North Carolina

North Carolina’s Clean Energy Transition

Over the past year, state officials, utilities, and a broad set of stakeholders worked together to advance key portions of the state’s Clean Energy Plan. North Carolina is emblematic of forces playing out in the larger US electricity system: although the state enjoys relatively low-cost energy, it has also relied heavily on coal-fired generation. The […]

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US

The US added 16.5 GW of PV in 2020

BCSE President Lisa Jacobson explained, “Global supply chain disruptions, workforce protection measures, and policy uncertainty required adaptation across the industry.” “In a year when so much went sideways, it was a blockbuster year for renewable energy build,” added Ethan Zindler, BNEF’s head of Americas. “Decarbonization of U.S. energy accelerated in 2020, and the benefits will […]

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US

US to Lead Utility Scale BESS Projects in record time

The global utility-scale energy storage market is on track for a record year in 2021, with the United States(US) continuing to lead the way. “The energy storage industry will begin significant multiyear growth in 2021, continuing until 2030, as the technology begins to form a core component of power grids in developed markets and new […]

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Wind

Crowley & Watco Reveals Plans For More Offshore Wind Energy Development

With the growing number of wind projects planned for U.S. waters, the partnership brings together industry-leading project management and logistics experts who can provide a “One-stop-shop” for owners, operators, and local port authorities in support of the offshore wind industry. “Crowley and Watco will work together to leverage our respective expertise in logistics, project management, […]

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Enphase

Solaredge Faces Tough Competition From Enphase In US Market

Enphase steadily expanded its U.S. inverter market share throughout 2020, challenging the sustained grip that SolarEdge has long held. In a recent presentation for Roth Capital Partners, Chris Collins – the founder of Ohm Analytics – discussed inverter market share data across a sample of permit and interconnection sources in New York, Massachusetts, Vermont, Texas, […]

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Biden

President Biden Promises To Let US Rejoin Paris Climate Accord

In one of his first official acts, U.S. President Joe Biden signed executive orders this week to rejoin the Paris climate agreement and block the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline. The Oval Office event was Biden’s first major action to tackle global warming as he brings the largest team of climate change experts […]

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US

New US Govt Wants Domestic Manufacturers To Bring Innovation In Distributed Wind Energy Tech

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory has issued a request for proposals and is accepting applications for the DOE Competitiveness Improvement Project for distributed wind. Managed by NREL on behalf of DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office, the CIP awards cost-shared subcontracts and technical support to manufacturers of small and medium-sized wind turbines. […]

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American

American Clean Power Association (ACPA) In Its Recent Release Mention Of Rejoining Of US In The Paris Climate Agreement

The American Clean Power Association released the following statement today on President Biden’s expected post-inauguration Executive Order committing the U.S. to rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement. Washington D.C. – The American Clean Power Association released the following statement today on President Biden’s expected post-inauguration Executive Order committing the U.S. to rejoining the Paris Climate Agreement. […]

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