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Wind-powered hydrogen production plant commissioned in Germany

Renewable Energy World

Salzgitter AG, subsidiary Avacon and Linde have announced commissioning of the “Wind Hydrogen Salzgitter – WindH2” project, which will use wind energy to produce hydrogen. Industrial gas producer Linde currently supplies the gas by truck.

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American Electric Power, Sempra launch sustainable finance frameworks

Renewable Energy World

American Electric Power – operator of the nation’s largest electricity transmission system – announced on Monday the launch of a Sustainable Finance Framework (SFF) to support the funding of social and environmental projects.

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From smart meters to big batteries, co-ops emerge as clean grid laboratories

Renewable Energy World

By Frank Jossi, Energy News Network. A wave of pilot programs by Minnesota electric cooperatives is saving customers money and providing useful data for larger utilities considering new technology and pricing models to encourage grid efficiency. Credit: Great River Energy / Courtesy.

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Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping

AGreenLiving

Conceptually, the wind-powered cargo vessel is designed for car and truck shipments and will have the capacity to carry up to 7,000 cars at a time. Wallenius Marine, the company responsible for Oceanbird (along with the Royal Institute of Technology, SSPA and the Swedish Transport Administration), believes in the future of zero-emissions shipping using wind as the main energy source. Excerpt from: Wind-powered cargo vessel promises sustainable ocean shipping.

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Catalyst Partners makes its HQ a living demo for sustainable buildings

Renewable Energy World

Green Building Council (USGBC). It’s not surprising, then, that his company helps clients to meet the requirements of LEED and other green building standards. These typically require energy management, water metering, advanced energy metering, and energy performance optimization.

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Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch

Green Living Guy

To begin, final trials of listening devices or a ping monitor. One that does check the health of wind turbines. The post Wind turbine listening device prepares for commercial launch appeared first on Green Living Guy.

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A 21st-century reinvention of the electric grid is crucial for solving the climate change crisis

Renewable Energy World

Then, beginning around 2009, first wind turbines and then solar photovoltaic panels decreased enough in cost to become competitive in electricity markets. Even faster growth is expected ahead, especially given the Biden administration’s plans to tap high-value offshore wind resources.

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Floating offshore wind farm to power 1 million South Korean homes

Renewable Energy World

Shell and CoensHexicon have formed a joint venture to build a massive floating offshore wind farm off South Korea. The total project site covers approximately 240km 2 with water depths ranging between 120 and 160 meters. News Offshore Wind Power coenshexicon shell

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HydrogenPro to supply Mitsubishi Power with electrolyzer systems

Renewable Energy World

Mitsubishi Power inked an agreement with HydrogenPro for the delivery of 40 electrolyzers to produce green hydrogen for power generation, transportation and industrial uses. That single stack system will have a capacity of 1100 normal cubic meters per hour.

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10 most common causes of lost energy in wind systems

Renewable Energy World

To the wind industry, to the energy transition, and perhaps most of all, to the sustainability of the planet. Downtime, maintenance, deratings, and other issues all result in lost energy and the industry has been trying to reduce these losses for many years.

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Montana’s renewable energy city coalition grows

Renewable Energy World

For this episode of our Voices of 100% series of the Local Energy Rules Podcast , host John Farrell talks with Helena Sustainability Coordinator Patrick Judge and Citizens Conservation Commission Member Mark Juedeman. Warily Partnering with Northwestern Energy.

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‘There’s a gap’: A cybersecurity expert’s advice for renewable energy

Renewable Energy World

Last month, President Biden met with energy executives to discuss his administration’s cybersecurity initiatives and ongoing threats facing critical infrastructure in the U.S. Well, attackers feed off technology,” Bramson told Renewable Energy World in an interview.

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A decidedly impartial review of Mark Jacobson’s 100% Clean, Renewable Energy and Storage for Everything

Renewable Energy World

I’ve known Mark for over ten years, even before I learned of his audacious roadmap for powering New York state with 100% renewable energy. states to be mapped for renewable energy by Mark and his team of students at Stanford University (see Mark’s abbreviated bio, below).

