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Ameresco to supply 537 MW/2 GWh battery storage to support California grid

Renewable energy asset developer Ameresco will supply Southern California Edison with three battery energy storage systems totaling 537 MW/2 GWh to provide resiliency to the grid.

El Paso Electric, Mitsubishi Power collaborating on decarbonization plans

Texas-based utility El Paso Electric has signed an agreement with Mitsubishi Power to develop renewable energy and storage projects that can contribute to the utility’s target of carbon neutrality by 2045.

Burundi’s first solar farm increases country’s generating capacity by 10%

The 7.5 megawatt solar farm increases Burundi’s generating capacity by 10%, representing the first substantial energy generation project in the country in more than 30 years.

Siemens Gamesa to join Dominion, Orsted in building offshore wind hub in Virginia

Siemens Gamesa will join Dominion Energy and Orsted in developing an offshore wind manufacturing hub at the Port of Virginia in Portsmouth, Virginia.

Demand-side emission reduction key to meeting decarbonization goals, report says

New study from Brattle Group and Oracle shows utility customer action can be twice as impactful as current clean energy supply policies in reducing greenhouse gas emissions

Renewable energy jobs grew to 12 million globally despite pandemic, supply chain challenges

The study found that solar PV employs a third of the renewable energy industry at 4 million workers, followed by bioenergy, hydropower, and wind.

PJM: Offshore wind and renewable targets could require $3.2 billion in grid upgrades

A new study by PJM estimates that up to $3.2 billion in grid upgrades could be needed to support offshore wind and states' renewable energy targets in the region by 2035.

Microgrids bring first-time electricity access to 80,000 people in West Africa

The Movamba project -- which will add 1.3 megawatts of renewable energy capacity -- aims to increase system capacity and improve resilience by connecting directly to hospitals and clinics in rural Sierra Leone.

Lightsource bp enters Polish renewables market with $582 million deal

Lightsource bp has reached an agreement with a local energy company to develop 757MWp of solar energy capacity in Poland.
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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.