Home News Page 116

News

TVA gauging public appetite for Yum Yum

The TVA wants public help in deciding whether it’s no or no-go on harnessing the sun at Yum Yum. The Tennessee Valley Authority is seeking public input on an environmental assessment for the Yum Yum solar project....

175-MW solar facility to power Johns Hopkins, McCormick and TJX

Constellation this week announced that it has signed an agreement with three major commercial customers to power their operations with renewable energy. At 175 megawatts, this project is the largest of its kind for Constellation, an Exelon company. Major...

Virginia sets goal to produce 100 percent of electricity from carbon-free sources by 2050

Yesterday, Virginia Governor Ralph Northam signed Executive Order Forty-Three, which establishes ambitious statewide goals and targets for clean energy deployment and expands upon the Commonwealth’s commitments to reduce its environmental impact, mitigate the impacts of climate change, and...

Former Tesla exec bets big on Brazilian batteries

Laura Millan Lombrana, Bloomberg Marco Krapels left Tesla Inc. and started a battery company in a place that’s a hemisphere away from California’s rarefied clean-energy scene: Brazil. Krapels, Tesla’s former vice president for international expansion of...

OPG says 10-MW expansion of Ranney Falls to be complete by end of October

The 10-MW expansion of the Ranney Falls Generating Station, which will double the station’s capacity, should be complete by end of October, Canadian utility Ontario Power Generation says. OPG is replacing the station’s G3 unit – a...

Blade-signing event held for construction of 242-MW wind farm in Missouri

A celebration and blade-signing event took place this week for the 242-MW Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, a wind farm being built north of Maryville, Mo. Tenaska says this wind farm will contain 111 turbines, supplied by...

Operations achieved at 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant between Laos and Thailand

Kansai Electric Power Co. Inc. announces that the 290-MW Nam Ngiep 1 hydropower plant has begun commercial operations. The plant is operated by Nam Ngiep 1 Power Company, which received the Commercial Operation Date certificate from the Electricity Generating...
Holtec, Eos create battery manufacturing JV

Holtec, Eos create battery manufacturing JV

Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries. HI-POWER LLC will combine Eos’ automated battery manufacturing design and Holtec’s infrastructure experience to...
Used 24" diameter drill bits at the site of the geothermal project in the UK.. These weigh around 600kgs. Credit: GEL

UK closes in on first geothermal power after successful drilling outcome

By Jeremy Hodges The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of...

Fifth GE wind turbine collapse leaves worker injured

 A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a GE turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in the America’s to five...