Daily Archives: May 10, 2022

SA renewables surge bringing down energy prices, but consumers miss out

By Sophie Vorrath Wind and solar have delivered “substantially lower” wholesale electricity prices in South Australia, but it has yet to flow through to consumers. The post SA renewables surge bringing down energy prices, but consumers miss out appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

EVs, Late Spring, 2022

By John Benson I started collecting information for this post shortly after I completed my last post on this Subject in March. However the one thing that I didn’t have is a main theme. In mid-April I found one, or actually decided to continue with one that I started at the beginning of 2022. My…

Oil giant Shell partners with Penske for light-duty EV charging

Oil and gas giant Shell has partnered with Penske Truck Leasing to launch a new joint initiative to support light-duty electric vehicle charging at Penske locations. The companies announced the partnership yesterday at the Advanced Clean Transportation Act Expo.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles

HSGS-Ameresco to build 1.5-MW solar project for U.S. Army base in Utah

By Kelsey Misbrener HSGS-Ameresco, a joint venture certified as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business (SDVOSB) by the Small Business Administration and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), today announced that it has been awarded a $7.9 million contract to design and construct a 1.5-MW ground-mount solar system for the U.S. Army at its Tooele…

Minnesota fuel refinery will be powered by 45-MW solar project

By Billy Ludt DEPCOM Power was contracted to build a 45-MW solar installation for Flint Hills Resources to power the company’s Pine Bend Refinery in Rosemount, Minnesota. The refinery supplies Minnesota and the Upper Midwest with gasoline, diesel and jet fuel, heating fuels, asphalt, fertilizer and the chemical-building blocks used in thousands of everyday products….

California solar: Regulators restart work on NEM 3.0

By Renewable Energy World Follow @EngelsAngle The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has restarted its work on the controversial overhaul to the state’s solar energy-focused net energy metering policy. Work on the so-called “NEM 3.0” policy was paused indefinitely by the CPUC in February after receiving backlash from Gov. Gavin Newsom, renewable energy advocates, and…

UL releases new utility-scale energy storage design software

By Kelsey Misbrener UL announced the release of HOMER Front, a licensable web-based software platform for designing and optimizing complex utility-scale energy storage systems — whether standalone or in combination with solar or wind energy. By providing accurate, detailed results for different system configurations, UL’s HOMER Front allows developers and financiers to evaluate an energy…

10 findings on the growth of hybrid power plants

By Renewable Energy World Jo Seel & Will Gorman, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory One of the most important electric power system trends of the 2010s was the rapid deployment of windturbines and photovoltaic arrays, but early data suggests a twist for the 2020s may be the rapiddeployment of ‘hybrid’ generation resources. Subscribe today to the…

Suspend Skepticism

By Ed Reid Climate skeptics question assertions and projections which are not based on, or are in conflict with, observations and data. These are the common bases for skepticism regarding ‘adjusted” near-surface temperature measurements, “adjusted” sea surface temperature measurements, conflicting sea level rise measurements and multiple unverified and unvalidated climate models… Click headline for full…

$1B hydropower project’s fate rests with Maine supreme court

By Renewable Energy World PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A stalled $1 billion energy corridor aimed at bringing Canadian hydropower to the New England power grid could be given new life — or spiked for good — by the state’s high court. The Maine Supreme Judicial Court was set to hear arguments Tuesday on a pair…

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