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News and Policies, World

Renewable Energy Jobs Hit 12.7 Million Globally

September 22, 2022

Via: IRENA

Worldwide renewable energy employment reached 12.7 million last year, a jump of 700,000 new jobs in one year despite the lingering effects of COVID-19 and the growing energy crisis, according to a new report. Renewable Energy and Jobs: Annual Review […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Silicon Ranch partners with startup solar module recycler

September 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Solar developer Silicon Ranch and recycling startup SOLARCYCLE said they plan to partner to process end-of-life solar modules. SOLARCYCLE said its recycling method recovers roughly 95% of a solar panel’s value, which can be returned to the supply chain and […]


News and Policies, World

Shell India to deploy over 10,000 charging points by 2030

September 19, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell launched its first electric vehicle (EV) chargers in India in Bengaluru last week, as the first market for the company to launch chargers for two-wheelers. The firm plans to set up more than 10,000 charging points across the country […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Microgrid to supply clean energy via solar and Tesla energy storage batteries

April 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A Washington, D.C. university will install a microgrid on its campus in an effort to improve resilience, produce clean energy, and reduce its energy costs. Scale Microgrid Solutions and Urban Ingenuity will develop the project for Gallaudet University, a leading […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

How the wind industry is adapting to climate-fueled extreme weather

April 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Uzair Memon can vividly remember when his phone started ringing off the hook. It was Feb. 14, 2021. Memon and his wife were celebrating Valentine’s Day when the chief commercial officer of digital services for GE Renewable Energy started fielding […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewable energy PPA price hikes reach ‘astounding’ levels, report finds

April 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A growing imbalance between power purchase agreement supply and demand, along with “skyrocketing” development costs, lifted PPA prices 9.7% during the first quarter of 2022 to nearly $40 per MWh, according to LevelTen’s Q1 PPA Price Index report. The firm […]


News and Policies, World

Enel CEO: ‘Please Put Price on Carbon’

October 5, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The head of Europe’s largest utility said countries need to put a price on carbon in order to cut emissions of greenhouse gases and meet climate targets. Francesco Starace, CEO of Italy-based Enel, speaking Oct. 5 at the Reuters Impact […]


News and Policies, State

Tennessee sunshine to power Jack Daniel’s

April 15, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

A little sunshine will soon be in your next glass of whiskey as Jack Daniel’s partners with the Tennessee Valley Authority, Duck River Electric Membership Corporation, and Nashville-based solar power producer Silicon Ranch to provide the iconic Tennessee whiskey maker’s […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Jack and Solar—TVA Links Iconic Distillery With Renewable Energy

April 13, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The trend of supplying commercial and industrial locations with renewable energy—along with the Tennessee Valley Authority’s (TVA’s) continuing support of investments in power projects that support sustainability—is being recognized at one of the most-iconic distilleries in the U.S. The TVA […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

The community solar program in Illinois

April 5, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Stellantis Hydrogen Fuel Cell Zero Emission for Commercial Vehicles Project with Faurecia and Symbio

April 5, 2021

Via: Energy Collective

Carmaker Stellantis said on Wednesday it will begin deliveries in Europe of its first medium-sized vans powered by hydrogen fuel cells by the end of 2021. The group was formed by the merger of Fiat Chrysler and PSA in the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

GE supplying turbines for three Oklahoma wind power farms totaling 1.48 GW

April 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Wind project developer Invenergy has selected GE to provide a variety of turbines for three farms totaling 1.48 GW in Oklahoma. GE will deliver the turbines for the North Central Wind Energy facilities in north-central and northwest Oklahoma. Invenergy is […]


Domestic, Electric, Energy Consumption

Electric Power Transmission: Long on Planning, Short on Time

April 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The mid-February blackouts in Texas have raised a lot of questions about power grid reliability. While investigations into the underlying causes of the outages could take a while to complete, and I don’t want to weigh in on the main […]


News and Policies, U.S.

The future of energy in the US could hinge on permitting reform and greater investment in R&D

March 31, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

On Tuesday, March 30, the Washington Post’s David Ignatius presented the Washington Post Live, sponsored by GE, where he talked with energy leaders in a session called “The Future of Energy.” Former Secretary of Energy, Ernest Moniz, and CEO of […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

260-MW Brazoria West solar project in Texas acquired by S&B USA

March 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

S&B USA (previously Shikun and Binui America) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Brazoria West Solar Project with 260 megawatts (MWdc) (200 MWac) of planned solar energy capacity from Savion, part of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. Construction […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Dover Fueling Solutions partners with EdgePetrol

March 30, 2021

Via: PetrolPlaza

Dover Fueling Solutions has entered into a commercial partnership agreement with, and acquired a minority interest in, EdgePetrol Limited, a provider of fuel pricing software that helps retailers to make optimal pricing and procurement decisions. With this new strategic technology […]


Energy Economics

Biden Administration Sets National 30-GW Offshore Wind Target

March 29, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration on March 29 laid out a spate of measures to deploy 30 GW of offshore wind in the U.S. by 2030, an ambitious target that will require a vast scale-up in investment and build-out of the still […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Discovery of non-toxic semiconductors with a direct band gap in the near-infrared

March 24, 2021

Via: Revolution Green

NIMS and the Tokyo Institute of Technology have jointly discovered that the chemical compound Ca3SiO is a direct transition semiconductor, making it a potentially promising infrared LED and infrared detector component. This compound—composed of calcium, silicon and oxygen—is cheap to […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Solar, Wind, Coal, Nuclear, & Nat Gas US Electricity Generation Changes 2010–2020

March 23, 2021

Via: CleanTechnica

With official US electricity generation in for last year, I have now created new charts for how US electricity generation has shifted by source from 2010 through 2020. The charts just cover the main sources (solar, wind, coal, natural gas, […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Solar-powered remote grid will help California utility customers stay powered up during fire season

March 22, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy News

Microgrid provider BoxPower announced this week that it is designing and installing a standalone power system in Briceburg, California to help mitigate fire risk in the area. The remote grid will support Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) in its […]