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Category: Mainstream technologies


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Avia deploys solar energy to power stations in Poland

September 26, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Avia equipped several of its service stations in Poland with new photovoltaic installations in Poland. The brand upgraded its locations in Zakopane, Gorzków, Puławy, Chelmek and Jastrzębie Zdrój. The deployment of this technology is part of the company’s strategy to […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, State

East Bay Customers Support California’s Grid During Extreme Heat Wave Through Innovative Program

September 26, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

For the past two years, East Bay Community Energy (EBCE), one of the nation’s top clean energy providers, and Sunrun, ‌the largest home solar and battery storage company in the USA, have been installing new solar + battery systems. So […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

You Can Now Buy Haystacks Solar Garden Plots!

September 22, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Australia has a global reputation of having the highest rate of domestic rooftop solar installation. However, more than 30% of Australians cannot install solar on their roofs! The Solar Garden is a solution for those who find themselves locked out […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Amazon plans another 2.7 GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide

September 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Amazon said it plans to add 2.7 GW of capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects worldwide, including solar farms in Brazil, India and Poland. Once in service, the company’s global renewable energy portfolio is expected to generate 50,000 GWh […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Regulators approve 460 MW solar project for Minnesota

September 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Regulators in Minnesota approved Xcel Energy’s Sherco Solar Project, a 460 MW plant that would be among the largest solar facilities in the upper Midwest. The Public Utilities Commission earlier had approved the site permit for the two-parcel facility in […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Biden Administration Throws Support Behind Floating Offshore Wind

September 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration announced a goal of installing as much as 15 GW of floating offshore wind energy capacity by 2035, and said it plans to auction off leases to support project development by the end of this year. The […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rhode Island breaks ground on offshore wind port project

September 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Officials broke ground on an offshore wind port project in Rhode Island that is intended to create a hub for the industry’s growth in the Northeast. The project at South Quay Marine Terminal is expected to support an offshore wind […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Montana coal plant operator adding 600 MW wind farm

September 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The operator of Montana’s Colstrip coal-fired power plant said it was buying out one of the site’s co-owners and plans to construct a wind farm nearby that would generate 600 MW of electricity. Talen Energy Supply would acquire Puget Sound […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar fight arrives in Michigan

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

All over the country, utilities and their customers who want to use rooftop solar have collided over the issue of what kind of payments are fair for the electricity exported to the grid by distributed solar panels. Nowhere is that […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Arcadia tops 1 GW of community solar capacity under management

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Clean energy software and data analytics firm Arcadia said it surpassed 1 GW of community solar capacity under management, an industry first and milestone for the startup founded in 2014. Arcadia’s community solar capacity includes projects in 15 states and […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Long-duration energy storage is key to harnessing UK’s wasted wind

August 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Rupert Pearce, CEO, Highview Power Over the past decade, the UK has been positioning itself as a global model for harnessing wind energy. The Office for National Statistics reports that electricity from wind generation increased by 715% from […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Dominion: Performance guarantee would kill offshore wind project

August 24, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A ratepayer protection that state regulators included in a recent order approving Dominion Energy Virginia’s application to build and recover the costs of a massive offshore wind farm would force the utility to scrap the project, Dominion said in a […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

10 major wind projects in development in 2022

August 23, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Earlier this year, the U.S. Energy Information Administration stated that in 2021 over 17 GW of wind capacity came online in the United States, increasing U.S. wind energy generation by 30% to 135.1 GW. Another 7.6 GW was expected to […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Story Time: How I Got Into The Solar Power Industry

August 22, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

How did I get into solar power? In 2015, during my Postdoc in Pretoria, I traveled to Zimbabwe and spent a few weeks there. That was the time when Zimbabwe was experiencing its worst ever period of electricity rationing, which […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rapid shutdown devices from Tigo for bifacial solar modules up to 700W

August 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Module Level Power Electronics (MLPE) supplier Tigo Energy said it launched two 25 Amp products to support high-power and high-current bifacial solar modules. The Tigo TS4-A-F 25A and Tigo TS4-A-2F 25A rapid shutdown devices are intended to provide first-responder safety […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Report Notes Continued Growth of Hybrid Power Plants

August 11, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Hybrid power plants continue to be deployed across the U.S., with almost 300 such facilities (all with 1 MW or more of generation capacity) operating at the end of last year. An August 2022 report from the Lawrence Berkeley National […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Data show how small-scale solar is shifting demand in New England

August 5, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Small-scale solar is having a large-scale impact on electricity demand patterns in New England. Analysis by the Energy Department’s Energy Information Administration (EIA) showed that an increase in electricity generation from small-scale (less than 1 MW), customer-sited photovoltaic systems is […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How to overcome renewable energy NIMBYism

August 3, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

I remember the phone call well. I had spoken to the solar developer just a few months prior, asking whether my firm might be able to help them get a project sited in Virginia. The project was near Fredericksburg, VA, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New York seeks 2 GW of offshore wind in its latest solicitation

July 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York State wants to procure at least 2 GW of offshore wind and start to implement a $500 million infrastructure plan as part of its latest competitive solicitation. The New York Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) is administering […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Maximizing revenue streams for renewable+storage owners through machine learning optimizations

July 26, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Utility-scale battery energy storage systems (BESS) are growing rapidly across the U.S., with installations increasing 196% in the past year alone. The most common use case for BESS is for frequency response markets, which offer new revenue streams for both […]