Renewables

Nine years after Hurricane Sandy, microgrids provide resiliency in New York City

A partnership launched in response to Hurricane Sandy has produced eight, state-of-the-art microgrids to provide resiliency to New York City communities nine years after the storm.

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  • October 26 @ 12:29 pm

GE Renewable Energy Unlikely to Break Even in 2022, CEO Says – Bloomberg

GE Renewable Energy Unlikely to Break Even in 2022, CEO Says  Bloomberg

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  • October 26 @ 10:16 am

GE Renewable Energy Unlikely to Break Even in 2022, CEO Larry Culp Says – Bloomberg

GE Renewable Energy Unlikely to Break Even in 2022, CEO Larry Culp Says  Bloomberg

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  • October 26 @ 10:16 am

Falck Renewables and BlueFloat Energy grow Italian floating offshore wind pipeline to 2.5GW

Developers plan second floating offshore wind farm off southern Italy as part of 50:50 joint venture

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  • October 26 @ 9:00 am

What is COP26? Here’s how global climate negotiations work and what’s expected from the Glasgow summit

The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s latest report, released in August 2021, warns in its strongest terms yet that human activities have unequivocally warmed the planet, and that climate change is now widespread, rapid, and intensifying.

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  • October 26 @ 7:42 am

GE Renewable Energy continues to make losses in Q3 2021 – Windpower Monthly

GE Renewable Energy continues to make losses in Q3 2021  Windpower Monthly

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  • October 26 @ 7:09 am

A supply chain is born: Can the U.S. reach 30 GW of offshore wind by 2030?

The Siemens Gamesa blade finishing facility will be part of a larger offshore wind hub at the Port of Virginia, alongside partners Dominion Energy and Orsted.

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  • October 26 @ 6:47 am

Russian coal-mining firm to be powered by wind

Three-year PPA will cover all of Siberian Anthracite’s electricity consumption starting from 1 January 2022

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  • October 26 @ 6:16 am

European energy crisis proves the lie of ‘stable’ fossil fuels

Europe – a continent rich in technology and ambitious net-zero goals – needs to scale back its reliance on fossil fuels at the earliest.

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  • October 26 @ 5:23 am

Poland releases plans to build new, modernize existing pumped storage facilities

Poland will build new pumped storage power plants and thoroughly modernize the existing ones, which will significantly improve the country’s energy balance.

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  • October 26 @ 4:38 am

$200 million wind turbine facility planned for Virginia – The Washington Post

$200 million wind turbine facility planned for Virginia  The Washington Post

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  • October 25 @ 6:02 pm

Tone on Tuesday 100: Technologies not Tax – Architecture and Design

Tone on Tuesday 100: Technologies not Tax  Architecture and Design

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  • October 25 @ 3:12 pm

Ameresco to supply 537 MW/2 GWh battery storage to support California grid

Renewable energy asset developer Ameresco will supply Southern California Edison with three battery energy storage systems totaling 537 MW/2 GWh to provide resiliency to the grid.

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  • October 25 @ 2:51 pm

China aims to cut fossil energy use to below 20pc by 2060 – The Daily Star

China aims to cut fossil energy use to below 20pc by 2060  The Daily Star

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  • October 25 @ 2:28 pm

El Paso Electric, Mitsubishi Power collaborating on decarbonization plans

Texas-based utility El Paso Electric has signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Power to develop renewable energy and storage projects that can contribute to the utility’s target of carbon neutrality by 2045.

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  • October 25 @ 11:18 am

Firm to build nation’s first offshore turbine blade facility | Coastal Review – Coastal Review Online

Firm to build nation’s first offshore turbine blade facility | Coastal Review  Coastal Review Online

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  • October 25 @ 10:43 am

Siemens Gamesa plans US’s first offshore wind blade factory

European manufacturer will develop site once it receives firm order for Dominion Energy’s 2.6GW offshore wind farm

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  • October 25 @ 9:56 am

Rotor and blades fall into sea at Vattenfall’s Ormonde offshore wind farm

Vattenfall launches clean-up operation after rotor and blades fall into sea during maintenance work

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  • October 25 @ 7:24 am

Ag Productivity Tax Ignores Wind Energy – Dakota Free Press – Dakota Free Press

Ag Productivity Tax Ignores Wind Energy – Dakota Free Press  Dakota Free Press

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  • October 25 @ 6:17 am

Burundi’s first solar farm increases country’s generating capacity by 10%

The 7.5 megawatt solar farm increases Burundi’s generating capacity by 10%, representing the first substantial energy generation project in the country in more than 30 years.

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  • October 25 @ 6:13 am

MingYang secures 375MW offshore wind order in Vietnam

Cà Mau intertidal project will consist of four wind farms and will be built in two phases, according to OEM

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  • October 25 @ 5:39 am

Treasury won’t rule out tax rises as Rishi Sunak’s pre-Budget pledges pass £26bn – The Yorkshire

Treasury won’t rule out tax rises as Rishi Sunak’s pre-Budget pledges pass £26bn  The Yorkshire Post

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  • October 24 @ 11:45 pm

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 25, 2021 – Marin Independent Journal

Marin IJ Readers’ Forum for Oct. 25, 2021  Marin Independent Journal

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  • October 24 @ 2:51 pm

Close to Home: Building for a greener future – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Close to Home: Building for a greener future  Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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  • October 24 @ 2:20 am

Ford Seeks Renewable Energy For New EVs In … Tennessee? – CleanTechnica

Ford Seeks Renewable Energy For New EVs In … Tennessee?  CleanTechnica

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  • October 22 @ 12:52 pm

Special announcement on offshore wind planned Monday in Virginia

U.S. Dept. of Energy Secretary Jennifer Granholm, Dominion Energy CEO Robert Blue, and Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam will participate in a “special announcement on offshore wind” Monday in Portsmouth, Va., according to a press release.

