Tagged Wind

Commerce ruling will impact solar industry for years to come, SEIA warns

By David Wagman The Commerce Department just handed the U.S. solar industry a lump of coal as a holiday gift. In a preliminary finding issued December 1, the Enforcement and Compliance arm of the International Trade Administration found that imports of certain crystalline silicon photovoltaic cells, whether or not assembled into modules (solar cells and…

Eni to buy wind and solar developer PLT

Italian oil and gas group Eni’s retail power and renewable energy unit Plenitude has signed a deal to acquire Italian wind energy developer and operator PLT, in a transaction that will boost its Italian onshore wind capacity and give it a foothold in Spain. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News…

Solar PV and energy storage prices ‘soared’, NREL market report says

By Renewable Energy World The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) released its annual cost breakdown of installed solar photovoltaic (PV) and battery storage systems. U.S. Solar Photovoltaic System and Energy Storage Cost Benchmarks, With Minimum Sustainable Price Analysis: Q1 2022 details installed costs for PV and storage systems as of the first quarter (Q1) of…

Leeward Renewable places 100 MW solar + storage project in service

By Renewable Energy World Leeward Renewable Energy said it completed construction and started operations of its 100 MW Rabbitbrush Solar Facility in Kern County, California. The project includes a 20 MW, 50 MWh battery energy storage system. Energy generated by the project will serve two not-for-profit, community-owned electricity providers, Central Coast Community Energy and Silicon…

Buzz around zinc ion batteries may be overstated, researchers say

By Renewable Energy World A recent study by Canadian and U.S.-based researchers suggests that zinc-ion battery chemistry for grid-scale energy storage may face more challenges than is widely believed. Aqueous zinc ion battery (AZIB) chemistry has been identified as a promising technology for grid storage based on its use of zinc, a key sustainable metal,…

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