Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Report: Utilities Plan to Keep Coal Plants Running

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 25 Jan 2021 18:47:07 +0000

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A report from a major environmental group said that coal-fired power generation will continue to play a large role in U.S. electricity production for at least another 10 years. The Sierra Club report published Jan. 25, based on a review of integrated resource plans (IRPs) from the 50 U.S. utilities most invested in coal-fired and […]

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Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Credit to Author: Jamie MacDonald-Murray| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:43:59 +0000

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Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their emissions; both for the sake of the planet and in response to increasing pressure from customers to […]

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Solar Microgrids Offer Pathway to Decarbonize Mining

Credit to Author: Jamie MacDonald-Murray| Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2021 15:43:59 +0000

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Mining is an energy-intensive industry; digging, crushing, and processing minerals takes a lot of power, and mines often operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Like other industries, mining companies are seeking solutions to reduce their emissions; both for the sake of the planet and in response to increasing pressure from customers to […]

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Is a Microgrid Right for You?

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Thu, 21 Jan 2021 16:16:03 +0000

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A microgrid is a discrete energy system consisting of distributed energy resources, such as solar panels, wind turbines, backup generators, and battery storage systems, and loads capable of operating in parallel with, or independently from, the main power grid. A microgrid generally operates while connected to the grid, but importantly, it can break off and […]

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Total Grabs U.S. Solar and Storage, Joins Bid for Offshore Wind

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Thu, 14 Jan 2021 15:21:32 +0000

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French energy major Total has signed an agreement to develop 12 utility-scale solar and energy storage projects in the U.S., announcing the deal Jan. 14, the same day the company said it has joined with Spain’s Iberdrola in a bid for one of the world’s largest offshore wind projects. The moves continue Total’s diversification from […]

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Natural Gas Power Reliance Factors Heavily in Massachusetts Net-Zero Actions

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 07 Jan 2021 14:25:10 +0000

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Lawmakers in Massachusetts have passed a bill that eyes net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions statewide by 2050, setting interim GHG reduction targets to achieve reductions of least 85% below 1990 levels within the next 30 years. On Jan. 4, both chambers of legislature passed S.2995, “An Act Creating a Next-Generation Roadmap for Massachusetts Climate Policy,” […]

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A Look at the Year Ahead and How Microgrids Are Shaping the Power Industry

Credit to Author: POWER| Date: Tue, 05 Jan 2021 17:28:51 +0000

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2020 was a transformative year for the power sector, underlining both new challenges and potential opportunities. We not only saw how severe weather event threats, such as the wildfires and public safety power shutoffs in California, continued to illustrate the fragility of our existing centralized electric distribution system, but we simultaneously experienced the struggle of […]

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Renewable Energy Growth Continues

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:15:00 +0000

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Wind and solar power capacity and generation have been growing steadily for years, as efforts to halt climate change and a desire for clean energy have gained public support around the world. As renewable

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The More Things Change, the More They Stay the Same: Renewable Energy Growth Continues

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:15:00 +0000

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Wind and solar power capacity and generation have been growing steadily for years, as efforts to halt climate change and a desire for clean energy have gained public support around the world. As renewable

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