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News and Policies, World

Workers on ‘War Footing’ to Get India Coal Plant Operating

July 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

One of the largest coal-fired power plants in India—beset by technical issues that have knocked it offline and contributed to a power crisis in the Punjab region—is set to resume operations by the end of July, according to the utility […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

The second wave of renewables is here. What did we learn with the first?

July 14, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Billions of dollars of investment flowing into renewable energy. A President pushing for solutions to combat climate change. Innovative technologies challenging the status quo. This is all very current, but it’s also exactly what happened in the first wave of […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

An international consortium made up of InterContinental Energy, CWP Global and Mirning Green Energy Limited, announced today an integrated green fuels mega project in the South-East of Western Australia. When fully operational, the Western Green Energy Hub (WGEH) could produce […]


News and Policies, State

HydroLand acquires two North Carolina hydroelectric facilities

July 13, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

HydroLand has acquired two small run-of-river hydroelectric facilities from Northbrook Carolina Hydro II LLC: 980-kW Bryson Hydroelectric Project and 1.04-MW Franklin Hydroelectric Project. “Since our acquisition of the Enel portfolio, we have been executing our plan to modernize and upgrade […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Developer Abandons Virginia Gas-Fired Power Project

July 12, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

A Michigan-based energy company that planned to build a 1.1-GW gas-fired power plant in Virginia has pulled the plug on the project. NOVI Energy on July 9 said it would abandon development of the C4GT plant in Charles City County, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Another clean energy company goes public via a SPAC

July 12, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

On Friday, solar financing company Sunlight Financial announced the closing of its previously-announced business combination with Spartan Acquisition Corp. II, a publicly-traded special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) sponsored by funds managed by an affiliate of Apollo Global Management, Inc. Sunlight […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Bifacial solar panels can increase yields

July 9, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Most people don’t give the color of their roofs a second thought, but it could be costing their business a lot of money. White or light gray roofs can increase rooftop bifacial PV energy yields by up to 25 percent […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

July 8, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

July 7, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables a key tool in the fight against Covid19

July 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Bloomberg reported this week that over 2.66 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have now been administered across the globe, with the bulk of those doses received in Western nations. Most people reading this will have lined up at their local […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Upstream oil and gas company signs PPA for 6.5-MW solar project

July 6, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Last month Priority Power Management, LLC (Priority Power), an independent energy services provider announced that it has entered into a Solar Development Services Agreement (DSA) with FireBird Energy LLC, an upstream oil and gas company operating numerous properties in the […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Nexamp and ComEd partner on “Give-A-Ray” to expand access to community solar

June 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Mayor of Rockford, Ill., this week joined community solar provider Nexamp and ComEd to launch Give-A-Ray, a new 15-year program to provide solar energy benefits and savings to low and moderate income customers in Rockford and the surrounding area […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

EY report says EVs will gain market share much quicker than previously thought

June 28, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Electric vehicle (EV) sales in the US, China and Europe will outstrip all other engines five years sooner than previously expected, according to new EY research and analysis. The latest predictions show that by 2028 EV sales in Europe will […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

GE Hitachi: Nuclear Costs, Innovation Must Be a Pivotal Focus for Carbon-Free Future

June 23, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Nuclear energy’s future as a critical pillar in a decarbonized world will depend on its adaptability to rapid change, but the sector must focus on costs, certainty of outcome, reliability, and experience to cement its role beyond the transition, GE […]


Energy Consumption, World

Renewable baseload is eroding the value of coal, improving energy independence

June 23, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Major system-wide benefits are obtainable for European power producers that quickly replace coal with renewable energy, from avoiding fuel and carbon costs to new power export opportunities. This was the conclusion of a modelling exercise by the Finish technology group […]