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Hawaii Will Power Its Clean Grid With 6,000 Home Batteries Installed by Swell Energy

Swell’s largest contract yet comes after lining up $450 million to aggregate residential solar-battery systems to help the grid. Hawaii’s largest utility enlisted a new tool in its quest for a carbon-free electricity system: thousands of batteries installed in people’s homes. Hawaiian Electric won regulator approval for a $25 million plan to harness solar and […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances

Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Link $950M Solar, Wind and Storage Investment

Nearly 2 gigawatts of existing and new projects from Hawaii and California to Texas and West Virginia. Hannon Armstrong and Clearway Energy Inc. are jointly investing about $950 million in a nearly 2-gigawatt portfolio of existing and new wind, solar and energy storage projects, capping off a year of record-setting U.S. renewables growth with an […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances

Invinity Flow Battery Costs Fell 30% Post-Merger, Says Exec

The vanadium flow battery company formed from RedT and Avalon will complete profitable projects in 2021. When two of the long-duration flow battery sector’s leaders ran into problems, a frequent partner, vanadium producer Bushveld Minerals, suggested they should discuss a merger. The U.K.’s RedT Energy and U.S. firm Avalon completed that process in March. The […]

Green hydrogen auctions in 3-4 months: R K Singh

More Big Batteries Coming to the West, as EDF Renewables Nabs Deal With NV Energy

In a separate decision, regulators said a New Mexico utility can replace the power it gets from the San Juan coal plant with solar and storage. EDF Renewables plans to build a 200-megawatt solar plant with a 180-megawatt/720-megawatt-hour battery for Nevada utility NV Energy, the developer announced Wednesday, adding to the growing list of large […]

Inviting Stakeholder Comments on “Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026”

UK’s Largest Solar Project Approved, Will Snub Government Subsidies

A 350-megawatt U.K. solar project won its planning approval in Britain, hinting at a revival of a once-booming market. Cleve Hill, the U.K.’s largest-ever solar project, received its government planning approvals this week. The question is how the 350-megawatt development proceeds from here in a large-scale solar market that has all but died out. Located […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances

Hawaiian Electric Reveals Full List of Winners From Its Big Energy Storage Procurement

The winners range from energy storage stalwarts to relative newcomers to the large-scale battery business. Hawaiian Electric this week revealed the full list of winners from its second large-scale procurement of energy storage and renewables for the islands of Oahu, Maui and Hawaii. The winners run the gamut from major industry players like AES and Engie to […]

Green hydrogen auctions in 3-4 months: R K Singh

SunPower Halts All Global Manufacturing, Cuts Employee Workweek

The stoppage does not affect SunPower’s plan to spin off its manufacturing arm, called Maxeon Solar Technologies, by the middle of the year. SunPower on Monday announced a pause on its global manufacturing and work cutbacks for all other employees, while further reducing executive salaries. A filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission detailing the […]

Inviting Stakeholder Comments on “Draft Karnataka Renewable Energy Policy 2021-2026”

Why Is Wind + Storage Getting Short Shrift?

Hybrid plants combining wind, solar and batteries can reliably supply electricity during peak-demand hours, the author writes. Chandu Visweswariah is founding president and CEO of Utopus Insights, a New York-based energy analytics company acquired last year by Vestas. Competitive markets are wonderful crucibles of innovation. With decades of accumulated manufacturing experience for use in portable […]

Total Farms Down 2 Portfolios of Renewable Assets in France to Banque des Territoires and Crédit Agricole Assurances