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Mississippi green hydrogen hub would be one of world’s largest

A $3 billion green hydrogen storage hub planned for Mississippi would be 10 times larger than any other project of its kind in the U.S., and one of the largest in the world, according to the startup behind the project.

DoE aims to increase the lifespan of solar plants from 30 to 50 years

The US Dept. of Energy has announced funding for research and development of technologies that can help increase the lifespan of solar energy power plants.
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Distributed solar+storage should qualify for Minnesota utility energy efficiency programs

While retiring old units and replacing them with new and efficient units is rewarding both to the utility investors and the customers, it is coming at the expense of distributed solar.

How will the energy crunch impact the transition to renewables?

Record-high natural gas prices are fueling an energy crunch ahead of winter in the Northern Hemisphere, leading to power shortages in parts of the world.
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How a strong state-industry partnership can help the GCC move to green energy

The ongoing energy transition from fossil fuels to renewable energy requires that governments and the corporate sector collaborate in new ways.

Could energy efficiency and demand response solve Texas’ energy woes?

A new ACEEE report shows how better energy efficiency and demand response programs could give ERCOT 11 GW of flexible demand capacity.
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rPlus Hydro names Stantec to lead feasibility study for 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storage

Stantec has been selected by rPlus Hydro to conduct a detailed feasibility study for the 900-MW Seminoe Pumped Storage Project, located on Seminoe Reservoir about 30 miles outside Rawlins, Wyo. The proposed project will help...

Huawei secures contract for 1300MWh Saudi battery storage project

Technology company Huawei Digital Power has been awarded a contract to build what is claimed to be the world’s largest battery energy storage system in Saudi Arabia.

Going beyond the clean energy PPA to decarbonize the grid

There's an opportunity to go beyond the clean energy PPA, and more effectively decarbonize the grid through hourly load matching.

$2.75B Northvolt deal highlights record capital year for battery storage so far

Overall, nearly $14 billion was raised to fund or acquire startups in the battery storage, smart grid and energy efficiency sectors, according to Mercom.