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  • 227MW solar farm completed in Alabama to support Facebook data center

    Follow @EngelsAngle</scrip The 227-megawatt Muscle Shoals solar farm has been completed in Alabama. The utility-scale solar farm was developed through a partnership between Ørsted and the Tennessee Valley Authority. The project will support the sustainability goals of Facebook’s data center in Huntsville. “We’re very excited to add to our high-quality, diverse customer base through this…

  • Biden climate plans would cut emissions by 1 billion tons, study finds

    Follow @EngelsAngle</scrip Rhodium Group estimates that the initial policies outlined in the infrastructure and reconciliation plans, though subject to change, would be equivalent to removing the annual emissions from all light-duty vehicles in America or zeroing out net annual emissions from Texas and Florida combined. President Biden’s signature climate initiatives would cut greenhouse gas emissions…

  • Ørsted lands 100MW power purchase agreement for future German offshore wind farm

    Follow @EngelsAngle</scrip Ørsted has reached a 10-year, 100-megawatt power purchase agreement with European retail giant REWE Group for renewable energy from a future German offshore wind farm. The agreement will produce enough green power to equal the power consumption of 1,500 REWE stores, the companies said. The Borkum Riffgrund 3 offshore wind farm in the…

  • Lightsource bp targets 25 GW solar developments by 2025

    Follow @EngelsAngle</scrip Lightsource bp, the largest solar developer in Europe, has secured $1.8 billion in financing and is targeting 25 gigawatts of solar by 2025, the company announced. The funding will be used to boost Lightsource bp’s current 20 GW pipeline to 25 GW by 2025. Lightsource bp is developing an additional 9 GW solar…

  • EVs to increase Britain’s electricity demand by 31 times by 2040

    As a result of an increase in electric vehicle use across Britain, electricity demand from the transport sector will increase by 31 times by 2040 from the current levels, according to a new report released by research firm Cornwall Insights. The Benchmark power curve report states that electric vehicles will contribute an additional 71.6TWh of energy capacity…

  • 5 conditions that can lead to higher energy storage deployment in South Asia

    The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), a US Department of Energy national lab, has released a new report discussing the five conditions that can lead to an increase in energy storage deployment across South Asia. The conditions include: Low solar energy and battery energy storage system costs – A decrease in both solar energy and battery…

  • Boise, Idaho to reach 100% clean electricity goal by 2023

    Follow @EngelsAngle</scrip Boise, Idaho will reach its goal of 100% clean electricity by 2033, years ahead of the target, according to Mayor Laren McLean. President Biden visited Boise this week to highlight the urgent need to address climate change. Days after President Biden visited Boise, Idaho to highlight the need for action on climate change,…

  • 10 clean energy stocks performance chart

    By Tom Konrad, AltEnergyStocks.com Here’s the performance through August for the 10 Clean Energy Stocks for 2021 model portfolio…  The market has turned down a bit since then but the relative performance has not changed significantly.  The model portfolio is still well ahead of its benchmarks, both clean energy (RNRG) and broad market (SDY). I don’t…

  • Connecticut losing ground on building emissions despite efficiency programs

    By Lisa Prevost, Energy News Network Climate activists say the state’s progress on reducing building emissions has been far too slow given the pace of the climate crisis, and that it needs to end incentives for energy-efficient natural gas heating. Greenhouse gas emissions from heating and cooling buildings continue to rise in Connecticut despite the…

  • Solar project helps to reclaim site of notorious Boston-area toxic waste case

    By Sarah Shemkus, Energy News Network A cluster of cancer cases in Woburn, Massachusetts, in the 1980s prompted a major pollution lawsuit that eventually inspired a book and subsequent movie. Now, a community solar project is bringing “new, positive life” to the site. A community solar installation generating power for low-income residents and homeless shelters…