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Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Floating offshore wind: Where does the industry stand?

June 23, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

As economies ramp up their commitments to decarbonize and transition to net-zero, many are turning to renewable energies like floating offshore wind farms to support global action. In addition, the recent geopolitical tensions compelled several European countries to hasten their […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore wind boosted as Biden, East Coast governors team up

June 23, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The White House is launching a formal partnership with 11 East Coast governors to boost the growing offshore wind industry, a key element of President Joe Biden’s plan for climate change. At a White House meeting on Thursday, Biden administration […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

How solar decommissioning plans can protect rural communities

June 22, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The solar industry’s meteoric rise over the past decade can be linked, in part, to falling equipment prices and cheap, available land, often in rural places. Solar development often has benefited rural places with clean energy, jobs, and tax revenue. […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

North Carolina high court sides with rooftop solar owner over HOA

June 22, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

In a case that could impact thousands of planned developments across North Carolina, the state Supreme Court on Friday sided against a Raleigh homeowners association and in favor of one of its residents — allowing him to keep rooftop solar […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

BOEM to rule on New Jersey offshore wind construction plan

June 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has released a draft environmental assessment for a proposed offshore wind farm near New Jersey. The proposed Ocean Wind 1 offshore wind farm, a joint venture between Ørsted and PSEG, would be sited 15 […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Rooftop solar’s biggest fight is back on

June 21, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has restarted its work on its controversial overhaul to the state’s solar energy-focused net energy metering policy. Work on the so-called “NEM 3.0” policy was paused indefinitely by the CPUC in February after receiving […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

US energy storage installations break Q1 record

June 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The record figure is courtesy of the latest report by Wood Mackenzie and the American Clean Power Association (ACP). Their US Energy Storage Monitor report illustrated how the volume of US grid-scale installations was four times the volume seen in […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solterra lands US$10 million investment to support up to 1GW of solar PV

June 20, 2022

Via: PV Resources

Solterra Energy has entered into a partnership with renewable investors Leyline Renewable Capital, under which Leyline will provide US$10 million to support up to 1GW of distributed generation (DG) and utility-scale solar projects across the eastern US. The investment will […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

DOE releases a cybersecurity framework with a focus on engineering-based strategies

June 17, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Department of Energy has released what it said is a national strategy to enhance engineering training, tools, and practices to build resilient clean energy systems designed to withstand cyber threats. The National Cyber-Informed Engineering (CIE) Strategy, directed by […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Refuel acquires network of c-stores in Texas

June 17, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Refuel Operating Co. LLC has closed on the acquisition of certain assets of Embark Energy LLC. The transaction includes 11 conveniences stores in the greater Austin, Texas, market operating under the Fast Break brand, along with four company-owned, dealer-operated locations. […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Hydrogen Poised to Play Prominent Role in the World’s Energy Transition

June 16, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

People around the world are searching for ways to decarbonize, and green hydrogen is a fuel that can help in that effort. Green hydrogen is produced through electrolysis using renewable energy, such as wind and solar power. Although most hydrogen […]


News and Policies, World

bp acquires stake in green hydrogen project

June 16, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Oil major bp said it plans to help develop what it calls “one of the world’s largest” green hydrogen hubs to based in Australia. The company acquired a 40.5% equity stake in the Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH). In addition […]


Emerging Technologies, Renewable Energy

Lockheed Martin selected to build U.S. military’s first long-duration energy storage system

June 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Lockheed Martin has been selected to build the U.S. military’s first long-duration energy storage system. The defense contractor’s redox flow battery technology will be installed at For Carson, Colorado for the Army. This is Lockheed’s first customer-sited production system and […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

Renewable front-of-the-meter microgrid strengthens California’s grid reliability

June 15, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Redwood Coast Airport Microgrid (RCAM) features a 2.2MW solar PV array that is DC-coupled to a 2MW (9MWh) battery energy storage system, comprised of three Tesla Megapacks. The new microgrid was developed through a partnership between the County of […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Scotland hydro development featuring Archimedes screw now online

June 14, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The 92 kW Hydro Ness generator on the banks of the River Ness in Scotland is now fully operational, according to the Scottish Highland Council. Hydro Ness is an Archimedes screw hydroelectric scheme, and interactive visitor experience, that will generate […]