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Seven States to Double Their Wind Power in Near Term, AWEA Says

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 18:18

Seven U.S. states will soon build enough wind turbines to more than double their wind capacity, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) newly released U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter 2018 Market Report.

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ORNL releases report on Small Hydropower in the United States

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 16:45

The recently released Small Hydropower in the United States report provides an update on the status of small hydro (less than 10 MW) in the U.S., which it says makes up most of the “limited development of new hydropower … in the last decade.”

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South Australia Subsidizing Residential Batteries for 40,000 Homeowners

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 13:06
Beginning this month, 40,000 South Australian households will have access to AU $100 million (about US $70M) in state government subsidies to pay for the installation of home battery systems.
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Progress Continues on World's Biggest Tidal Stream Project

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:44
Simec Atlantis Energy Ltd., a renewable energy developer, announced a plan to extend its tidal stream project in Scotland by adding two new turbines.
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US and Israel Establish Joint Center of Excellence in Energy

Wed, 10/31/2018 - 12:32
The United States Department of Energy and the Israeli Energy Ministry this summer signed the Implementation Agreement to establish the U.S.-Israel Center of Excellence in Energy, Engineering and Water Technology.
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POWER-GEN International Elevates the Event Buying Experience

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 16:57
POWER-GEN International, part of the newly formed Power & Energy Series from Clarion Energy, has introduced a new Key Buyer Program for its upcoming December 4-6, 2018, event in Orlando, Florida.
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Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, Nordex Stocks Drop With GE Wind Unit Slump

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:45
Shares of Europe’s major wind turbine makers fell after General Electric Co. in the U.S. said orders and profitability slumped at its unit in that business.
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180 MWh of Lithium-ion Storage Plus 150-MW of Solar Contracted for California CCA

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:41
The “landmark amount of energy storage for the state of California” with CCA off-takers is a first for developer Recurrent Energy.
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French Pumped Hydropower Plan Stymied by EU Deadlock

Tue, 10/30/2018 - 13:32
Energy storage on a commercial scale is the holy grail for supporters of renewables, including French President Emmanuel Macron.
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Major EV Charging Pact Announced for US Drivers

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 16:42

A strategic partnership involving some of the world’s biggest car-makers has been launched that plans to roll-out expanded charging and communication capabilities for electric vehicle drivers in the US.

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Europe's Largest Industrial Energy Storage Facility Unveiled

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 15:55

Europe's largest industrial energy storage facility has been inaugurated in Belgium.

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Italy on a Clear Path to Renewable-Dominant Future

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:53
Latest market outlook report predicts that the country will get more than half of its power from hon-hydro renewables by 2030.
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Largest Solar Power Plant in Southeastern US Ready to Start Construction

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 13:29
The 200-MW facility located in Twiggs County, Georgia was recently sold to Origis Energy.
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POWER-GEN International To Showcase Flexible, Dispatchable Solar Generation

Mon, 10/29/2018 - 09:10
Up until now, solar generation on the electricity grid operated in most places in what is known as a “must-take” scenario. That means that all solar that is generated must be used on the grid. When renewable energy was a fledgling new technology, this scenario made sense.
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Brazil company auctioning carbon credits earned by hydroelectric project

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 20:00

Energetic Barra Grande SA (BAESA) is auctioning carbon credits under the Verified Carbon Standard or VCS.

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Engie Reuses EV batteries for Energy Storage Project

Fri, 10/26/2018 - 10:36

French multinational electric utility Engie has deployed an energy storage system in Holland that is powered entirely by second-life batteries from Renault electric vehicles.

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Why Commercial Buildings Need to Get Smarter About Energy and How EMS Can Help

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 20:29
New state energy goals and innovative utility program offerings have been making headlines in recent months. These types of regional policies and incentives are important, especially as we face challenges ranging from grid constraints and fluctuating electricity prices to environmental concerns, but significant portions of the country are outside of the direct influence of energy use mandates and incentives.
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How Does Your State’s Community Solar Program Measure Up?

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 19:41
A national scorecard released by the independent Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) grades the nearly 20 state shared renewable energy programs (aka community renewables or community solar).
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E.ON embarks on first U.S. wind farm repowering project

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 19:21

E.ON is partnering with GE to repower its Panther Creek I and Panther Creek II wind farms in west Texas. The repowering includes replacement of a significant portion of the components, effectively increasing annual production for all 172 wind turbine generators, totaling 258 MW, on the sites.

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PJM joins Energy Web Foundation for Blockchain-based Pilot for Renewable Markets

Thu, 10/25/2018 - 13:11

EWF and PJM Environmental Information Services Inc. (PJM-EIS) announced they are teaming up on developing and testing a market-wide reference implementation of Energy Web Origin for the Generation Attribute Tracking System (GATS) administered by PJM-EIS.

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