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TVA Targets 2024 for BWRX300 SMR License Application

By Dan Yurman TVA Targets 2024 for BWRX300 SMR License Application Nuward / Tractebel To Work With EDF On Pilot SMR Brookfield Set to Sell Westinghouse UK Cavendish Nuclear and X-energy collaborate on HTGRs S. Korea to Re-start Construction of two 1400 MWe PWRs DOE/ARPA-E Seeks Proposals to Recycling Spent Fuel for Use in Advanced…

Arkansas regional bank powers locations with 4.8-MW solar array

By Billy Ludt Scenic Hill Solar managed the construction of a 4.8-MW solar project in Stuttgart, Arkansas, to account for electricity supply to Bank OZK’s regional locations. The single-axis solar array is made of 11,265 solar panels and will produce enough electricity to power the bank’s new corporate headquarters in Little Rock and up to…

Schneider Electric smart panel now available in California

By Kelsey Misbrener Schneider Electric announced its Square D Energy Center smart panel is now available for purchase in California, with nationwide availability expected in 2023. The Square D Energy Center is designed for installation in new residential construction projects. It enables the convergence, scalability and optimization of residential distributed energy resources, including utility power,…

Meta commissions 112-MW Michigan wind project

By WPED Staff Algonquin Power & Utilities‘ subsidiary Liberty is developing a 112-MW wind project in Michigan to support Facebook’s parent company, Meta, in reaching its renewable energy goals. The new Deerfield II wind project is expected to reach commercial operations in 2023. Deerfield II is located in Huron County, Michigan, adjacent to Liberty’s Deerfield…

Texas solar project pushes petroleum operator toward renewables

By Billy Ludt Kansas City, Missouri-based architectural firm Burns & McDonnell was hired as the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor for a new 164-MW solar energy project in Texas. The project, located in Hill County, is part of petroleum operator Buckeye Partners’ energy transition strategy, bringing additional solar generation capacity to the company’s portfolio….

Energy Vault begins construction of first gravity-based storage project

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Gravity-based energy storage developer Energy Vault has started construction on its first commercial-scale project. The 100 MWh energy storage system is being built near a wind farm in Rudong, Jiangsu Province outside of Shanghai, China. The project aims to support China’s goal of reaching a carbon peak in 2030 and…

The More Heat Pumps the Merrier

By Jay Stein The number of cities moving to ban natural gas heating in new buildings, and encourage builders to install heat pumps instead, keeps growing. Early leaders include New York and Seattle. In California alone, 54 jurisdictions adopted codes that either restrict natural gas usage or outright require heat pumps in new construction. Following…

New Jersey floating solar project aims to be nation’s largest

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle NJR Clean Energy Ventures’ 4.4 MW floating solar array located in Sayreville, New Jersey (Courtesy: NJR CEV) Construction is underway on an 8.9 MW floating bifacial solar array at a water treatment facility in New Jersey. NJR Clean Energy Ventures, a unit of New Jersey Resources, claims the project will…

98-MW Louisiana solar project will supply regional electric co-ops

By Billy Ludt The Louisiana Public Service Commission (LPSC) has approved a power purchase agreement for the 132 MWDC/98 MWAC Bayou Galion solar project developed by Recurrent Energy and located in Morehouse Parish in Northeast Louisiana. The Bayou Galion solar project is expected to start construction and begin operation in 2024. Once in operation, the…

Construction begins on largest floating solar project in the US

By Billy Ludt NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV) has started construction on an 8.9-MW floating solar installation in Millburn, New Jersey, that will be the largest floating array in the United States. Using a floating racking system, 16,510 solar panels will be installed on a reservoir located at the New Jersey American Water Canoe Brook…

SunCommon cuts ribbon on largest solar canopy in Vermont

By Kelsey Misbrener Lawson’s Finest Liquids announced that construction of the largest solar canopy in the state of Vermont is now complete at the company’s Brewery and Taproom in Waitsfield. Built by SunCommon, an iSun company, the structure features 495 REC 375-W solar modules seated above 40 covered parking spaces and 10 level-two electric vehicle…

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