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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

In win for EV supply chain, U.S.’s first anode plant opens in Tennessee

November 23, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S.’s first anode manufacturing facility opened in Chattanooga, Tennessee on Monday, a monumental step to enhance the domestic battery supply chain, as it faces increasing demand from electric vehicle makers. NOVONIX unveiled the ‘Riverside Recharged’ facility — a $20 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

SunPower launches VPP in three US states as it seeks to strengthen residential solar offering

November 17, 2021

Via: PV Resources

US solar installer SunPower has launched its ConnectedSolutions virtual power plant (VPP), enabling SunVault battery energy storage system (BESS) customers in Massachusetts, Rhode Island and Connecticut to earn “hundreds of dollars a year” for allowing utility access to their stored […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Status of Solar Power Adoption in India from an EPC’s Perspective

November 3, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Solar power has emerged as one of the most promising solutions to the world’s energy problems, enabling countries to find the proper balance between energy security, economic progress, and environmental sustainability. Solar photovoltaic (PV) technology, which began as an experimental […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Burundi’s first solar farm increases country’s generating capacity by 10%

October 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Days before the United Nations COP26 climate summit is expected to, among other things, pressure world leaders to boost clean energy financing for developing countries, a multinational effort has brought the first-ever solar farm online in Burundi. The 7.5 megawatt […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Going beyond the clean energy PPA to decarbonize the grid

October 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

By matching energy consumption with clean energy produced elsewhere on the grid, power purchase agreements have allowed corporations to take action to address the current and future risks posed by climate change. But, in some cases, there’s an opportunity to […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Joint venture targets ‘vast potential’ of U.S. floating offshore wind market

October 14, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A joint venture between global energy giant TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group, a developer of floating offshore wind projects, aims to capitalize on the “vast potential” of floating offshore wind projects in the U.S. Together, TotalEnergies and Simply Blue Group […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Accelerating energy transition by forming virtual power plants on blockchain

September 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Influenced by the increasing penetration of “behind-the-meter” distributed energy resources (DER), power systems are experiencing a paradigm shift from a centralized structure to a decentralized one. The high penetration level of DER raises technical, commercial, and regulatory challenges since the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Key steps for wind turbine power performance testing

September 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

When should I carry out power performance tests? Power performance testing is carried out to determine the economic value of a wind project and to ensure that projects are performing to expectations. Performance testing allows investors to identify project underperformance, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Energy Transition Facing Potentially Debilitating Critical Mineral Supply Gap

September 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Building new solar PV plants and wind farms, and supporting an expansion of electric vehicles (EVs) and green hydrogen as is planned to meet decarbonization goals, will dramatically expand demand for copper, nickel, cobalt, lithium, and rare earth elements. But […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

U.S.’s largest offshore wind project takes another step forward

August 27, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Dominion Energy has reached an agreement with the Port of Virginia for staging and assembly of its 2,600-megawatt offshore wind project — the U.S.’s largest commercial offshore wind project in development. Dominion Energy will lease 72 acres at the Portsmouth […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

FPL makes progress on battery installations at solar-powered facility

August 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Florida Power & Light crews have installed the first battery modules and more than two-thirds of the containers for its massive Manatee solar-storage hybrid project. The NextEra Energy-owned utility has installed 100 of 132 containers for the FPL Manatee Energy […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Interactive map shows how states can meet 50% of energy demand with solar

August 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new interactive map analyzes how each state can meet 50% of its energy demand through the deployment of solar panels as part of the U.S. reaching its goal of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The analysis – first appearing […]


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 […]