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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...

Move over, corn and soybeans: The next biofuel source could be giant sea kelp

Unlike today’s energy crops, such as corn and soybeans, growing kelp doesn’t require land, fresh water or fertilizer. And giant kelp can grow over a foot per day under ideal conditions.
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Akuo acquires five small hydroelectric plants in Bulgaria

Akuo announces that it has completed the acquisition of five small hydroelectric plants in Bulgaria with total installed capacity of 15.5 MW.

Holy Cross Energy and Colorado Mountain College to benefit from new solar + storage...

Ameresco will design, build, operate and maintain the facilities and sell the energy to Holy Cross Energy through a PPA.

Blue Ridge Energy is building an 11-MW solar array for members

Blue Ridge Energy, a member-owned electric cooperative serving northwest North Carolina, said it picked Oriden LLC to develop an 11-MW solar project as part of its Brighter Future initiative. This project will provide a...

Energy jobs are key to economic recovery from the pandemic

Energy workers are paid more, their jobs came back more quickly, and they have greater growth opportunities than almost any other sector, new report finds. Putting people to work in the energy industry will reap...

World adds record new renewable energy capacity in 2020

Despite COVID-19 pandemic, more than 260GW of renewable energy capacity added globally in 2020, beating previous record by almost 50%

Construction begins on 500-MW Aktina plant, the largest solar facility in the state of...

Project development team is made up of more than 30% women, an industry first. In southeastern Texas surrounded by farmland, Rosendin’s Renewable Energy Group (REG) has begun building the largest solar power project in the...