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US Offshore Wind Potential Relies On Intelligent Grid Integration

US Offshore Wind Potential Relies On Intelligent Grid Integration Flip a switch and the lights come on. That’s what Americans expect, thanks to an electricity grid that feeds energy from renewable and traditional sources into millions of homes and businesses. The wind turbines starting to go up in waters off the nation’s shores have the … Continue reading US Offshore Wind Potential Relies On Intelligent Grid Integration

#Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek

Turbines are in operation at the Oklahoma wind-solar-storage hybrid facility at the Skeleton Creek In December, NextEra Energy Resources announced the efficient completion and operation of the wind turbines situated at the Skeleton Creek, a hybrid renewable energy facility that the firm is constructing in Oklahoma, United States. The venture will integrate the built 250 … Continue reading #Turbines are in operation at the #Oklahoma wind – solar – storage hybrid facility at the #Skeleton_Creek

New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning

New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning The SAA is a pathway for states to contract for the transmission facilities they will seek in the future for specific energy targets. Transmission developers will be able to submit proposals to PJM to address the need for infrastructure to add 7.5 GW of … Continue reading New Jersey regulators partner with PJM in offshore wind transmission planning

Whether #NJ bolts regional power grid could depend on offshore wind

Whether NJ bolts regional power grid could depend on offshore wind New Jersey’s first offshore wind project may not begin providing power until mid-decade, a factor that could have implications for whether the state decides to bolt from the PJM Interconnection, the nation’s largest power grid. In an earnings call earlier this fall, Henrik Poulsen, … Continue reading Whether #NJ bolts regional power grid could depend on offshore wind

Wind power, EVs help #Xcel_Energy ‘own the future’

Wind power, EVs help Xcel Energy ‘own the future’ In March 2000, the National Academy of Engineering declared electrification to be the greatest engineering achievement of the 20th century. According to Teresa Mogensen, senior vice president of energy supply for Xcel Energy, that is an accolade that energy sector leaders must earn every day. “The … Continue reading Wind power, EVs help #Xcel_Energy ‘own the future’

#Ameren Sets Goal of Net-Zero by 2050, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest

Ameren Sets Goal of Net-Zero by 2050, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest Ameren has joined the ranks of U.S. utilities pledging to reach net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, with a long-range plan that invests nearly $8 billion in renewable energy and accelerates some coal plant closures — although it will retain much … Continue reading #Ameren Sets Goal of Net-Zero by 2050, Plots Major Wind and Solar Expansion in Midwest

Interconnection queues across the US are loaded with gigawatts of solar, wind and storage

Interconnection queues across the US are loaded with gigawatts of solar, wind and storage If you want a glimpse of the future of the clean energy transition in the United States, a good place to start is Texas — specifically, the state’s interconnection queue, where solar, wind and storage dominate the list of projects applying … Continue reading Interconnection queues across the US are loaded with gigawatts of solar, wind and storage