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Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage

Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage While it is currently highly dependent on natural gas generation today, about 95% of ISO-New England’s (ISO-NE’s) interconnection request queue—a proposed total capacity of 20.9 GW—comprises wind, solar, and battery projects. That clearly indicates that developers in New England’s wholesale market “are looking to … Continue reading Gas-Heavy ISO-New England Braces for Steep Influx of Wind, Solar, Storage

#Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW #Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind Project Dominion Energy’s proposed 2.64-GW Virginia Offshore Wind project—the world’s largest single offshore wind project proposed to date—will likely feature turbines supplied by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE). A Jan. 7-announced preferred supplier agreement signed by the two companies could give the wind turbine maker a … Continue reading #Siemens-Gamesa Bags Deal for Mammoth 2.64-GW #Virginia Offshore Wind Project

Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet

Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy (FE) has selected 17 projects to receive approximately $39 million in federal funding for cost-shared research and development under funding opportunity announcement Improving Efficiency, Reliability, and Flexibility of Existing Coal-Based … Continue reading Department of Energy Invests $39 Million to Improve Existing Coal-Fired Fleet

From #Walmart To #Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power

From Walmart To Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power Going green is often easier said than done, but a new business organization is hoping to change that. While focusing on large-scale energy buyers, the group plans to push for changes that could make renewable power more accessible for all Americans. … Continue reading From #Walmart To #Google, Companies Teaming Up To Buy More Solar And Wind Power