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Can the feds jump start 24/7 carbon-free electricity adoption?

September 14, 2021 – Joe Biden, President of the United States, speaks during a visit the Flatirons Campus of the National Renewable Energy Laboratory in Arvada, Colorado. The President received insight into NREL’s long-term research mission, vision, and critical objectives which directly align with his decarbonization goals and national energy priorities.(Photo by Werner Slocum /…
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The case for equitable energy storage in Pennsylvania

Tesla Powerwall home battery storage (Courtesy: Tesla)Contributed by Odette Mucha, Vote Solar and Liz Robinson, Philadelphia Solar Energy Association As we know, solar power provides a wide range of benefits to Pennsylvanians. It creates local jobs, with PA currently home to over 400 solar companies with over 4,300 solar workers. Solar power brings tax revenue to our communities, and the solar…
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Solar panel canal project advances in California

Conceptual rendering of spanning the 110 foot-wide TID Main Canal (Courtesy: TID)Follow @EngelsAngle A canopy of solar panels over an irrigation canal, working to generate clean energy and conserve water supply, is a conceptual idea that typically only exists in the…
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Renewables made up nearly all of Texas’ new generating capacity in 2021. Can they keep up the momentum?

The 492-MW Maverick Creek Wind Project in Concho, Texas (Courtesy: NextEra)Follow @EngelsAngle Texas’ love affair with renewable energy is undeniable. But even after another banner year for clean energy in the state, a market redesign, fueled by political rhetoric from state leaders, could thwart future deployment, experts say. Wind and solar accounted for nearly all new generating…
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ILI Group to develop 1.5 GW pumped storage in Scotland

Scotland to be site of potential third pumped storage project developed by ILI GroupILI Group said it started the initial planning phase for the 1.5 GW Balliemeanoch pumped storage hydro (PSH) project at Loch Awe, Dalmally in Argyll and Bute, Scotland. The project would…
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HydrogenPro to supply Mitsubishi Power with electrolyzer systems

(Source: HydrogenPro).Mitsubishi Power inked an agreement with HydrogenPro for the delivery of 40 electrolyzers to produce green hydrogen for power generation, transportation and industrial uses. HydrogenPro’s electrolyzers will use wind and solar energy to produce green hydrogen by splitting water into hydrogen and oxygen. The initial value of the contract exceeds $50 million, making it one…
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