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First Transmission Project Moves Forward Under Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Demonstrates Governor Cuomo’s Leadership to Accelerate Development of Transmission Systems Needed to Integrate Renewable Energy Sources into State’s Power System Transmission Project Benefits Northern New York’s Economy and Will Unlock Between 950 to…

American Hydro to modernise two units at Keokuk Hydroelectric plant in Iowa, USA

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

American Hydro, part of Wärtsilä Corporation, has been awarded a major contract to perform rehabilitation services and complete the upgrade and refurbishment…

City of Hillsboro Begins Generating Renewable Energy from an Underground Water Pipeline

October 19, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

With help from Portland General Electric and Energy Trust of Oregon, Hillsboro is pioneering a new technology for water utilities, the In-PRV from InPipe…

Renewables projects ramp up Down Under

October 18, 2020 - in Energy, Renewables

DP Energy and Spanish energy company Iberdrola are spending $500 million on a hybrid wind and solar plant at Port Augusta Renewable Energy Park in South Australia, while Singapore-based Nexif Energy has already begun the $170 million stage two expansion of…

WSP USA Designing Offshore Wind Turbine Foundations

October 6, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Vineyard Wind will generate 800 megawatts of electricity off the Massachusetts coast, capable of producing dependable energy for more than 400,000 homes.   BOSTON, October 5, 2020 — WSP USA, a leading engineering and professional services consultancy,…

Renewable Energy Jobs Continue Growth to 11.5 Million Worldwide

September 30, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

IRENA’s annual jobs review confirms long-term growth trend and calls for strong policy action to maximise employment benefits in response to COVID-19 Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates: Renewable energy continues to bring socioeconomic benefits by creating…

Neste: Sweden becomes a frontrunner in sustainable aviation

September 17, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Neste Corporation, 17 September 2020 at 10 a.m. (EET): Sweden has an ambitious target of being fossil-free by 2045. As a part of the initiative, the Swedish Government announced on 11 September 2020, to introduce a greenhouse gas reduction mandate for aviation…

Utility Solar Market Drives Q2 Growth as Pandemic Causes Drop in Rooftop Solar Installations

September 11, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

Note: The Q3 2020 U.S. Solar Market Insight covers installation volumes in Q2 2020 and forward-looking trends. The second quarter of 2020 was the first full quarter in which the U.S. solar industry was exposed to the risks associated with the coronavirus pandemic.…

Cities Investing the Most in Solar Energy

September 4, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

The U.S. solar industry has grown significantly in the last decade as solar power has become more affordable, efficient, and accessible. Since 2014, the cost of solar photovoltaic (PV) panels has dropped by almost 50 percent. The U.S. now has over 2 million…

Adani ranked as the largest solar power generation owner in the world

September 2, 2020 - in Energy, News, Renewables

DALLAS, Texas  - The latest ranking of global solar companies by Mercom Capital ranks the Adani Group as the #1 global solar power generation asset owner in terms of operating and off-taker contracted solar projects. Adani’s renewable energy portfolio…