Renewable Energy World

Clean tech investment reaches par with fossil fuels, BNEF says (Fri, 27 Jan 2023)
Renewable energy remained the largest sector in investment terms and hit a new record of $495 billion committed in 2022.
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NW Council finds Pacific Northwest power supply not adequate for 2027 needs (Fri, 27 Jan 2023)
In its Pacific Northwest Power Supply Adequacy Assessment for 2027, the Northwest Power and Conservation Council found that power supply in the region in 2027 would not be adequate relying solely on existing resources.
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EPC’s solar apprenticeship program secures federal approval (Fri, 27 Jan 2023)
The program aims to help developers cash in on the full array of incentives in the Inflation Reduction Act. Provisions of the IRA offer bonus credits to projects that comply with the federal prevailing wage provisions of the Davis-Bacon Act in utilizing registered apprentices on project teams.
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Scotland’s renewable projects to speed the country out of crisis (Fri, 27 Jan 2023)
Scotland has always been on the front foot when compared to the other British nations in regard to their renewables policy. Therefore, despite their current exposure to the energy crisis, the country is in a strong position to accelerate out of it quickly.
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Solar + storage microgrid will keep JFK terminal running even during grid-wide outages (Thu, 26 Jan 2023)
With more than 13,000 solar panels and 7.6 MW of generating capacity, the rooftop PV system would become the largest on any airport terminal in the U.S. The microgrid also features 3.6 MW of fuel cells and 2 MW/4 MWh of battery energy storage.
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Xcel taps Form Energy for long-duration battery storage systems at two retiring coal plants (Thu, 26 Jan 2023)
Xcel will deploy a 10 MW / 1,000 MWh multi-day storage system at the Sherburne County Generating Station in Becker, Minnesota. Xcel Energy–Colorado will deploy a 10 MW / 1,000 MWh multi-day storage system at the Comanche Generating Station in Pueblo, Colorado.
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Researchers extract silicon from old solar panels to build better batteries (Thu, 26 Jan 2023)
Researchers have extracted silicon from old solar panels and converted it into a nano material used to build better batteries.
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Idaho’s largest solar project is now operating (Thu, 26 Jan 2023)
The Jackpot Solar project is Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions' first utility-scale project in Idaho. The plant will generate enough electricity annually to serve the energy needs of roughly 24,000 homes.
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With NEM 3.0 largely settled, California’s climate plan still offers a global model (Thu, 26 Jan 2023)
By Daniel Sperling, University of California, Davis California is embarking on an audacious new climate plan that aims to eliminate the state’s greenhouse gas footprint by 2045, and in the process, slash emissions far beyond its borders. The blueprint calls for massive transformations in industry, energy and transportation, as well as changes in institutions and human behaviors. These transformations won’t […]
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Qcells and Microsoft plan to develop 2.6 GW of solar capacity (Wed, 25 Jan 2023)
The two would develop solar projects as well as provide panels and EPC services to selected solar projects.
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