Clean Tech Leaders Honored at North America Smart Energy Week

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 19:40:11 +0000

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Winners of The Cleanie Awards—the only comprehensive awards program focused exclusively on the clean energy industry—were unveiled on Sept. 24 during North America Smart Energy Week in Salt Lake City, Utah. “The Cleanie Awards honors companies and individuals at the forefront of innovation for the clean technology and renewables industries,” said Elyssa Rae, program director for […]

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The POWER Interview: SEPA’s Julia Hamm Talks Solar Pathways

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 15:03:46 +0000

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The Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA) is meeting this week in Salt Lake City, Utah, joining with the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) to present North America Smart Energy Week, which this year includes both the long-running Solar Power International gathering along with Energy Storage International. A big theme this week is the integration of […]

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Energy Storage as a Service Part of Generation Evolution

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 24 Sep 2019 02:59:16 +0000

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Two companies who recently announced they are creating what they consider North America’s largest behind-the-meter (BTM) deployment of energy storage technology have said they plan to expand the service, providing a long-term solution for controlling costs and promoting energy sustainability for businesses. Executives of the two companies—Honeywell and NRStor C&I—told POWER in a Sept. 23 interview […]

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SEIA Unveils ‘Roadmap’ for Increased Solar Power Generation

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 18:11:46 +0000

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The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) on Sept. 23 released what it calls a roadmap for solar power, among the group’s first steps into a 10-year period that SEIA has dubbed the “Solar+ Decade.” SEIA on Monday in a news release said its initiative puts solar power on a path to provide at least 20% […]

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POWER Notebook: Wind Project Will Use Oyster Creek Nuclear Site; Other Solar, Wind Farms Announced

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 18 Sep 2019 15:08:44 +0000

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Ocean Wind Gets NJ BPU Backing for Oyster Creek Wind Project. Ocean Wind LLC this month received support from New Jersey’s Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to develop a wind project with both offshore and onshore components, with a connection to the grid at the site of the former Oyster Creek nuclear station. Ocean Wind, […]

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Community Solar Benefits Cooperatives and Customers

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Mon, 16 Sep 2019 19:24:02 +0000

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For some utilities, community solar is a way to offer consumers access to clean energy without requiring investment in rooftop solar. For others, it presents a means of strategically placing solar resources in the most beneficial locations. Meanwhile, many utilities view it as an opportunity to learn how best to integrate distributed energy resources (DERs). […]

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California’s Largest Battery Storage Installation to Be Installed in Mojave Desert

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 11 Sep 2019 09:09:53 +0000

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On May 16, 2019, the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) and Glendale Water and Power, through the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), received SCPPA’s approval on agreements with 8minute Solar Energy (8mSE) for the installation of a 300-MW/1,200-MWh battery energy storage system (BESS) located at 8mSE’s Eland Solar and Storage Center. […]

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Lightyear Hosts Public Q&A About Its Solar-Powered Electric Vehicle

Credit to Author: Kyle Field| Date: Tue, 10 Sep 2019 21:57:12 +0000

After an initial review of the first drivable prototype earlier this year, the team at Lightyear has taken to the internet to host a public Q&A about its solar powered Lightyear One electric vehicle. To amp up the energy of the event, Lightyear brought Fully Charged host Robert Llewelyn to host the event with Lightyear’s CEO Lex Hoefsloot

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How Net Generation Has Changed in States with Renewable Portfolio Standards

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Wed, 04 Sep 2019 12:48:26 +0000

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As of August 2019, 29 U.S. states and the District of Columbia had renewable portfolio standards (RPSs), and eight others had non-binding renewable portfolio goals. Three states also had clean energy standards, which set targets for low-carbon non-renewables, like nuclear, and two had clean energy goals. Our monthly infographic in September 2019 shows how shares for each […]

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