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Tag: energy efficiency


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 […]


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 […]


News and Policies, State

Vermont clean energy jobs board aims to net more resumes from women

June 4, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Advocates in Vermont hope a new clean energy jobs board and resume bank can help open doors and diversify a sometimes clubby, male-dominated sector. Renewable Energy Vermont’s clean energy resume bank, launched last month, lets employers post job listings and […]


News and Policies, State

ACCIONA wins approval to build 188-MW Fleming County solar farm for Amazon

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, ACCIONA said it has received the go-ahead to construct its first Kentucky solar farm from the state’s siting board. The 188-MW Fleming County project is one of four in Kentucky, Ohio, and Illinois that were part of a […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Silver Spring Networks founder sees promise long-duration energy storage with iron-flow batteries

May 21, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last month ESS Inc., a manufacturer of long-duration iron flow batteries for commercial and utility-scale energy storage applications, announced the appointment of Eric Dresselhuys as Chief Executive Officer. Dresselhuys will guide the company through its next phase of growth as […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Looking for Carbon-Free Energy Resources? Don’t Forget Nuclear Power

May 20, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

As leaders around the world take steps to decarbonize energy supplies, many people have focused their attention specifically on wind and solar power. What they may fail to recognize is that nuclear power provides more electricity in the U.S. than […]


News and Policies, World

Iberdrola and 50Hertz sign construction agreement for Baltic Eagle offshore substation

May 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

This week, Iberdrola and transmission system operator 50Hertz said they have signed an agreement to cooperate on the construction, installation and commissioning of the offshore substation (OSS) for 476-MW Baltic Eagle wind farm being developed in German waters of the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Making wind turbine blades fully recyclable

May 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A coalition of industry and academic leaders has developed a new technology to enable circularity for thermoset composites, the material used to make wind turbine blades. The new technology delivers the final step on the journey toward a fully recyclable […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Hydrogen from Nuclear Power Test Set at Idaho Lab

May 18, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A California company that introduced a new electrolyzer technology last year has announced an agreement with Idaho National Laboratory (INL) to test how nuclear energy can create clean hydrogen using the product. San Jose-based Bloom Energy on May 18 said […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar + storage powered microgrid will enable Bad River Tribe to meet sustainability goals

May 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last week, consulting firm EnTech Solutions and its affiliate Faith Technologies said that they have partnered with the Bad River Band of the Lake Superior Tribe of Chippewa Indians to implement a solar-powered microgrid. The project, named the Ishkonige Nawadide […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

California clean fuel standard sparks renewable gas boom in Midwest

May 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Twenty years ago, Holsum Dairies installed the first anaerobic digester in Wisconsin. Part of a combined heat and power system, the digester mixed cow manure with heat and bacteria to produce biogas that fueled a generator. It was a novel […]


Energy Economics

Why 2021 could be the perfect year to deploy your solar portfolio

May 10, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Grouping solar projects into larger portfolios is certainly not a new practice. After all, placing smaller projects into larger project groups is often the only way some smaller projects can find financing. It can also save funding organizations money because […]