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News and Policies, State

Regulators grant critical approval for Dominion offshore wind farm

December 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Virginia regulators granted critical approval Thursday for Dominion Energy’s plans to construct and operate a 176-turbine wind farm in the Atlantic Ocean. The State Corporation Commission effectively signed off on an agreement Dominion reached this fall with the Virginia attorney […]


News and Policies, World

Shell boosts RNG operation with the acquisition of Nature Energy

November 29, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Shell Petroleum NV has reached an agreement to acquire Danish renewable natural gas producer Nature Energy for nearly $2 billion. The acquisition will be absorbed within Shell’s current capital range, which remains unchanged. Based in Denmark, Nature Energy is a […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Four Large-Scale Solar Projects Fined $1.34M for Alleged Clean Water Act Violations

November 17, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Justice (DOJ) have settled to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Water Act with four separate large-scale solar farm owners in Alabama, Idaho, and Illinois. The solar farm owners—all subsidiaries of […]


News and Policies, World

Solar-Powered Trains For France

November 11, 2022

Via: CleanTechnica

SNCF Voyageurs is a state-owned subsidiary of the French National Railway Company. It is in charge of operating France’s passenger train network. SNCF Voyageurs is now aiming to have 40–50% of the rail network’s electricity coming from solar power by […]


News and Policies, World

IRENA and UNIDO Support Global Energy Transition Through Green Hydrogen

November 8, 2022

Via: IRENA

Today, Francesco La Camera, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and Gerd Müller, the Director-General of the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) have signed a joint declaration on advancing sustainable energy through the fundamental role of […]


News and Policies, World

Has Russia bombed Ukrainian hydropower plants?

November 1, 2022

Via: Power Engineering

Reports have been circulating for weeks that Russian troops have either already targeted and bombed hydropower plants in Ukraine or that these plants are future targets. Hydro Review previously was not able to confirm these reports, so has refrained from […]


News and Policies, State

7-Eleven ensures clean energy throughout its Michigan retail network

October 25, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

DTE Energy and 7-Eleven have announced the retailer’s enrollment in MIGreenPower, DTE’s voluntary renewable energy program. The enrollment will enable the brand to achieve 100% renewable energy for all 160 of its southeast Michigan locations for 20 years beginning in […]


News and Policies, World

Mobil to supply fuels to 7-Eleven Australia until 2033

October 18, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Mobil Oil Australia has signed an 11-year agreement extending the sale of Mobil fuels at 7-Eleven Australia’s convenience stores. The newly signed agreement builds on the initial long-term deal signed in 2014. It means Mobil will remain the exclusive fuel […]


News and Policies, State

Sunrun fed rooftop solar energy into a wholesale market: Here’s how it did

October 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

A virtual power plant operated by Sunrun contributed more than 1.8 GWh to the New England grid this summer. Sunrun’s residential VPP in New England is the first in the nation to participate in a wholesale electricity market. Thousands of […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Pink Energy shutters as AG’s open probes into its solar installation business

October 5, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Attorney Generals in at least four states are looking into the operations of North Carolina-based Pink Energy, whose CEO wrote on LinkedIn that the company had permanently closed, affecting 2,100 employees. The company’s web site confirmed news that it had […]


News and Policies, State

More Than 2.5 Million Without Power in Florida Due to Hurricane Ian

September 29, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

More than 2.5 million electricity customers in Florida were without power early Sept. 29 as Hurricane Ian wreaked havoc on the state’s power grid and continued to cause damage with high winds and heavy rain, even after being downgraded to […]


News and Policies, State

WinCo Foods installs first fast charging station alongside EVgo

September 27, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

EVgo Inc. and WinCo Foods have announced the opening of the first EVgo public fast charging station for the grocery store chain in the State of Nevada. The new charging station, located in the city of Las Vegas, features 350kW […]


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 […]