Energy Industry Press Release
|06/22/2020 - 10:25||
TVA Green Lights Local Power Company Electric Generation
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. – The Tennessee Valley Authority announced Monday that an Environmental Assessment determined a Finding of No Significant Impact that will green light most local power companies across the Tennessee Valley to locally generate a portion of its own load to meet customer needs. Details of the final EA are available here .
|06/22/2020 - 06:17||
Cut Carbon Not Forests: Hard-Hitting Campaign Urges UK Policymakers to Build a True Clean Energy Economy and End Dirty Biomass Subsidies
Cut Carbon Not Forests: Hard-Hitting Campaign Urges UK Policymakers to Build a True Clean Energy Economy and End Dirty Biomass Subsidies.
|06/22/2020 - 04:49||
Canadian Solar to Launch Next-Generation PV Modules on Canada Day
Canadian Solar was founded in 2001, in its eponymous country of Canada , and has forged a strong track record as a technology leader and system solutions provider in the global solar industry. To celebrate Canada Day on July 1 , the Company will introduce the suite of new modules in five webinars, accommodating customers across different time zones.
|06/21/2020 - 19:09||
Statement: Infrastructure bill a can't-miss opportunity to rebuild America, tackle climate crisis
WASHINGTON -- As every state in the country reopens during the ongoing coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, traffic on America’s roads and carbon emissions are returning to pre-lockdown levels . Congress is currently debating how America will rebuild coming out of the crisis, and the much-maligned “infrastructure week” has the potential to result in concrete action.
|06/18/2020 - 18:36||
Coalition Applauds FERC Decision to Hold Carbon Pricing Discussion
Federal Energy Regulator Kicks Off Conversation on How Carbon Pricing in Competitive Power Markets Could Spur Cost-Effective Emissions Reductions.
|06/18/2020 - 18:31||
KB Home is First Homebuilder to Offer SunPower's New, Innovative OneRoof Solar System
KB Home (NYSE: KBH ) today announced that it is the first homebuilder to offer SunPower's (NASDAQ: SPWR ) new OneRoof™ product at its Ashbury new-home community in the San Francisco Bay Area . The first-of-its-kind SunPower OneRoof system delivers an efficient, durable, attractive and cost-effective solar roofing product that is ideal for the new-home market.
|06/18/2020 - 12:38||
Sweden trailblazes the way for sustainable energy entrepreneurs amidst COVID-19
EIT InnoEnergy and Skellefteå Kraft launch accelerator programme to drive energy innovation in Northern Sweden.
|06/18/2020 - 12:12||
First Solar to Support Dow Gulf Coast Operations in Texas with Lowest Carbon Solar
Dow signs 15-year PPA with First Solar for 75 percent of capacity of 200MWAC Horizon Solar project TEMPE, Ariz.
|06/18/2020 - 11:40||
Bechtel Nuclear Engineer Selected for Congressional Science and Engineering Fellowship
Patrick Snouffer’s experience ranges from radioactive waste cleanup to advanced reactor technology.
|06/18/2020 - 09:42||
TVAs Regional Energy Resource Council to Meet Virtually
KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Members of the public interested in the Tennessee Valley Authority’s mission and how it approaches energy-related activities, including its COVID-19 response, are invited to attend public working sessions of the Regional Energy Resource Council virtually on June 23.
|06/17/2020 - 19:18||
IEA offers world governments a Sustainable Recovery Plan to boost economic growth, create millions of jobs and put emissions into structural decline
The International Energy Agency is today presenting a Sustainable Recovery Plan focusing on a series of actions that can be taken over the next three years to revitalise economies and boost employment while making energy systems cleaner and more resilient.
|06/17/2020 - 16:46||
Long-duration battery project in the works
Wind farms produce electricity when it’s breezy. Solar panels generate energy during the day. Low-cost, long-duration storage has the potential to serve cooperative members when the wind isn’t blowing and the sun isn’t shining.
|Great River Energy|
|06/17/2020 - 07:39||
Solar first: Purdue Research Park company completes bifacial solar array for downtown Valparaisos Vale View development
Emergent Solar Energy, a Purdue University-affiliated company, completed a 40.33 kilowatt (kW) bifacial roof-mount solar energy system for Wayne Enterprises’ new downtown Valparaiso Vale View facility.
|06/16/2020 - 23:05||
Shell and IBM Team up to Accelerate Digitalization in the Mining Industry
New online marketplace offers f ield-tested solutions that can help customers improve safety, efficiency and sustainability.
|06/16/2020 - 16:39||
Bringing Resilient Power to Puerto Rico with Microreactors
The U.S. territory of Puerto Rico is home to 3.2 million American citizens, with all the energy needs of a modern economy. Most of the territory’s power, however, is generated by facilities dating from the 1960s, which is nearly 30 years older on average than mainland U.
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|06/16/2020 - 15:10||
Inmarsat expands its presence in the Middle East by joining the Energy Industry Council
New membership increases Inmarsat’s contribution to innovation for the oil & gas, renewables and utilities sectors across the region.
|06/16/2020 - 11:36||
U.S. coal consumption continues to decline across all sectors
In 2019, U.S. coal consumption totaled 590 million short tons (MMst). The electric power sector accounts for the majority (more than 90%) of domestic coal consumption, but the industrial and commercial sectors also consume coal. Coal consumption in the industrial and commercial sectors has declined from 98 MMst in 2000 to 48 MMst in 2019.
|06/16/2020 - 11:32||
RELEASE: Jennifer Wilcox to Lead Carbon Dioxide Removal as WRI Senior Fellow
World Resources Institute is pleased to welcome Jennifer Wilcox as a new Senior Fellow with WRI’s U.S. Climate program.
|06/16/2020 - 10:14||
Solar Co-op Launches for Tucson Residents to Go Solar Together
TUCSON, Ariz. — The nonprofit group Solar United Neighbors announced the launch of the Tucson Solar Co-op today, in partnership with the Center for Biological Diversity and Physicians for Social Responsibility Arizona .
|Center for Biol...|
|06/16/2020 - 08:07||
Verizon Falls to the Bottom of Clean Energy Ranking of Telecoms
Report Grades AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and Verizon on Renewable Energy Sourcing and Commitments; New Sections Detail Diversity Issues in Industry and COVID-19’s Impact on Findings.
|06/15/2020 - 18:23||
REC Group goes virtual, bringing premium solar products, new sales tools and market experts to your living room
In the REC Leadership Panel, REC Senior Management and REC experts from across the globe will shed light on solar’s mid- and long-term future, new technology and business trends and how markets across Europe, US and APAC can learn from each other following the global health crisis. The panel will be moderated by Michael Schmela, Executive Advisor at SolarPower Europe, Managing Director at TaiyangNews and former Editor-in-Chief of PHOTON International.
|06/15/2020 - 17:11||
SEIA: Petition to End Net Metering Would be Unlawful Federal Power Grab
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Jurisdiction over net metering rests with the states and local regulatory bodies and granting a petition to have the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) regulate retail programs would represent an unlawful federal power grab, the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) said in response to the petition today.
|06/15/2020 - 16:51||
450 Environmental, Energy Justice Groups Urge Federal Commission to Reject Threat to Solar Net Metering
WASHINGTON— More than 450 environmental and energy-justice, faith and labor groups urged the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission today to reject the New England Ratepayers Association’s petition seeking federal jurisdiction over state solar policies.
|Center for Biol...|