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News and Policies, State

Moss Landing Battery Project Offline After Overheating

September 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The first phase of the battery storage project at the Moss Landing complex in California was taken offline after an overheating issue caused some parts of the installation to be damaged. Vistra said the incident happened late on Sept. 4. […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Ponds, reservoirs could host floating solar in space-constrained Massachusetts

September 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A new joint venture between Boston-based BlueWave Solar and European photovoltaics firm Ciel et Terre is poised to bring floating solar panels to the ponds and reservoirs of Massachusetts for the first time. Supporters say the plan has the potential […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

EDF signs 300 MW solar+storage purchase agreement with LA-area clean electricity provider

September 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

EDF Renewables has signed a 15-year power purchase agreement with Los Angeles-area electricity provider Clean Power Alliance for the Desert Quartzite Solar+Storage project. The Desert Quartzite Solar+Storage project consists of a 300-megawatt solar farm and a 600 MWh battery energy storage system. […]


News and Policies, State

Entergy: Hurricane Ida Took Out Eight Critical High-Voltage Transmission Lines

September 2, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Moving quickly after devastating winds from Hurricane Ida on Aug. 29 took out eight critical high-voltage lines and blacked out New Orleans, Jefferson, and two other Louisiana parishes, Entergy hashed out two options. One—the “preferred solution”—was to restore some of […]


News and Policies, World

Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

September 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. Located about 65 km off Ulsan City, the 1.4 GW MunmuBaram project is expected to generate up to 4.65-terawatt hour (TWh) […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Canada’s geothermal energy opportunity

August 31, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Geothermal energy is naturally occurring heat that exists within the interior of the Earth. It is produced primarily from two sources. There is the primordial heat that remains from the formation of the Earth and that continues to emanate from […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

These 3 energy storage technologies can help solve the challenge of moving to 100% renewable electricity

August 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

In recent decades the cost of wind and solar power generation has dropped dramatically. This is one reason that the U.S. Dept. of Energy projects that renewable energy will be the fastest-growing U.S. energy source through 2050. However, it’s still […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New York’s 122-turbine offshore wind project to receive environmental review

August 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management plans to conduct an environmental review of a proposed 122-turbine wind project offshore New York. The proposed project from Sunrise Wind, a joint venture between Orsted North America and Eversource Investment, could generate up […]


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 […]


News and Policies, World

Can Major Oil Producers Like The UAE Really Hit Net Zero Carbon Emissions?

August 27, 2021

Via: Forbes

The suggestion this week by a well-placed UAE official that his country might soon set a “net zero” target for carbons emissions is a further sign of the rising pressure on governments around the world to do more to limit […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

The Benefits of Mobile Aero-derivative Gas Turbines for Power Generation

August 26, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

If you’ve flown on a commercial airplane, you’ve likely sat within a hundred feet of an operating gas turbine engine. Gas turbines have been used to power aircraft since the 1940s. But gas turbines like those on airplanes are also […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Widespread electrified transport is coming fast— Are we ready?

August 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Neha Palmer, CEO of TeraWatt Infrastructure Electrified transport is about to come in a tidal wave to North America. As the rate of adoption of personal electric vehicles (EV) accelerates, the electrification of commercial electric fleets of medium- […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

‘Smart Grid Ready’ Generator Changes Game for Backup Power

August 25, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Residential applications for smart grid technologies continue to grow as electricity customers take more control of their energy usage and costs. Homeowners with rooftop solar have been selling power back to the grid for years, and more opportunities for power […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Record Growth Continues for Renewable Energy Projects

August 24, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The pace of installations of renewable energy projects across the first six months of 2021 hit a new high for the sector, according to a report released Aug. 24 by the American Clean Power Association (ACP). ACP, which works with […]