REA counters that such a move would negatively impact businesses and consumers in the short-term as well as undermine confidence in future energy conservation and efficiency initiatives. The association believes long-term strategies around heat decarbonisation are also 'imperative', otherwise a policy gap will quickly emerge with the non-domestic RHI coming to an end and put the government's net-zero ambitions in 'serious jeopardy', according to the REA release.
The REA promotes renewable energy and clean technology industries -- biomass, biogas, waste-to-energy, energy storage, wind, solar, renewable transportation fuels and others -- to grow a sustainable industry and decarbonise society as part of a circular economy. (Source: Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology, PR, Feb., 2021)
Contact: Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology, Dr. Nina Skorupska, CBE, CEO, www.r-e-a.net
More Low-Carbon Energy News Association for Renewable Energy and Clean Technology ,
The company also notes it will procure 75 pct of its worldwide electric power from renewable energy sources by 2025, and hit 90 pct renewable consumption by 2030. The company also plans to use carbon capture by 2030 to remove emissions in "an amount which equals or exceeds the level of IBM's residual emissions" or those emissions IBM still produces after exhausting all avenues to reduce is greenhouse emissions.
As we reported on 15 July, 2020, IBM, a Founding Member of the Climate Leadership Council, reduced its operational CO2 emissions by 39.7 pct since 2005, well ahead of its goal of a 40 pct reduction in CO2 emissions by 2025. The company also noted 47 pct of the electricity it consumed in 2019 came from renewable sources, keeping the company on track to get 55 pct of its electricity from renewables by 2025. (Source: IBM, PR, ZD Net, 17 Feb., 2021)Contact: IBM, www.ibm.com/us-en
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The plan calls for a 20MW electrolyser powered by renewable energy produced onsite to produce green hydrogen to be used as a raw material in the Saras refinery in the province of Cagliari.
The development is in line with Enel's effort to transition to low-carbon energy technologies.
(Source: Enel, PR, Smart Energy, 15 Feb., 2021) Contact: Enel Green Power, Salvatore Bernabei, CEO ,
Saras, Dario Scaffardi, CEO, +39 070 90911,
Fax: +39 070 900209, www.saras.it/en
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The 34.5 pct is the consolidated RPS for Oahu, Hawaii Island and Maui County, up from 28.4 pct in 2019. Hawaiian Electric exceeded the state requirement to reach 30 pct by 2020 and has more than tripled the amount of renewable energy on its electric grids in 10 years, up from just under 10 pct in 2010. Even if electricity use had been the same as in 2019, Hawaiian Electric would have still reached a renewable portfolio standard of 32 pct.
HECO's 2020 RPS highlights include:
Some of the factors that drove the year-over-year increase include:
The next RPS milestone required by state law is to reach 40 pct by 2030.
(Source: Hawaiian Electric, PR, 15 Feb., 2021)
Contact: Hawaiian Electric, Scott Seu, Pres., CEO, Shannon Tangonan, 808.351.4978
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Longroad has closed the acquisition of Sun Streams 2. The closing of Sun Streams 4 and 5 is subject to regulatory approvals and customary closing conditions.
Sun Streams 2 is being constructed by McCarthy Building Companies and is expected to be operational in June 2021. Sun Streams 4 and 5 are development projects targeted for 2022 and 2024 startups respectively. Both projects are currently uncontracted and uniquely positioned to accommodate a variety of offtake structures, with or without storage, according to the Longroad release. (Source: Longroad, PR, Feb., 2021)
Contact: Longroad Energy, Paul Gaynor, CEO , www.longroadenergy.com; First Solar, Georges Antoun, CCO, Kathryn Arbeit, VP, Project Dev., David Brady, Inv. Rel., (602) 414-9315, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.firstsolar.com
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The company expects to invest $32 billion through 2025 to clean up its emissions profile as follows: $17 billion for zero-carbon generation -- offshore wind, nuclear power life extensions , solar energy and energy storage; $6 billion on electricity transmission and distribution projects such as making its system more resilient to cyber and climate threats; $6 billion on customer growth and other related activities; $3 billion on natural gas distribution modernization and renewable natural gas systems. More than 80 pct of those investments will reduce emissions.
