Throwing Shade Is Solar Energy’s New Superpower

At-a-Glance:  In America, solar power could be a new cash crop for farmers as the new innovation known as agrivoltaics grows. It is the process of farmers leasing land to solar farms and incorporating the panels as they plant crops or raise livestock. Read more in: Throwing Shade Is Solar Energy’s New Superpower. Key Takeaways: Read more →

Historic $7B federal funding opportunity to jump-start America’s clean hydrogen economy

At-a-Glance:  The U.S. Department of Energy is accepting applications for the $7 billion program to create regional clean hydrogen hubs (H2Hubs) across the country. The H2Hubs will be a central driver in helping communities across the country benefit from clean energy investments, good-paying jobs, and improved energy security. For more read: DOE Opens Bipartisan Infrastructure Read more →

NREL Study Identifies Opportunities & Challenges Of Achieving The U.S. Transformational Goal Of 100% Clean Electricity By 2035

At-a-Glance:  A new report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examines the types of clean energy technologies and the scale and pace of deployment needed to achieve 100% clean electricity, or a net-zero power grid, in the United States by 2035. Key Takeaways: Overall, NREL finds multiple pathways to 100% clean electricity by 2035 Read more →

DOE awarding $540 million to ramp up clean energy research

At-a-Glance:  The United States Department of Energy (DOE) announced it will grant 54 universities and 11 national labs over $500 million to conduct research on clean energy technologies and low-carbon manufacturing, ranging from direct air capture to carbon storage and sequestration. The move comes on the heels of the passage of President Biden’s historic Inflation Read more →

Three Wärtsilä executives headline ACERA renewable energy & storage event in Chile

Three Wärtsilä executives are the featured speakers at an exclusive Chilean Association of Renewable Energies and Storage (ACERA) event in Chile on September 14. Jussi Heikinnen, Director Growth and Development, Silvia Zummaraga, Market Development Manager, and Alejandro McDonough, Managing Director, will present details and recommendations from Wärtsilä Energy’s Front-Loading Net Zero report. The report uses Read more →

COBT Podcast: Wärtsilä’s Karl Meeusen talks about the importance of reliable capacity in the energy transition

Wärtsilä’s Karl Meeusen, Director of Markets, Legislative and Regulatory Policy, recently appeared on Veritan’s Close of Business Tuesday (COBT) podcast, discussing the importance of reliable capacity as we work to meet ambitious decarbonization goals. Those goals are great, Meeusen told C.O.B. Tuesday host Maynard Holt,  but there’s a risk if utility operators move too quickly Read more →