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Natel Energy announces $20 million funding to further deploy Restoration Hydro Turbine

Natel Energy announced a $20 million funding round, led by Breakthrough Energy Ventures (BEV) and supported by Chevron Technology Ventures, to build momentum in deploying its flagship product, the Restoration Hydro Turbine (RHT). “As more...

California is planning floating wind farms offshore to boost its power supply – here’s...

Northern California has some of the strongest offshore winds in the U.S., with immense potential to produce clean energy. But it has a problem. Its continental shelf drops off quickly, making building traditional wind turbines directly on the seafloor costly if not impossible.

Sandia explores molten salt batteries for grid-scale energy storage

New molten sodium batteries operate at lower temperatures using low- cost materials Researchers at Sandia National Laboratories have designed a new class of molten sodium batteries for grid-scale energy storage. The new battery design was shared...

National Grid JV Emerald gains $150M credit for future solar, wind & energy storage...

A joint venture owned by utility giant National Grid has secured $150 million in new credit to help grow its renewable energy investment over the coming years. Emerald Energy Venture LLC secured its $150 million...

Condo owners’ appeal could be last legal hurdle for offshore wind in Great Lakes

A legal challenge by two lakeview condo dwellers seeking to block Lake Erie’s first offshore wind farm faces a high legal bar before the Ohio Supreme Court — with equally high stakes for clean...

Siemens and German utility to develop giant Li-Ion battery project

The need to ensure renewable energy resources can meet baseload power demand is intensifying the race for giant battery storage systems across Europe. Siemens Smart Infrastructure and German grid operator Zukunftsenergie Nordostbayern GmbH are the...

Enel Green Power grows US portfolio with 450MW solar+storage

Enel Green Power North America has acquired a 3.2GW solar portfolio, including 450MW solar-plus-storage projects, from Dakota Renewable Energy.

Solar homeowners in O’ahu can receive large cash incentives for a new battery if...

Hawaiian Electric will pay a cash incentive for customers on Oahu to add energy storage (a battery) to an existing or new rooftop solar system.

ScottishPower and Shell want to build large-scale floating windfarms in UK waters

The group submitted multiple proposals for new floating offshore windfarms as part of Crown Estate Scotland’s ScotWind Leasing.

NY transmission developer creates $270M fund for job training, education, community health and the...

The fund will serve both communities near generation facilitates and those located along the 175-mile 1,300 megawatt HVDC transmission link.