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US, China commit to phase down climate-warming HFCs from refrigerators and air conditioners –...

The EPA finalized a rule to start eliminating a class of climate-warming chemicals that are widely used as coolants in refrigerators, air conditioners and heat pumps.

City mayors around the globe pledge to ramp up renewables transition

Eric Garcetti, Mayor of Los Angeles, USA, has launched the C40 Renewable Energy Declaration to help cities around the world accelerate the transition to clean energy resources in an equitable manner.
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Biden’s solar plan presents big opportunity for asset management firms

The Biden administration's solar goals require bigger and more efficient arrays, creating a massive opportunity for asset management firms.
US solar project pipeline

10 largest solar projects completed in the U.S. so far in 2021

The U.S. now has 53.7 GW of total solar capacity (including distributed generation). A pipeline of 17.4 GW of utility-scale capacity is under construction.

Enel Green Power taps ESS to deliver battery systems for solar+storage project in Spain

Oregon-based energy storage firm ESS Tech has been commissioned to deliver 17 of its long-duration Warehouse iron flow battery systems for a hybrid project in Spain.

Investigation into Texas freeze highlights natural gas failures, frequency of cold weather events

The joint report issued by FERC and NERC cited freezing and natural gas fuel supply issues as the two largest causes for the disaster.

GE selected to supply solar power stations for 1.3 GW of projects in Turkey

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Kaylon to deliver solar power stations for 1.3 GW of projects in Turkey, the company announced Thursday.
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U.S. hydropower generation to decline 14% in 2021 amid drought, EIA reports

In its latest Short-Term Energy Outlook (STEO), the U.S. Energy Information Administration forecasts that electricity generation from U.S. hydropower plants will be 14% lower in 2021 than it was in 2020. This is a result...

Ohio bill emphasizes jobs and justice on path to 100% clean energy by 2050

A bill for cutting carbon emissions calls for equity in job training and transition programs, an office of energy justice, increased oversight, and curbs on utility influence over regulators.

How Long Island could become a green hydrogen hub

New York-based National Grid US envisions a “hydrogen hub” in Long Island that it says will help the state and city meet net-zero carbon goals in the coming decades.