The latest Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) shows that battery storage is expected to increase substantially over the next few years. The EIA reports that battery storage will reach about 30 gigawatts (GW) by the end of 2025.
The Biden administration is looking to expand solar development on public lands to meet its clean energy goals. The Department of the Interior (DOI) announced Monday that the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) would update Obama-era guidelines for solar installations on federal property as well as launch reviews of three solar projects proposed for Arizona. […]
The price of Russian seaborne oil has been capped at $60 a barrel after the Group of Seven countries — which includes non-enumerated member the European Union — and Australia reached a consensus on the price Monday. The goal of the price cap is to reduce the revenue stream funding Russia’s war on Ukraine, while […]
Fossil fuel prices have risen worldwide since Russia invaded Ukraine last February, but investments in renewable energy are helping the Public Service Company of New Mexico keep customers’ costs down. Unlike in coal-dependent Indiana where utility costs are skyrocketing — and despite a nearly 10% increase in New Mexican fuel costs — PNM customers will […]
More than 650 scientists have written a letter to world leaders urging them to stop the burning of trees to produce energy because it destroys wildlife habitats and undermines international biodiversity and climate pledges. Leading up to the UN biodiversity summit COP15 — which begins on December 7 in Montréal — the scientists said countries […]
Twenty years ago, the Combe Fill North Landfill in Mount Olive Township, New Jersey, was a Superfund site. Now, it’s the largest landfill solar project in North America. The 25.6 megawatt solar farm, which was completed Friday, is just one example of an innovative trend turning symptoms of throwaway culture into sites for generating renewable […]
The Biden administration will hold the nation’s first-ever lease auction for commercial-scale floating wind energy leases today. The five deep-water lease tracts in two areas about 25 miles off the California coast have the potential to generate 4.5 GW of electricity, enough to power 1.5 million homes. Global interest in the lease sales is strong […]