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Domestic, Energy Consumption

Deloitte Report Details Importance of Energy Storage to U.S. Power Grid

September 26, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

Energy industry analysts have said energy storage will be needed to support the integration of renewable energy into the U.S. power grid, and to provide grid flexibility and reliability. Energy storage, including the use of battery energy storage systems (BESS), […]


Electric, Energy Consumption

For EV Adoption, How Important Are Proposed EPA Vehicle Emissions Regulations?

August 22, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in April of this year announced proposed regulations to tighten restrictions on tailpipe emissions for light and medium-duty vehicles and greenhouse gas emissions from heavy-duty vehicles beginning with the 2027 model year. In order […]


Conventional Fuels, Nuclear

How to Achieve a Thriving Nuclear Power Industry in the U.S.

July 20, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

There are many reasons to be excited about the U.S. nuclear power industry and its potential for growth. For activists focused on climate change, its carbon-free attribute makes it a viable long-term power resource. Additionally, its around-the-clock generating capability makes […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

U.S. power generation from renewables surpassed coal for the first time, says EIA

March 29, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

In 2022, generation from renewable sources such as wind, solar, hydro, biomass and geothermal surpassed coal-fired generation in the U.S. electric power sector for the first time. That’s according to new data from the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s Electricity Power […]


Energy Economics, News and Policies, U.S.

DOE announces $6 billion aimed at reducing industrial emissions

March 10, 2023

Via: Power Engineering

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced approximately $6 billion in funding to accelerate decarbonization projects in the energy-intensive industrial sector. The industrial sector’s emissions result not just from fuel for heat and power, but also from feedstocks and processes […]


Domestic, Energy Consumption

Domestic sources on track to meet ‘most’ solar energy demand by 2030: SEIA

March 9, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

U.S. solar installations fell 16% in 2022 compared to the year prior, a drop caused largely by trade disputes and enforcement of new human rights protections that throttled supply chains. Even so, the U.S. added 20.2 GW of new capacity, […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

New solar manufacturers are rushing to meet U.S. demand. Are they up to snuff?

February 20, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

When Tristan Erion-Lorico started out in the solar industry, a 16.5 MW module order warranted a press release. A lot can change in a decade. Today, such PR fanfare is reserved for the multi-gigawatt factory announcements, which seem to come […]


Mainstream technologies, Renewable Energy

Offshore wind: A guide to doing business in the U.S.

February 20, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

You are a company based in Europe with expertise or experience in the offshore wind industry. You have never had operations or a commercial presence in the United States before. There are now commercial opportunities presented that you would like […]


Mainstream technologies, News and Policies, Renewable Energy, U.S.

Proactive offshore wind transmission planning could save billions, report finds

January 25, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. has ambitious goals to generate clean energy from offshore wind farms. But inadequate or non-existent transmission infrastructure remains a well-known hurdle to achieving those targets. Proactive and collaborative transmission planning to support offshore wind development in the coming […]


News and Policies, State

JA Solar establishing 2 GW manufacturing plant in Phoenix

January 11, 2023

Via: Renewable Energy World

China-based solar cell and module manufacturer JA Solar has announced plans to establish a 2 GW production facility in Phoenix, Arizona, its first in the U.S. The plant is expected to be operational by the end of next year. JA […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Enhancing and Hardening the U.S. Power Grid

January 3, 2023

Via: Power Magazine

It’s no secret that the U.S. power grid needs some work. According to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), nearly 70% of the nation’s grid is more than 25 years old. The DOE says the U.S. needs to expand electricity […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Solar deployments slowed in Q3, SEIA chief blasts trade issues as a time ‘waste’

December 13, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. added 4.6 GW of new solar capacity in the third quarter, a 17% decrease from the same quarter last year. Trade barriers and ongoing supply chain constraints were blamed for slowing America’s clean energy progress. The disruptions are […]


Energy Economics

U.S., Others Tout $20 Billion Plan to Move Indonesia Away from Coal, Toward Renewables

November 15, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The U.S. and other countries have announced a $20 billion financing plan to help Indonesia more quickly shutter the country’s coal-fired power plants and decarbonize its power generation sector. “We’ve built a platform for cooperation that can truly transform Indonesia’s […]


Chemical, Conventional Fuels

U.S. Coal Plant Closures Continue, While China Rapidly Builds More

November 8, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

A wave of retirements for U.S. coal-fired power plants continues, with the Energy Information Administration (EIA) reporting almost a quarter of the nation’s remaining facilities could be shuttered by the end of 2029. The EIA in its preliminary monthly electric […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. hydropower industry needs new, diverse talent

October 26, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

The U.S. hydropower industry faces an oncoming wave of retirements, and a new, diverse workforce is critical to the industry’s ability to sustain operations and grow to support a carbon-free power grid by 2035 and a net-zero-emissions economy by 2050, […]


Commercialization, Renewable Energy

Biden Pausing Solar Tariffs, Pushes for U.S. Production

June 6, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The White House is moving to support the solar power industry, including U.S. manufacturing of solar panels and other equipment, by pausing tariffs on imported solar panels from four Southeast Asian countries. The 24-month moratorium announced June 6 will exist […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Biden must ‘swiftly’ end solar tariff investigation, senators urge

May 3, 2022

Via: Renewable Energy World

Twenty-two U.S. senators urged the Biden administration to “swiftly” conclude an investigation into whether solar modules imported from four Southeast Asian countries are skirting tariffs levied against China. The Department of Commerce’s investigation of a tariff petition from Auxin Solar, […]


News and Policies, U.S.

U.S. Agrees to Ramp Up LNG Exports to Europe, Actively Reduce Natural Gas Demand

March 30, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

The Biden administration and the European Commission launched a multi-pronged effort that will dramatically ramp up U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG) exports to the European Union (EU) but also reduce overall natural gas demand in the U.S. and EU through […]


News and Policies, U.S.

Pressure on U.S. Nuclear Power Could Mount if Sanctions Imposed on Russian Uranium

March 10, 2022

Via: Power Magazine

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine and ensuing sanctions may have a limited immediate impact on the U.S. nuclear industry, despite its reliance on uranium imports. Potential implications over the longer term, however, require urgent action, officials from the Nuclear Energy Institute […]


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 […]