Daily Archives: January 24, 2023

25-MW solar + storage project underway at California mixed-use community

By Billy Ludt The second phase of a 25-MW, multi-campus solar + storage project is underway at Bishop Ranch, a 600-acre mixed-use neighborhood in San Ramon, California. Sunset Development Company and DSD Renewables returned for the second phase of the project, which will add 35,000 solar panels across Bishop Ranch’s office buildings. Once completed in…

WindEurope urges lawmakers to allow turbines closer to homes

By National Wind Watch The lower house of the Polish parliament, the Sejm, this week will vote on a government proposal to water down a damaging ‘10H’ distance rule for onshore wind, which since it came into effect in 2016 has excluded most of the country’s territory from new projects. Industry lobby WindEurope has called…

AquaDuctus

By [Energy Central] Charley Rattan GASCADE and Fluxys have applied to the European Commission for ‘Project of Common Interest’ (PCI) status for the AquaDuctus project. GASCADE managing director Christoph von dem Bussche said the offshore pipeline, which will be more than 400 km long when completed, “will become a linchpin in Germany’s and Europe’s future…

Introducing: Energy Enablers

By [Energy Central] FORESIGHT Contributor From FORESIGHT Climate & Energy, Energy Enablers is a podcast in which we speak to those who are making a difference in the race to a decarbonised economy. Listen to the trailer for the Energy Enablers podcast, a series from FORESIGHT Climate & Energy, in which we will speak to…

Geothermal energy prize names semifinalists

By Renewable Energy World Ten teams are semifinalists in the American-Made Geothermal Geophone Prize. They each earn $75,000 in cash prizes and $75,000 in vouchers for technical help to advance technologies to further develop the renewable energy resource. Geophones are tools that are used to detect underground acoustic vibrations or to listen for seismic noise….

Midwest grid operator’s proposed changes would penalize solar

By Rao Konidena Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) is not offering a soft landing for solar on the transmission grid. MISO is going out of its way to penalize solar by reducing the capacity value to zero, insisting developers pay more for non-firm transmission access to go along with continued delays in processing interconnection studies….

Offshore Wind Innovation Hub is open and accepting applicants

By WPED Staff The Offshore Wind Innovation Hub (OWIH) is open for business and announced its first call for applications. Melissa Román Burch, NYCEDC; Doreen Harris, NYSERDA; Molly Morris, Equinor. Brian Young The Brooklyn, New York-based Hub was founded in mid-2022 to identify and help develop promising start-ups to drive new innovations in the offshore…

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