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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

August 3, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Biden administration and leaders in the U.S. Congress unveiled details of the 2,700-page, bipartisan infrastructure package on Sunday that includes $550 billion in new spending. The deal is expected to move quickly – and is likely to change in […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New Mexico’s community solar program

July 26, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham signed the Energy Transition Act (SB 489) in 2019, which introduced the idea of a community solar program, and also mandated that New Mexico move to 50% renewable energy by 2030. However, New Mexico’s community solar […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

Progress on Kairos Power’s Advanced Nuclear Reactor Demonstration Project

July 22, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Leaders in Tennessee and officials from Kairos Power announced last week that a privately funded project to establish a low-power demonstration reactor at the East Tennessee Technology Park in Oak Ridge is moving forward. Alameda, California-based Kairos Power plans to […]


News and Policies, U.S.

ScottishPower and Shell want to build large-scale floating windfarms in UK waters

July 20, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

ScottishPower and Shell have joined forces to bid to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore windfarms in the north-east of Scotland, they announced last week. The group submitted multiple proposals for new floating offshore windfarms as part of Crown […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Can the US transmission planning process support a renewable energy future?

July 16, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Yesterday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) approved an Advanced Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANOPR) related to transmission reform. The ANOPR, titled Building for the Future Through Electric Regional Transmission Planning and Cost Allocation and Generator Interconnection, recognizes that the […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Renewables a key tool in the fight against Covid19

July 7, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Bloomberg reported this week that over 2.66 billion doses of coronavirus vaccines have now been administered across the globe, with the bulk of those doses received in Western nations. Most people reading this will have lined up at their local […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Nexamp and ComEd partner on “Give-A-Ray” to expand access to community solar

June 30, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Mayor of Rockford, Ill., this week joined community solar provider Nexamp and ComEd to launch Give-A-Ray, a new 15-year program to provide solar energy benefits and savings to low and moderate income customers in Rockford and the surrounding area […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Vattenfall selling 49.5% of 1.5-GW Hollandse Kust Zuid offshore wind farm to BASF

June 25, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

BASF and Vattenfall have signed a contract for the purchase of 49.5% of Vattenfall’s 1.5-GW Hollands Kust Zuid offshore wind farm by BASF. The purchase price amounts to €300 million and takes into account the achieved status of the project. […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Regulators join forces to remove barriers to clean energy transmission

June 17, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) today announced the formation of a joint federal-state task force on electric transmission, which FERC established by order issued today. Members of this first-of-its-kind task […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Must Take Lead Role in Hydrogen Use For Our Energy Future

June 14, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

For a century our country has relied on fossil fuels to power our economy. But that is beginning to change with wind, solar, renewable fuels, hydrogen, advanced nuclear options, and more. The effort to decarbonize our economy and protect the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park to use hydropower for operations

June 11, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Work is under way at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska to tie into a hydropower network to provide renewable power to the headquarters complex. More than 20 years in the making, this project – known as the […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

First turbine installed at Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

June 2, 2021

Via: Renewable Energy World

Ørsted has announced that the first wind turbine for the Hornsea Two offshore wind farm has been installed, a significant construction milestone for the project. Located 89km off the Yorkshire coast in the North Sea and adjacent to Hornsea One, […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Market Prospects Heating Up for Cryogenic Energy Storage

June 1, 2021

Via: Power Magazine

Highview Power, developer of a cryogenic energy storage system, in April selected MAN Energy Solutions to provide the liquid air energy storage (LAES) turbomachinery train for its 50-MW/250-MWh CRYOBattery facility that is under construction in Carrington Village, just outside Manchester […]


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 […]


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 […]