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U.S. Department of Energy announces Groundbreaking Hydro Prize winners

By Renewable Energy World The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Water Power Technologies Office (WPTO) has announced two winners of the Groundbreaking Hydro Prize, which challenged innovators to come up with new solutions to support hydropower project development by starting at square one — the foundation. The foundation of a hydropower system provides structural stability,…

Akuo acquires five small hydroelectric plants in Bulgaria

By Renewable Energy World Akuo, an independent renewable energy power producer and developer, announces that it has completed the acquisition of five small hydroelectric plants in Bulgaria with total installed capacity of 15.5 MW. Akuo purchased the plants, on the Iskar River near Svoghe, from PVB Power Bulgaria. These assets, whose names were not disclosed,…

Blue Ridge Energy is building an 11-MW solar array for members

By Renewable Energy World Blue Ridge Energy, a member-owned electric cooperative serving northwest North Carolina, said it picked Oriden LLC to develop an 11-MW solar project as part of its Brighter Future initiative. This project will provide a local generation source and allow Blue Ridge Energy to work towards its goals of achieving a 50…

Private infrastructure fund for clean hydrogen projects launched

By Renewable Energy World This week, Plug Power, Chart Industries, and Baker Hughes announced their intention to become cornerstone investors in the formation of the FiveT Hydrogen Fund, a new clean-hydrogen-only private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale. Plug Power intends to commit €160 million ($200 million), and Chart Industries…

Brookfield Renewable, Plug Power partner on hydropower-fueled hydrogen plant

By Renewable Energy World Plug Power Inc. and Brookfield Renewable Partners L.P. announced plans to build a green hydrogen production plant, which would use 100% renewable energy from Brookfield Renewable’s 252-MW Holtwood hydroelectric facility. Green hydrogen from this facility will support decarbonization of the transportation and logistics industries in the Northeast and the mid-Atlantic. The…

Vestas supplying turbines for three wind farms in Greece

By Renewable Energy World Iberdrola announced this week that it is moving forward with the development of three wind farms in Greece and that it has signed an agreement with Vestas to supply a total of 102-MW of wind turbine capacity for its Askio II, Askio III and Rokani wind farms. The Rokani project, in…

Carbon-neutral ‘biofuel’ from lakes

Lakes store huge amounts of methane. In a new study, environmental scientists offer suggestions for how it can be extracted and used as an energy source in the form of methanol. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renewable Energy News — ScienceDaily

260-MW Brazoria West solar project in Texas acquired by S&B USA

By Renewable Energy World S&B USA (previously Shikun and Binui America) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire 100% of Brazoria West Solar Project with 260 megawatts (MWdc) (200 MWac) of planned solar energy capacity from Savion, part of Macquarie’s Green Investment Group. Construction of the project, located in Brazoria County, 40 miles southwest of…

California commercial potato grower taps Concentric for a 5-MW microgrid

By Renewable Energy World Microgrid developer Concentric Power announced this week that it has broken ground on a 5-MW microgrid for Tasteful Selections, a vertically integrated farmer-owned, farmer-driven bite-size potato growing, packing and shipping operation. Combining 3.6 MW cogeneration firm power with 120-kW solar and 1.25-MW/625-kWh lithium-ion battery storage, the microgrid has approximately 5-MW total…

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