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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…

EU approves €400 million aid scheme to develop renewables in Denmark

By Renewable Energy World The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, a Danish aid scheme to support electricity production from renewable sources: onshore and offshore wind, wave power plants, hydroelectric power plants and solar PV. The measure will help Denmark reach its renewable energy targets without unduly distorting competition and will contribute…

EDF Renewables awarded development contract for 303 MW of New York solar

By Billy Ludt New York State Research Energy and Development Authority (NYSERDA) awarded EDF Renewables long-term contracts to develop 303 MW of clean energy for the state. The photovoltaic projects are part of the 2020 Reneewable Energy Standard Solicitation program. The projects are all expected to come online by the end of 2023, and are…

APS expands RFP to seek up to 150-MW of additional solar capacity

By Renewable Energy World Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) said yesterday that it will soon serve customers with even more solar power after expanding the all-source request for proposals (RFP) originally issued in December 2020. The original RFP sought approximately 600-800 megawatts (MW) of renewable resources and about 400-600 MW of capacity resources. These resources…

Bechtel to construct 140-MW Cutlass Solar project in Texas

By Billy Ludt Advanced Power has selected Bechtel, an engineering and construction firm, to complete the EPC services for the Cutlass Solar Project in Fort Bend, Texas. The solar PV project will add 140 MWdc to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas’ Houston Zone. “The Cutlass Solar Project represents the next chapter for our organization…

Barcelona installs Spain’s first solar energy pavement

By Stephen Burgen in Barcelona Photovoltaic ground installation part of move to increase capacity close to where it’s most needed, in citiesBarcelona city council has installed Spain’s first photovoltaic pavement as part of the city’s drive to become carbon neutral by 2050.The 50 sq metres of non-slip solar panels, installed in a small park in…

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