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4-MW Solar Project Will Transform a Landfill in Ohio

вт, 22/05/2018 - 23:09

Construction has begun on a 4-MW solar PV project that New Jersey-based EPC firm Conti Solar says will be the largest landfill solar project in Ohio.

BOEM Extends Deadline for Comment on New York Bight Offshore Wind Areas

вт, 22/05/2018 - 19:48

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management is extending the comment period for information and nominations for offshore wind energy development in an area of shallow water between Long Island and the New Jersey coast called the New York Bight.

Big Battery Boom Hits Another Roadblock: Fire-Fearing Cities

вт, 22/05/2018 - 19:45

The new era of big batteries has already drawn scrutiny after fiery electric-car crashes across America and Europe. Now, U.S. city planners are worried about the same risk of hard-to-control blazes as these power-storage units make their way into basements and onto rooftops.

FERC announces plans to eliminate Form 80 recreation report

вт, 22/05/2018 - 17:09

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission in the U.S. issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking last week that would eliminate Form 80 and revise regulations on recreational opportunities and development at licensed hydropower projects.

Inside Renewable Energy: Taking a Stake in Energy Storage — What to Expect from Today’s Business Strategies

пн, 21/05/2018 - 19:32

In this episode, Ron DiFelice of Energy Intelligence Partners puts the challenges and opportunities of entering the energy storage market into perspective for businesses interested in everything from energy markets to big solar plus storage pairings.

NY Gov., Communities Question Environmental Justice of Proposed Waste-to-Energy Facility

пн, 21/05/2018 - 19:16

A proposed waste-to-energy (WTE) facility in the New York Finger Lakes region has raised environmental justice issues for stakeholders, including New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo.

Puerto Rico Gives Green Light to Microgrid Developers; Could Become a “Model of Sustainability”

пн, 21/05/2018 - 16:08

Last week, the body that governs Puerto Rico’s energy sector, the Puerto Rico Energy Commission (PREC), issued final rules regarding microgrid development on the island. According to a fact sheet issued by the Smart Electric Power Alliance (SEPA), the rules define microgrid owners and operators and divide microgrids into three classes. Owners purchase, lease or receive third-party financing for microgrid equipment; operators oversee the system and deliver electricity services to customers.

3@3 on Solar PV: 201 & Module Supply, Reviving Coal Jobs, and Women in Power

пн, 21/05/2018 - 15:06
Today’s topics include the impact of section 201 tariffs on module supply and prices. Will they go up? We’ll also talk about developing the next generation solar workforce based on a new report about energy jobs in the U.S.

It's Time to Regulate the Lithium Cartel

пн, 21/05/2018 - 14:31

Why is there so little noise about the emerging oligopoly in one of the hottest elements on the periodic table, lithium? Tianqi Lithium Corp. will pay $4.1 billion to buy Nutrien Ltd.’s 24 percent stake in Soc. Quimica & Minera de Chile SA, or SQM, in a deal that will entangle the biggest and fourth-biggest producers of the battery metal.

Shell Makes Strategic Investment in Microgrid Company

пн, 21/05/2018 - 11:34
Shell New Energies announced the acquisition of a majority share in microgrid company GI Energy. This comes on the heels of an investment by Shell in an ice energy storage company and several others. In April, Shell published its Energy Transition Report detailing its “intent to move in step with society toward a lower-carbon future.”