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Maine regulators allow wind, utility project to move forward

By Associated Press Editors PORTLAND, Mane (AP) — Maine utility regulators on Tuesday gave final approval to a wind power project that would provide enough electricity for at least 450,000 New England homes along with construction of a new transmission corridor in northern Maine to get the electricity to the regional power grid. The unanimous…

ChargePoint and Stem to pair EV charging with energy storage

By Renewable Energy World Electric vehicle charging network ChargePoint is teaming up with energy storage solutions provider Stem to pair EV charging with battery storage along highway corridors. The companies said they hope to lower operating costs, improve resiliency, and help achieve sustainability goals by leveraging EV charging and energy storage with AI-drive energy management…

Solar PPA prices keep rising, but wind gets some relief

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Prices for solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) continued their push higher to end 2022, a sign that an already tight North American offtake market was still hampered by supply chain constraints and trade disputes. At the same time, however, wind PPA prices fell in the fourth quarter for the first…

Leak: EU to tackle wind permitting in IRA response

The European Commission is expected to sign off on a communication tomorrow (1 February) that will set out the EU response to President Biden’s Inflation Reduction Act (IRA), which is channelling billions of dollars in subsidies and tax breaks to clean industry. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News & Analysis…

Amazon procured 8.3 GW of renewable energy in 2022

By Renewable Energy World Amazon continued its renewable energy buying spree in 2022, cementing the company yet again as the global leader in clean energy procurement. The company said its renewable energy portfolio grew by 8.3 GW in 2022 through 133 new projects in 11 countries. The portfolio now totals more than 20 GW— enough…

How solar surge saved Europe from the energy crisis

By Renewable Energy World While both wind and solar delivered Europe through the energy crunch by generating more than a fifth of EU electricity in 2022, it was solar power that made the biggest impact, setting electricity generation records and saving billions in imported gas costs. This was one of the key findings in the…

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