Specifically, the company noted:
Roughly $72 billion by 2035 would increase the company's zero-carbon power sources from 45 pct in 2020 to 70 pct by 2035 while improving its zero- and low-carbon sources from 90 pct to 95 pct. Dominion is also investing in early-stage hydrogen projects. (Source: Dominion Energy, PR, Feb., 2021) Contact: Dominion Energy Virginia, Emil Avram, VP Bus. Dev., www.dominionenergy.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Dominion Energy, Renewable Energy, Low-Carbon Energy,
This commitment to climate action reinforces ENVIVA's core purpose to displace coal, grow more trees, and fight climate change. It sets forth an ambitious plan for eliminating GHG emissions from its operations in keeping with international climate goals, including the Paris Agreement's goal to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degree C. To that end, ENVIVA will:
ENVIVA's sustainably sourced wood is used to manufacture wood pellets as a drop-in alternative to fossil fuels. ENVIVA exports its sustainable wood pellets primarily to the U.K., Europe, the Caribbean and Japan, enabling its customers to reduce their carbon emissions by more than 85 pct on a lifecycle basis, helping them reach their greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets with renewable energy, according to the ENVIVA release.
(Source: ENVIVA, PR, 17 Feb., 2021) Contact: ENVIVA Partners, LP, (301) 657-5560, www.envivabiomass.com; Carbon Disclosure Project, CDP, Lance Pierce, Pres. North America, (212) 378 2086, email@example.com, www.cdp.net
More Low-Carbon Energy News Carbon Disclosure Project, ENVIVA, Enviva, Net-Zero Emissions, Wood Pellet, Woody Biomass,
Green hydrogen is produced by using renewable energy -- such as combining wave energy with solar -- to power electrolysis that splits water into its constituent parts. It is regarded as a leading approach in the journey to decarbonise emission-intensive industries and transport sectors. A $2/kg price is widely believed to represent a potential tipping point that will make green hydrogen and its derivative fuels the energy source of choice across multiple sectors, which includes steel manufacturing, fertilizer production, power generation, and shipping where vast near-term demand exists across Europe and internationally.
Green ammonia, a derivative of green hydrogen, is also being assessed as a way to displace fossil fuels in thermal power generation, greatly decreasing the emissions intensity of existing energy infrastructure.
The growth in green hydrogen production using wave energy could potentially be a cost-effective solution in reaching the world's latest hydrogen goals, according to the AW-Energy release.
(Source: AW-Energy Oy, PR, 11 Feb., 2021)
Contact: AW-Energy Oy, Christopher Ridgewell, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.aw-energy.com
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TECO 2030 is an innovative engineering and equipment development company aiming to significantly increase the use of renewable energy, specifically in the form of hydrogen fuel. cells, and reduce the environmental footprint of the shipping industry. TECO 2030 recently announced a partnership with Thecla Bodewes Shipyards in Holland to develop zero-emission hydrogen fuel cell propulsion on all types of river vessels, such as push tugs, dredgers, passenger and cargo ships and low-profile coasters, according to the company website.
Slattland operates in offshore and marine, hydrogen and wind power, carbon capture and energy sectors. (Source: TECO 2030, PR, Green Car Congress, 13 Feb., 2021) Contact: TECO 2030 ASA, +47 67 200 300 -- Oslo HQ,
(305) 833 6510 -- Miami Office, www.teco2030.no; Slattland, 47 69 22 73 73, www.slattlend.no
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Iberdrola is looking to help these industries on their energy transition, searching for ad-hoc solutions for factories to improve the efficiency of the energy used while reducing CO2 emissions in a sustainable and cost-effective manner. The solutions submitted must meet the following needs:
CAPEX and OPEX inputs: Investment Rate of Return (IRR), Net Present Value (NPV) and Payback Periods (PB).
The proposals will be analysed based on criteria of scalability, replicability, ease of implementation and integration of ad-hoc decarbonisation solutions for industrial plants.
The selected project will be developed in collaboration with the technical specialists from the Iberdrola Industrial Heating and Cooling area. Iberdrola will collaboration on the development of a proof-of-concept and may offer the winner the opportunity to scale up the solution by means of commercial agreements. Additionally, PERSEO may consider investing in the participant.
