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Chemical, Conventional Fuels

S-OIL and Saudi Aramco partner to develop alternative energies

January 21, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

S-OIL announced the signing of four MOUs with Saudi Aramco to collaborate on alternative energies business. The agreements include cooperation in thermal crude to chemicals technology, research and development on the production of lower carbon future energy and investment in […]


News and Policies, State

MidAmerican plans to add 2 GW of wind energy resources in Iowa

January 20, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

MidAmerican Energy said it plans to to spend $3.9 billion to add more than 2 GW of wind energy and 50 MW of solar generation in Iowa. The company also proposed feasibility studies to look at other clean generation technologies, […]


Energy Economics

ESG Aspects Loom Large in Power and Utilities M&A Activity

January 19, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) efforts are factoring into merger and acquisition (M&A) deal activity within the power and utilities sector across North America, according to a report issued by PwC, a professional services firm serving the “Trust Solutions and […]


Commercialization, Conventional Fuels

Appalachian Power RFP would add 1 GW of wind energy resources

January 19, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Appalachian Power issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for up to 1,000 MW of wind and 100 MW of solar generation resources with optional battery energy-storage systems. The RFP is its largest to date for wind energy resources. Proposals would […]


Energy Economics

Renewables’ Share of U.S. Power Will Keep Upward Trajectory

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy’s share of U.S. power generation continues to rise, and the percentage of electricity produced by burning natural gas and coal continues to fall, according to the latest “Short-Term Energy Outlook,” or STEO, from the U.S. Energy Information Administration […]


News and Policies, World

A move to renewable energy could grow Africa’s economy by 6.4%

January 18, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the continent’s economy by 6.4% by 2050, according to an analysis published by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) […]


News and Policies, World

IRENA-AfDB report: Energy Transition Central to Africa’s Economic Future

January 14, 2022

Via: IRENA

An integrated policy framework built around the energy transition could bring a wave of new sustainable energy investment to Africa, growing the region’s economy by 6.4 per cent by 2050, results of an analysis published today by the International Renewable […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

USA: Cyclum Renewables to roll out network of truck stations

January 14, 2022

Via: PetrolPlaza

Cyclum Renewables has plans to construct a national network of renewable fuel truck stops, with the goal to utilize 100% renewable natural gas (RNG). Cyclum will be partnering with sister company GESS RNG Biogas USA to both purchase carbon-negative RNG […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

BOEM Launches Offshore Wind Actions for California, Gulf Coast, New York Blight

January 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is pushing forward with offshore wind energy environmental assessments (EA) for coastal areas in California and the Gulf of Mexico. This week, it also set a wind auction date for the New York […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Invenergy launches community solar venture for LMI segment

January 12, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Investment platform Lafayette Square and renewable energy developer Invenergy launched Reactivate, a community solar energy platform to support renewable energy development in local communities. The partners will provide capital, technical assistance, and executives to build and operate Reactivate. The company […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

10 notable battery storage projects that went live in 2021

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Battery storage is having its moment in the sun. In its most recent Electricity Monthly Update, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said that when it totals up the numbers for 2021, it expects they will show that battery storage capacity […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Global Infrastructure backs solar + storage developer, AES fossil fuel project

January 11, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) and co-investors closed on a $500 million investment in independent power producer BrightNight, LLC, a Florida-based solar and energy storage developer. The investment includes preferred equity and a letter of credit facility. GIP made the investment […]


Energy Economics

Invenergy scores $3b investment from Blackstone

January 10, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Blackstone Infrastructure Partners said it will make a $3 billion equity investment in Invenergy Renewables Holdings, a Chicago-based renewable energy developer. Blackstone’s investment will provide capital to speed Invenergy’s renewables development activities. Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Solar to make up half of new generating capacity in 2022

January 10, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) says nearly half of planned capacity additions in 2022 will be solar energy resources. EIA said it expects 46.1 GW of new utility-scale generating capacity to be added to the U.S. power grid this […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

New York announces $500 million offshore wind investment

January 7, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul announced a $500 million offshore wind investment to include manufacturing and supply chain infrastructure. The state plans to develop 4,300 MW of offshore wind energy, representing nearly half of New York’s 9,000 MW goal for […]