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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park to use hydropower for operations

June 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Work is under way at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska to tie into a hydropower network to provide renewable power to the headquarters complex. More than 20 years in the making, this project – known as the […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Charging forward with the EV revolution in the US

June 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

As individual states across the U.S. work towards increasingly ambitious net zero emissions targets, the logistics of how these targets can be achieved and where investment should be made is at the forefront of decision-makers’ minds. To date, considerable efforts […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

RWE’s 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Ohio now operational

June 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last week, RWE Renewables said it has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, located in Hardin and Logan Counties in Ohio. The project uses 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first wind project in […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Texas Governor Enacts Grid Reliability Measures, Including Power Plant Weatherization

June 9, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has signed into law sweeping bills approved by Texas legislators that will require power generators in the state to weatherize against extreme events and revamp organizational oversight of the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Hours […]


Energy Consumption, World

Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

June 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The project is placed at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72-MW Banja hydropower plant. After the successful completion of the first floating solar unit and connection to the grid, the plant is now generating renewable […]


Conventional Fuels, News and Policies, Nuclear, World

Nuclear First—Work Starts on Russian Fast Neutron Reactor

June 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Construction of a 300-MW nuclear power unit showcasing a fuel specially developed for the reactor is underway in Siberia, a project that industry experts say could provide a dramatic leap forward in nuclear power technology. The project is being hailed […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Bechtel working with Drax to build biomass plants with carbon capture & storage

June 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Power plant engineering and construction giant Bechtel is partnering with a renewable energies company to explore the potential of bioenergy production sites combined with carbon capture and storage. The EPC firm announced its strategic agreement with Drax to create Bioenergy […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Equinor installing private LTE for improved communications at offshore wind farms

June 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Yesterday, Nokia announced it has collaborated with systems integrator, NetNordic, to enter into a frame agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s leading producers of oil, gas and wind power, to deliver a private 4G and 5G-ready solution for Equinor’s […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

First turbine installed at Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Ørsted has announced that the first wind turbine for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has been installed, a significant construction milestone for the project. Located 89km off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and adjacent to Hornsea One, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Market Prospects Heating Up for Cryogenic Energy Storage

June 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Highview Power, developer of a cryogenic energy storage system, in April selected MAN Energy Solutions to provide the liquid air energy storage (LAES) turbomachinery train for its 50-MW/250-MWh CRYOBattery facility that is under construction in Carrington Village, just outside Manchester […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Coal Substitutes Touted as Way to Keep Coal-Fired Power Plants Open

June 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The move away from coal-fired power generation has supported the growth of other technologies to produce electricity. Discussions often revolve around renewable resources such as solar and wind, or the increased use of natural gas. Another technology also is looking […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

New portfolio of solar canopies in California to help reduce urban heat island effect

May 29, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Long Beach Unified School District (LBUSD) in Southern California is working toward achieving its sustainability goals by adding solar canopies at 21 of its schools. The projects are being developed by Standard Solar, which is also funding the project […]


News and Policies, State

Uniper signs long-time PPA with Pattern for Western Spirit wind energy

May 27, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Pattern Energy Group LP and international energy company Uniper this week announced they have signed a 15-year power purchase agreement for up to 219,000 MWh per year of wind energy generated in New Mexico. The power will be delivered from […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

NYPA approves three allocations of hydropower from Niagara Power Project

May 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo announced the New York Power Authority’s Board of Trustees has approved three low-cost hydropower allocations that will create 102 jobs across Western New York and spur $145 million in private capital investments. The approved […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Groups Announce Renewable Energy Microgrid Project

May 25, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A joint venture of energy management company Schneider Electric and Huck Capital, a power sector investment firm, has announced a partnership with energy infrastructure developer ClearGen to build and operate standardized on-site renewable energy microgrid systems. The deal made public […]