Inflation Reduction Act

US Households With Heat Pumps Witness 62% Drop Energy Bills: NREL

NREL is a national laboratory of the US Department of Energy (DOE) for renewable energy and energy efficiency research development, operated for DOE and funded by the Department of energy’s Building Technologies Office. In its latest research, NREL shared research on the benefit of heat pumps for households. The research was co-authored by Prateek Munankarmi, […]

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The Pushback Against China’s Dominance In Solar Manufacturing

Close on the heels of the European Solar Manufacturing Council (ESMC) virtually putting up its hands on the future of solar manufacturers in the continent comes news of US senators urging the Biden Administration to take action against ‘cheap” Chinese imports as well. The same Chinese imports have actually made solar more accessible and viable […]

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With $500 million of Production Tax Credits, 600 MW Solar Project Moves Ahead In US

Vesper Energy, a developer, owner, and operator of utility-scale renewable energy assets, has announced the closing of financing for its Hornet Solar project. The asset will deliver renewable energy to communities throughout Texas, provide grid stability, and mitigate price volatility in Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) which provides power to the grid in the […]

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Biden Administration Announces $207 Mn Investment In Clean Energy

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) Secretary Tom Vilsack recently announced USDA $207 million investment in renewable energy and domestic fertilizer projects. These projects are expected to lower energy bills, generate new income, create jobs, and strengthen competition for US farmers, ranchers and agricultural producers. Many of the projects are being funded by President Biden’s Inflation […]

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Inflation Reduction Act to create 67,000 jobs & $2 billion income in rural US: Report

Inflation Reduction Act was signed into law in the United States in August 2022. The act aims to set newer policy measures to reduce carbon emission, improve healthcare and taxpayer compliance. It also allocates money directly to environmental justice priorities. According to McKinsey, the Inflation Reduction Act is the third piece of legislation in the […]

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Could a Donald Trump Presidency Trip Up The IRA?

The IRA, or the Inflation Reduction Act in the United States (US), ever since it came into force in August 2022, has been unfolding the kind of impact that has never been seen yet in the clean energy industry. Even as most provisions in the IRA became effective by Jan 2023, the biggest part of […]

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Honeywell to Supply BESS of 124 MWh to US Virgin Islands

Honeywell will supply VIElectron, its first installation of battery energy storage solutions (BESS) for six solar parks located across the US Virgin Islands. The BESS, which is for a capacity of 124 MWh, will boast an end-to-end battery management system (BMS). The solar array of 140 MWDC and BESS will help the islands meet 30% […]

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US Proposes Norms To Counter Chinese Domination In Battery Manufacturing

The US Department of Treasury and the IRS (Internal Revenue Service) has now proposed guidelines on clean vehicles credits under the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA). It is expected to lower costs for consumers, spur growth in the US vehicle manufacturing, and strengthen energy security. The move is also likely to reduce the dependency of the […]

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Swift Current’s 197 MW Castle Gap Wind Project Set Into Motion

Swift Current has announced that it has kickstarted operations of its 197 MW Castle Gap Wind Project established in Central Texas. The project supplies power to retail giant, Target Corporation. Swift Current and Target Corporation have forged a partnership by way of a virtual power purchase agreement. Presently, the wind project is generating enough energy […]

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