8 Rivers Unveils 560 MW of Allam Cycle Gas-Fired Projects for Colorado, Illinois

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 15 Apr 2021 17:49:45 +0000

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8 Rivers Capital, inventor of a novel supercritical carbon dioxide (CO2) cycle, plans to begin operating a 280-MW NET Power natural gas–fired plant within the Southern Ute Indian Reservation in southwest Colorado by 2025. The company on April 15 also said it will team with agricultural and processing firm Archer-Daniels-Midlands Co. (ADM) to locate a […]

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Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:24:00 +0000

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Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could help keep 2.2 GW of existing at-risk capacity online through 2025 while the state expands […]

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Vistra Backs Illinois Transition Measure to Keep At-Risk Coal Plants Online Through 2025

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Apr 2021 13:24:00 +0000

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Bleeding financially from underperforming and legally burdened coal generation in downstate Illinois and elsewhere, Vistra, the nation’s largest competitive generator, has renewed its call for passage of the Illinois Coal to Solar and Energy Storage Act, a bill that could help keep 2.2 GW of existing at-risk capacity online through 2025 while the state expands […]

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Illinois’s Community Solar Program

Credit to Author: John Farrell| Date: Mon, 05 Apr 2021 17:30:30 +0000

Originally published on ILSR.org In 2016, the Illinois Legislature passed the groundbreaking Future Energy Jobs Act (FEJA) with bipartisan support. The legislation includes strategies to make solar energy more accessible to low and moderate income communities through community solar projects, rooftop solar, and brownfield solar. Through the Illinois Shines program, the legislature created opportunities for citizens to […]

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2 Equitable Transportation Coalitions Issue Reports & Push For Progress

Credit to Author: Nexus Media| Date: Sat, 27 Mar 2021 03:28:05 +0000

The 37-member CHARGE coalition has called on the Biden administration to electrify public transit and expand EV charging infrastructure with a focus on communities historically underserved by transportation and overburdened by transportation-related pollution. Also, Thursday, the 21-group TEEM (Toward Equitable Electric Mobility) initiative released its review of California clean mobility equity programs with recommendations for improvement. […]

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Meijer & EVgo Team Up To Bring You More EV Fast Chargers

Credit to Author: Zachary Shahan| Date: Wed, 24 Mar 2021 01:27:48 +0000

Meijer, a major grocery store chain in the US Northeast that is based out of Grand Rapids, Michigan, is teaming up with EV fast charging giant EVgo to bring EV fast chargers to a parking lot near you (assuming you live in a Meijer region). EVgo is a true leader in the EV charging arena. […]

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Tesla Insurance Is Coming Soon To 3 New States — Texas, Illinois, & Washington

Credit to Author: Johnna Crider| Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2021 03:13:19 +0000

Tesla’s insurance plans could be available in three new states, Forbes has reported. Those states are Texas, Illinois, and Washington. The article noted that insurance regulators in Illinois and Texas have already approved the rates and policies for Tesla Insurance and that Washington has approved the initial forms. However, the coverage isn’t yet for sale […]

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California, Texas, & Florida Had Large Small-Scale Solar Capacity Increases In 2020

Credit to Author: U.S. Energy Information Administration| Date: Fri, 05 Mar 2021 02:32:35 +0000

As of December 2020, the states with the most small-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) capacity were California (10.6 gigawatts (GW)), New Jersey (1.9 GW), and Massachusetts (1.8 GW). Of the 4.5 GW of small-scale solar capacity added in the United States in 2020, California accounted for 31%, the largest share by far. Although Texas and Florida […]

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What’s Next for State Climate Action in the US? 7 Areas to Watch

Credit to Author: World Resources Institute| Date: Sat, 06 Feb 2021 22:43:10 +0000

Originally published on WRI’s Blog. By Devashree Saha, Tom Cyrs and Alex Rudee  The Biden administration has committed to a historically ambitious climate agenda. We can expect a profound shift in U.S. federal climate policy — from one of continued domestic rollbacks and international disengagement, to one of forward progress and cooperation. This is critical, as it is not possible […]

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New Year, New You … New Tesla!

Credit to Author: Sponsored Content| Date: Sat, 23 Jan 2021 15:22:09 +0000

The Illinois Solar Education Association (ISEA)* is holding its annual fundraising raffle for a Tesla Model X. The Model X is an all-electric SUV that you can recharge at your home or on the road — you’ll no longer be at the mercy of fluctuating gas prices, and you’ll reduce your carbon footprint at the same time!

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