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Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New GE Digital Software Designed to Optimize Gas Turbine Performance

January 20, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A new product from GE Digital will improve the operation of gas turbines through artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML), resulting in lower fuel consumption and reducing emissions, the company announced Jan. 20. GE Digital in its announcement said […]


Energy Economics

ESG Aspects Loom Large in Power and Utilities M&A Activity

January 19, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts are factoring into merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity within the power and utilities sector across North America, according to a report issued by PwC, a professional services firm serving the “Trust Solutions and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Appalachian Power RFP would add 1 GW of wind energy resources

January 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Appalachian Power issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 1,000 MW of wind and 100 MW of solar generation resources with optional battery energy-storage systems. The RFP is its largest to date for wind energy resources. Proposals would […]


Energy Economics

Renewables’ Share of U.S. Power Will Keep Upward Trajectory

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy’s share of U.S. power generation continues to rise, and the percentage of electricity produced by burning natural gas and coal continues to fall, according to the latest “Short-Term Energy Outlook,” or STEO, from the U.S. Energy Information Administration […]


News and Policies, World

A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4%

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the continent’s economy by 6.4% by 2050, according to an analysis published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

A Win-Win-Win Solution for DER Owners, the Power Grid, and the Environment

January 12, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New distributed energy resources (DERs) are being added to the power grid every day. However, DERs don’t automatically provide owners with the greatest value possible. In many cases, that requires the help of an aggregator, that is, a company that […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

10 notable battery storage projects that went live in 2021

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Battery storage is having its moment in the sun. In its most recent Electricity Monthly Update, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said that when it totals up the numbers for 2021, it expects they will show that battery storage capacity […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Global Infrastructure backs solar + storage developer, AES fossil fuel project

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and co-investors closed on a $500 million investment in independent power producer BrightNight, LLC, a Florida-based solar and energy storage developer. The investment includes preferred equity and a letter of credit facility. GIP made the investment […]


Energy Economics

Invenergy scores $3b investment from Blackstone

January 10, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Blackstone Infrastructure Partners said it will make a $3 billion equity investment in Invenergy Renewables Holdings, a Chicago-based renewable energy developer. Blackstone’s investment will provide capital to speed Invenergy’s renewables development activities. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar to make up half of new generating capacity in 2022

January 10, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says nearly half of planned capacity additions in 2022 will be solar energy resources. EIA said it expects 46.1 GW of new utility-scale generating capacity to be added to the U.S. power grid this […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Appalachian Power plan would add solar, wind and energy storage

January 5, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Appalachian Power said it wants to acquire or contract for 294 MW of solar and 204 MW of wind power over the next three years as part of its plan to meet targets set in 2020 by the Virginia Clean […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar and wind still lead generating capacity additions

January 4, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar, wind, and other renewable energy sources (including biomass, geothermal, and hydropower) added more than 2,250 MW of new generating capacity each month during 2021. That was according to the SUN DAY Campaign, which based its finding on data from […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

USA: Express Wash Concepts acquires three Bee Clean Express Car Wash locations

January 4, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Express Wash Concepts has announced the acquisition of three Bee Clean Express Car Wash locations. The company has expanded its footprint in the Ohio region by purchasing two new sites in Zanesville and one in Cambridge, one of the former […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

New Year’s Resolutions: 10 Ways to Improve Coal Power Plant Operations

January 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The new year is obviously a time when many people reflect on the past and make resolutions for the future. Surveys have shown that exercising more, improving one’s diet, losing weight, and saving money are among the most common goals […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Climate Ripe for Nuclear Advancements

January 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Public and private investment into research and development of advanced technologies for nuclear power generation is on the rise. There’s support for large reactors, with China and Russia leading the way in building multiple advanced units, along with smaller projects […]