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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

You Can Now Buy Haystacks Solar Garden Plots!

September 22, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Australia has a global reputation of having the highest rate of domestic rooftop solar installation. However, more than 30% of Australians cannot install solar on their roofs! The Solar Garden is a solution for those who find themselves locked out […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, World

Amazon plans another 2.7 GW of renewable energy capacity worldwide

September 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Amazon said it plans to add 2.7 GW of capacity across 71 new renewable energy projects worldwide, including solar farms in Brazil, India and Poland. Once in service, the company’s global renewable energy portfolio is expected to generate 50,000 GWh […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Patented Wave Energy Technology Gets Its Sea Legs

September 21, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Imagine this: Clothing that charges your smart watch as you walk, buildings that vibrate in the wind and power your lights, a road that extracts energy from the friction created by moving cars, and flexible structures that change shape in […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Oklo Relaunches NRC Licensing Process for Nuclear Microreactor

September 20, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Oklo, the developer of the much-watched 1.5-MW Aurora microreactor, has submitted a recharged licensing project plan (LPP) with the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC), launching a renewed effort that could help the advanced nuclear reactor developer set the stage for “effective […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sweco to study floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs

September 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Engineering company Sweco has been tasked with conducting a feasibility study for floating solar technology in hydro reservoirs in Uganda, as well as completing detailed design of a pilot plant. Currently, most of Uganda’s electricity generation comes from hydroelectric power. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Silicon Ranch partners with startup solar module recycler

September 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar developer Silicon Ranch and recycling startup SOLARCYCLE said they plan to partner to process end-of-life solar modules. SOLARCYCLE said its recycling method recovers roughly 95% of a solar panel’s value, which can be returned to the supply chain and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

CPV Announces New 1.8-GW Gas-Fired Plant for West Virginia

September 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A Maryland-based power generation group said it will build an 1,800-MW combined-cycle natural gas-fired power plant in West Virginia, a project that will utilize carbon capture and storage to take advantage of a government tax credit. Competitive Power Ventures (CPV) […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Regulators approve 460 MW solar project for Minnesota

September 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Regulators in Minnesota approved Xcel Energy’s Sherco Solar Project, a 460 MW plant that would be among the largest solar facilities in the upper Midwest. The Public Utilities Commission earlier had approved the site permit for the two-parcel facility in […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Biden Administration Throws Support Behind Floating Offshore Wind

September 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration announced a goal of installing as much as 15 GW of floating offshore wind energy capacity by 2035, and said it plans to auction off leases to support project development by the end of this year. The […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy storage project aims to help stabilize Vermont’s electric power grid

September 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Done correctly, and with enough of it, energy storage could be the hero of many grids as the energy transition drives the adoption of more variable resources powered by the wind and the sun. Grid operators stress how important it […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Regulatory hurdles for offshore wind remain high even with the new clean energy law

September 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

For centuries, global commerce moved by the power of offshore wind. While the age of the trading schooner is long past, the power of offshore wind as a modern-day energy resource has barely begun to be tapped. Offshore wind has […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rhode Island breaks ground on offshore wind port project

September 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Officials broke ground on an offshore wind port project in Rhode Island that is intended to create a hub for the industry’s growth in the Northeast. The project at South Quay Marine Terminal is expected to support an offshore wind […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Montana coal plant operator adding 600 MW wind farm

September 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The operator of Montana’s Colstrip coal-fired power plant said it was buying out one of the site’s co-owners and plans to construct a wind farm nearby that would generate 600 MW of electricity. Talen Energy Supply would acquire Puget Sound […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Resi solar projects are getting larger, increasingly are paired with energy storage

September 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Energy Department’s Berkeley Lab’s published its latest Tracking the Sun annual report, which is based on data from roughly 2.5 million systems installed nationally through year-end 2021. It includes preliminary data for the first half of 2022. Key findings […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Michigan Governor Urges DOE to Support Palisades Nuclear Plant’s Reopening

September 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Michigan’s governor has asked the Department of Energy (DOE) to support Holtec International’s efforts to “save” the 800-MW Palisades nuclear power plant, marking a potential turnaround for the facility in Southwest Michigan, which was taken offline for the final time […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Vermont growers see potential in pairing saffron and solar production

September 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As the growing season winds down at most New England farms, it’s only just gearing up at Golden Thread Farm, in Stowe, Vermont. The plants that fill the farm’s two plastic-covered high tunnels are just beginning to come out of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar fight arrives in Michigan

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

All over the country, utilities and their customers who want to use rooftop solar have collided over the issue of what kind of payments are fair for the electricity exported to the grid by distributed solar panels. Nowhere is that […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE banned from selling offshore wind turbines in the US— What it means for projects already underway

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A federal judge has ruled that GE may not sell its Haliade-X offshore wind turbine in the U.S. The ruling came months after a jury sided with Siemens Gamesa in a patent infringement lawsuit between the two manufacturing giants. In […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Arcadia tops 1 GW of community solar capacity under management

September 9, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Clean energy software and data analytics firm Arcadia said it surpassed 1 GW of community solar capacity under management, an industry first and milestone for the startup founded in 2014. Arcadia’s community solar capacity includes projects in 15 states and […]


Energy Economics

Why the Solar Market Is Down and Why It’s Poised for a Comeback

September 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The forecast for U.S. solar energy installations in 2022 have been revised downward in a report published by Wood Mackenzie and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on Sept. 8, due in large part to supply chain constraints and an […]