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Brief: Construction begins on largest solar and storage system in the Caribbean

Energy storage company Leclanché, the government of St. Kitts and Nevis, and the state-owned St. Kitts Electric Company (SKELEC) announced that they broke ground yesterday on what they say will be the largest solar...

Terra-Gen, Mortenson commence EPC contract on massive solar-storage project

Mortenson will lead engineering, procurement and construction work on a combined 3 GW solar and storage project in California. Renewable energy developer Terra-Gen contracted Mortenson to begin work on the Edwards & Sanborn solar and...

PGE and NextEra advance innovative hybrid project that combines wind, solar and batteries

Portland General Electric (PGE) Company this week announced the start of commercial power generation at the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility in Eastern Oregon. Wheatridge is a joint project of PGE and a subsidiary of NextEra Energy...

Why Finnish battery manufacturers should set up shop in Minnesota

Renewable energy growth is increasing in the US. With US Presidential elections out of the way, an increased focus on climate change mitigation should lead to business opportunities for supply chain technologies such as...

Power from the Prairie aims to link West Coast sun with Midwest wind

A pair of energy consultants are promoting an HVDC interstate transmission-plus-storage project that could complete a link between California and Chicago.  The missing link between California solar power and Midwest wind energy may be a...
HVI Cancellation

HYDROVISION International postponed until July 27-29, 2021, in Spokane, Wash.

In light of the current state of civil commotion in Portland, Ore., U.S., and the ongoing pandemic, HYDROVISION International has been postponed to July 27-29, 2021, in Spokane, Wash. “We have been putting the safety...

Regenerative tourism destination to be powered with 100 percent renewable energy

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the ambitious regenerative tourism project in Saudi Arabia, has awarded a contract to a consortium led by ACWA Power to design, build, operate and transfer The...

Lockheed begins testing of long-duration flow battery solution

Lockheed Martin said on Monday that it is closer to powering clean energy after installing the first commercial product variant of GridStar Flow, its innovative long-duration energy storage technology. GridStar Flow Serial Number One (S/N01) was...

Green hydrogen, Holy Grail for long-term energy storage, getting supermajors’ attention

Using renewable electricity to convert water to hydrogen fuel is one answer for the energy storage needed for solar and wind power to reach their full potential. As prices and technology hurdles fall, supermajors...

Clean Power Alliance approves first solar + storage project in its territory

Retail energy provider, Clean Power Alliance (CPA) announced today that its board  approved a new solar plus storage project, CPA’s first renewable energy project to be installed within its service territory. The Estrella project will be built by sPower and add 56 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy capacity and 28 MW/112 MWh of battery storage in the Antelope Valley area of unincorporated Los Angeles County.    The project will generate enough electricity to serve 1.4% of...