Download Industrial Heat Challenge details HERE. (Source: Iberdrola, Pei, 14 Feb., 2021) Contact: European Innovation Council, ec.europa.eu/programmes/horizon2020/en/h2020-section/european-innovation-council-eic-pilot; Iberdrola, +34 91 784 32 32, email@example.com, www.iberdrola.es
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The electric powere stored in these batteries will go to the California Independent System Operator (CAISO). The California PUC seeks to add about 2,100 MW of energy storage to the grid by August 2021. . Currently, the peak demand for electricity is at 26,221 megawatts. (Source: EnerSmart, Website, NewsinPaphos, 14 Feb., 2021) Contact: EnerSmart, James beach, Partner, www.enersmartstorage.com; Eos Energy, www.eose.com
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The EPC Agreement was executed under a "turnkey" contract with Electra Infrastructure Ltd. one of Israel's largest construction companies, and the O&M Agreement was executed with Mekorot Israel National Water Co., The Manara Project is expected to commence construction following receipt of the Israeli Electricity Authority's approval.
(Source: Ellomay Capital Ltd., PR, 14 Feb., 2021) Contact: Ellomay Capital Ltd, Ran Fridrich, CEO, Kalia Weintraub, CFO, +972 (3) 797-1111, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.eelomay.com
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The Minister noted India increased renewable energy capacity by 162 pct over the past five years, expanded access to clean cooking fuel to cover over 80 million households for energy savings of about 47 billion kWh per year and a 38 million tpy reduction in CO2 emissions.
The summit was attended by Mohammed Nasheed, Speaker of the People's Majlis, Maldives; John Kerry, US special presidential envoy for climate; Wera Mori, minister for environment, conservation and climate change, Papua New Guinea; and Lord Goldsmith, minister for pacific and the environment at the FCDO, UK. (Source: India External Affairs Ministry, PTI, 12 Feb., 2021)
More Low-Carbon Energy News India Climate Change, Climate Change Mitigation,
New energy efficient equipment upgrades and installations at the plant will include 4MW of power generation, paralleling switchgear, 800 ton efficient electric chillers, a 600HP firetube pony boiler, a 5-cell cooling tower and a 4,000 ton thermal energy storage system. The plant's electric generators will operate primarily in "peak shaving" mode for increased cost savings and decreased demand on the local utility during peak times of the year.
Construction on the Central Utility Plant began in December of 2020 and is slated for commissioning in May 2021.
(Source: Ameresco, Inc., Website PR, 10 Feb., 2021)
Contact: Ameresco, David J. Anderson, EVP, (508) 661-2264, www.ameresco.com, [www.ameresco.com/energy-efficiency; Wellesley Ccllege, www.wellesley.edu
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India has seven geothermal provinces and a number of geothermal springs with 10 GW geothermal power potential, as per the Indian Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE). (Source: ONGC, PR, 8 Feb., 2021) Contact: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, www.ongcindia.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, Geothermal,
The offshore wind farm will be operated by the Crosswind Consortium, a joint venture between energy companies Shell and Eneco, and have an overall capacity of 759MW, half of which is being purchased by Amazon to power its European operations .
The project is the e-commerce giant's largest single-site renewables project to date.
In December, Amazon announced it will invest in 26 wind and solar projects totaling 3.4GW of electricity production capacity. (Source: Amazon, PR, Energy 8 Feb., 2021) Contact: Eneco,
Kees-Jan Rameau, Strategic Growth Officer, www.eneco.com; Amazon, email@example.com, www.amazon.com/pr; Shell, www.shell.com/newenergies;
Crosswind Consortium, www.crosswindhkn.nl
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The company aims to submit a planning application within the next 12 months for the 30-turbine project.
(Source: Statkraft. PR, independent.ie, 7 Feb., 2021) Contact:
Statkraft Ireland, Kevin O'Donovan, Managing Dir., +353 21 242 7786, www.statkraft.ie
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The project is in keeping with the government's effort to cut the country's reliance on nuclear power and imported coal and to grow its renewable energy sector to achieve carbon neutrality by 2050. (Source: Gov. of South Korea, Energy Infrapost, Feb., 2021)
More Low-Carbon Energy News Offshore Wind, Korea Wind,
ESRT controls over 10.1 million square feet of real estate, all of which will be powered by renewable energy for the next three years. This switch will prevent about 450 million pounds of carbon dioxide emissions from entering the atmosphere -- roughly equivalent to every New York State household turning off all their lights for an entire month.
