This week, GE Renewable Energy said that it will supply and integrate of one of the largest grid-scale battery hybrid systems in the southern hemisphere at the Solar River Project in South Australia. The almost 300-MWh energy storage system, called the Reservoir, will be coupled with a 200-MW solar power plant. The South Australia Electricity...
20,000 miles travelled, three speeches given, 11,000 attendees mingled with, dozens of interesting industry people met and a small dash of jetlag. We’ve just come back from Asian Utility Week 2019 with our heads full of insights from the many people we spoke with. An Energy Sector at tipping Point As the Asian economy continues...
Will Wade and Jennifer A. Dlouhy, Bloomberg President Donald Trump’s trade barriers are driving up prices for U.S. solar power and holding back development, according to Kevin Smith, Lightsource BP’s chief executive officer for the Americas. The San Francisco-based solar developer is paying as much as 60% more for solar panels it’s using in the...
Ameren Missouri, a unit of Ameren Corp., filed plans with the Missouri Public Service Commission to build three solar + storage facilities across Missouri
Last week, Houston, TX Mayor Sylvester Turner announced that Sunnyside Energy, led by developer Dori Wolfe of Wolfe Energy LLC, has won a competition to be considered to repurpose a 240-acre former landfill in Sunnyside. Subject to meeting certain terms and conditions, the team will construct one of the largest urban solar farms in Texas., if not the largest.
Europeans can massively expand low-cost solar generation just by tapping the space over their heads.
Last week, the Hawaiian Electric Companies began Hawai‘i’s largest procurement effort for renewable energy resources to end the use of coal and reduce reliance on imported oil for power generation, moving the state closer to its goal of using 100 percent renewable energy by 2045.
Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy, announced that nine solar projects developed with SolAmerica Energy totaling 14.1 megawatts (MW) have begun commercial operations across central Georgia under Georgia Power’s Renewable Energy Development Initiative. These projects bring Duke Energy Renewables, operating through its REC Solar business unit, to 27.4 MW of solar projects in Georgia.
Virginia’s energy office is exploring whether to align the state with a billion-dollar New York clean energy financing program.
The round was led by Ecosystem Integrity Fund with participation from Equinor Energy Ventures and Evergy Ventures