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  • Nissan Wants Free Power for All EVs

    Nissan today said it is expanding its collaboration with German utility E.ON in Europe to advance its vehicle-to-grid (V2G) technology so EV drivers can charge their cars for free. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Wave Energy Scotland awards US$3.5 million for WEC development

    Wave Energy Scotland (WES), a subsidiary of Highlands and Island Enterprise (HIE), has awarded about US$3.5 million to a magnetic gear project being led by Aberdeenshire, Scotland-based Ecosse Subsea Systems (Ecosse). Source: Renewable Energy

  • Renewable Revolution Through High Voltage Direct Current Systems

    High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) transmission is key to expediting clean, efficient power for our everyday electricity needs. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Utilities Plot Their Digital Future

    In December, 20 months into the top job at Germany’s Innogy AG, Peter Terium unveiled a 3 billion-euro plan to transform the utility into a provider of electric car technology, digital networks, and offshore wind farms. His goal, he said, was to become “a trailblazer of change. We do not wait to see what happens. We…

  • Alaska Freezes Out Wind Energy

    The two largest private wind energy projects in Alaska were froze out in February, stalled through decisions made by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. Proponents say the impact is more than loss of green jobs and clean air; in the case of the Delta Wind Farm (DWF), it is threatening residents’ lives. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Fuel Efficiency the Focus of Biomass Plant Conversion in Denmark

    A ground-breaking ceremony was held today in Denmark to mark the start of a biomass plant conversion project that will make the facility more fuel efficient. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Utility-Scale Microgrid Cluster Approved for Chicago

    Illinois regulators last week approved a plan by Exelon Corp. subsidiary Commonwealth Edison Co. (ComEd) to build one of the first utility-scale microgrid clusters in the U.S. in the Bronzeville neighborhood on the South Side of Chicago. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Tax Reform in Iowa Puts Solar Tax Credit in Jeopardy

    A tax credit that’s helped motivate many fiscally conscious Iowa farmers to install solar panels would see an early demise under a sweeping tax reform bill that cleared a major legislative hurdle last week. Source: Renewable Energy

  • Solar, Hydro Part of New Private Equity Spending Plan for Africa

    Denham Capital Management LP, a London-based private equity firm, plans to channel at least $250 million into energy projects in Africa. Source: Renewable Energy

  • 4 Ways Big Cities Can Achieve 70 Percent Renewables by 2030

    In this minicast, the C40 Cities Climate Leadership Group recommends 4 ways cities can navigate the path to a highly electrified, renewables-powered future. Source: Renewable Energy

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