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  • The 800-MW Vineyard Wind 1 moves closer to starting construction
    by Renewable Energy World on March 8, 2021 at 5:18 pm

    The Department of the Interior today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental analysis of the proposed Vineyard Wind I offshore wind project. This is the final analysis that BOEM needs to either approve the project or request additional modifications. Vineyard Wind is proposing what is expected to be The post The 800-MW Vineyard Wind 1 moves closer to starting construction appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

  • Jigar Shah to head up U.S. DOE loan programs office
    by Renewable Energy World on March 8, 2021 at 4:23 pm

    Longtime renewable energy expert and founder of Generate Capital, Jigar Shah, has been appointed to head up the Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the US Department of Energy (DOE).   According to the website, LPO manages a portfolio comprising more than $30 billion of loans, loan guarantees, and conditional commitments covering more than 30 projects. The post Jigar Shah to head up U.S. DOE loan programs office appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

  • A deeper dive into BP and Chevron’s backing of a Canada-based geothermal startup
    by Renewable Energy World on March 8, 2021 at 3:55 pm

    by Jane Marsh, Blogger Renewable energy businesses can be promising investments for larger companies looking to improve their carbon footprints. Sometimes, what some might assume to be the least likely investors will pour funds into renewables. That’s the case with Eavor Technologies’ most recent round of fundraising. Oil giants BP and Chevron were among the The post A deeper dive into BP and Chevron’s backing of a Canada-based geothermal startup appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

  • Meet the UK’s female innovators who are disrupting business
    by Renewable Energy World on March 8, 2021 at 2:36 pm

    Visionary British female entrepreneurs are receiving government backing to drive forward their novel innovations and business ideas. Announced today by Science Minister Amanda Solloway to mark International Women’s Day, 40 of the country’s top female innovators will be awarded a cash injection of £50,000 ($69,000) each, as well as bespoke mentoring, to scale up and The post Meet the UK’s female innovators who are disrupting business appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

  • Renewable developers are bearing the brunt of siloed transmission planning
    by Rao Konidena on March 5, 2021 at 8:08 pm

    Renewable project developers are bearing the burden of decades of transmission planning focused on transmission owner needs. Renewable projects are dropping out of generator interconnection queues because of the high cost of transmission upgrade costs. PJM, MISO, SPP are all dealing with the same issue – high volume of renewables projects in their interconnection queue. The post Renewable developers are bearing the brunt of siloed transmission planning appeared first on Renewable Energy World.

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  • The 800-MW Vineyard Wind 1 moves closer to starting construction March 8, 2021
    The Department of the Interior today announced that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has completed the environmental analysis of the proposed Vineyard Wind I offshore wind project. This is the final analysis that BOEM needs to either approve the project or request additional modifications. Vineyard Wind is proposing what is expected to be […]
    Renewable Energy World
  • Jigar Shah to head up U.S. DOE loan programs office March 8, 2021
    Longtime renewable energy expert and founder of Generate Capital, Jigar Shah, has been appointed to head up the Loan Programs Office (LPO) of the US Department of Energy (DOE).   According to the website, LPO manages a portfolio comprising more than $30 billion of loans, loan guarantees, and conditional commitments covering more than 30 projects. […]
    Renewable Energy World
  • A deeper dive into BP and Chevron’s backing of a Canada-based geothermal startup March 8, 2021
    by Jane Marsh, Blogger Renewable energy businesses can be promising investments for larger companies looking to improve their carbon footprints. Sometimes, what some might assume to be the least likely investors will pour funds into renewables. That’s the case with Eavor Technologies’ most recent round of fundraising. Oil giants BP and Chevron were among the […]
    Renewable Energy World
  • Meet the UK’s female innovators who are disrupting business March 8, 2021
    Visionary British female entrepreneurs are receiving government backing to drive forward their novel innovations and business ideas. Announced today by Science Minister Amanda Solloway to mark International Women’s Day, 40 of the country’s top female innovators will be awarded a cash injection of £50,000 ($69,000) each, as well as bespoke mentoring, to scale up and […]
    Renewable Energy World
  • Renewable developers are bearing the brunt of siloed transmission planning March 5, 2021
    Renewable project developers are bearing the burden of decades of transmission planning focused on transmission owner needs. Renewable projects are dropping out of generator interconnection queues because of the high cost of transmission upgrade costs. PJM, MISO, SPP are all dealing with the same issue – high volume of renewables projects in their interconnection queue. […]
    Rao Konidena
  • Cleaning up renewable energy March 5, 2021
    A University of South Australia researcher is helping establish a lifetime stewardship scheme to manage renewable energy waste from solar panels. by Sezen Bakan, The Lead, Australia Australia has the highest proportion of household photovoltaic (PV) systems in the world, with more than 21 percent of homes — or around 2.59 million — now possessing […]
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  • FedEx says it will be carbon-neutral by 2040 March 5, 2021
    Company is going all-electric and funding a new Yale center for applied research focused on carbon-negative technologies. FedEx Corp. announced this week that it wants to achieve carbon-neutral operations globally by 2040. The company laid out three key areas it will focus on via a $2B investment: vehicle electrification, sustainable energy, and carbon sequestration.  This includes a pledge […]
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  • Carbon-negative bioenergy project underway with Chevron, Microsoft and Schlumberger March 5, 2021
    Big name corporations Chevron and Microsoft are joining Schlumberger on a plan to develop a bioenergy project that will include carbon capture and sequestration. As a result, the energy produced would be carbon negative. The project will be located in Mendota, California and will use an idled bioenergy plant. The plant will convert agricultural waste […]
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  • 7.39-MW wind power plant in Japan begins operation March 5, 2021
    On March 2, sustainable infrastructure company Ichigo announced the completion of its 52nd power plant, Ichigo Yonezawa Itaya ECO Power Plant (Ichigo Yonezawa). Ichigo Yonezawa is the company’s first wind plant, with all of its other projects being solar. The project is located near the border of Yamagata and Fukushima prefectures in Japan. Ichigo Yonezawa […]
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  • Don’t despair about climate change, instead put your capital where it counts March 4, 2021
    By Gail Whiteman and Fred van Beuningen Every major economy has an industrial zone like the Port of Rotterdam, a place where smokestacks, pipes, and tanks tell one story of climate change. Anything that can be made of crude oil is made at the Port. It is a complicated place. On the one hand, it […]
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