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Record Growth Continues for Renewable Energy Projects
The pace of installations of renewable energy projects across the first six months of 2021 hit a new high for the sector, according to a report released Aug. 24 by…
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WAGO Adds Three New IIoT-enabled Generation 2 PFC200 Controllers

WAGO has added three new IIot-enabled Generation 2 PFC200 controllers to their 750-8211 series. These include a standard version for factory applications and two XTR versions for work in harsh environments. Each of these PLCs come with two standard RJ45 Ethernet ports and two 100 Mbit/s SFP slots for fiber optic modules. These configurable ports can be used as a switch or with individual IP addresses and support MODBUS TCP/UDP, EtherNet/IP, OPCUA protocols with additional licenses supporting EtherCAT and Sparkplug. The ports are also beneficial where high electromagnetic interference is a concern or where long distance networking is needed.


EIA: Large-Scale U.S. Battery Power Capacity Slated for Fourfold Expansion in Two Years
Large-scale battery power capacity in the U.S. surged 35% over 2020 to reach 1,650 MW, and according to the Energy Information Administration (EIA), utilities are planning to ramp up that…
Vistra Finishes Second Phase of California Energy Storage Project
Vistra, the Texas-based integrated retail electricity and power generation company, said it has completed the second phase of its Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility expansion project in California. The group…
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Not Always Plug and Play—Challenges Utilities Face Managing DERs on Their Grids
The proliferation of renewable energy is necessary for communities and countries to meet their goals of reducing carbon emissions, but it also presents new challenges for those managing power distribution.…
Decarbonizing the Power Grid with Hydrogen and Advanced Technology
Many leaders around the world are focused on decarbonizing their countries’ energy supplies. For most, that means adding renewable energy resources to their electricity mix, and developing a path aimed…
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Korean Group Buying Renewable Energy Giant in $855M Deal
South Korea-based Hanwha Solutions announced it plans to acquire renewable energy developer RES France in an $855.2 million deal expected to be finalized in the next two months. RES France…
The Solar and Wind Power Cost-Value Conundrum
The costs for wind and solar power generating systems have decreased dramatically over the past decade. According to the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), the global weighted-average levelized
Industry Press Releases
Recurrent Energy Signs 600 MWH Long-term Energy Storage Agreement with Pacific Gas & Electric

Calpine Corporation Issues First-Ever Sustainability Report

The Association of Edison Illuminating Companies (AEIC) Acknowledges Value of Federal Investments in Electricity Infrastructure

Navisun’s Community Solar Landfill Project in Linden, New Jersey to Expand Equitable Clean Energy Access as it Nears Completion

Broad Reach Power enters into definitive agreement with Sungrow for large purchase of battery storage equipment

Wärtsilä energy storage system to support Taiwan’s ambitious renewable energy targets
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