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Energy Economics, Uncategorized

Clean energy stock deflation and Biden’s infrastructure plan

April 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Last month saw buying opportunities in some clean energy stocks as the bubble created from the euphoria over Biden’s election vanished as if it never happened. Clean energy stocks have simply returned to the general upward trendline from the second […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New report sheds light on residential solar adoption in terms of access and equity

April 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report last week that highlights income, demographic, and other socio-economic trends among U.S. residential rooftop solar adopters. Galen Barbose, Sydney Forrester, Eric O’Shaughnessy, and Naïm Darghouth authored the report. The latest edition in an […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

The gas industry is trying to halt building electrification — let’s not let them succeed

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

To repower our society with 100 percent renewable energy, we need to electrify our buildings. With electricity, we can hook our buildings up to a green grid that will eventually get all of its energy from the sun, the wind […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

FERC should reject MISO extension request for electric storage resource

April 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 4, MISO filed a request to extend the deadline to implement a market participation model for electric storage resources at FERC. This new request moves the implementation date from June 2022 to March 2025. FERC should reject this […]


News and Policies, State

Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

April 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar Energy in the Sunshine State: FPL Leads the Way

April 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Florida is known as “The Sunshine State,” so it’s no surprise that solar energy is growing rampantly across the state. Among the utilities adding solar resources to their energy mixes is Florida Power and Light Co. (FPL). FPL claims to […]


News and Policies, World

85% Plugin Vehicle Share In Norway — Pure Combustion Falls Below 10%

April 7, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

Norway, the world’s leading nation in the clean transport transition, saw 84.9% plugin electric vehicle market share in March 2021, the second highest plugin market share for a single month on record (only trailing December 2020’s plugin share of 87.1%) […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Wärtsilä awarded contract for US solar and storage project

April 7, 2021

Via: Energy Global

The technology group Wärtsilä has again demonstrated its capabilities in advanced energy storage solutions with the award of a contract to supply an engineered equipment delivery (EEQ) of a 40 MW/ 80 MWh DC-coupled solar plus storage system to the […]


News and Policies, State

Massive Solar Farm Will Serve Texas Grid

April 6, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A California company has teamed with the U.S. subsidiary of Japan’s largest gas utility company to build a major solar power project just outside Houston, Texas. Rosendin, an electrical contractor with its corporate headquarters in San Jose, and Tokyo Gas […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Japan’s JGC Holdings invests $40M into small modular nuclear reactor company NuScale Power

April 6, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In a recent interview with the Washington Post’s David Ignatius, energy experts Ernest Moniz and Lynn Good agreed that nuclear energy ought to play a role in the carbon-free energy future. Today, Fluor Corporation announced that JGC Holdings Corporation of […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The community solar program in Illinois

April 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Stellantis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission for Commercial Vehicles Project with Faurecia and Symbio

April 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Carmaker Stellantis said on Wednesday it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The group was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA in the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

How ‘green’ are electric cars?

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

With the ban of new petrol and diesel cars in place in the UK by 2030, sales of electric cars are expected to surge. Plug-in hybrid and electric vehicles accounted for more than 1 in 10 vehicle registrations in 2020, […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Electric Power Transmission: Long on Planning, Short on Time

April 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The mid-February blackouts in Texas have raised a lot of questions about power grid reliability. While investigations into the underlying causes of the outages could take a while to complete, and I don’t want to weigh in on the main […]