Tagged Construction

SolAmerica, Safari Energy complete 43-MW solar portfolio in Georgia

By Kelly Pickerel SolAmerica Energy and Safari Energy have successfully completed development, construction, and commissioning of 13 solar projects in Georgia totaling 43 MW of generation capacity. SolAmerica developed, engineered and constructed the projects, and Safari Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of PPL Corporation, will be their long-term owner and operator. Landowners, neighbors, and local…

Global coal generation capacity falls for first time ever in 2020

By Michael Mazengarb Global coal capacity has declined for the first time, with coal plant retirements outpacing new plant construction during the first half of 2020. The post Global coal generation capacity falls for first time ever in 2020 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Lordstown Motors ad shows electric trucks at work

By [email protected] (Stephen Edelstein) Lordstown Motors released the first ad for its Endurance electric pickup truck Thursday—even though first deliveries for the truck remain about a year away. The Endurance was designed primarily as a work vehicle aimed at fleet buyers, and the ad certainly shows that. Chock full of farmers and construction workers, the…

Canadian Energy Weekly Round-Up: July 27, 2020

By Energy in Depth Here are the top news stories covering Canada’s energy landscape: The Canadian Economic Recovery is Tied to the Trans Mountain Pipeline, BIV Reports In order to bring Canada’s economy back to pre-pandemic performance levels, one crucial project will determine just how quickly the economic turnaround will be. In December 2019, construction…

200-MW wind farm in Illinois now operational

By WPED Staff EDP Renewables’ 200-MW Harvest Ridge Wind Farm has finished construction and is now fully operational and producing clean electricity in Douglas County, Illinois. “I’ve worked on four of EDPR’s wind farms in Illinois and have seen the benefits we bring to the communities who host our projects,” said Mike Duffy, who recently…

Construction Of Ultium Cells LLC Battery Plant Progressing On Schedule

By Blagojce Krivevski Today marks the beginning of steel construction at the all-new Ultium Cells LLC battery cell manufacturing facility in Lordstown. Ultium Cells LLC is a joint venture that will mass-produce Ultium battery cells for electric vehicles and create more than 1,100 new jobs in Northeast Ohio. Since May 2020, ground has been broken…

California Nears Tipping Point on All-Electric Regulations for New Buildings

By [email protected] California is readying what could be the next game-changing update to its building-performance standards. Building-performance standards have been saving Californians energy and money for four decades. Occasionally, updates to the standards, which are reviewed every three years, yield a breakthrough. In 2019, the beneficiary was solar, with regulators approving a requirement for rooftop…

Nevada utility signs PPA on 200-MW solar + storage project

By Billy Ludt NV Energy signed a 22-year power purchase agreement on EDF Renewables North America‘s Chuckwalla Solar+Storage Project, a 200-MWac photovoltaic and 180-MW, four-hour under-construction system in Nevada. The project expects to come online by the end of 2023 and deliver enough clean electricity annually to power 45,000 average Nevada homes. The project is…

McKinstry to install four solar arrays in western Arkansas

By Kelly Pickerel National construction firm McKinstry will build four new solar systems for municipalities in western Arkansas. The solar arrays should generate more than 6 million kWh of energy each year, saving close to $350,000 in utility costs for Sebastian County, Miller County, and the City of Nashville, Arkansas. “McKinstry is committed to helping…

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