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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

#Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment

Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment mazon announced three new wind farms on Monday as part of its long-term commitment to 100 percent renewable energy throughout its global infrastructure. But a separate report the same day questions that commitment, while probing the e-commerce giant’s connection to Big Oil. … Continue reading #Amazon announces three new wind farms as report questions company’s clean energy commitment

Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are #Texas Lawmakers Going After Them?

Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are Texas Lawmakers Going After Them? The electricity grid that services most of Texas, which is managed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), got almost 19% of its electricity from wind last year. That is an amazing fact in a state that is legendary for … Continue reading Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are #Texas Lawmakers Going After Them?

#Avangrid puts its foot to the floor on Vineyard Wind

Avangrid puts its foot to the floor on Vineyard Wind Avangrid Renewables, one of two companies behind Vineyard Wind, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the US, is exploring options to complete the project ahead of schedule, but efforts to secure renewable technology resource status in a recent capacity auction were unsuccessful Announcing details … Continue reading #Avangrid puts its foot to the floor on Vineyard Wind

ERCOT sets record wind output and penetration rate over the holiday weekend

ERCOT sets record wind output and penetration rate over the holiday weekend Houston — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a new wind output record of 19.7 GW Monday, and a record percentage of regional power demand was served by wind generation over the past weekend, ERCOT data showed. Wind generation hit as high … Continue reading ERCOT sets record wind output and penetration rate over the holiday weekend