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    • new5 mega solar projects starting construction in 2023
      According to the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), the United States solar industry continues to set records. SEIA predicted that the country's total installed solar capacity would more than quadruple by 2030, with annual installations reaching 45 GW. This growth has been driven by decli…
      - 16 hours ago 21 Mar 23, 2:31pm -
    • newGreen hydrogen needs defining, Connecticut stakeholders say
      By Lisa Prevost, Energy News NetworkHoping to tap into the billions of dollars in federal incentives coming available for renewable energy projects, Connecticut is preparing to lay out a strategic plan for developing a hydrogen economy.A bill approved last week by the House Energy and Techn…
      - 16 hours ago 21 Mar 23, 1:40pm -
    • The evolution of Ørsted: From oil to offshore wind
      NEW YORK (AP) — One of Europe's most fossil fuel-intensive energy companies transformed completely in little more than a decade by doubling down on offshore wind.Ørsted, formerly DONG Energy, for Danish Oil and Natural Gas, started aggressively building wind farms off the coast of Denmark, t…
      - 2 days ago 20 Mar 23, 4:21pm -
    • Silfab Solar raises $125M to fund U.S. cell manufacturing plant
      North American solar module manufacturer Silfab Solar said it has raised $125 million to fund a new cell and module manufacturing plant in the U.S.The facility would be Silfab's third to open in the U.S. The company anticipates that the plant will be fully operational in 2024 with an initial…
      - 2 days ago 20 Mar 23, 2:33pm -
    • FERC directs ISO New England to revise its metering posture for Order 2222 compliance
      The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on March 1 approved parts of ISO New England's Order 2222 compliance proposal related to the aggregation of distributed energy resources. It was all about metering in the ISO-NE filing.FERC was swayed by multiple protestors, including United States senat…
      - 2 days ago 20 Mar 23, 12:18pm -
    • In Puerto Rico, advocates want the clean energy revolution to be local
      By Carolina Baldin, Energy News NetworkEditor's note: Interviews with Alexis Massol González, Alberto Colón, and Rómulo Ortiz were conducted in Spanish. Their quotations and those from the Energy Bureau hearings were translated to English by the reporter, Carolina Baldin. The U.S. D…
      - 2 days ago 20 Mar 23, 11:00am -
    • A fresh start for concentrated solar power?
      Episode 40 of the Factor This! podcast features Craig Wood, CEO of the Australian next-gen concentrated solar power company Vast, which thinks it can change CSP's fortunes in the US. Subscribe wherever you get your podcasts.The story behind concentrated solar power is complicated. But tha…
      - 2 days ago 20 Mar 23, 4:00am -
    • North Carolina approves its first wind farm
      North Carolina regulators have approved Apex Clean Energy's request to build a 189 MW wind farm, the state's first, in Chowan County. The permit from the North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality's Division of Energy Mineral, and Land Resources allows for up to 45 wind turbines and ass…
      - 5 days ago 17 Mar 23, 12:29pm -
    • Louisiana utility wants to go (really) big on solar
      Only a few weeks after Entergy Louisiana asked state regulators to approve 225 MW of new solar—a modest request for some states but one that would nearly double Louisiana's installed capacity—the utility has upped its request by 3 GW.Entergy Louisiana filed the request with the Louisiana…
      - 5 days ago 17 Mar 23, 12:10pm -
    • Fund to provide coal country schools with solar power and workforce development
      A partnership aims to provide schools in Virginia and West Virginia with solar power systems and training for students to one day join the renewable energy workforce. The Coalfield Solar Fund is a partnership among Intuit, The National Energy and Education Development (NEED) Project, a nonprofi…
      - 5 days ago 17 Mar 23, 10:48am -
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