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  • October 22 @ 12:18 pm

Siemens Gamesa to join Dominion, Orsted in building offshore wind hub in Virginia

Siemens Gamesa will join Dominion Energy and Orsted in developing an offshore wind manufacturing hub at the Port of Virginia in Portsmouth, Virginia.

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  • October 22 @ 12:18 pm

Statkraft to build 400MW wind and storage project in Chile

Norwegian utility plans to invest €430 million in a wind and energy storage hybrid project in northern Chile after winning a tender

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  • October 22 @ 11:22 am

Demand-side emission reduction key to meeting decarbonization goals, report says

New study from Brattle Group and Oracle shows utility customer action can be twice as impactful as current clean energy supply policies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

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  • October 22 @ 8:59 am

Renewable energy jobs grew to 12 million globally despite pandemic, supply chain challenges

The study found that solar PV employs a third of the renewable energy industry at 4 million workers, followed by bioenergy, hydropower, and wind.

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  • October 22 @ 8:43 am

Wind power jobs rose in 2020 despite pandemic, says Irena

Employment has risen by more than half since 2012, but wind power lags behind other renewables for employing women, report finds

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  • October 22 @ 8:29 am

PJM: Offshore wind and renewable targets could require $3.2 billion in grid upgrades

A new study by PJM estimates that up to $3.2 billion in grid upgrades could be needed to support offshore wind and states’ renewable energy targets in the region by 2035.

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  • October 22 @ 6:26 am

Microgrids bring first-time electricity access to 80,000 people in West Africa

The Movamba project — which will add 1.3 megawatts of renewable energy capacity — aims to increase system capacity and improve resilience by connecting directly to hospitals and clinics in rural Sierra Leone.

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  • October 22 @ 5:27 am

Lightsource bp enters Polish renewables market with $582 million deal

Lightsource bp has reached an agreement with a local energy company to develop 757MWp of solar energy capacity in Poland.

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  • October 22 @ 4:00 am

Chile’s new grid access rules “not enough” to help wind

Renewable energy association claims LNG-fuelled power plants will continue to abuse inflexibility rules to secure priority dispatch

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  • October 21 @ 9:28 am

Ørsted completes foundation installation at Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

When it comes online next year, Ørsted’s 1,386MW offshore wind farm in UK waters will become the world’s largest

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  • October 21 @ 6:50 am

Ørsted completes foundations installation at Hornsea Two offshore wind farm

When it comes online next year, Ørsted’s 1,386MW offshore wind farm in UK waters will become the world’s largest

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  • October 21 @ 6:50 am

Mississippi green hydrogen hub would be one of world’s largest

A $3 billion green hydrogen storage hub planned for Mississippi would be 10 times larger than any other project of its kind in the U.S., and one of the largest in the world, according to the startup behind the project.

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  • October 21 @ 5:45 am

DoE aims to increase the lifespan of solar plants from 30 to 50 years

The US Dept. of Energy has announced funding for research and development of technologies that can help increase the lifespan of solar energy power plants.

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  • October 21 @ 4:47 am

Wind farms blew jobs to the heartland. Will offshore wind do the same in Massachusetts? – Cape Cod Times

Wind farms blew jobs to the heartland. Will offshore wind do the same in Massachusetts?  Cape Cod Times

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  • October 21 @ 4:01 am

Distributed solar+storage should qualify for Minnesota utility energy efficiency programs

While retiring old units and replacing them with new and efficient units is rewarding both to the utility investors and the customers, it is coming at the expense of distributed solar.

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  • October 21 @ 4:00 am

How a strong state-industry partnership can help the GCC move to green energy

The ongoing energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy requires that governments and the corporate sector collaborate in new ways.

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  • October 21 @ 4:00 am

How will the energy crunch impact the transition to renewables?

Record-high natural gas prices are fueling an energy crunch ahead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, leading to power shortages in parts of the world.

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  • October 21 @ 4:00 am

Energy as a Service eGuide

Can you really build a microgrid or modernize your energy infrastructure for zero upfront costs? With Energy as a Service, it’s easy.

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  • October 20 @ 11:00 pm

Offshore Wind Development: BOEM Permitting; Leasing, Permitting, Enviro-Review – The National Law Review

Offshore Wind Development: BOEM Permitting; Leasing, Permitting, Enviro-Review  The National Law Review

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  • October 20 @ 3:22 pm

Could energy efficiency and demand response solve Texas’ energy woes?

A new ACEEE report shows how better energy efficiency and demand response programs could give ERCOT 11 GW of flexible demand capacity.

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  • October 20 @ 12:17 pm

rPlus Hydro names Stantec to lead feasibility study for 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storage

Stantec has been selected by rPlus Hydro to conduct a detailed feasibility study for the 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storage Project, located on Seminoe Reservoir about 30 miles outside Rawlins, Wyo. The proposed project will help to address energy storage needs in the Western U.S. as more renewable energy is integrated onto the grid. “Seminoe Pumped […]

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  • October 20 @ 11:52 am

GANJE: Wind turbines and the pocketbook – Rapid City Journal

GANJE: Wind turbines and the pocketbook  Rapid City Journal

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  • October 20 @ 10:00 am