Daily Archives: March 12, 2018

AGL: Still too much base-load in NSW after Liddell closure

By Giles Parkinson AGL says there will still be too much “base-load” in NSW, even after Liddell closure. What’s needed is flexible capacity, but storage won’t be better bet than gas turbines until more there is more wind and solar. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Entura develops pumped hydro atlas of Australia

By Hydro Tasmania Specialist power and water consulting firm Entura has been engaged by Hydro Tasmania to develop a practical atlas of pumped hydro energy storage opportunities to support development of dispatchable renewable energy generation. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Vineyard Wind to develop nation-leading offshore wind labor pool in Massachusetts

By Michelle Froese Earlier this month, Vineyard Wind announced that its $2 million “Wind Workforce” initiative will recruit, mentor, and train local, Massachusetts residents for high-skills careers in the offshore wind industry. The program, which will be undertaken in partnership with vocational schools, community colleges, and other local organizations, is part of Vineyard Wind’s proposal…

Integrating drones safely into UK skies

NATS, the UK’s leading air traffic services provider, and fast-growing UK-based drone traffic management solutions company Altitude Angel, have entered a strategic partnership that lays the foundation for a future whereby drones and manned aircraft could safely co-exist in the UK’s busy skies. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Fitch upgrades SCPPA’s wind project bonds to ‘AA’

By Michelle Froese Fitch Ratings has upgraded the rating to ‘AA’ from ‘AA-‘ on the following bonds issued by the Southern California Public Power Authority (SCPPA), CA: The three wind projects that provide renewable energy to LADWP are operating in Utah and Washington, and are essential to meeting California’s renewable portfolio standard. $125.5 million (Milford…

Campbell Soup World Headquarters adds 4.4-MW solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Campbell Soup Company, in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings (BNB), SunPower and ORIX USA announced that the 4.4-megawatt (MW) solar power project at the company’s World Headquarters is officially online. Construction began on the Camden-based project in May 2017. The project joins four existing renewable energy projects at Campbell facilities in…

Reports Of A Pause In The California Solar Market Are Greatly Exaggerated

By SolarWakeup By Frank Andorka, Senior Correspondent What Happened: Quartz Media’s Michael Coren read a Greentech Media report and pronounced that solar in California is overbuilt. At the same time, Coren contends there is plenty of solar in the pipeline. And the residential and commercial markets are still moving ahead. SolarWakeup’s View: What happens when…

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