Hydrogen

Last week, Entergy Corporation announced its commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050. The company also reaffirmed its commitments to grid reliability and affordability for customers. Key actions by Entergy include: Ongoing integration of renewable energy resources, storage and innovative applications of conventional generation. Also, continuing investment in existing zero-carbon nuclear power and modern,...
Hydrogen

Entergy Corp. will collaborate with Mitsubishi Power on bringing decarbonization projects to the utility’s businesses in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. A major part of the collaboration will be focused on hydrogen-fueled technologies. Hydrogen does not contain a carbon atom and can be produced via electrolysis fueled by renewable or carbon-free nuclear resources. “For two...
Solar

This week developer Recurrent Energy, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar, and utility Entergy Mississippi announced that the 100-MW Sunflower Solar Facility was unanimously approved by the Mississippi Public Service Commission. Recurrent will construct the project and Entergy will assume ownership of it once it is complete under a build-transfer agreement (BTA) worth approximately $138.4 million....
Event Coverage

New Orleans is the most European of U.S. cities, a low-lying port founded by the French, run by the Spanish for a time and long one of America’s most popular destinations for tourists. It’s the entry and exit point for ships on global commercial voyages to and from the U.S. It has great ties to...
Solar

There’s nothing like seeing it for yourself. Can we get a witness? In fact, you can witness it for yourself at POWERGEN International. POWERGEN, happening November 19-21 in New Orleans, will offer more than 80 sessions of indoor content at the Morial Convention Center. Sometimes, though, it’s nice to get outside and see power generation at...
Storage

Eos Energy Storage and energy equipment firm Holtec International are creating a joint venture to produce Eos’ next generation of large-scale zinc batteries. HI-POWER LLC will combine Eos’ automated battery manufacturing design and Holtec’s infrastructure experience to build a facility in Pittsburgh. The multi-GW manufacturing site will produce the new aqueous zinc batteries. “We are excited to...
Blogs

Four years have passed since ILSR’s initial report on utility-owned rooftop solar and this 2019 update shows small growth but some potentially large repercussions. This update rehashes the costs and benefits, updates the progress of the four initial programs, highlights a few new programs, and discusses the wider implications.