(Source: Empire State Realty Trust, PR, Feb., 2021) Contact: Empire State Realty Trust, www.empirestaterealtytrust.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Empire State Building, Wind,
Including this acquisition, TOTAL is now developing close to 4 GW of renewable power capacity in the US.
TOTAL has the largest renewable energy portfolio among European oil majors.
(Source: TOTAL, Financial Tribune, 7 Jan., 2021)
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The transaction is expected to close in mid-2021.
(Source: Canadian Power, Kelowna Capital News, 7 Jan., 2021) Contact: Canadian Power, Derek Goodmanson, CEO, (587) 353-8933, www;canadianpower.com; Okanagan Wind, www.okanaganwind.ca
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According to the release, DRAX and Pinnacle combined will have 17 wood pellet plants, 3 major fibre baskets, 4 deep water ports, 4.9 Mt capacity from 2022 with 2.9 Mt available for self-supply, 2.6 GW of renewable biomass generation, with potential for BECCS, global growth opportunities for sustainable biomass. (Source: DRAX, Website, Various Media, 8 Feb., 2021) Contact: Pinnacle Renewable Energy, Duncan Davies, CEO, 604.270.9613, 604.270.9914--fax, www.pinnaclepellet.com;
DRAX, Will Gardiner, CEO, +44 (0) 1757 618381, www.drax.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Wood Pellet, DRAX, Woody Biomass, Pinnacle Renewable Energy,
Through the partnership, IEE will investigate advanced energy-efficient data center infrastructure, including low-power optical interconnects for computer networks and machine learning with reduced carbon footprint. Committed to 100% renewable energy since 2018, Facebook has long believed that the first step is always to use the least amount of energy possible by building and operating the most energy efficient data centers in the industry. Facebook has committed to reaching net zero emissions across its value chain in 2030. (Source: UCSB, PR, Santa Barbara News Press, 7 Jan., 2021)
Rod Alferness, dean of UCSB’s College of Engineering
The 1668 solar panel installation will supply power to a net-metered system to produce 944,600 kWh of power and offset Contec's electricity consumption by 53 pct.
(Source: Contec, PR, Website, Feb., 2021)
Contact: Pisgah Energy, Evan Becka, Pres., Rebecca Morris , 828.215.8738
Contec, Inc., Jack McBride, CEO, Matt Schiering, 864.641.5137, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.contecinc.com; Southern Current, 843-277-2090, www.southerncurrent.com
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The East Anglia Hub projects have the potential to deliver more than 7.5 pct of the UK's 40GW target for offshore wind generation by 2030 as set out in the Government's Ten Point Plan. To deliver on the Plan's ambitions, this year's Contracts for Difference auction will need to ensure sufficient deployment to put the UK on track to achieve this target.
The initial 1,400 MW of power to be generated through the Hub projects via East Anglia THREE has secured planning consent. Planning applications for East Anglia ONE North (800 MW) and East Anglia TWO (900 MW) are currently under regulatory review and, if approved, would begin construction in 2023 for completion in 2026. (Source: Iberdrola, Website PR, 2 Feb., 2021) Contact: Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, Andreas Nauen, CEO, www.siemensgamesa.com;
Iberdrola, +34 91 784 32 32, email@example.com, www.iberdrola.es; Scottish Power Renewables, www.scottishpowerrenewables.com
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The GE units will partner with the Oakridge National Lab (ORNL) and the National Renewable Energy Lab (NREL) on the 25-month, $6.7 million project to develop and demonstrate an integrated additive manufacturing process for novel high-performance blade designs for large rotors.
