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Regulators join forces to remove barriers to clean energy transmission

Transmission is key if the US is serious about becoming a nation powered by more renewable energy; new taskforce will work to overcome obstacles and barriers to key infrastructure build-out. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
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New innovation lab launched to drive innovation in US renewable energy

The Blue Energy Studio will engage entrepreneurs, engineers, inventors, and corporate partners, beginning with Ørsted, to test and iterate innovative solutions to critical challenges across the renewable energy value chain.

Oil majors attracted by economic competitiveness of renewables

The expected decreased demand for fossil fuels, coupled with the falling costs associated with renewable energy projects, are driving major oil and gas companies – including bp, Total and Shell – to actively restructure...
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NHPC signs MOU for implementation of 130.1-MW Dagmara hydroelectric project

NHPC Limited and Bihar State Power Holding Company (BSHPC) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) for implementation of the 130.1-MW Dagmara hydroelectric project in the Supaul district, Bihar State, India. The MOU was signed...

EDP Renewables enters Chilean market with $38 million acquisition

EDP Renewables is expanding its presence within the Latin American and global clean energy market with two separate deals reached with Atacama Energy and Lader Energy in Chile. The two deals have a total consideration...

Maine continues expansion of EV fast-charging network

Efficiency Maine last week announced seven awards to place new high-speed electric vehicle (EV) chargers at strategic locations on Interstate 95 to serve communities in central and eastern Maine. With these additions, Maine’s universally accessible,...
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GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim agree to develop circular wind industry

GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore circular economy solutions using materials from decommissioned wind turbines. The companies are exploring new ways of recycling wind blades, as well...

DOE provides NYPA, EPRI $200,000 to research long-duration storage

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced this week that it will launch a project with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to explore the use of crushed rock thermal energy storage to provide...

10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (part 2 of 2)

by Alison Wiley The electric bus world is growing rapidly, with more purchase orders being placed for them weekly, massive federal funding for them being proposed, and Lion’s announcement of going public and building a huge e-bus manufacturing plant in Illinois...
Battery storage

ABB and SMC partner on 80-MW energy storage project in Philippines

SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. (SMC), a major supplier of power to the national grid in the Philippines, has partnered with ABB to install battery energy storage systems (BESS) as part of its BESS...