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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...

Report: New solar is cheaper to build than to run existing coal plants in...

This week, BloombergNEF’s released estimates for its global benchmark that tracks the levelized cost of electricity, or LCOE, for utility-scale PV and onshore wind. The LCOE looks at the all-in cost to build, operate,...
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Albania launches first tender for wind power

Albania launched its first tender for utility-scale onshore wind power plants today. Projects with a capacity of 10 MW to 75 MW can apply. Several projects will be chosen, according to the European Bank for...

The United States consumed a record amount of renewable energy in 2020

Renewable energy was the only source of U.S. energy consumption that increased in 2020 from 2019; fossil fuel and nuclear consumption declined

RES and Cowessess First Nation plan 200-MW wind farm in Canada

RES (Renewable Energy Systems) and partner Cowessess First Nation are pleased to announce a tender award with SaskPower for a 200 MW-wind project located south of Kipling, in southeastern Saskatchewan, Canada.
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Regulators join forces to remove barriers to clean energy transmission

Transmission is key if the US is serious about becoming a nation powered by more renewable energy; new taskforce will work to overcome obstacles and barriers to key infrastructure build-out. The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...
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New innovation lab launched to drive innovation in US renewable energy

The Blue Energy Studio will engage entrepreneurs, engineers, inventors, and corporate partners, beginning with Ørsted, to test and iterate innovative solutions to critical challenges across the renewable energy value chain.

Oil majors attracted by economic competitiveness of renewables

The expected decreased demand for fossil fuels, coupled with the falling costs associated with renewable energy projects, are driving major oil and gas companies – including bp, Total and Shell – to actively restructure...

EDP Renewables enters Chilean market with $38 million acquisition

EDP Renewables is expanding its presence within the Latin American and global clean energy market with two separate deals reached with Atacama Energy and Lader Energy in Chile. The two deals have a total consideration...
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GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim agree to develop circular wind industry

GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore circular economy solutions using materials from decommissioned wind turbines. The companies are exploring new ways of recycling wind blades, as well...