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Iberdrola launches Agrovoltaics start-up challenge

11 hours 8 minutes ago
This week Iberdrola group said it seeking ideas and solutions that would enable the roll-out of solar PV collocated with agriculture, horticulture, livestock, fish-farming or beekeeping which improve the land use in a sustainable way. The Iberdrola’s Renewables team of specialists is seeking innovative solutions that allow primary sector activities and solar photovoltaic facilities to […]
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Argo Blockchain purchases two data centers powered by hydro in Quebec

1 day 6 hours ago
Argo Blockchain, a cryptocurrency mining company, has completed the acquisition of two data centers in Quebec, Canada, powered almost entirely from hydropower. The acquisition is part of the company’s strategy to increase control over the mining facilities in which its machines are hosted, with a view to providing the company with long-term stability, according to […]
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California clean fuel standard sparks renewable gas boom in Midwest

1 day 11 hours ago
Twenty years ago, Holsum Dairies installed the first anaerobic digester in Wisconsin. Part of a combined heat and power system, the digester mixed cow manure with heat and bacteria to produce biogas that fueled a generator. It was a novel experiment at the time. The digester, and another the dairy installed a few years later, […]
Frank Jossi

Xcel New Mexico’s community solar program ready for subscribers

2 days 11 hours ago
Xcel Energy’s New Mexico said that its customers can now choose electricity generated by the state’s most abundant resource – the sun. The utility’s Solar*Connect program has opened for enrollment, providing customers with the option to invest in solar energy by purchasing all or part of their monthly electricity needs from a newly constructed solar […]
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Tri-state G&T getting greener with PPA for 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm

2 days 12 hours ago
Commercial operations have commenced at EDP Renewables North America’s 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is the project’s sole offtaker, through a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDPR NA. The new wind farm is located 20 miles south of Seibert, Colo., within Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties, and is within […]
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800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to be first commercial-scale project in the US

3 days 4 hours ago
Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), today passed the final major step in the federal review process, which means it will likely become the first commercial scale offshore wind farm in the United States.   This final major federal approval from the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) will enable […]
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Fortum and Uniper team to manage operations of generating assets

3 days 12 hours ago
Fortum and Uniper have finalized the first planning phase in three strategic cooperation areas: Nordic hydropower and physical trading optimization, wind and solar development, and hydrogen. Under the proposed plans, Fortum would lead the operations of both companies’ Nordic hydro assets while Uniper would take the lead in the development of both companies’ wind and […]
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In Pictures: Building Canada’s largest remote solar + storage microgrid

4 days 6 hours ago
Fort Chipewyan is an isolated community in Canada that is not connected to the main power grid. The community, which used to rely on diesel for power generation, is now home to the country’s largest community solar and storage microgrid project. Before the microgrid, diesel fuel was the source for all electricity production but since delivery of […]
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Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings

4 days 9 hours ago
Allen Austin, ABB Catalyst President Keith Winn is one of the founding members of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It’s not surprising, then, that his company helps clients to meet the requirements of LEED and other green building standards. Catalyst focuses on energy efficiency services including auditing, modeling, and incentives and aims to become […]
Melissa London

EU approves €400 million aid scheme to develop renewables in Denmark

1 week ago
The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Danish aid scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources: onshore and offshore wind, wave power plants, hydroelectric power plants and solar PV. The measure will help Denmark reach its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute to the European objective […]
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Developer eyes economically distressed communities in rural Indiana for up to 1.6 GW of solar capacity

1 week ago
Hoosier Solar Holdings said last week that it is developing solar power facilities in economically distressed, rural communities across Indiana that have been designated as Qualified Opportunity Zones.  Several solar and battery storage projects that collectively have a potential capcity of more than 1,600 megawatts (1.6 GW) are currently in active development, said the company. Many […]
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IRENA members commit to advance the global hydropower fleet

1 week 1 day ago
Members of the International Renewable Energy Agency and private sector representatives are joining forces to modernize and refurbish the existing hydropower fleet around the globe. This is one of the results of the third meeting of the Collaborative Framework on Hydropower organized by IRENA, which aims to expand collaboration and action between the agency’s global […]
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US DOE announces $12 Million for enhanced geothermal technology improvement

1 week 1 day ago
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) last week announced up to $12 million for technologies that can make geothermal systems more efficient for clean, renewable energy production. The funding is designed to help scientists and engineers unlock the full potential of enhanced geothermal power to help tackle the climate crisis and achieve the Biden Administration’s […]
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