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Hegins Township adopts curative amendment #PA

By National Wind Watch VALLEY VIEW – After hearing 45 minutes of comments from the public Monday, supervisors adopted a curative amendment to Hegins Township’s zoning ordinance specific to wind energy. Several citizens who oppose a wind energy project proposed by Clean Air Generation LLC spoke up about the need for the township supervisors to…

Sumitomo Buys Large Stake in Energy Storage Specialist Highview Power

By [email protected] Long-duration grid storage company Highview Power announced Tuesday it had raised a major equity investment to support its journey to market. Global industrial conglomerate Sumitomo Heavy Industries invested $46 million in Highview, becoming the largest minority shareholder in the company. The money will support Highview’s quest to commercialize large-scale energy storage plants, a…

Vineyard Wind and Greentown Labs launch initiative to protect marine mammals in offshore operations

By WPED Staff Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in North America, and Vineyard Wind, developer of the first utility-scale offshore wind energy generation facility in the Northeast United States, announced their partnership to run a Greentown Launch accelerator program focused on offshore wind innovations. The Greentown Labs and Vineyard Wind Launch program will identify…

New Gen looks to hydrogen to power the next generation

By Charley Rattan Hydrogen is gaining global attention at the moment, here Trinidad & Tobago “Minister of Public Utilities Robert Le Hunte points out that almost 38 per cent of our natural gas is used as a feedstock in the production of methanol and ammonia. Less natural gas used in making these chemicals would mean…

Plymouth board declares wind turbines a nuisance #MA

By National Wind Watch After years of running into roadblocks, residents who live near Future Generation Wind made some headway Wednesday night when the Plymouth Board of Health unanimously voted to declare the four turbines along Route 25 a nuisance. “We want to do justice to this and to all the parties involved,” board Chairwoman…

Energy Training in South Africa celebrates legacy of Nelson Mandela

By ENEL Foundation Contributor This February (10-14th), the University of Cape Town’s Graduate School of Business (UCT GSB) plays host to the third edition of Open Africa Power (OAP), a novel academic training partnership started by Enel Foundation to empower a new generation of leaders to drive Africa’s energy transition.Held in South Africa for the…

HOMER Grid software update includes proposal generation tool

By Kelsey Misbrener HOMER Energy by UL announced the update release to its HOMER Grid software in version 1.7. The new version of HOMER Grid 1.7 features a proposal generating tool that allows designers of hybrid distributed energy systems to produce presentation-ready reports that demonstrate how renewable energy improvements will help reduce the overall cost…

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