The project will deliver a full-size blade tip ready to be structurally tested, as well as three blade tips that will be installed on a wind turbine. (Source: General Electric, PR, OE, 5 Feb., 2021) Contact: GE Renewable Energy, www.ge.com/renewableenergy.com; LM Wind Power, www.lmwindpower.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News LM Wind, Wind Blade, GE Renewable Energy,
Arcadia's renewable energy offering is a key component of the employee engagement goals for this initiative, through which Biogen became the first Fortune 500 company committing to become fossil fuel free across its operations by 2040.
For Biogen employees participating in the company's Renewable Electricity Opt-in Program, Biogen will cover the cost premium of purchasing 100 pct renewable electricity. US-based employees have the option to participate in the Arcadia subscription program, while those in the US and international locations that have already signed up to a 100 pct renewable electricity contract with their home energy supplier can receive a fixed annual reimbursement of $200. For employees that cannot enroll in renewable electricity programs due to regulatory restrictions, who do not pay their electricity, or that want an alternative to the fixed annual reimbursement, Biogen will purchase and retire 11 MWh of renewable energy credits, an amount equal to the average household usage.
Founded in 2014, Arcadia integrates with 125 utilities in all 50 states, manages 4.5 terawatt-hours of residential energy demand, and is the largest manager of residential community solar subscribers in the US.
(Source: Arcadia, PR, 5 Feb., 2021) Contact, Arcadia, Alexa Minerva, Senior Director of Partnerships,
Brennan Johnson, 401-556-0662,
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The report notes that transition from coal to clean is, however, still too slow for reaching 55 pct greenhouse gas reductions by 2030 and climate neutrality by 2050.
This report compiles and analyses the full-year 2020 electricity generation of every EU country, tracking Europe's electricity transition. This is the fifth year in a row that EMBER (fka Sandbag) has done this analysis in conjunction with Agora Energiewende.
Download the European Power Sector in 2020 report
HERE. (Source: EMBER, Website, Feb., 2021) Contact: Agora Energiewende, +49 (0) 30 700 14 35-000, +49 (0) 30 700 14 35-129/fax, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.agora-energiewende.de; EMBER, (+44) 020 8144 8663, email@example.com, www.ember-climate.org
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The new company has begun operations
and started work on the application for the ScotWind round in Scotland, UK. The company will also participate in the first offshore wind application round in Norway, which will open in 2021, as well as consider entering new markets.
Magnora previously announced acquisitions of: Swedish offshore wind developer Kustvind AB; Sweden-based solar developer Evolar AB; and VINDR AS, the wind power development company focusing on small and medium scaled wind development projects.
(Source: Magnora ASA, PR, Website, 29 Jan., 2021)
Contact: Magnora ASA, Erik Sneve, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.magnoraasa.com; RWE, www.rwe.com
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UL 4143 is a process of assessing lifetime extension for a wind farm through onsite inspection of turbines and blades focused on structural integrity, and an analytical evaluation of the site conditions to determine the remaining useful life for each structural component.
The evaluation is done using UL's aerolastic models with inputs from the plant such as building permits, maintenance and inspection records, SCADA data, power curtailment, type certificates, and others to determine the remaining useful life (RUL) of the plant and the conditions under which it can be achieved.
With a total installed capacity of 1.9 GW, ERG is one Europe's largest onshore wind energy operators with fleet of wind turbines in Italy, France and Germany that are reaching 20 years of operation, the typical design life of a wind turbine.
UL recently surpassed 20 GW assessed around the world for over 9000 turbines, 160 wind turbine models from 27 manufacturers.
(Source: UL, PR, 2 Feb., 2021) Contact: UL, Michael Brower, VP Renewables, 847.664.8425, www.UL.com; UL Lifetime Extension services, www.ul.com/renewables; ERG, www.erg.eu
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The company introduced the 12 MW Haliade-X turbine in March 2018, followed by a 13 MW and a 14 MW version which is being supplied to the Dogger Bank offshore wind project in the UK. (Source: GE Renewable Energy, PR, Website, Feb., 2021) Contact: GE Renewable Energy,
More Low-Carbon Energy News GE Renewable Energy , Wind Turbine, Offshore Wind, Dogger Bank,
According to a release, this change is underpinned by good progress on the electrification of the Company's main assets, investments in renewable energy to replace electricity usage and now a commitment to invest in proprietary natural carbon capture projects to offset any residual, hard to abate emissions.
