Archive for Renewables

Wind XII project positions MidAmerican Energy to hit 100 percent renewable goal

June 5, 2018 No Comments

MidAmerican Energy Company will be the first investor-owned electric utility in the country to generate renewable energy equal to 100 percent of its customers’ usage on an annual basis, upon completing its newest proposed wind energy project. MidAmerican Energy proposed an additional investment of $922 million with the announcement of its Wind XII project that […]

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EverSource Capital invests in green infrastructure in India

May 23, 2018 No Comments

One of India’s leading private equity funds and a renewable energy industry leader has teamed up to create a major fund management platform for green energy infrastructure in India to be called EverSource Capital. The Everstone Group, a premier India and Southeast Asia business group and multi asset investment firm, and Lightsource BP, a global […]

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BP’s first battery storage project at U.S. wind farm

May 23, 2018 No Comments

BP Wind Energy, through its wholly-owned subsidiary Rolling Thunder I Power Partners LLC, has signed a purchase agreement to install a high-storage battery at its Titan 1 Wind Farm in South Dakota. The project is the first of its kind in BP’s U.S. operated wind business and a potential step forward in the performance and […]

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OVO Energy is solving future energy challenges

OVO Energy is solving future energy challenges

May 21, 2018 No Comments

OVO unveiled a range of products that together with its intelligent platform VCharge will form the components of a distributed, domestic energy system for the future. The range includes the world’s first widely available, domestic electric vehicle-to-grid charger, designed and manufactured in the UK. The charger will accelerate the global transition to electric vehicles and […]

U.S. DoE Announces $72 Million to Advance High-Temperature Concentrating Solar Power Systems

May 15, 2018 No Comments

Today, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) announced $72 million for new projects to advance high-temperature concentrating solar power (CSP) technologies. These projects will extend previous research on high-temperature components, develop them into integrated assemblies, and test these components and systems through a wide range of operational conditions. CSP technologies use mirrors to reflect and […]

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GE exceeds 40 GW of onshore wind in North America

May 9, 2018 No Comments

GE Renewable Energy announced from AWEA Windpower Conference in Chicago that it has reached 40 GW of onshore wind capacity in North America1, powering the equivalent of over 11 million homes and representing a significant amount of the total onshore wind installed capacity on the continent. In the United States only, GE Renewable Energy has […]

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GE and Alliant Energy to add 470 MW of wind capacity in Iowa

May 9, 2018 No Comments

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE:GE) and Alliant Energy today announced they are adding 470 MW of wind power capacity to the state of Iowa with two projects. The English Farms and Upland Prairie wind farms with respective 170 MW and 300 MW of installed capacity will be owned and operated by Alliant Energy’s Iowa energy company […]

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ONGC fosters Solar Chulha manufacturing

ONGC fosters Solar Chulha manufacturing

May 2, 2018 No Comments

Mr Dharmendra Pradhan, Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship attended the ‘ONGC Solar Chulha Challenge’ exhibition. The challenge is aimed at developing cost effective and efficient solar power stove systems in line with the vision of Hon’ble Prime Minister Mr Narendra Modi to touch poor lives by providing them […]

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U.S. Announces $105 Million in New Funding to Advance Solar Technologies

April 18, 2018 No Comments

U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry announced up to $105.5 million to support America’s continued leadership in energy innovation through solar technology. Under the Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) Solar Energy Technologies Office (SETO), DOE will fund about 70 projects to advance both solar photovoltaic (PV) and concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) technologies, as well as […]

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Floating Solar

April 16, 2018 No Comments

Floating solar (the focus of multiple requests for STAT analytical support over the past two years and the topic of a 2017 STAT blog post) is a solar photovoltaic (PV) application in which PV panels are designed and installed to float on bodies of water. Floating solar has many reported benefits, including: PV system efficiency […]

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