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Data center using innovative technology to track renewable energy hour by hour

Renewable Energy World

There’s a movement underway whereby companies that want to power their operations with clean energy would like to go further than simply purchasing the output of a renewable energy power plant via a power purchase agreement (PPA). News Solar Wind Power

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DISTRIBUTECH International announces Host Utility, partnerships to support navigation of the energy transition

Renewable Energy World

DISTRIBUTECH will be co-located for the first time with POWERGEN International, the world’s largest power generation event. SECC will also host a co-located event around Smart Energy and Consumers. CESA is the definitive voice of energy storage in California.

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LIDAR helps Greece become a renewable energy leader

Renewable Energy World

Capable of recording key wind characteristics such as speed and direction up to and above 200 meters vertical height, her special skills meant #106 was always destined to be a traveler and it wasn’t long before she spread her wings. Contributed by Alexander James.

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The era of green finance

Renewable Energy World

It is a time of change and growth for the power and energy sector. One of the most important and challenging questions facing the world is how it can transition towards a more sustainable future with respect to energy generation and consumption.

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Top Predictions For The Renewable Energy Market in 2021

The Environmental Blog

The global economy of 2020 was primarily shaped by the coronavirus pandemic which greatly affected energy usage, project engagement and investments worldwide. The UK government published the Energy White Paper in December 2020, with a 10-point-plan for a ‘green industrial revolution’.

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Government and private funding – we need both for the energy transition

Renewable Energy World

Despite COVID-19 and the economic downturn, clean energy investment did surprisingly well in the United States last year. billion on deployment of low-carbon technology in 2020, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance ( BNEF ). Think procurement of clean energy for federal facilities.

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Are we finally in the death-throes of the fossil fuel era?

Renewable Energy World

Their research reveals that by 2035, we could be generating over 100 times the amount of electricity that we need to meet global demand, purely from wind and solar. If powered by solar alone, they write, we’d need just 450,000 km2 – just 0.3%

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Burns & McDonnell completes 60 MWh energy storage project in West Texas

Renewable Energy World

Engineering consulting firm Burns & McDonnell completed construction of three 10 MW/20 MWh lithium-ion battery energy storage systems in West Texas. The battery storage units will provide reliable and resilient energy to West Texas.”.

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Customers are driving the push towards renewables and digitalization

Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy is moving into a new stage in its evolution. This means that renewable energy is claiming an increasing share of the national generation mix. EIA estimates that wind power accounted for 9% of U.S. electricity generation in 2020.,

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Wind project off North Carolina coast gets overwhelming support

Renewable Energy World

By Elizabeth Ouzts , Energy News Network. The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management will now consider the input ahead of an anticipated auction this spring. But the ocean wind farm itself is still years away, with most of its details still undetermined. “We News Offshore Wind Power

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Key steps for wind turbine power performance testing

Renewable Energy World

Running power performance tests (PPTs) on operational assets is a highly complex task that requires a significant amount of experience. . When should I carry out power performance tests? How can providers ensure high levels of confidence in their power performance test results?

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Siemens Gamesa awards UL new contracts for wind turbine certification

Renewable Energy World

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has selected UL (Underwriters Laboratories) for the provision of inspection and certification services for the company’s most advanced turbine designs. Subscribe to Renewable Energy World’s free, weekly newsletter for more stories like this.

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More wind and solar capacity could save some of the world’s most important rivers

Renewable Energy World

The proportion of global power generation represented by VRE, such as wind and solar power, has been rising rapidly since 2007. Renewables will become the largest source of electricity generation in 2025. Hydropower Opinion & Commentary Solar Storage Wind Power

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Iberdrola and 50Hertz sign construction agreement for Baltic Eagle offshore substation

Renewable Energy World

Substation to be shared by two offshore wind farms with a combined capacity of 826 MW. The offshore substation will house the technical equipment to collect the electricity produced by the wind turbines and connect it to the onshore transmission grid in Lubmin.

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Virginia Mandates 100% Clean Power by 2050

GreenTechMedia

Virginia has become the latest state to pass a law that sets it on a path to 100 percent carbon-free electricity by 2050, as well as setting targets for massive investments in energy efficiency, energy storage and in-state solar and wind power.