To offset any residual emissions, the company is partnering with Land Life Company BV to plant approximately 8 million trees between 2021 and 2025, capturing approximately 2.6 million tonnes of CO2. (Source: Ludin Energy, Website PR, Contact: Lundin Energy, +46 8 440 54, email@example.com, www.lundin-energy.com
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Black Dog Biogas generates electricity through anaerobic digestion and uses the biogas as a fuel in two combined-heat-and-power units to generate renewable heat and electricity. The Black Dog facility generates sufficient power to supply around 80 pct Vestas' needs, as well as around 1,200 homes on the Isle of Wight.
Earth Capital is invested in the project through its Nobel Sustainability Fund®, a multi-phase, multi-geography fund, which invests across the sustainable and impact private markets, accelerating companies for growth, expansion, and subsequent acquisition.
(Source: Earth Capital, Black Dog Biogas, Website PR, 1 Feb., 2021)Contact: Black Dog Biogas, Earth Capital, www.earthcapital.net
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Gas continues to be the leading – and fastest growing -- source of climate pollution in the Evergreen State with offices, homes and buildings causing 27 pct of the state's climate pollution and are also the single fastest growing source.
The legislation would reduce Seattle's total building emissions by 12 pct by 2050.
(Source: City of Seattle, Seattle PI, 1 Feb., 2021)
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To that end, the companies will establish 50/50 Aker Offshore Wind and Statkraft joint submission of an acreage application and further development activities.
Aker Offshore Wind is focused on deep water assets. Aker Horizons invests in and develops companies within renewable energy sectors and other technologies that make material contributions to reducing emissions or promote sustainable living. (Source: Statkraft, PR, Website, 27 Jan., 2021) Contact: Statkraft, Lars Magnus Gunther, +47 912 41 636, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.statkraft.com;
Aker Offshore Wind, www.akeroffshorewind.com
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Orangeburg County has invested more than $500 million in new solar projects total 460 MW over the last three years.
(Source: Brewer Renewable Energy LLC, Orangeburg Times-Democrat, 31 Jan., 2021) Contact: Brewer Reneable Energy LLC, Brewer Renewable Energy, LLC ,
www.linkedin.com › bill-brewer-00176275; Orangeburg County Development Commission, Gregg Robinson, Exec. Dir., 803-536-3333, www.ocdc.com
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EGP presently has around 49 GW capacity across a generation mix that includes wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower and aims to generate 145 GW of renewable power by 2030 and to fully decarbonize its generation mix by 2050. (Source: EGP, PR, 30 Jan., 2021) Contact: EGP, Salvatore Bernabei, CEO, www.enelgreenpower.com
More Low-Carbon Energy News Enel Green Power, Enel Group. Renewable Energy,
Satori provides expertise and service to more than 55,000 industrial, municipal, and residential clients in 25 states and the District of Columbia, Canada, and Mexico. The company's capabilities span the spectrum of Energy Structuring and Market Intelligence Operations, including: energy procurement, market price monitoring, contract administration, review, and negotiation, transaction due diligence, demand-side curtailment program evaluation, energy and invoice auditing, capacity PLC notification, budgeting and forecasting, and utility account and service setup.
Satori also has experience and expertise in energy transition, from sustainable energy and energy resiliency solutions, including community solar aggregation and behind-the-meter installations, to purchase of Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) and carbon offsets, LEED certification, and ENERGY STAR® Certification and energy benchmarking.
Priority Power is the #1 Independent Energy Solutions Provider focused on Energy Infrastructure, Energy Transition Program Management, Market Intelligence Operations, and Energy Structuring. Priority serves over 1,600 clients, totaling $2.4/BN in energy spend across 37 states. Priority is backed by Ara Partners, a private equity firm specializing in decarbonization investments in the industrial and manufacturing, chemicals and materials, energy efficiency and green fuels, and the food and agriculture sectors.
(Source: Priority Power Management, LLC, PR, Feb., 2021)
Contact: Ara Partners, (917) 439-3507, www.arapartners.com;
Priority Power Management, LLC,
John J. Bick,
JBick@PriorityPower.net , www.prioritypower.net; Satori Energy Solutions, 312-850-2300, www.satorienergy.com
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The Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund provide grants, loans, and equity investments to promote development and use of renewable energy and clean energy technologies; energy conservation and efficiency; sustainable energy businesses and projects that improve the environment in the companies' service territories.
