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Commercialization, Renewable Energy

AVANGRID Will Operate, Manage Major U.S. Offshore Wind Project

August 3, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

AVANGRID announced it has finalized a deal to operate and manage the Vineyard Wind 1 offshore wind project, an 800-MW installation being built off the coast of Massachusetts. Vineyard Wind 1 is owned in a joint venture between AVANGRID, part […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

RWE wind farm receives first of Siemens Gamesa’s recyclable blades

August 2, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The 342MW Kaskasi offshore wind project, located 35 km north of the island of Heligoland in the German North Sea, will comprise 38 of Siemens Gamesa’s 8.0-167 DD wind turbines. A number of these turbines will be equipped with handcrafted […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

The Good Car Company

August 2, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

Anthony Broese van Groenou and I have had two good chats, one when he was waiting for a burger at the Australian Electric Vehicle Association Electric Vehicle expo in Cleveland last year and another when he was driving an Ioniq […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Upgrades to Line Sensors Support Reliability of the Power Grid

August 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

New technologies to monitor power lines are emerging worldwide, part of continuing efforts to harden the power grid and increase reliability and resiliency. Utilities and other operators of electricity transmission and distribution (T&D) systems have made T&D upgrades a priority […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Spent Nuclear Fuel: A Valuable Resource—Not a Waste

August 1, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Did you know that more than 90% of the potential energy that exists in fuel rods when they’re loaded into commercial nuclear reactors still remains in the fuel after five years of operation? Well, that’s true, according to the U.S. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Senate’s clean energy deal includes credits for solar manufacturing, standalone storage

July 28, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a head-snapping reversal, Sen. Joe Manchin (D-WV) said July 27 that he had reached a deal with Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a budget reconciliation package that includes $369 billion for clean energy and climate change. Manchin had been […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

The POWER Interview: SMR Growth Tied to Plan for Nuclear Waste

July 27, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A recent study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, based on research from Stanford University and the University of British Columbia, addressed the problem of nuclear waste from small modular reactors (SMRs). The study said that […]


News and Policies, World

Ukraine plans 30 GW renewables rebuild after war wipes out wind and solar

July 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Maxim Timchenko, head of the country’s energy company DTEK, revealed yesterday that about 90% of wind power and 30% of solar capacity has been knocked out of operation because their locations have fallen into Russian-occupied territory. However, he explained that […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

MISO transmission buildout to enable 53 GW of new generation

July 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a move that some are calling a big step toward a future powered by clean energy, the MISO Board of Directors unanimously approved on July 25 the Tranche 1 Long Range Transmission Planning (LRTP) portfolio of new transmission projects. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Here’s How Utilities Are Primed to Lead America’s Race to Clean Energy

July 25, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Climate change has captured the world’s attention for decades. We’ve seen countless intergovernmental summits, worldwide protests, and documentaries on global warming over the years. Although momentum has been building across the public and private sectors, leaders are preparing for a […]


Energy Economics

Solar and efficiency platform tops $8 billion in loans

July 25, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than $8 billion in loans for residential solar and efficiency improvements have been financed on the Mosaic platform, a milestone achievement for the Oakland, California-based company. Mosaic has funded approximately $1 billion in loans per quarter this year and […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

Hynion set to build the hydrogen stations of the future in Sweden

July 21, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Hynion has confirmed it received authorization and support from the Energy Authorities of Sweden to build two robust high-capacity hydrogen stations. The government will invest an approximate amount of 6 million dollars to support the company in this initiative. Both […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Prospects for wind energy in Africa

July 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Energy is a strategic factor for economic development. Morocco is still largely dependent on energy imports, more than 90%. To reduce its energy dependence, in 2009, Morocco adopted a strategy to increase the share of renewable energies in the installed […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

New coating helps solar panels shed snow and ice

July 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A Sandia National Labs-led research team has developed a transparent, polymeric-based coating that helps photovoltaic panels continuously shed snow and ice. Early field trials in Alaska demonstrated that coated panels can produce 85% more energy, compared to uncoated panels. Preliminary […]


Energy Consumption, Global

Europe May Need Temporary Coal, Oil Power Increase to Ready for ’Hard’ Winter, IEA Warns

July 18, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

European leaders should minimize gas use in the power sector and temporarily ramp up coal- and oil-fired generation while accelerating low-carbon sources to guard against energy market turmoil that has grown “especially perilous,” the head of the International Energy Agency […]


News and Policies, State

Solar, storage projects set to bring jobs, tax revenue to Illinois coal communities

July 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar panels and energy storage will be paired on the sites of six retired coal plants in downstate Illinois under a provision of last fall’s sweeping state energy law. The sites for the installations were recently announced, along with five […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

JERA Readying to Start 1-GW Coal Plant as Japan Scrambles to Secure Power Supplies

July 14, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Japan’s Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has called for up to nine nuclear plants to be put into operation to mitigate tight supplies expected this winter. The country could meanwhile resume operation of more than 10 thermal power plants to ensure […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Betting big on ‘Made in America’ solar

July 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A global energy crisis, trade disputes, and shipping constraints have magnified the importance of secure supply chains. Maybe no industry has been more exposed to those headwinds over the past two years than solar. Even before the Auxin Solar tariff […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Clean energy companies urge Congress to pass reconciliation package

July 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

More than 400 clean energy companies are urging leaders in Congress to act on legislation that would provide billions of dollars for clean energy deployment. In a letter addressed to President Joe Biden, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, and Senate Majority […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

6.8 MW community solar portfolio completed in New York

July 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

DSD Renewables developed the nine projects for the City of White Plains in Westchester County. The portfolio is expected to generate 8,100 MWh of clean energy annually, tripling the amount of solar energy produced in Westchester County and enough to […]