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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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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Eight International Power Sector Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:14:00 +0000

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Roiled over 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic, two much-watched international power market outlooks surveying short-term and long-term implications caution the road ahead will be ridden by complexity. The

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Eight International Power Sector Trends to Watch in 2021 and Beyond

Credit to Author: Sonal Patel| Date: Mon, 04 Jan 2021 05:14:00 +0000

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Roiled over 2020 by the COVID-19 pandemic, two much-watched international power market outlooks surveying short-term and long-term implications caution the road ahead will be ridden by complexity. The

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GE Will Supply Turbines for Vietnamese Wind Farm

Credit to Author: Darrell Proctor| Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 15:57:00 +0000

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Innovation in the design of onshore wind turbines continues, with GE Renewable Energy announcing Dec. 28 that it will supply eight of the company’s 3 MW-137 turbines as part of the Phuoc Minh Wind Farm in Vietnam. Monday’s announcement comes just days after Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) announced the largest deal ever for its […]

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Wind and Solar Tax Credits Extended

Credit to Author: Aaron Larson| Date: Wed, 23 Dec 2020 15:36:18 +0000

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Congress agreed on legislation that would extend the investment tax credit (ITC) for solar projects for two years and the production tax credit (PTC) for wind projects for one year. The full legislative package combines a $900 billion COVID-19 relief package and an omnibus spending bill for 2021 with tax extenders and energy policy changes. […]

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