Grant applicants must be for projects located in and/or serve residents within the territories of the Met-Ed and Penelec electric companies in Pennsylvania. Funding is prioritized for non-profit entities, however commercial or industrial organizations may qualify. Applications are now open and will be accepted through March 15, with decisions to be made in May 2021. (Source: Met-Ed / Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, 28 Jan, 2021) Contact: Met-Ed/Penelec Sustainable Energy Fund, 800.732.0999, www.bccf.org/sustainable-energy-fund
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The installation incorporates Fluence Advancion 5 batteries -- Fluence is a Siemens-- AES JV and a leading energy storage and technology provider.
AES presently manages projects that are operational, under construction and under development, including the operation of approximately 2.5 GW of renewable energy projects and has a contracted 2.6 GW pipeline nationwide. (Source: AES, PR, Website, Saur, 28 Jan., 2021)
Contact: AES, Andres Gluski, Pres., CEO, www.aes.com; sPower, Ryan Creamer, CEO, Naomi Keller, VP Marketing, (801) 679-3514, nkeller@sPower.com, www.sPower.com;
Fluence Energy, Fluence Battery Storage System, Brett Galura, CEO, (571) 274-9404, www.fluenceenergy.com; Southern California Edison,
William Walsh, VP Energy Procurement and Management,
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Distributed energy storage and energy-efficiency were instrumental in the school reaching its goal. The also school installed more than 3,300 photovoltaic modules with 13.93 MWh of battery storage and is part of a partnership with Johnson Controls and Mauo, a subsidiary of Pacific Current.
The state of Hawaii has committed to achieve 100 pct renewable energy by 2045 and a collective goal for the university system's 10 campuses to be "net-zero" by January 1, 2035. (Source: University of Hawaii Maui College, PR. 25 Jan., 2021) Contact: University of Hawaii Maui College, www.maui.hawaii.edu
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Leeward operates about 2 GW of wind power generation in the U.S. The First Solar deal is expected to bring the company's operating capacity to 5 GW of renewable energy by 2025.
(Source: Leeward Renewable Energy, PR, 22 Jan., 2021) Contact: Leeward Renewable Energy, Jason Allen, CEO, John Wycherley, VP Bus. Dev., 214.515.1100, www.leewardenergy.com
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The Joint Venture will be operated by Simply Blue Energy supported by Shell floating wind experts, with the project office based in the Cork City Docklands rejuvenation area.
The project is in the early stages and aims to exploit the vast floating wind potential in the Irish part of the Celtic Sea. 300MW of installed capacity is planned initially, with the potential to scale-up to a total installed capacity of 1GW. This is equivalent to powering 800,000 Irish homes.
(Source: Simply Blue Energy, PR, Website, 27 Jan., 2021) Contact: Simply Blue Energy, Sam Roch-Perks, CEO, www.simplyblueenergies.com;
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Throughout the pandemic we've seen an increased global interest in reducing carbon emissions. Looking ahead, we expect renewable fuels will continue to play a crucial role in power generation for decades to come. For this reason, we don't foresee a job loss, rather a job transfer -- or perhaps a job boom - in renewables in 2021. For those currently working in fossil fuels, this shift will present a great opportunity to transition skills as the energy sector continues to evolve into a clean energy future.
