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Enel’s portfolio of renewable projects under construction tops 2 GW

By Renewable Energy World Today, global energy company Enel said that its US renewable subsidiary Enel Green Power North America, has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the US with a total combined capacity of 1.5 GW. The projects are: Roseland solar + storage,Blue Jay solar + storage,Ranchland wind + storage,Alta Farms…

New tool empowers utilities to reduce emissions in investment planning

By Renewable Energy World By Erin Murphy and Christie Hicks, EDF As the United States moves toward decarbonization, cities and states must use all means available to reduce climate pollution, and natural gas utilities should be at the forefront of this rapid energy transition. Gas utilities are the subject of increasing scrutiny because plans to…

AES pooling clean energy resources to power Google data centers

By Renewable Energy World Virginia-based AES Corp. will supply nearly carbon-free electricity to power Google’s data centers in the state. The power generator announced it will become sole supplier of the tech giant’s data-center needs for clean energy. Under the agreement AES will start supply later this year. See our interview with AES Chief Operating…

We need more grid engineers to implement Biden’s plan (Part 2 of 2)

By Rao Konidena Hiring engineers via the H1B immigration process would make implementing Biden’s infrastructure plan more efficient. In part 1, we focused on the need for transmission planning engineers. In part 2, the focus is on the need for additional market systems and distribution planning engineers. Engineers should have the flexibility to move within…

Mitsubishi, Powin to provide battery storage retrofits to California solar projects

By Renewable Energy World Southern Power has awarded a combined 640-MWh energy storage project to Mitsubishi Power Americas and Powin LLC. The two-site utility-scale battery project is designed to enhance California’s grid reliability with additional and flexible resource capacity paired with renewable energies. Southern Power is the wholesale energy wing of Atlanta-based utility owner Southern…

Repowered 160-kW Valatie Falls Hydro plant now operating

By Renewable Energy World On April 26, the 160-kW Valatie Falls Hydro plant in New York began generating power for the first time since June 2018. Valatie Falls will provide direct energy to the Village of Valatie, as well as charge the electric vehicles of local business PlugIn Stations Online. Built along the shores of…

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…

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…

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