American Clean Power and Energy Storage Associations Pursuing a Merger

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:08:43 +0000

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The American Clean Power Association (ACP)—a 2021-launched pan-renewables trade group—may be poised to merge with the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) starting on Jan. 1, 2022. The groups’ intent to pursue a merger, announced on July 22, still requires ESA’s member approval. If successful, it would combine the two trade association’s staff programs and members, […]

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American Clean Power and Energy Storage Associations Pursuing a Merger

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Jul 2021 16:08:43 +0000

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The American Clean Power Association (ACP)—a 2021-launched pan-renewables trade group—may be poised to merge with the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) starting on Jan. 1, 2022. The groups’ intent to pursue a merger, announced on July 22, still requires ESA’s member approval. If successful, it would combine the two trade association’s staff programs and members, […]

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German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 21 Jul 2021 16:08:25 +0000

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Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely mount into a “mid-double-digit million euro sum.” The flooding, which was caused by a cold, low-pressure area dubbed “Bernd,” crawled slowly across the continent over two […]

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Arizona Solar Project to Supply Microsoft Now Online

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 20 Jul 2021 15:12:38 +0000

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A solar energy project that will provide power for Microsoft has begun commercial operation in Arizona, with the project developer announcing term financing has been completed. Longroad Energy, a Boston-based renewable energy developer that also has offices in California and Maine, on July 20 said the 200-MW Sun Streams 2 array—one of four Maricopa County-based […]

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Reliability-Wary California Will Procure More Energy Resources to Get It Through Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:04:21 +0000

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Stricken by repeated extreme heat events, the prospect of a worsening drought, incremental resource delays, and the “unforeseen” loss of 300 MW in thermal resources, California has set out to secure additional energy resources to ensure reliability this summer. Responding to a June 29 letter from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California […]

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Reliability-Wary California Will Procure More Energy Resources to Get It Through Summer

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 16:04:21 +0000

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Stricken by repeated extreme heat events, the prospect of a worsening drought, incremental resource delays, and the “unforeseen” loss of 300 MW in thermal resources, California has set out to secure additional energy resources to ensure reliability this summer. Responding to a June 29 letter from the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) and the California […]

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Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Credit to Author: Contributed Content| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 14:06:36 +0000

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Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry and governments to take action or set definite goals. Many governments around the world now provide incentives to individuals, industries, and communities who are interested […]

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DOE Providing $27 Million for Wave Energy Research Projects

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 08 Jul 2021 00:22:00 +0000

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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide as much as $27 million in federal funding for research and development projects designed to advance the efficient conversion of wave-based energy into electricity, with a goal to make the technology commercially viable. The DOE on July 7 said the money supports the Biden […]

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AES Accelerates 1 GW of Coal Plant Retirements in Chile

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 22:02:40 +0000

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AES Corp. will retire four coal-fired power plants—a total 1,097 MW—in Chile “as soon as” January 2025 if supported by grid requirements under an agreement the Virginia-headquartered company signed with the Chilean government on July 6. The coal closures, which are outlined in what AES described as a “voluntary” retirement plan, represent the “single largest […]

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Shell Starts Up 10-MW REFHYNE Hydrogen Electrolyzer, Eyes Expansion to 100 MW

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2021 14:11:09 +0000

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Shell Energy has started up a 10-MW polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) electrolyzer facility—one of the largest of its kind in the world—to produce green hydrogen at its Energy and Chemicals Park Rheinland refinery in Wesseling, Germany, and it says plans are underway to expand the plant’s capacity to 100 MW.  The startup of the electrolyzer […]

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