Biomass Energy

Fri, 20 May 2022 15:25:12 UTC

Forced labor in solar supply chains resurfaces as WRO enforcement looms

The Department of Commerce investigation into allegations of dumping by a handful of Chinese solar module manufacturers is not the only trade issue bedeviling the U.S. solar industry. U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CPB) action related to its June 2021 Withhold Release Order (WRO) likely will heat up in the coming weeks as enforcement action commences, aimed at allegations of […]… read more
Fri, 20 May 2022 14:30:00 UTC

Nextracker reshores manufacturing equipment from China to counter supply chain turmoil

The new production lines in Arizona and Texas bring Nextracker's domestic manufacturing capacity to 10 GW, insulating the company from some global supply chain constraints.… read more
Fri, 20 May 2022 13:52:55 UTC

Electrify America signs VPPA for solar energy project’s output

Electrify America said it signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with developer Terra-Gen to build a 75 MW solar photovoltaic renewable energy generation project in San Bernardino County, California. The two also signed an interim VPPA, effective in October, to support Terra-Gen’s existing Solar Energy Generating Systems (SEGS) IX solar thermal plant until the adjacent new solar photovoltaic […]… read more
Fri, 20 May 2022 11:00:00 UTC

MoU signed to develop Arun-4 hydro power project in Nepal

A memorandum of understanding to develop the 490 MW Arun-4 hydro power project in Nepal has been signed, according to a LinkedIn post by a senior manager with SJVN Limited. The MOU was signed in front of PM Narender Modi and PM of Nepal Sher Bahadur Deuba. The Arun-4 project will be developed as a joint venture by SJVN and […]… read more
Fri, 20 May 2022 10:30:00 UTC

Low-light solar PV cell manufacturer Ambient raises $31 million

The financing will be used to build a U.S.-based low-light solar cell production facility with an automated production line capable of producing millions of units per year.… read more
Fri, 20 May 2022 09:00:00 UTC

U.S. has potential for 1,400 GW distributed wind energy, NREL finds

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory analyzed the most promising locations in the U.S. for distributed wind projects.… read more
Thu, 19 May 2022 13:45:41 UTC

U.S. Army launches renewable energy projects at military bases

The U.S. Army will add energy storage to an existing solar PV system at Fort Detrick and install a new solar PV system at the Tooele Army Depot.… read more
Thu, 19 May 2022 13:39:16 UTC

Wind and solar to play a bigger role this summer, EIA says

Wind and solar are expected to play bigger roles in U.S. electricity generation this summer, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.… read more
Thu, 19 May 2022 12:35:43 UTC

DOE’s efficiency program saves partners $15 billion on energy

An energy efficiency and greenhouse gas reduction program from the U.S. Dept. of Energy has saved partner organizations more than $15 billion in energy costs, the agency announced. … read more
Wed, 18 May 2022 18:27:35 UTC

EU plan to ditch Russian energy relies heavily on renewables, efficiency

Energy savings and renewables form the cornerstones of the $315 billion package ut in place to help member countries overcome the slump triggered by the coronavirus pandemic.… read more
Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:49:36 UTC

Work starts on New York’s first offshore wind project

South Fork Wind Farm is a 132 MW project to be located 19 miles southeast of Block Island, Rhode Island. The project is approved to install 12 or fewer wind turbines and will use Siemens-Gamesa’s 11 MW turbines. Kiewit Offshore Services will design and build the project’s substation.… read more
Tue, 15 Feb 2022 13:45:54 UTC

Ethanol isn’t as green as you might think, researchers say

The carbon intensity of corn ethanol supported by the U.S.'s Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) is likely at least 24% higher than gasoline, according to a… read more
Tue, 15 Feb 2022 12:51:01 UTC

‘This is punitive’: Kansas Senate committee considers poison pill wind energy bills

Senators heard three hours of testimony from anti-wind sources and just one hour from proponents of renewable energy … read more
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 18:20:13 UTC

California PUC adopts plan to add 25.5GW of renewables by 2023

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approved plans to add around 25,500 MW of renewable energy resources and 15,000 MW of energy storage and demand response resources by 2032.  The decision also adopted a 35 million metric ton (MMT) electric sector greenhouse gas emission (GHG) planning target. That goal, also to be achieved by 2032, is tighter than an earlier 46 […]… read more
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 14:32:55 UTC

Duke Energy aims to double renewable energy capacity by 2030

The utility's five-year capital plan totals $63 billion, 80% of which will support investments in grid modernization and zero or lower-carbon emitting generation.… read more
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