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‘Radical’ cuts threaten energy efficiency progress in New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission issued an order Friday that cut funding for utility energy budgets by nearly half in 2023 compared to 2020, and would mark a return to 2017 funding levels if enacted.

GE and UKEF to develop Turkey’s largest solar project

GE and UK’s export credit agency, UK Export Finance (UKEF), have agreed to finance Kalyon Enerji’s 1.35GW Karapinar solar project located in the Konya Karapinar province, Turkey.

Willie Phillips confirmed as new FERC Commissioner

Last evening, the United States Senate unanimously confirmed D.C. Public Service Commission Chairman Willie Phillips as a new member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC).

How 24/7 clean energy procurement impacts the grid

Procuring hour-by-hour clean energy within an energy buyer's grid can lead to a greater reduction of greenhouse gas emissions than 100% clean energy matching, while driving deployment of clean firm power generation and long-duration energy storage, according to a new study.

Des Moines, Iowa commits to 24/7 clean electricity

The Des Moines City Council unanimously passed a resolution for 100% clean electricity by 2035.
Flooded oil refinery in Southern Louisiana following Hurricane Ida. Photo Credit: US Coast Guard via Flickr 

Build Louisiana Back Resilient

Like Hurricane Katrina and numerous storms before it, Hurricane Ida demolished Louisiana’s outdated, fossil-fuel dependent energy system. It’s time for Louisiana leadership to prioritize resilient solutions over continued fossil-fuel investment.
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U.S. trade court reinstates bifacial solar exclusion under Section 201 tariffs

The U.S. Court of International Trade has reinstated an exclusion for bifacial solar modules from the Section 201 tariffs that was revoked by the Trump administration a year ago.
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Texas lands $1 billion investment in solar and battery projects

Two facilities with a combined capacity of 400 MW/800 MWh of battery storage and 600 MW of solar power generation will be built in Caldwell County beginning in Spring 2022
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EDP to accelerate green hydrogen deployment with a 1.5GW pledge

Portuguese electric utility company EDP has pledged to deploy 1.5GW of green hydrogen capacity by 2030 to help increase the use of the low-carbon energy resource for energy security and decarbonization.

Global energy storage market set to grow 20X by 2030; will hit 1 TWh

According to the latest outlook from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF), energy storage installations will reach a cumulative 358 gigawatts/1,028 gigawatt-hours by the end of 2030, more than twenty times larger than the 17 gigawatts/34 gigawatt-hours online at the end of 2020.