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NY Green Bank raises $314 million to meet demand for clean energy project financing

The transaction with Bank of America is the largest ever conducted by a green bank in the United States.

What’s in Congress’ infrastructure bill for renewable energy

Advocates called the bipartisan infrastructure bill a “down payment” on President Biden's climate and clean energy ambitions.

August sizzle: POWERGEN+, POWERGRID webcasts hot on decentralized energy, T&D

From T&D to on-site power and distributed energy, the webcasts take the temperature of the state of power transmission and generation at its most advanced stages.

NextEra wing selling $290M solar-storage project to AES Indiana

The Indiana subsidiary of AES Corp. will acquire and oversee building of a 250-MW solar and 180-MWh energy storage facility in that state.
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Utility giant NextEra adds 1.8 GW of renewables, storage to backlog

NextEra Energy added 1.8 gigawatts of renewables and storage to its backlog in the second quarter of 2021, the company reported last week.
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Biden administration advances offshore wind energy plans in California, North Carolina

The Biden administration – through the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) – is advancing the process to bring offshore wind energy development to California and North Carolina.
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20-MW, 80-MWh Santa Ana battery storage project operational in California

Calpine and GE Renewable Energy this month announced completion of a 80-MWh standalone battery storage system in southern California. The Santa Ana Storage Project, which uses GE’s Reservoir energy storage technology, entered into commercial operation....
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Renewables became second-most prevalent U.S. electricity source in 2020, per EIA

In 2020, renewables generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the U.S., according to the Energy Information Administration, coming in second to natural gas...
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Shell to become clean energy provider with acquisition of Inspire

Inspire, a company that purchases renewable energy credits (RECS) and retires them on behalf of its customers, announced it has signed an agreement to become a wholly owned subsidiary of Shell New Energies US...
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Zambia commissions first unit of 750-MW Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower station

On July 23, the government of Zambia celebrated commissioning of the first unit at the 750-MW Kafue Gorge Lower hydropower station. Dr. Edgar Chagwa Lungu, President of the Republic of Zambia, gave an address on...