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Tag: energy efficiency


News and Policies, U.S.

How To Electrify Your Home In 5 Steps — Heat Pumps, Solar Panels, Induction Stoves, & More!

September 23, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

At Climate Week this year in New York City, green buildings will once again take center stage. After all, buildings account for about 39% of total US energy consumption and 40% of carbon emissions. But for all the focus on […]


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

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

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 […]


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 […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Energy Storage Projects in New York and Texas Get Boost

September 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced on Sept. 8 that $16.6 million had been awarded to five long-duration energy storage projects in her state. She also said an additional $17 million in competitive funding was available for projects that “advance […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Germany Halts Closure of Two Nuclear Plants Until April 2023

September 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Germany plans to keep two of its three last nuclear power plants on standby until mid-2023—beyond their year-end closure deadline—to bolster its energy security through the winter. However, the declaration has prompted confusion within Germany’s nuclear industry, which says nuclear […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SK to explore renewable potential in new partnership

September 6, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

SK Group has announced a new partnership to explore collaboration in hydrogen, renewable energy and green mobility, in an effort to boost green energy transition in South Korea. The conglomerate will partner with Gentari, a subsidiary of Malaysia’s Petroliam Nasional […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Maine pairs solar panels with wild blueberries. Will it bear fruit?

September 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Maine’s wild blueberries are a unique crop that can’t be planted from seed, explains lifelong blueberry farmer Paul Sweetland. They must be gently cultivated where the low-lying bushes grow naturally, and the small, sweet berries are sold in the local […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Long-duration energy storage is key to harnessing UK’s wasted wind

August 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Contributed by Rupert Pearce, CEO, Highview Power Over the past decade, the UK has been positioning itself as a global model for harnessing wind energy. The Office for National Statistics reports that electricity from wind generation increased by 715% from […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

LG Energy Solution and Honda plan U.S. battery production for electric vehicles

August 29, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

LG Energy Solution and Honda Motor Co. said they plan to invest $4.4 billion to set up U.S. manufacturing to jointly produce lithium-ion batteries to power Honda and Acura EV models for the North American market. The partners aim to […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

U.S.’s Natural Gas-Fired Power Plants Set Daily Production Records in July Despite High Fuel Prices

August 25, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) reported that electricity generated by natural gas–fired power plants in the lower 48 states reached 6.37 TWh on July 21, setting a new record high for a day. In fact, the previous high, set […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Grid interactive solar + storage expanding in Utah and Idaho

August 25, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

If consumers are willing to purchase and install solar energy on their homes and they are also willing to purchase and install batteries so they can continue using that solar energy at night when the sun goes down, could those […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Japan Looks at Ramping Up Nuclear Power to Ensure Energy Supply

August 24, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Japan’s prime minister said the country is prepared to restart more of its idled nuclear reactors, and look at building more power generation facilities with next-generation nuclear technology. The comments from Prime Minister Fumio Kishida during an Aug. 24 news […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Dominion: Performance guarantee would kill offshore wind project

August 24, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A ratepayer protection that state regulators included in a recent order approving Dominion Energy Virginia’s application to build and recover the costs of a massive offshore wind farm would force the utility to scrap the project, Dominion said in a […]