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News and Policies, State

PayByCar lands at 30 Massachusetts gas stations

January 20, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

PayByCar is arriving at all 30 Alltown gas stations in Massachusetts, where customers will be able to pay for gas and other goods directly from their mobile device. Those with E-ZPass toll transponders who register for PayByCar on the PayByCar […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

EDF Renewables completes two US projects totalling 309MWdc

January 20, 2021

Via: PV Resources

EDF Renewables North America has announced the completion and commercial operation of the 173.4MWdc Maverick 1 and 135.9MWdc Maverick 4 solar projects in California. Maverick 1 provides 125MWac of electricity to Southern California Edison under a 15-year power purchase agreement […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

SloanLED launches PDL3 MODUS Mini for EU-ROW region

January 19, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

SloanLED, leaders in light technology for over 60 years, adds improved surface mount lighting support for the EU-ROW region with PDL3 MODUS Mini. It puts the power and innovation of the acclaimed PDL3 MODUS LED lighting system in a self-contained […]


Emerging Technologies, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Solar project design and the age of the large-format module

January 19, 2021

Via: PV Resources

In 2019, an interesting trend started to appear in the PV market, in which the increase in module peak power was not being driven by significantly improved cell efficiencies, but instead by simply making the PV modules bigger. Over the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

EDP Renewables enters ‘fast moving’ US distributed solar space with C2 Energy Capital acquisition

January 19, 2021

Via: PV Resources

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has acquired an 85% stake in C2 Omega, the distributed solar platform of renewables investor C2 Energy Capital. The investment, which corresponds to an enterprise value of approximately US$119 million, sees EDP Renewables North America take a […]


Emerging Technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Total acquires 20% stake in Indian solar developer Adani Green Energy

January 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Total has agreed to buy a 20% stake in Indian PV developer Adani Green Energy Limited (AGEL), as the French oil and gas major ramps up efforts to reach its global clean energy targets. Paris-headquartered Total had previously purchased a […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

NuScale SMR Chosen for UK Wind-Nuclear Hybrid

January 15, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A British company announced it is joining with U.S.-based NuScale Power to develop a hybrid project using wind energy and small modular reactor (SMR) technology to produce power and green hydrogen. Shearwater Energy, a global energy services company, on Jan. […]


News and Policies, World

JA Solar supplies modules for 88MW PV plant in Guam

January 15, 2021

Via: PV Resources

JA Solar has secured an exclusive module supply deal for an 88MW solar project in Guam that is being constructed by utility Korea Electric Power Corporation (Kepco). Set to be the US island territory’s largest PV plant, the project will […]


News and Policies, State

Big New Gas-Fired Plant Enters Commercial Operation in Texas

January 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Montgomery County Power Station, a two-unit 993-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle plant, achieved commercial operation on Jan. 1, Entergy Texas Inc. and McDermott International Ltd. reported on Jan. 13. The plant—located at Entergy’s existing Lewis Creek site near Willis, […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Chasing the Long Tail of C&I Solar

January 13, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

A little while back, I was at an industry happy hour (hey, remember those?) where I ran into a friend and well-known industry analyst, Wood Mackenzie’s Michelle Davis. We had caught up earlier in the week to chat about the […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

New, Cheap Electric Energy Storage System (Like Pumped Hydro, But Subterranean!)

January 13, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Pumped Hydro Compressed Air Energy Storage (PHCAES) is a new system that can deliver stored energy at two to three cents per kilowatt-hour. This cost, far lower than that of lithium batteries, is similar to Pumped Hydro Energy Storage (PHES), […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Report: Renewables Are Suffering From Broken US Transmission Policy

January 12, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Rob Gramlich, president of Grid Strategies, has a simple explanation for why U.S. transmission grid policy has stalled the growth of wind and solar power. “If you talk to a developer, they will say [that] the grid operators and transmission […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Nuclear & Coal Will Account for Majority of U.S. Generating Capacity Retirements in 2021

January 12, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest inventory of electric generators, 9.1 gigawatts (GW) of electric generating capacity is scheduled to retire in 2021. Nuclear generating capacity will account for the largest share of total capacity retirements (56%), […]


Energy Economics

What Everybody Ought to Know to Insure Energy Risks Cost-Effectively in 2021?

January 11, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

The energy sector ranks 3rd after aviation and property by the value of insurance claims. Energy companies no longer have the capital available to cover their losses – they need insurance to reduce their exposure to risks. But they need […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Can Offshore Wind Development Avoid Harming Nature?

January 11, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

Just before New Year, offshore wind farm developer Ørsted’s 2.4-gigawatt Hornsea 3 project was given the green light by the U.K. government. But the project highlights the potential conflict between climate-change mitigation and nature protection. A decision on the project […]