Tagged Generation

Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings

By Melissa London Allen Austin, ABB Catalyst President Keith Winn is one of the founding members of the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). It’s not surprising, then, that his company helps clients to meet the requirements of LEED and other green building standards. Catalyst focuses on energy efficiency services including auditing, modeling, and incentives and…

Porsche unveils all-electric Macan prototypes, but it makes a big mistake too

Porsche unveiled today camouflaged all-electric Macan prototypes hitting public roads for testing for the first time. However, the German automaker also announced that the new all-electric version will come with a new generation of the Macan with an internal combustion engine.Brought to you by: EV Driven Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric…

EDP Renewables completes 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm in Colorado

By WPED Staff Commercial operations has commenced at EDP Renewables North America’s (EDPR) 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. The new wind farm is located 20 miles south of Seibert, Colorado, within Kit Carson and Cheyenne counties, and is within the service territory of Tri-State member K.C. Electric Association. Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association is the…

Enel announces new wind projects, some with paired energy storage

By WPED Staff Enel Green Power North America has started construction on three new wind projects in the United States including the Ranchland wind + storage project, Alta Farms wind project and Rockhaven wind project. In addition, Enel will add a 57-MW battery storage system to the operational High Lonesome wind farm. “The American transition…

US state lawmakers should consider the benefits of community solar

By Renewable Energy World By Josh Lariscy, Blue Wave Solar The rapid expansion of community solar continues to be both the most exciting, and at times, most complex form of solar development happening today. The advent of community solar in states like Massachusetts is a critical component in the fight against climate change; however, the…

West Virginia legalizes solar power purchase agreements

By Kelsey Misbrener The West Virginia legislature has passed a bill to make it easier for West Virginians to benefit from solar energy. House Bill 3310 enables power purchase agreements (PPAs). PPAs are a widely available method to finance distributed energy generation projects such as rooftop solar panels. PPAs are now allowed in 29 states….

EU Green Deal could phase out European coal by 2030

By Joshua S Hill Potsdam Institute says new EU climate targets will result in elimination of coal generation from Europe, and a sharp decline in gas power. The post EU Green Deal could phase out European coal by 2030 appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

How to charge electric cars in Brazil?

By Rafael Herzberg How to charge electric cars in Brazil?One way is to schedule the charging of the batteries during off-peak hours.In this way, the same existing installed capacity for generation, transmission and distribution is used, avoiding its costly (capital expenditure) expansion.The country’s hourly consumption curve shows “high” values from mid-afternoon to mid-night and “low”…..

Duke Energy plans to triple renewable energy generation by 2030

By Kelsey Misbrener By the end of this decade, renewables will make up a large portion of Duke Energy’s generation mix as the utility looks to triple the amount of renewable energy it produces from company power plants and dramatically reduce carbon emissions. This information was spelled out today in Duke Energy’s 15th Sustainability Report,…

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