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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 […]


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

AEP OnSite Partners signs LOI to develop solar field to power cryptocurrency mining

June 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Sangha Systems, developers of an 82-MW cryptocurrency mining facility at a former steel mill in Hennepin, Illinois announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with AEP OnSite Partners to develop a 2 – 5-MW behind-the-meter solar power […]


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, […]


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 […]


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 […]


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 […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

4 opportunities for gas utilities to accelerate the energy transition today

May 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

A troubling story recently emerged about a group of gas utilities whose mission is to fight electrification. While the leaked materials alone don’t explain the full extent of the group’s efforts, it was unsettling to see baseless, fear-driven tactics such […]


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 […]