Intuit & REI Champion Climate Action Through Clearloop With New White Pine Solar Farm

Credit to Author: Press Release| Date: Sun, 12 May 2024 15:04:20 +0000

2.8 MWDC solar project enables modernization of electric grid in rural East Tennessee, provides renewable energy for local schools, and supports educational opportunities for local students NASHVILLE, Tennessee — Clearloop, a Silicon Ranch company and leading provider of carbon solutions that accelerate decarbonization of the electric grid and expand renewable energy access … [continued]

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First Utility-Scale Solar Project Announced Under TVA Generation Flexibility Program

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Mon, 13 May 2024 20:42:26 +0000

An independent power producer and a major electric cooperative—both based in Tennessee—have announced an agreement to partner on a utility-scale solar power installation to serve customers in that region. Nashville-based […]

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US Counties Are Blocking Renewable Energy For Themselves, But Not For Thee

Credit to Author: Tina Casey| Date: Mon, 04 Mar 2024 22:36:44 +0000

A movement is afoot to block utility-scale renewable energy projects across the US, but new clean tech investments keep getting in the way.

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Fusion Energy Project Sited at Former TVA Coal-Fired Power Plant

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Sun, 25 Feb 2024 18:00:30 +0000

A major U.S. utility is part of a fusion energy project that would be located at the site of one of the company’s retired coal-fired power plants. Type One Energy […]

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New Method Monitors Grid Stability With Hydropower Project Signals

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Thu, 08 Feb 2024 01:20:16 +0000

Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tennessee, Knoxville, have developed an algorithm to predict electric grid … [continued]

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Energy Facts: Impact of the Investing in America Agenda on Tennessee

Credit to Author: US Department of Energy| Date: Tue, 05 Dec 2023 04:59:28 +0000

U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm visits Tennessee On Tuesday, December 5, 2023, U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer M. Granholm … [continued]

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NRC Completes Safety Review for Kairos Nuclear Test Reactor Within 18 Months

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2023 14:17:41 +0000

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has wrapped up a final safety evaluation for Kairos Power’s 35-MWth Hermes “non-power” demonstration reactor, which the firm has proposed to build at the East Tennessee […]

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TVA Will Build Gas-Fired Plant to Replace Coal-Fired Units

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Wed, 11 Jan 2023 00:10:04 +0000

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has approved retirement of the Cumberland coal-fired power plant, with officials on Jan. 10 saying the utility will replace one of the plant’s two units with a 1,450-MW natural gas-fired combined cycle facility at the site. The TVA has held public meetings over the past few years amid much discussion […]

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