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Renewables


Power generation technology, project, and policy developments in wind, solar, geothermal, hydro, tidal, ocean, biomass, and waste-to-energy systems.

American Clean Power and Energy Storage Associations Pursuing a Merger

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)—a 2021-launched pan-renewables trade group—may be poised to merge with the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) starting on Jan. 1, 2022. The groups’ intent to…



German Flood Damage at Power Plant, Energy Facilities Extensive

Numerous energy facilities were afflicted by the major flooding event that inundated parts of Europe last week, and at least one major power generator has said the damage will likely…


Arizona Solar Project to Supply Microsoft Now Online

A solar energy project that will provide power for Microsoft has begun commercial operation in Arizona, with the project developer announcing term financing has been completed. Longroad Energy, a Boston-based…


Reliability-Wary California Will Procure More Energy Resources to Get It Through Summer

Stricken by repeated extreme heat events, the prospect of a worsening drought, incremental resource delays, and the “unforeseen” loss of 300 MW in thermal resources, California has set out to…


Enabling IIoT Connectivity for Virtual Power Plants

Declarations of climate emergencies in many countries around the world have created awareness for the need to switch to clean energy sources, which in turn has prompted the power industry…


DOE Providing $27 Million for Wave Energy Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced it will provide as much as $27 million in federal funding for research and development projects designed to advance the efficient conversion…