ENVIVA Holdings, LP is the world's largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source used to generate electricity and heat. Through its subsidiaries, ENVIVA owns and operates wood pellet processing plants and deep-water export terminals in the Southeastern United States and exports pellets primarily to power plants in the UK, Europe and Japan that previously were fueled by coal, enabling them to reduce their lifetime carbon footprint by up to 85 pct. We make our pellets using sustainable practices that protect Southern forests. ENVIVA Holdings, LP conducts its activities primarily through two entities: ENVIVA Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership (NYSE: EVA), and ENVIVA Development Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned private company. (Source: Enviva Holdings, LP, Jan., 2021) Contact: ENVIVA Holdings, LP., www.envivabiomass.com
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ENVIVA is the world's largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source used to generate electricity and heat. Through its subsidiaries, ENVIVA Holdings, LP owns and operates wood pellet processing plants and deep-water export terminals in the Southeastern U.S. and exports primarily to previously coal-fired power plants in the U.K., Europe and Japan. We make our pellets using sustainable practices that protect Southern forests and employ about 1,100 people and support many other businesses in the U.S. South. ENVIVA Holdings, LP conducts its activities primarily through two entities: ENVIVA Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership (NYSE: EVA), and ENVIVA Development Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned private company. (Source: ENVIVA Holdings, LP, Jan., 2021) Contact: ENVIVA Holdings, LP. ENVIVA Biomass, Enviva Partners, LP, (301) 657-5560, www.envivabiomass.com
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In order for buildings constructed today to reach the 2030 or 2050 targets the updated code may include:
The code is intended to regulate the design and construction of buildings for the maximum energy efficiency and conservation as well carbon emissions reduction over the life of each building. Download code summary details HERE
(Source: 2030 Districts, City of Seattle, PR, Jan., 2021) Contact: City of Seattle, 2030 District, Matthew Combe, email@example.com, www.2030districts.org
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Borrego implemented most of the organizational changes in 2020. The three business units -- development, engineering, procurement and construction (EPC), and operations and maintenance (O&M) -- have already begun operating independently and competing for business in the marketplace, drawing on each other's strengths when needed. The development and EPC businesses also set up utility-scale divisions last year.
As part of this strategic shift, each of the company's businesses has a goal of operating at gigawatt scale by 2024. In order to accommodate the industry trend to larger-scale projects, Borrego also transformed its strategic sales approach in 2020 by shifting its emphasis from single-transaction, smaller, behind-the-meter projects to supporting long-term partners. (Source: Borrego, Website News, PR, 23 Jan., 2021) Contact: Borrego, Mike Hall, CEO, www.borregoenergy.com
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ENVIVA Holdings, LP is the world's largest producer of industrial wood pellets, a renewable and sustainable energy source used to generate electricity and heat. Through its subsidiaries, ENVIV Holdings owns and operates wood pellet processing plants and deep-water terminals in the Southeastern U.S. and exports pellets primarily to formerly coal-fired power plants in the U.K, Europe and Japan. ENVIVA makes pellets using sustainable practices that protect Southern forests and employ about 1,100 people and support many other businesses in the U.S. South. ENVIVA Holdings, LP conducts its activities primarily through two entities: Enviva Partners, LP, a publicly traded master limited partnership (NYSE: EVA), and ENVIVA Development Holdings, LLC, a wholly owned private company. (Source: ENVIVA Holdings, LP, Jan., 2021) Contact: ENVIVA Holdings, LP, www.envivabiomass.com
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Cordelio, which is wholly owned by CPP Investments, manages over 1,000 MW of renewable generation assets across North America, including 396 MW of wind and solar projects in Ontario plus a 656 MW (net) wind and solar portfolio stake owned by Canada Pension Plan Investment Board. The company's growth pipeline includes 2,500 MW of wind, solar and storage projects in the western and midwestern US.
Axium Infrastructure had $5.6 billion (Cdn) in assets under management as of September 30, 2020, as well as approximately $1.7 billion in co-investments. (Source: Cordelio Power, Website PR, Jan., 2021)
Contact: Axium Infrastructure Inc., Anne-Sophie Roy, Senior VP Inv. Relations,
514-954-3781, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.axiuminfra.com; Cordelio Power,
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In November 2018, ReneSola Power was awarded 26 solar utility projects in Poland with capacity of 1 MW for each. These remaining 13MW of project rights being sold are part of those 26 solar projects awarded to ReneSola Power. All of the 26 projects are under Poland's Contract for Difference (CFD) regime and eligible for a 15-year guaranteed tariff, according to the company website.
(Source: ReneSola Power, PR, Website, Jan., 2021) Contact: ReneSola Power, Yumin Liu, CEO, www.renesolapower.com; Warszawskie Przedsiębiorstwo Mostowe Mosty, +48 22 811 45 41, www.mosty.pl
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