Geothermal Energy

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
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 10:00:00 UTC

MISO surprises with FERC Order 2222 implementation date

MISO's long implementation date for Order 2222 is another reason FERC should schedule a technical conference sooner than later.… read more
Mon, 14 Feb 2022 10:00:00 UTC

FERC receives two proposals for same California pumped storage location

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission has received two applications for preliminary permits for a pumped storage project at Lake Elsinore in California.… read more
Thu, 10 Feb 2022 22:22:33 UTC

Renewable energy advocates are angry at planned ISO NE move on MOPR

ISO New England outlined the "transition" proposal that will be submitted to FERC in the coming weeks. If allowed proceed, the MOPR would remain in effect for next year's capacity auction.… read more
Thu, 10 Feb 2022 16:46:36 UTC

Wind project off North Carolina coast gets overwhelming support

Birders and organized labor dominated a recent public comment period, while beach towns were mostly mum. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will now consider the input ahead of an anticipated auction this spring.… read more
Thu, 10 Feb 2022 15:27:28 UTC

Auxin Solar alleges unfair trade practices from Chinese suppliers, asks Commerce to intervene

Auxin Solar named more than a dozen companies in its petition to Commerce Department officials.… read more
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