20-MW, 80-MWh Santa Ana battery storage project operational in California

Calpine and GE Renewable Energy this month announced completion of a 80-MWh standalone battery storage system in southern California. The Santa Ana Storage Project, which uses GE’s Reservoir...

Energy Storage, Clean Power associations planning merger to strengthen U.S. renewable energy unity

The U.S. Energy Storage Association intends to merge with the American Clean Power Association in a move to spearhead transformative growth for renewable energies. The merger would unify...

Siemens joins German utility to develop giant Li-Ion battery facility

The need to ensure renewable energy resources can meet baseload power demand is intensifying the race for giant battery storage systems across Europe. Siemens Smart Infrastructure and German...

New York announces initiatives to explore green hydrogen for decarbonization

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo this week announced that New York plans to explore the potential role of green hydrogen as part of the state's comprehensive...

Avista’s Post Falls hydro cutting release to 500 CFS due to low rainfall

Impacted by low rainfall and historic heat in the northwest U.S. this summer, Avista Utilities expects the discharge at its Post Falls Hydroelectric plant to drop to...

WEC Energy Group investing $412 million in 250-MW Sapphire Sky wind farm

Wisconsin-based utility holding company WEC Energy Group is taking a 90-percent ownership stake in an Illinois wind farm currently under development. WEC Energy Group will take a majority...

IHS Markit: Lack of infrastructure to hinder Biden’s 2030 offshore wind target

Although the US market for offshore wind energy will grow thanks to a number of factors including supportive regulation through 2030, the sector is likely to miss...

FIMER Op-ed: Are we entering a new era for utility-scale solar?

By Maren Schmidt, FIMER As someone who has worked in the global solar PV sector for many years, recent reports outlining the huge growth in renewable energies and...

Next Tuesday, Peter Safarik, Partner at McKinsey & Company and Ron Rodrique, Plant Manager at AES will present a session on The Future of Digitalization in Power at 12:30 PM EST! Register here: https://bit.ly/3lMgSsL

Check out this great article on our upcoming December POWERGEN+ Series from Power Engineering! Learn more about each of the sessions and view the full schedule here: https://www.power-eng.com/2020/12/04/december-powergen-is-all-about-making-sense-of-cyber-and-data-challenges-in-the-power-plant/

Because of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic, POWERGEN International, DISTRIBUTECH International, and Clarion Energy’s Leadership Summit have been postponed to January 26-28, 2022 in Dallas, TX.

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