Utility Integration

Eskom CEO to answer tough questions on Day 1 of African Utility Week

During this year’s opening session of the Digital African Utility Week and POWERGEN Africa on 24 November, Eskom CEO André de Ruyter will open up about his time so far at South Africa’s state utility, his...

Google will power two southern US data centers with Tennessee sunshine

TVA, Origis Energy help Google get to 100% renewable energy for its data centers with 100-MW solar farm in Obion County. The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) said Monday that the new 100-megawatt solar facility in Obion County, Tennessee, will...

Iberdrola adds $2m solar project to combined cycle plant

Spanish multinational energy company Iberdrola is investing €2.3 million ($2.7 million) to install solar PV at its combined existing combined cycle gas plant in Castellon. The utility has finished installing 7,800 photovoltaic modules to add...
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Winners of AFSIA Solar Awards announced

The inaugural Africa Solar Industry Association (AFSIA) Solar Awards, organized in partnership with the Africa Energy Forum (aef), culminated in a grand show streamed online, during which the winners of 15 categories were unveiled...
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Burns & McDonnell begin construction on 50-MW solar farm in Indiana

Burns & McDonnell announced construction of a 50-MW solar array in Troy, Indiana, to service electric customers in CenterPoint Energy’s Indiana Electric territory. Combined with the utility’s current 4 MWs of solar power, the new solar farm,...
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Biggest utility in New Mexico moves forcefully toward solar

Four deals totaling almost 1GW will replace outdated coal plant by June 2022; PNM Plan deals another blow to proposed San Juan carbon-capture retrofit Public Service Company of New Mexico (PNM) will begin construction work...

Minnesota co-op recognized for commitment to renewable energy

Today, Clean Grid Alliance (CGA), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization based in St. Paul, Minn., whose mission is to advance renewable energy in the Midwest, presented a Leadership and Innovation Award by a Cooperative Electric Utility to Great River...
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PUC approves new Entergy Arkansas solar plan that could save C&I customers $60M

Entergy Arkansas estimates the 61 customers across the state subscribed to the company’s Solar Energy Purchase Option - Option B will save $60 million over the next 18.5 years by purchasing power generated at the Stuttgart Solar...
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EDF Renewables strengthens position in Irish market with new office and solar development pipeline

This week, EDF Renewables (EDFR) said it is continuing to invest in Ireland by acquiring Wexford SolarLimited which includes eight (8) solar projects with around 100 MW of capacity across the country. The company recently bought 50% of the...

California’s new DER interconnection rules include hosting capacity analysis results

Last week, the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) issued sweeping changes to Rule 21, the rules under which distributed energy resources, like solar power and energy storage, may interconnect to California’s electric grid. The changes, which were...