Daily Archives: July 21, 2022

Good vibe? New data shows wind farm complaints tumbled in 2021

By Sophie Vorrath Community complaints about wind farms fell dramatically in 2021, including a “significant reduction” in concerns about low frequency noise or vibrations from operating turbines. The post Good vibe? New data shows wind farm complaints tumbled in 2021 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Hydrogen Hubs Can Help Scale the Green Hydrogen Market

By Jason Rowell As the pandemic, rising inflation and the Russian invasion of Ukraine converge to sow volatility into the global oil and gas market, the need for domestic clean energy solutions is more apparent than ever. Countries around the globe are reevaluating how they might develop their domestic renewable and clean energy resources to…

EVs Mid-Summer, 2022

By John Benson This has been a challenging but good year for road-going electric vehicles (EVs) so far as I start to write this paper. These EVs are definitely continuing to increase their volume and diversity. In this post I will describe the ramping of EV production and diversity and look to the future: what…

Georgia Public Service Commission approves 200 MW of new solar projects

By Kelsey Misbrener On June 21, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted to expand solar arrays throughout Georgia, increase solar battery storage and establish a DG Working Group to streamline projects. The commission approved 200 megawatts of new DG solar projects to be competitively bid through Georgia Power. The commission also approved a Distributed Generation…

Lightning to electricity

By Doug Houseman A recent pop-science outlet podcast suggested that the world could be powered purely by lightning, and each building could capture enough energy from lightning to provide all the power you need. Reality check – Yes, there is 1 million joules in a lightning bolt or about ¼ of a kilowatt-hour. Yes, there…

Asheville energizes four new solar arrays totaling 176 kW

By Kelly Pickerel Four new solar arrays were recently energized at Maple Crest at Lee Walker Heights, an affordable housing apartment property in downtown Asheville, North Carolina. Mountain Housing Opportunities (MHO) and the Housing Authority of the City of Asheville partnered with Pisgah Energy and Eagle Solar & Light to design, develop and install the…

500 MW solar project can begin construction on federal land, BLM says

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle A 500 MW solar project planned for federal land in California can begin construction, the Bureau of Land Management says. The Oberon Solar Project is being developed by Intersect Power on about 2,600 acres in Riverside County. It is the third project approved for full construction under the Desert Renewable…

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