Maryland Gov. Gina Raimondo yesterday directed Maryland’s utilities to issue a procurement for up to 400 MW of clean energy, including offshore and onshore wind, solar and hydro resources.
Macquarie’s new program will help develop so-called infratech companies. Eligible projects include those focused on energy storage and electric-vehicle charging networks. Applications will be accepted throughout the year starting this we…
For corporate power purchase agreements and other hedging alternatives to securing predictable cash flows for wind farms, what are the derivative accounting and Dodd-Frank reporting requirements?
A small Massachusetts town already well-known for its solar-plus-storage microgrid, now will get a boost from the installation of a community solar-plus-storage project.
U.S. private equity and hedge funds are backing an effort by Ethiopia to turn itself into an exporter of electricity to the region, channeling at least $4 billion into geothermal projects across the nation.
South Australia plans to roll out solar panels and Tesla Inc. batteries to at least 50,000 homes to form what its government says will be the world’s largest virtual power plant.
In this minicast, countries talk Paris Agreement compliance as a cornerstone for trade agreements, and coal’s downtrend makes a visible symbol for addressing climate change.
Power generated by wind, solar and biomass in the European Union overtook coal for the first time in 2017, a report by Germany’s climate lobbyist Agora Energiewende and U.K. think tank Sandbag showed.
Tesla Inc. is planning a major expansion of its solar division at Home Depot Inc., embarking on a critical test of the mainstream appeal of its renewable energy products.
Rajit Gadh of the Smart Grid Energy Research Center breaks down the sectors involved in vehicle-to-grid technology, identifying the path to widespread adoption for V2G and the resulting benefits to the power grid.
In the face of what it calls “challenging industry dynamics and other risks that could otherwise hinder its commercial performance,” the Bonneville Power Administration has released the BPA 2018-2023 Strategic Plan to help it adjust to the changing hyd…
Ali Mani, assistant professor of mechanical engineering at Stanford, is doing computer simulations to test what could be a more efficient way to use concentrated sunlight as a heat source.
The Trump administration is poised to ask Congress for deep budget cuts in the Energy Department’s renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, slashing them by 72 percent overall in fiscal 2019, according to draft budget documents obtained by The …
New Jersey finally has the impetus it needs to move forward on a plan to develop offshore wind that was placed into law eight years ago.
Enel SpA, Europe’s largest utility, is in talks to sell power from wind, solar and other renewable energy plants to the Swiss cryptocurrency company Envion AG, according to people with direct knowledge of the matter.
Vigor, based in the state of Oregon on the U.S. northwest coast, will construct the Ocean Energy OE Buoy hydrokinectic wave energy convertor for deployment in 2018 at the U.S. Navy Wave Energy Test Site (WETS).
When I started at Renewable Energy World in the fall of 2007 as a part-time news editor, the year 2020 seemed eons away. At that time, it was easy to write about how much of a particular region’s electricity would be supplied by renewable energy by 202…
The tools that utilities are using to try to understand the value of distributed energy resources (DERs) such as batteries and solar PV along their grids was a hot topic in all five sessions in the Energy Storage Track at DistrbuTECH 2018.
Younicos signed an agreement with TerraForm Power to install and commission a 10 MW battery-based energy storage system upgrade at the site of the Kaheawa wind farm on the island of Maui, Hawaii.
The question of fast-tracking energy storage was discussed during DistribuTECH 2018 in San Antonio Texas last week in a session called “Fast Tracking Energy Storage: A Look at the Projects that Fulfilled the Aliso Canyon RFP.”