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  • GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim agree to develop circular wind industry June 14, 2021
    GE Renewable Energy and LafargeHolcim have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to explore circular economy solutions using materials from decommissioned wind turbines. The companies are exploring new ways of recycling wind blades, as well as how wind turbine blades can be turned into sustainable construction materials to build new wind farms. This research builds […]
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  • DOE provides NYPA, EPRI $200,000 to research long-duration storage June 14, 2021
    The New York Power Authority (NYPA) announced this week that it will launch a project with the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI) to explore the use of crushed rock thermal energy storage to provide reliable and effective energy storage in a market with significant renewable energy resources. The project will be led by EPRI and […]
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  • 10 things bus fleets need in order to electrify (part 2 of 2) June 14, 2021
    by Alison Wiley The electric bus world is growing rapidly, with more purchase orders being placed for them weekly, massive federal funding for them being proposed, and Lion’s announcement of going public and building a huge e-bus manufacturing plant in Illinois with capacity to produce 20,000 electric school buses per year. If you are working to keep up in this complex field, […]
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  • ABB and SMC partner on 80-MW energy storage project in Philippines June 11, 2021
    SMC Global Power Holdings Corp. (SMC), a major supplier of power to the national grid in the Philippines, has partnered with ABB to install battery energy storage systems (BESS) as part of its BESS Project. In countries such as the Philippines, several challenges negatively impact grid performance, such as the length of power lines required […]
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  • Charging forward with the EV revolution in the US June 11, 2021
    As individual states across the U.S. work towards increasingly ambitious net zero emissions targets, the logistics of how these targets can be achieved and where investment should be made is at the forefront of decision-makers' minds.
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  • Alaska’s Glacier Bay National Park to use hydropower for operations June 11, 2021
    Work is under way at Glacier Bay National Park and Preserve in Alaska to tie into a hydropower network to provide renewable power to the headquarters complex. More than 20 years in the making, this project – known as the intertie – will connect the park’s existing power system with the 800-kW Falls Creek Hydroelectric […]
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  • National Grid Renewables announces operations at Bingham and Temperance solar plants June 10, 2021
    Two new Michigan solar projects are now operational and delivering up to 40 MW of carbon free power to the region. National Grid Renewables announced work was completed at Bingham Solar and Temperance Solar, both part of the company’s MiSolar Portfolio. National Grid Renewables owns both projects, which will generate under power purchase agreements with […]
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  • Consumers Energy announces new EV program June 10, 2021
    Michigan-based Consumers Energy is accelerating the electric vehicle (EV) transformation with a new program to help businesses statewide transition to carbon-free EVs. The utility’s PowerMIFleet program will focus on Michigan businesses, offering expertise and $3 million in rebates for charging locations throughout the state. “Michigan was the birthplace of the American auto industry. Now, we […]
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  • FPL reaches major solar installation milestone June 10, 2021
    Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL) achieved a major milestone by surpassing 40% completion of its “30-by-30” plan to install 30 million solar panels by 2030. To date, FPL has installed more than 12 million solar panels in Florida, putting the company well on its way to achieving its “30-by-30” plan. FPL says this is […]
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  • RWE’s 250-MW Scioto Ridge Wind Farm in Ohio now operational June 10, 2021
    Last week, RWE Renewables said it has started commercial operation on its 250-MW onshore Scioto Ridge Wind Farm, located in Hardin and Logan Counties in Ohio. The project uses 75 Siemens Gamesa turbines and represents RWE’s first wind project in Ohio. “The ongoing transition to lower carbon technologies and a more diverse energy portfolio represents […]
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