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Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US’ ‘largest’ floating solar farm completed in wine country

March 4, 2021

Via: PV Resources

What’s claimed to be the US’ largest floating solar farm has been completed in the city of Healdsburg, California. The Healdsburg Floating Solar Project, a 4.78MW array across two wastewater treatment ponds in Sonoma County, is operated by renewables company […]


Energy Consumption, World

New ‘decade that matters’ report shows shifting attitudes about renewables and climate change

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On March 1, BayWa r.e. launched its new “Decade That Matters” report, a deep dive into online climate discussions over the past 10 years and what these may tell us about where we are heading over the next 10 years. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Hydrogen Distribution: 20% Blend Today, 100% Pure Tomorrow?

March 1, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

85% of hydrogen doesn’t move at all in Europe. It’s consumed right where it’s made. So why so little part of the produced hydrogen is being transported? Hydrogen Value Chain Keep in mind that hydrogen itself is not the energy […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Xcel Energy – Colorado plans to deliver 80% renewable energy by 2030

February 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Xcel Energy – Colorado today announced details of its upcoming Clean Energy Plan that will result in an estimated 85% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2005 levels by 2030. The plan will double renewable energy and battery storage on […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Exelon to Split Business, Spin Off Generation Segment

February 25, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Responding to rapid changes in the power industry, Exelon Corp. plans to cleave its business into two publicly traded companies: one comprising its six regulated electric and gas utilities, and the other, which it plans to spin off, comprising its […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

National Grid and Cargill’s 200-MW Prairie Wolf solar project in Illinois under construction

February 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200-MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Illinois. The project is poised to generate tax revenue, landowner […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Customers are driving the push towards renewables and digitalization

February 23, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Renewables account for more than two thirds of new generating capacity additions in the U.S. This means that renewable energy is claiming an increasing share of the national generation mix. EIA estimates that wind power accounted for 9% of U.S. […]


News and Policies, State

UGI Utilities to distribute renewable natural gas from Pennsylvania landfill

February 19, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

An electric and gas utility in Pennsylvania and Maryland has signed a deal to bring renewable natural gas from a landfill into its distribution system. UGI Utilities Inc.’s agreement with Archaea Energy is the company’s first RNG supply interconnect agreement. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Organizations urge US congress to enact legislation that will lead to 30 million solar homes

February 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Yesterday, a national coalition made up of more than 220 organizations launched the 30 Million Solar Homes campaign. The campaign’s goal is to add enough rooftop and community solar energy to power 30 million homes across the U.S. within the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Intel, PGE and Avangrid work together to advance new 138-MW Daybreak Solar facility

February 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Portland General Electric today announced that Intel has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation enables PGE to enter into a 15- year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., to purchase the energy from a new […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Is Nuclear Power Poised for a Resurgence?

February 11, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Since 1990, nuclear power has consistently supplied about 19% to 20% of the electricity used in the U.S. However, very few nuclear plants have been added to the U.S. fleet over that time. Currently, the only new nuclear project in […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Study shows homeowners with PV are subsidizing their neighbors

February 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Beyond the environmental benefits and lower electric bills, it turns out installing solar panels on your house actually benefits your whole community. For years some utility companies have worried that solar panels drive up electric costs for people without panels. […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels, Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Clean Energy to supply 47M gallons of renewable natural gas to Los Angeles buses

February 10, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Clean Energy Fuels Corp. announced that the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro) has signed a new agreement for an estimated 47.5 million gallons of its renewable natural gas (RNG) to fuel the nation’s largest transit bus fleet. This […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Amazon gets into offshore wind via 380-MW PPA with Shell and Eneco

February 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Shell Energy Europe BV (Shell) and Amazon signed an agreement through which Shell will provide Amazon with 50% of the capacity (~380 MW) of the energy generated by the Amazon-Shell HKN Offshore Wind Project. The offshore wind farm is operated […]


Electric, Emerging Technologies, Energy Consumption, Renewable Energy

Developer NTE Energy has a 5-GW pipeline of solar and storage projects

February 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

NTE Energy said on Tuesday that it plans to develop more than 5 GW of clean energy projects in the next five years. The company is currently working with investment partners to advance development of a clean energy project pipeline […]