it into their outdated business model. In recent years, this lag in utility recognition has become increasingly problematic, risking the health, environmental, and financial impacts of over-investment in large […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

GE Turbines Will Supply Europe’s Largest Onshore Wind Farm

February 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

GE Renewable Energy and independent asset manager Luxcara announced an agreement to develop Europe’s largest onshore wind farm, an installation that includes a 25-year full-turbine service and maintenance contract. Luxcara has begun infrastructure work on the project in Sweden. GE […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

BASF to add 90 MW total of wind and solar power contracts in Texas

February 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

German chemical company, BASF, and EDF Energy North America signed a 35-MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) that will bring 25 MW of wind power to BASF’s Verbund site in Freeport, Texas, and 10 MW of wind power to the […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Clean Energy to supply 47M gallons of renewable natural gas to Los Angeles buses

February 10, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has signed a new agreement for an estimated 47.5 million gallons of its renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel the nation’s largest transit bus fleet. This […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Total acquires US solar projects

February 5, 2021

Via: Energy Global

Total strengthens its presence in the US market by acquiring a development pipeline of 2.2 GW of solar projects, and 600 MW of battery storage assets, all located in Texas. The projects are bought from SunChase Power, a renewable energy […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

LONGi adds to distributed solar module range with 66-cell, 420W Hi Mo 4 module

February 2, 2021

Via: PV Resources

LONGi has formally launched its new 66-cell type Hi-Mo 4 monofacial module, taking aim at distributed solar markets around the globe. The ‘Solar Module Super League’ (SMSL) member’s latest addition to its product line has an area of 2m2, weighs […]