Daily Archives: January 19, 2022

Even with La Niña, 2021 ranks as one of hottest years on record

By Michael Mazengarb “Extraordinary:” Leading international weather body says 2021 still ranked among seven warmest years on record, despite cooling effects of consecutive La Niña events. The post Even with La Niña, 2021 ranks as one of hottest years on record appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

A second US offshore wind farm just got approved for construction

The US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today gave final permitting approval to South Fork – New York’s first offshore wind farm. It’s now the second US offshore wind project authorized by the US government to begin construction.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric…

Burns & McDonnell completes 60 MWh energy storage project in West Texas

By Kevin Clark Engineering consulting firm Burns & McDonnell completed construction of three 10 MW/20 MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage systems in West Texas. Last May, the company was selected by LG Energy Solution and Sustainable Environmental Renewable (SER) Capital Partners to provide engineer-procure-construct (EPC) services for the projects, which consist of LG Chem battery…

Mississippi expands net-metering program, adds $3,000 solar rebate

By Kelsey Misbrener On Jan. 18, the Mississippi Public Service Commission (PSC) released its updated Net Metering and Interconnection Rules. The new rules expand the net-metering program, improve total compensation rates for solar customers and prioritize solar adoption for low-to-moderate income (LMI) customers. The net-metering compensation remains set at 2.5 cents/kWh, but now allows an…

South Fork offshore wind project is cleared for construction

By Renewable Energy World South Fork Wind received approval of the project’s Construction and Operations Plan (COP) from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM). The COP approval outlines the 132 MW project’s turbine spacing, the requirements on the construction methodology for all work occurring in federal ocean waters, and…

Point-of-use battery storage company Viridi closes $95m funding round

By Renewable Energy World Battery energy storage company Viridi Parente said it raised $94.695 million in a Series C funding round. The latest funding round boosts Viridi’s value to $700 million, and supports the company’s aim to manufacture point-of-use lithium-ion battery technology at scale. The Series C round was led by existing investor B. Thomas…

Vanderbilt University invests in 35-MW solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Vanderbilt University, Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA), Nashville Electric Service (NES), Duck River Electric Membership Corporation (DREMC), and Silicon Ranch Corporation broke ground today on a new solar farm that is now under construction in Bedford County, Tennessee. The 35-MWAC Vanderbilt I Solar Farm is expected to begin producing power before the end…

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