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New Solar Projects In US Report Fewer Delays In 2023: EIA

The Energy Information Administration (EIA), the federal body tasked with tracking energy policy in the US, recently reported fewer delays to install new utility-scale solar photovoltaic (PV) projects in 2023 than in 2022. EIA in its report said, “In 2023, solar developers pushed back the scheduled online date for an average of 19% of planned […]

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US Energy Firm Puget Sound Energy Announces Utility-Scale Wind Farm At Montana

United States (US)-based energy company Puget Sound Energy (PSE) announced today it is developing the Beaver Creek wind farm, a utility-scale wind project that will be located on the high plains in Stillwater County, Montana, in the US. The Beaver Creek wind farm is the latest addition in a growing list of renewable energy resources […]

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India and US Are Major Drivers Of Utility-Scale Solar Power: ISA

The International Solar Alliance (ISA) recently released a report titled ‘World Solar Market Report’. It talks about the overall global scenario in the solar energy sector. The report placed India as one of the new undisputed leaders in global solar energy deployment. The report mentions that the global solar PV deployment had been  primarily driven […]

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Duke Energy in $2.8 Billion Deal with Brookfield Renewable for Commercial Renewables Business

A key US electricity distributor and generator, Duke Energy has announced reaching reached an agreement to sell its unregulated utility scale commercial renewables business to Brookfield Renewable for $2.8 billion. Brookfield is one of the world’s largest owners and operators of renewable power and climate transition assets. Duke Energy’s expected net proceeds from this transaction […]

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X-ELIO Sets up its First Utility Scale 60 MWh BESS Project in Texas, US

X-ELIO, that delves into the development, construction, financing and operation of renewable and sustainable energy projects, has added a BESS (battery energy storage system) project of 60 MW capacity, which has been set up in the Liberty County of Texas in the USA. This is a major project for X-ELIO, given that this is the […]

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Sungrow & SOL+ Distribuidora Forge Partnership for 500 MW Inverter Distribution in Brazil

Developer and producer of photovoltaic inverter technology, Sungrow, and SOL+ Distribuidora, the new business front of Holding SOL Copérnico, based in Brazil, have entered into a partnership facilitating distribution for the Brazilian market. As per the agreement, SOL+ will be responsible for the distribution of 500 MW of on-grid Sungrow photovoltaic inverters in all of […]

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Fimer Launches Two New Platforms For Utility Segment

FIMER, a leading global player in the production of photovoltaic inverters and charging solutions for electric mobility, opened the company’s ‘virtual’ doors to the world for the first time. The company is inviting customers and partners from over 100 countries to participate in a truly innovative 360 ​​° Virtual Tour on 22 June. Virtual visitors […]

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IHS Markit Predicts a 16% YOY Drop in Solar Capacity Additions in 2020

Even as estimates and predictions on the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on the renewable energy, and solar sector in particular are announced and updated with each passing week, comes a specific prediction from IHS Markit. The global research and analytics firm has predicted a degrowth of as much as 16 percent in global solar […]

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Tesla Introduces New Battery for Utility Scale Energy Storage

To match global demand for massive battery storage projects, Tesla has designed a new battery product specifically for utility-scale projects: Megapack. Two years ago, Tesla built and installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in Hornsdale, South Australia using Tesla Powerpack batteries. Since then, the facility saved nearly USD 40 million in its first year alone and helped […]

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