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Enel Green Power pilots 3D printing to repair geothermal components

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...

Equinor installing private LTE for improved communications at offshore wind farms

Yesterday, Nokia announced it has collaborated with systems integrator, NetNordic, to enter into a frame agreement with Equinor, one of the world’s leading producers of oil, gas and wind power, to deliver a private 4G and...

How big utilities’ climate pledges fall short

Can a utility company be carbon neutral by 2050 if it builds a gas plant now? Maybe if it shuts off the gas plant well before its 40 years of useful life are complete, leaving electric customers to pay off millions in debt.

Illinois legislation could free towns from dirty power but not the payments

A controversial Illinois coal plant that has locked municipalities across the Midwest into financially crushing contracts could be forced to close within a decade under proposed state clean energy legislation.

Meet the UK’s female innovators who are disrupting business

Visionary British female entrepreneurs are receiving government backing to drive forward their novel innovations and business ideas. Announced today by Science Minister Amanda Solloway to mark International Women’s Day, 40 of the country’s top female...

Customers are driving the push towards renewables and digitalization

For us at ABB, it’s an exciting time. Our customers are pushing us to help them maximize their efficiencies and increase long-term sustainability with digital and cloud-connected technologies.

Commentary: I’ve had it up to here. Fire the climate leaders now!

The Texas governor is calling for the resignation of ERCOT leaders in the wake of the frigid temps and subsequent blackouts that ensued. Dangerous cold temps and no electricity are not a combination that...

Jay Egg wins award for proposing a renewable solution over a gas-fired project planned...

Renewable Energy World contributor is being awarded a Constellation Prize for Policy Impact in response to a new heating/cooling solution he proposed for the 50-year-old Plaza in Albany, NY. Just after the holidays I heard...

Wind developers are retrofitting newer projects with bigger, better blades

Xcel Energy recently received approval to repower a pair of wind farms originally built in 2015 to take advantage of improved technology and expiring tax credits. Utilities and developers are repowering wind turbines with bigger,...

Mortenson, GE Renewable Energy partner with Clearway to repower 160-MW Texas wind farm

Mortenson has completed construction on the expansion and repowering of an 11-year-old Texas wind farm. Clearway Energy Group announced completion of the repowering work at the 160-MW Langford wind farm in Christoval, Texas. Mortenson...