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Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Philippines May Restart Bataan Nuclear Plant Project

May 24, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The winner of the Philippines’ presidential election earlier this month has made another move in support of reviving nuclear power in that country, holding talks with South Korea about enlisting help to restart a nuclear power plant project that was […]


News and Policies, World

IRENA Council Held Against Backdrop of Global Energy and Climate Crisis

May 24, 2022

Via: IRENA

The Twenty Third Council of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) in Abu Dhabi opens today to discuss efforts in scaling-up the energy transition against a backdrop of rising fossil fuel prices and climate concerns. More than 300 high-level delegates […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Is Carbon Management the Key to Reaching Net Zero?

May 23, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Iowa-based Summit Carbon Solutions last year announced plans to develop a new carbon capture and storage project across the Midwest. The project seeks to capture carbon dioxide emissions that otherwise would be emitted into the atmosphere from biorefineries, such as […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How Developments in Electrical System Design Are Helping to Tackle the Challenges of Wind

May 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A growing realisation of the need to diversify their energy bases is leading countries worldwide to consider new forms of power generation. A combination of environmental, economic, and geopolitical factors—not to mention a growing awareness of the importance of sustainability […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar cell achieves record-high efficiency

May 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A solar cell developed by researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has achieved a record 39.5% efficiency under 1-sun global illumination — the highest efficiency solar cell of any type, measured under the same conditions. The accomplishment tops […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Q CELLS to double solar manufacturing capacity in the U.S.

May 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Korean solar energy giant Hanwha Solutions, the parent company of Q CELLS, said it plans to nearly double its U.S. manufacturing capacity. Hanwha plans to spend $170 million to expand the Q CELLS solar module manufacturing facility in Dalton, Georgia. […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

How Fuel Cells Are Creating Sustainable Data Centers

May 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

In this day and age, there’s more of a need for data centers and cloud computing than ever before. They’re actually one of the fastest growing businesses out there right now. While they are essential, they’re also a drain on […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Auxin Solar tariff case: Two paths are possible

May 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The anti-circumvention investigation launched by the U.S. Department of Commerce has thrown the U.S. solar market into chaos and this is unlikely to change any time soon. Despite some marginal clarity provided by Commerce on May 2, developers and contractors […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

IKEA to sell SunPower solar and storage products

May 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

This is likely a scenario where do-it-yourself assembly shouldn’t be required. Especially not with this retailer’s typical set of parts and instructions. IKEA will begin selling solar and energy storage products from SunPower at select California stores this fall through […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

DOE Launches $2.5B Fund to Upgrade and Build New Transmission Lines

May 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration has launched efforts to shape the $2.5 billion Transmission Facilitation Program (TFP), a key Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA) initiative dedicated to building out critical new transmission lines and related facilities across the country. The Department […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

California, Again Facing Summer Supply Vulnerabilities, Eyes 20-GW Offshore Wind Goal

May 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The California Energy Commission (CEC) is mulling a preliminary planning goal for 3 GW of offshore wind by 2030 and potentially expanding it to 10 GW to 15 GW by 2045. If finalized, California’s offshore wind goals would be the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

DOE aims to provide $13 million for community geothermal projects

May 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Heating and cooling represent significant energy needs for American homes and businesses—for instance, more than half of U.S. home energy use is for heating—and contribute to greenhouse gas emissions through the direct use of fossil fuels and electricity use. To […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

California solar: Regulators restart work on NEM 3.0

May 10, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has restarted its work on the controversial overhaul to the state’s solar energy-focused net energy metering policy. Work on the so-called “NEM 3.0” policy was paused indefinitely by the CPUC in February after receiving […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

ZUVA rolls out first EV charging network in Zimbabwe

May 10, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

ZUVA has partnered with the local electric car manufacturer Electric Vehicle Centre Africa (EVCA), also known as BYD Zimbabwe, for the development and implementation of the first-ever EV charging network available for public use in Zimbabwe. The project will start […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Vogtle Nuclear Expansion Price Tag Tops $30 Billion

May 9, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

An updated financial report from one of the owners of the Plant Vogtle nuclear expansion in Georgia shows the cost to build two new reactors has now topped $30 billion, more than double the original price tag expected for the […]