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Gold Coast powers up with EV charging network

January 20, 2021 - in Energy, News

RTM75 fast-charging stations by Brisbane technology company Tritium.(Image)   The Gold Coast will install fast electric vehicle chargers to anchor Queensland's electric superhighway. The city is powering up electric vehicles and its growing green credentials…

Waga Energy and Ferrovial Servicios to deliver massive landfill gas-to-biomethane project in Spain

January 20, 2021 - in Energy, News

The Can Mata project is the first landfill gas injection project in Europe to be financed by a long-term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA)   The Ferrovial…

Global companies set to supply South Australia’s next ‘Big Battery’

January 15, 2021 - in Energy, News

Electricity generator and retailer AGL has short listed two major global energy storage companies to supply a huge battery system at a South Australian…

Nationwide Survey Finds Utilities Lack the Analytics Needed to Improve Grid Resiliency In a Time of Extreme Weather

January 15, 2021 - in Electric Grid, Energy, News

Out of 100 utilities surveyed in an NV5 Geospatial study, only one-third are using locational data and 3D modeling to assist with evaluating asset health, preventing outages and managing vegetation   HOLLYWOOD, Fla. – NV5 Geospatial, powered by…

Alliant Energy to Acquire 100 MW Springfield Solar Development in Wisconsin

January 13, 2021 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Announcement extends Alliant Energy’s commitment to advancing a clean energy future and Wisconsin communities   Minneapolis, MN  – National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy,…

Total Corporate Funding in Solar Sector Increased 24% with $14.5 Billion in 2020, Reports Mercom Capital Group

January 11, 2021 - in Energy, News, Renewables

39.5 GW of large-scale solar projects were acquired in 2020  Mercom Capital Group, llc, a global clean energy communications and consulting firm, released its annual report on funding and merger and acquisition (M&A) activity for the solar sector…

Renewable Energy Technologies Won’t Achieve Their Full Decarbonization Potential Without Concerted Federal Investments, New ITIF Report Shows

December 22, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

WASHINGTON—Innovation in renewable energy technologies, tapping solar, wind, geothermal, and water resources, could unlock massive additional decarbonization opportunities, but not without increased, sustained, and well-targeted federal investments, according…

Wärtsilä gas conversion will add capacity to a Brazilian power plant owned by GERA Amazonas

December 21, 2020 - in Energy, News

The technology group Wärtsilä has been awarded the contract to convert the UTE Ponta Negra power plant, located in the Brazilian city of Manaus, to operate on natural gas instead of diesel fuel. The conversion will upgrade the plant’s performance, reduce…

North American Cities Should Pay Attention to UK Approaches to Climate Action

December 18, 2020 - in Energy, News

LONDON and NEW YORK, NY, December 17, 2020 -- Five years into the Paris Agreement—and in the lead-up to the 2021 UN climate negotiations in Glasgow—UK cities are taking bold climate action. Cities worldwide have much to learn from their UK peers' successes…

Scorecard: States Adopt New Energy-Saving Rules but COVID-19 Slows Overall Progress

December 17, 2020 - in Energy, News

CA ranks #1 in U.S.: MA, MN, CO, and VA are regional winners; NV is most improved   Washington, DC—More U.S. states have adopted or advanced new energy-saving targets and vehicle and appliance rules, but COVID-19 slowed other efficiency efforts, according…