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Quick fix: Why FERC should approve the SOO Green transmission project

Renewable Energy World

PJM and its market monitor never agree, but they agree on the topic of treating SOO Green as an external capacity. Projects like SOO Green are a quick fix for FERC because they are inter-regional, use existing right-of-way, and meet the renewable energy demand.

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Wales goes to the polls with renewables firmly on the agenda

Renewable Energy World

The UK recently celebrated its ‘greenest ever’ Easter with low-carbon energy sources making up nearly 80% of Britain’s power supply. Additionally, some industrialised areas in Wales have suffered terrible losses from the dissolution of the coal industry.

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A FERC Order on managing transmission line ratings can provide alternatives to expensive network upgrades for renewable developers

Renewable Energy World

Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has released a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NOPR) on managing line ratings in docket # RM20-16. With advanced sensors and cloud-based technology, and security, LineVision brings information technology to the resistant-to-change utility industry.

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Wind farm pioneers system to protect birds in South Africa

Renewable Energy World

In South Africa, BioTherm Energy’s Excelsior Wind farm is collaborating with conservation organizations to minimize the wind industry’s impact on local bird populations (avifauna). News Onshore Wind Power

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Tips for utilities making the transition to renewables

Renewable Energy World

Renewable energy has arrived, and it makes up the majority of new generating capacity being added in the United States. Wind power had a banner year in 2020 with a single-year record of 12GW of new capacity additions and, on December 23, 2021 a new daily record of 1.76

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Grid enhancing technologies find a place in FERC’s ANOPR on transmission planning

Renewable Energy World

Without stating it specifically, FERC with this ANOPR has laid out the problem of lack of transmission build-out to interconnect renewable projects. MISO Independent Market Monitor (IMM) also supports DLRs. News Project Development Solar Wind Power FERC

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800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore wind farm to be first commercial-scale project in the US

Renewable Energy World

Vineyard Wind, a joint venture between Avangrid Renewables and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP), today passed the final major step in the federal review process, which means it will likely become the first commercial scale offshore wind farm in the United States.

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Clir Renewables selected to optimize Africa’s largest wind farm

Renewable Energy World

Kenya-based renewable energy company Lake Turkana Wind Power has partnered with energy solutions firm Clir Renewables to enhance its wind farm performance tracking. News Project Development Wind Power

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Wind developers are retrofitting newer projects with bigger, better blades

Renewable Energy World

Xcel Energy recently received approval to repower a pair of wind farms originally built in 2015 to take advantage of improved technology and expiring tax credits. The oldest of the batch originally started generating power in 2008.

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Ocergy’s offshore floating wind solutions attract Series A equity funding

Renewable Energy World

based Ocergy announced it has secured investments from Moreld Ocean Wind (MOW) and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) to fund offshore floating wind solutions. Spearheading knowledge in the offshore floating wind market. News Offshore Wind Power

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Should California Link Electricity Bills to Customer Incomes?

GreenTechMedia

California already has some of the highest electricity rates in the country. Those costs could rise even faster over the next decade, as utilities harden their grids against wildfires, grow their share of net-metered rooftop solar, and add other costs being passed through to utility customers.

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Here’s how pumped hydro works as an energy storage resource

Renewable Energy World

Batteries get hyped, but pumped hydro provides the vast majority of long-term energy storage essential for renewable power. is going to need a lot more solar and wind power generation, and lots of cheap energy storage. To rely more on wind and solar power, the U.S.

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New York?s Energy Transition (and Challenges) in 5 Charts

GreenTechMedia

Grid operators around the world are unusually busy these days, but few have quite as much on their minds as NYISO, the independent system operator that manages New York state's bulk power system and wholesale energy market.

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Dutch city goes smart with energy management IoT solution

Envirotec Magazine

The City of Arnhem has selected an open-source IoT solution from OpenRemote to develop an intelligent energy management system using advanced IoT technology. The system is able to forecast power generation, consumption and carbon costs for the upcoming 24 hours.

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Funding the Next Generation of Efficient, Electric, Grid-Interactive Communities

GreenTechMedia

homes and commercial buildings consume roughly two-fifths of the country’s overall energy, three-fourths of all electricity, and account for most of the peak electricity demand that drives generation and power grid infrastructure costs.