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ABB and SMC partner on 80-MW energy storage project in Philippines

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SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. (SMC), a major supplier of power to the national grid in the Philippines, has partnered with ABB to install battery energy storage systems (BESS) as part of its BESS Project. In countries such as the Philippines, several challenges negatively impact grid performance, such as the length of power lines required […]
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Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park to use hydropower for operations

1 day 14 hours ago
Work is under way at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska to tie into a hydropower network to provide renewable power to the headquarters complex. More than 20 years in the making, this project – known as the intertie – will connect the park’s existing power system with the 800-kW Falls Creek Hydroelectric […]
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National Grid Renewables announces operations at Bingham and Temperance solar plants

2 days 6 hours ago
Two new Michigan solar projects are now operational and delivering up to 40 MW of carbon free power to the region. National Grid Renewables announced work was completed at Bingham Solar and Temperance Solar, both part of the company’s MiSolar Portfolio. National Grid Renewables owns both projects, which will generate under power purchase agreements with […]
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Consumers Energy announces new EV program

2 days 11 hours ago
Michigan-based Consumers Energy is accelerating the electric vehicle (EV) transformation with a new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free EVs. The utility’s PowerMIFleet program will focus on Michigan businesses, offering expertise and $3 million in rebates for charging locations throughout the state. “Michigan was the birthplace of the American auto industry. Now, we […]
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FPL reaches major solar installation milestone

2 days 13 hours ago
Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) achieved a major milestone by surpassing 40% completion of its “30-by-30” plan to install 30 million solar panels by 2030. To date, FPL has installed more than 12 million solar panels in Florida, putting the company well on its way to achieving its “30-by-30” plan. FPL says this is […]
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RWE’s 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Ohio now operational

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Last week, RWE Renewables said it has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, located in Hardin and Logan Counties in Ohio. The project uses 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first wind project in Ohio. “The ongoing transition to lower carbon technologies and a more diverse energy portfolio represents […]
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Enel Green Power pilots 3D printing to repair geothermal components

3 days 10 hours ago
Enel Green Power has published an article noting the use of 3D printing in their flagship Geyser project at Santa Barbara metallurgy labs in Cavriglia, Italy. The idea to use 3D printing to repair essential components was spawned at a roundtable discussion organized by the project Geyser team. A group of technicians and experts from […]
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Albania’s first floating solar plant starts commercial operations

3 days 14 hours ago
European renewable energy generator Statkraft, in collaboration with Norwegian supplier Ocean Sun, has started commercial operations at the first unit of its floating solar project in Albania. The project is placed at the Banja reservoir in Albania, where Statkraft is operating its 72-MW Banja hydropower plant. After the successful completion of the first floating solar […]
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Inequalities must be addressed to provide universal access to sustainable energy

4 days 10 hours ago
Tracking SDG7: The Energy Progress Report says that during the past decade, a greater share of the global population gained access to electricity than ever before, but the number of people without electricity in Sub-Saharan Africa increased. Unless efforts are scaled up significantly in countries with the largest deficits, the world will still fall short […]
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Drilling begun for Ethiopia Electric Power geothermal well

4 days 12 hours ago
Kenya Electricity Generating Company PLC (KenGen) has begun drilling the first geothermal well at the Aluto site for Ethiopia Electric Power (EEP) company. This sets into motion Phase II of the $70.4 million contract. KenGen’s managing director and chief executive officer, Rebecca Miano, through a statement, said the works began over the last weekend in […]
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Virginia advocates seek path forward for electric school buses despite lack of state funds

4 days 13 hours ago
by Elizabeth McGowan, Energy News Network An ambitious measure to convert Virginia’s fleet of 17,000 diesel-powered school buses to quieter and cleaner electric models over a decade was praised by health and environmental advocates when it passed the General Assembly at the end of February. But transitioning from yellow to green is expensive. And that […]
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Bechtel working with Drax to build biomass plants with carbon capture & storage

5 days 10 hours ago
Power plant engineering and construction giant Bechtel is partnering with a renewable energies company to explore the potential of bioenergy production sites combined with carbon capture and storage. The EPC firm announced its strategic agreement with Drax to create Bioenergy with Carbon Capture and Storage (BECCS) plants around the world. The focus for both companies working together […]
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AEP OnSite Partners signs LOI to develop solar field to power cryptocurrency mining

5 days 14 hours ago
Sangha Systems, developers of an 82-MW cryptocurrency mining facility at a former steel mill in Hennepin, Illinois announced that it has signed a letter of intent (LOI) with AEP OnSite Partners to develop a 2 – 5-MW behind-the-meter solar power array to begin to migrate its electricity consumption towards clean energy.  Sangha Systems, through its […]
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Ørsted announces commitment to recycling wind turbine blades

1 week 1 day ago
Ørsted has announced its new commitment to reuse, recycle or recover all the wind turbine blades in its global portfolio of onshore and offshore wind farms upon decommissioning. The commitment, made on the company’s Capital Markets Day, is part of Ørsted’s strategy to expand its sustainability position and work toward achieving a carbon-neutral footprint by […]
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Vermont clean energy jobs board aims to net more resumes from women

1 week 1 day ago
Advocates in Vermont hope a new clean energy jobs board and resume bank can help open doors and diversify a sometimes clubby, male-dominated sector. Renewable Energy Vermont’s clean energy resume bank, launched last month, lets employers post job listings and review resumes uploaded by job seekers. The goal is to help companies fill positions as they […]
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POWERGEN International announces 2022 event theme and partnerships to shape the future of energy

1 week 1 day ago
POWERGEN International, the world’s largest power generation event, is pleased to announce its 2022 theme of Destination 2050 as well as partnerships with the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), Electrical Generating Systems Association (EGSA), Epicenter, and Green Hydrogen Coalition (GHC) for its 2022 event taking place January 26-28 in Dallas, Texas. For the first time, POWERGEN International will be co-located with DISTRIBUTECH […]
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Eureden and Primeo Energie sign small hydro PPA in France

1 week 2 days ago
A hydroelectric power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed between Primeo Energie France, Eureden and aventron. Primeo Energie France is committed to supplying Eureden with electricity production from two small hydroelectric facilities operated by the aventron group through its French subsidiary Birseck Hydro, from 2023 to 2025. The plants are the 5.2-MW Oche power station […]
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Tri Global Energy selling 350 MW in Blackford wind & solar projects to Leeward

1 week 2 days ago
Dallas-based Leeward Renewable Energy is acquiring Indiana wind and solar projects from the original developer. Tri Global Energy is selling close to 2,000 MW of renewable generating capacity to Leeward. Both projects are based in Blackford County, Indiana, and were developed by Tri Global beginning in 2019. Blackford Wind will be capable of delivering up […]
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