Alliant Energy launches strategy to add 400 MW of solar to Iowa's grid by 2023
Alliant Energy introduced the Clean Energy Blueprint for Iowa, a course for accelerating its shift to cleaner energy for customers. The Blueprint outlines the company's plans to increase the use of renewable energies, including solar energy, include more battery storage space and build out the connected power network. The company's new roadmap likewise includes plans to discontinue coal generation in Lansing by the end of 2022 while transitioning their Burlington Generating Station to natural gas in 2021.
Oct 29, 2020 // Plants, USA, North America, alliant energy, Iowa, Terry Kouba, John Larsen
Clēnera chooses RES to create Wapello Solar project in Iowa
Clēnera, a privately-held renewable energy company, announced it has selected RES (Renewable Energy Systems) as its EPC (engineering, procurement as well as building and construction) partner for the 127.5-megawatt Wapello Solar project in Iowa. Wapello Solar will certainly deliver reliable, clean and affordable energy to greater than 45,000 houses when operational by the end of 2020.
Oct 27, 2020 // Plants, USA, North America, Tim Jordan, Iowa, Clēnera, Michael Gallego, Solar Project, Bill Cherrier
Oil major Eni expands on US solar rate of interest
Italian oil major Eni has actually bolstered its exposure to tidy energy in the US after its Falck Renewables-led joint endeavor obtained project programmer Building Energy US.
Aug 27, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, USA, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, finance, North America, Eni, m&a, Falck Renewables, Iowa, Massimo Mondazzi
Designers show next-generation solar cells can take the heat, keep effectiveness
Perovskites with their crystal frameworks as well as encouraging electro-optical homes could be the energetic component that makes the future generation of low-cost, effective, flexible as well as light-weight solar cells.
May 5, 2020 // Technology, USA, solar cells, North America, perovskites, Iowa, Vikram Dalal, Harshavardhan Gaonkar
A brand-new course available to perovskite growth
Researchers in the United States case to have actually shown the presence of an atomic-scale sensation in a perovskite product. Making use of effective, ultra-fast ruptureds of light, the team had the ability to catch photos of the 'Rashba impacts' within the product. The scientists claim the sensation could be used to produce brand-new chances for PV as well as various other perovskite-based tools.
Apr 21, 2020 // Technology, USA, solar cells, perovskite, North America, efficiency, Iowa, Ames Laboratory
Midwest installer Moxie Solar to open up 100-MW photovoltaic panel setting up plant in Iowa
Iowa-headquartered solar installer Moxie Solar, which set up practically 5 MW of projects in 2018 as well as most likely tripled its company in 2019, has actually introduced strategies to establish a 100-MW photovoltaic panel setting up procedure in Iowa.
Feb 27, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, North America, Iowa, Moxie Solar, Jason Hall
Wisconsin's Second-Largest Solar Farm Planned In Kenosha County
A substantial solar ranch is being prepared in western Kenosha County that designers claim might create adequate renewable resource to power 55,000 Wisconsin residences each year.
Feb 26, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, USA, Wisconsin, North America, John Holloway, Tyler Huebner, Iowa