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Domestic, Energy Consumption

CSI and Pineapple Energy merging to focus on residential DER market and VPPs

March 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Communications Systems, Inc. (CSI), an IoT intelligent edge products and services company, announced that it entered into a definitive merger agreement with privately held Pineapple Energy, an operator and consolidator of residential solar, battery storage, and grid services solutions. Upon […]


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

Evolugen and Gazifère announce hydrogen injection projects to be powered by hydro

March 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Evolugen, the Canadian operating business of Brookfield Renewable, and Gazifère Inc., an Enbridge company, announced a green hydrogen project for injection into a natural gas distribution network in Quebec, Canada, to be powered by hydro. The Quebec-based companies, as part […]


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 […]


Energy Consumption, World

Examining the Limits of ‘Energy Return on Investment’

March 1, 2021

Via: Greentech Media

The energy transition isn’t just sounding the death knell for fossil fuels. According to some experts, it has also revealed flaws in an idea that has bugged some academics for decades: As we move to less energy-dense fuels, could we […]


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 […]


Energy Economics

The grid needs $14T to support full decarbonization

February 24, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

At least $14 trillion needs to be invested in the grid worldwide by 2050 to support an evolved power system, according to BloombergNEF’s new Power Grid Long-Term Outlook 2021 published this week. The transition to electric heating and transport will drive up electricity […]


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. […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Sunrun to use SolarEdge’s ‘Energy Hub’ inverter for residential smart energy installations

February 23, 2021

Via: PV Resources

Leading US residential solar installer Sunrun has settled on adopting SolarEdge Technologies’ ‘Energy Hub’ inverter to enable greater integration of future smart energy devices for home energy optimisation and EV applications. SolarEdge’s Energy Hub inverter is already paired with Sunrun’s, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

BayWa r.e. acquires asset intelligence platforms through deal with Kaiserwetter

February 22, 2021

Via: PV Resources

BayWa r.e. has bolstered its digital services offer through the acquisition of software platforms and data science teams from German firm Kaiserwetter. The renewables developer has acquired Kaiserwetter’s internet of things, asset intelligence and data science capabilities, as well as […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

COMBINED THERMAL STORAGE

February 22, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

The Gates Foundation has funded research into safer nuclear thermal power and the natrium cooled reactor is the result. Natrium melts at just under the boiling point of water and remains in the liquid state up to over 800-deg C. […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

‘Blockbuster’ 2020 for US renewables as record 16.5GW of solar deployed

February 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

The US renewables industry overcame headwinds in 2020 to post record deployment figures and continue a decade-long growth trend, a joint report from BloombergNEF (BNEF) and the Business Council for Sustainable Energy (BCSE) has revealed. The ninth edition of the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

SunPower increases revenue 2.9% in transformational year

February 18, 2021

Via: PV Resources

US solar installer SunPower reported a 2.9% increase in annual revenue in 2020 despite total installations falling 5% in what the company has described as a transformational year. In a year which saw it complete the spin off of its […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Hitachi ABB Power Grids is supporting world’s largest wind farm with third interconnect contract

February 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Hitachi ABB Power Grids announced that the owners/developers of the 3.6-GW Dogger Bank Wind Farm have selected it to connect the third transmission link from Dogger Bank to the UK mainland. The link is 130 km. Hitachi ABB Power Grid […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Appalachian Power seeks up to 300 MW of renewable generation capacity

February 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Yesterday, Appalachian Power issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for up to 300 megawatts (MWs) of solar and/or wind generation resources. The request for bids is the first in a series of RFPs Appalachian Power will issue this year to […]