Seeking greater electrification in Sub-Saharan Africa: 'The future of energy may be built there'
The drive to electrify Sub-Saharan Africa will certainly need US$ 350 billion of financial investment and also might expose an alternative vision for the energy transition that concentrates on a decentralised, bottom-up solar-and-storage abundant grid that benefits from affordable solar power, according to research study company Wood Mackenzie.
Mar 21, 2022 // Residential, Markets & Finance News, Wood Mackenzie, utilities, woodmac, energy transition, SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA, distributed generation
Duke Energy begins on 250MW solar project in Texas
Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions has actually announced that construction has begun on its 250MW Pisgah Ridge solar project in Navarro County, Texas.
Jun 7, 2021 // Plants, USA, Texas, Duke Energy, utilities, power purchase agreement, North America, Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions, virtual power purchase agreement
Poland energy Edison Energia releases 200MWp module tender
Polish energy Edison Energia has introduced a tender for PV modules totalling 200MWp of prospective ability.
Feb 1, 2021 // Manufacturing News, Poland, pv modules, utilities, Europe, JinkoSolar, LONGi, tenders, tenders and auctions, edison energia, supply tender, Kamil Sankowski
Washington state reveals policies to guide utilities to carbon-free generation by 2045
Utilities running in the US state of Washington should remove coal-fired generation by the end of 2025 as well as resource 100% of their electricity from sustainable or non-carbon-emitting resources by 2045, according to new guidelines revealed by regulators.
Jan 12, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, USA, Washington, utilities, North America, legislation, pacific power, avista, puget sound energy
First Solar indications 15-year PPAs with The golden state neighborhood teams for 100MW solar-plus-storage plant
Power purchase agreements (PPAs) have actually been authorized in between First Solar and also 2 area power utility teams for power from a 100MW solar energy plant with 50MWh of power storage space in California's Kern County.
Apr 24, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, California, USA, Power Purchase Agreements, utilities, thin-film, North America, decarbonisation, community energy, vertical integration, Tom Habashi, Girish Balachandran
Engie looks for brand-new CEO as board looks for sped up shift
French power significant Engie is looking for a brand-new president after its board chose to oust incumbent Isabelle Kocher.
Feb 7, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Engie, utilities, Latin america, North America, Isabelle Kocher, large-scale solar, Paulo Almirante, Jean-Pierre Clamadieu
Auction winner: Interconnection constraints limiting big solar in Japan
Rising interconnection costs and constraints are impacting Japan’s ability to contract large-scale solar capacity, according to a project winner in the country’s latest PV auction.
Jan 29, 2020 // Markets & Finance News, Japan, FiT, utilities, Asia, auction, interconnection, METI, curtailment, energy transition, Constant Energy, ciel & terre international, franck constant, Eva Pauly
Coal costs see PacifiCorp turn to major solar-plus-storage build-out
PacifiCorp has formalised a long-anticipated shift from coal to solar, wind and battery storage, setting ambitious targets underpinned by a belief in clean energy’s sound economics.
Oct 7, 2019 // Storage, USA, Virginia, pv power plants, utilities, Dominion Energy, solar-plus-storage, BESS, North America, PacifiCorp, Rick Link, Chad Teply, coal phase-out
Brexit cannot avert the ‘fundamental issue’ of energy transition, event told
Energy companies are lacking any kind of certainty over Brexit and how it will affect the sector, but cannot allow it to have any impact on the “fundamental issue” of climate change and the energy transition, some of Europe’s leading utilities have said.
Sep 19, 2019 // Markets & Finance News, Policy, storage, UK, utilities, Europe, policy, Brexit, Emeka Chukwureh
New Zealand’s floating debut billed as country’s top PV project to date
New Zealand looks set to join the countries tapping into floating solar worldwide via a new, city-based scheme, sponsored by a utility duo.
Sep 4, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Floating PV, New Zealand, solar pv, floating PV, utilities, IRENA, Oceania, vector group, auckland, Simon Mackenzie, watercare
Duke Drops Largest Solar Project in North Carolina Procurement — Its Own
The cancellation of an 80-megawatt project with no financial penalty raises questions about a monopoly utility competing against private developers.
Aug 6, 2019 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, USA, North Carolina, Duke Energy, Randy Wheeless, Chris Carmody, Accion Group, Cypress Creek Renewables, utilities, North America
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