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The US electric power sector is halfway to zero carbon emissions

12 hours 23 minutes ago
By Bentham Paulos, Dev Millstein, Joseph Rand, and Ryan Wiser, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Renewable energy’s rapid growth is accelerating a national shift to a carbon-free electric power system. So far 17 states plus Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico have adopted laws or executive orders setting goals for reaching 100% clean electricity by 2050 or […]
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OPG announces 20-year, $2.5 billion overhaul of hydropower generating units

15 hours 16 minutes ago
Hydroelectricity has powered the lives of Ontarians for a century, and Ontario Power Generation is planning an extensive 20-year overhaul of its hydropower generating units to ensure clean, reliable hydropower continues to support the province’s wellbeing. The estimated $2.5 billion turbine/generator overhaul program aims to repair or replace key components in the generating units. This […]
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Axpo to produce hydrogen at 43.4-MW Eglisau-Glattfelden hydropower plant

4 days 15 hours ago
Axpo plans to produce green hydrogen by building a production facility at its 43.4-MW Eglisau-Glattfelden hydropower plant on the Rhine River in Switzerland, the first of several hydrogen facilities Axpo will commission in the coming years. Scheduled to go onstream in autumn 2022, the 2.5-MW hydrogen production facility will produce about 350 tonnes of green […]
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Mississippi Power building 1.5-MW solar, 5-MWh energy storage combo site

4 days 16 hours ago
State utility regulators have approved plans by Mississippi Power to develop and build its first-ever stand-alone solar energy and battery storage system. The Mississippi Public Service Commission signed off on the utility’s project to construct and operate the new solar-storage site in Walnut Grove. The 1.5 MW-solar array will be paired with a 5-MWh battery […]
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Ocergy’s offshore floating wind solutions attract Series A equity funding

5 days 10 hours ago
U.S.-based Ocergy announced it has secured investments from Moreld Ocean Wind (MOW) and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) to fund offshore floating wind solutions. The Series A round will fund Ocergy’s commercialization of its offshore floating wind solutions, the OCG-Wind Floating Offshore Wind Turbine (FOWT) technology and OCG-Data environmental monitoring buoy. Successful close of this round […]
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Tennessee sunshine to power Jack Daniel’s

5 days 14 hours ago
TVA signed a long-term power purchase agreement with Silicon Ranch to build, own, and operate the solar facility just a few miles from the world-famous distillery in Moore County, Tennessee, pending environmental reviews.
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ORPC, European partners to create new generation of marine energy turbines

1 week ago
ORPC Inc. and its subsidiary ORPC Ireland are partnering with a European consortium to create a new generation of marine renewable energy turbines that increase reliability and performance while reducing manufacturing costs. The ORPC team along with ÉireComposites of Galway and National University of Ireland Galway are collaborating with Mitsubishi Chemical Advanced Materials, Germany, and […]
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Statkraft to build first windfarms in Chile

1 week ago
Norwegian renewable generation company Statkraft is to build its first windfarms in Chile. The 102 MW Torsa project comprises three windfarms totaling 19 turbines supplied by German manufacturer Nordex. In total, the windfarms are expected to produce more than 300 GWh of energy annually, which Statkraft says is enough to power 100,000 households. The project is located […]
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