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Grid enhancing technologies find a place in FERC’s ANOPR on transmission planning

In the recently announced ANOPR on transmission planning, cost allocation, and generator interconnection reform process, FERC is seeking comments on whether it should require transmission providers to consider grid enhancing technologies in generator interconnection...

Solar and battery-powered mini-grids to bring electricity to 55,000 people in Nigeria for the...

PowerGen, a developer of on- and off-grid distributed energy said this week that it has secured long term project financing to connect 55,000 people to electricity in rural Nigeria

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...

An idea to clear out the SPP interconnection queue backlog to reduce renewable PPA...

Clearing the current queue backlog is the focus of the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) generator interconnection staff. However, they are missing a key long-term solution to address the root cause of backlog, identifying network...

54-MW Ventus wind project in El Salvador reaches commercial operation

El Salvador’s first wind farm, the 54-MW Ventus Wind Project, has been commissioned by Guatemalan power developer Tracia Network Corporation. Located in Metapán, the wind farm comprises 15 Vestas V136-3.6 turbines and was designed to...

Massive 50-GW wind, solar, hydrogen power plant with unique ownership model announced in Australia

An international consortium made up of InterContinental Energy, CWP Global and Mirning Green Energy Limited, announced today an integrated green fuels mega project in the South-East of Western Australia.

Repowering project underway at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind

Last week Mortenson said it has started work at Terra-Gen’s 60-MW Oasis Wind project located in Mojave, California. The work involves the repowering of a project first operational in 2004. Mortenson will replace sixty...

New Jersey moves forward with two offshore wind projects representing almost 3 GW of...

This week the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) announced it has selected Ocean Wind 2, an offshore wind energy project proposed by Ørsted, for a 20-year Offshore Renewable Energy Credit (OREC) award...
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IRS extends safe harbor provisions for renewable energy projects in the US

New rules give developers a longer window during which to complete projects in order to qualify for tax credits on projects. On Tuesday, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) issued guidance that extends safe...

Oracle, Amazon make major renewable energy-based announcements

Oracle is giving itself 4 years to be 100% powered by renewable energy while Amazon claims to be world’s largest buyer of renewable energy This week two large American companies made big claims about their...