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Data center using innovative technology to track renewable energy hour by hour

The innovative structure will source 100% renewable energy aimed at matching the hourly usage of all Iron Mountain facilities in Pennsylvania and New Jersey

33-MW of solar capacity installed across 10 projects in Portland, Oregon

Adapture Renewables will own and operate the portfolio and sell the generated electricity under a long-term power purchase agreement to Portland General Electric.

More electricity is generated in Georgia from biomass than in any state except California

Biomass may not be electricity fuel king in Georgia, but the state definitely is peachy keen on the resource.

ORPC, European partners to create new generation of marine energy turbines

ORPC Inc. and its subsidiary ORPC Ireland are partnering with a European consortium to create a new generation of marine renewable energy turbines that increase reliability and performance while reducing manufacturing costs. The ORPC team...

Statkraft to build first windfarms in Chile

Norwegian renewable generation company Statkraft is to build its first windfarms in Chile. The 102 MW Torsa project comprises three windfarms totaling 19 turbines supplied by German manufacturer Nordex.In total, the windfarms are expected to produce more...

Landmark solar-battery hybrid plant goes live at Africa gold mine

What is said to be the world’s largest off-grid solar-battery hybrid system for the mining industry has been commissioned at a gold mine in Mali, West Africa.

New report sheds light on residential solar adoption in terms of access and equity

Solar-adopter incomes presently skew high in all states, but, as with the national trends, that skew has diminished over time in most states. Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory released a report last week that highlights income,...

U.S. Department of Energy announces Groundbreaking Hydro Prize winners

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced two winners of the Groundbreaking Hydro Prize, which challenged innovators to come up with new solutions to support hydropower project development...
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Global wind industry to deploy 1 TW of new capacity through 2030

Research firm Wood Mackenzie says it anticipates the global wind power industry will install 1 TW of new capacity between 2021 and 2030. The world set a new record in wind installations in 2020 and...

Virgin Group company to restore damaged 6.4-MW solar facility on St. Thomas

BMR Energy, a Virgin Group company and developer, owner, and operator of clean energy projects in the Caribbean and Latin America, announced today that it is starting construction of the 6.4-megawatt (MWp) Donoe Solar...