Apex Clean Energy Awards $1.2 Million to Conservation Efforts in Kansas, Iowa, and Texas

Industry’s First “Conservation Grant Program” Works to Enhance Ecosystems and Habitats Near Clean Energy Projects Apex Clean Energy today announced the recipients of its 2022 Conservation Grant Program, totaling $1.2 million in funding for conservation projects near the company’s commercialized renewable energy sites. The program, which represents the first of its kind within the cleanContinue reading “Apex Clean Energy Awards $1.2 Million to Conservation Efforts in Kansas, Iowa, and Texas”

Form Energy Partners with Xcel Energy on Two Multi-day Energy Storage Projects

Form’s 100-hour iron-air battery system to expand access to reliable, low-cost renewable energy generated for Xcel Energy’s Minnesota and Colorado customers. Form Energy, Inc., an American technology company developing and commercializing a new class of cost-effective, multi-day energy storage systems, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements with Xcel Energy (NASDAQ: XEL) toContinue reading “Form Energy Partners with Xcel Energy on Two Multi-day Energy Storage Projects”

Ørsted and The Nature Conservancy to Protect Threatened Texas Prairie at Mockingbird Solar Center 

Nearly 1,000 acres of tallgrass prairie will be preserved with Ørsted’s gift to The Nature Conservancy  Today, Ørsted, a leading clean energy company, announced a collaboration with The Nature Conservancy (TNC) to protect almost 1,000 acres of native prairie in northeast Texas. Less than one percent of the original tallgrass prairies of Texas survive today, and less thanContinue reading “Ørsted and The Nature Conservancy to Protect Threatened Texas Prairie at Mockingbird Solar Center “

State Legislatures Begin Convening

The country’s state legislatures have begun convening to take up and consider issues of importance to the residents of the respective states. The Advanced Power Alliance advocacy team is monitoring issues affecting the advanced power industry and will be working with lawmakers to support the continued development of resources to provide America with the cleaner,Continue reading “State Legislatures Begin Convening”

Qcells to Invest $2.5 Billion in Georgia to Build Complete Solar Supply Chain in U.S.

Qcells, a global leader in complete clean energy solutions, today announced it will invest more than $2.5 billion to build a complete solar supply chain in the United States. The company’s commitment to the clean energy economy in America will create nearly 2,500 direct jobs in Georgia. The announcement marks the largest investment in theContinue reading “Qcells to Invest $2.5 Billion in Georgia to Build Complete Solar Supply Chain in U.S.”

 Kansas-Based Partnership Approved by U.S. Department of Energy to Pursue a Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub 

On Tuesday, December 27, the Kansas-based HARVEST Hydrogen Hub was officially notified by United States Department of Energy (DOE) that it is “encouraged” to pursue a full application for the Regional Clean H2 Hubs program.  The DOE Regional Clean H2 Hubs program was launched as part of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (IIJA)Continue reading ” Kansas-Based Partnership Approved by U.S. Department of Energy to Pursue a Regional Clean Hydrogen Hub “

Hydrogen Forward: “Glass Onion’s” Klear Hydrogen Fuel Is Clearly The Stuff of Hollywood Fiction

https://www.hydrogenfwd.org/spoilers-glass-onions-klear-hydrogen-fuel-is-clearly-the-stuff-of-hollywood-fiction/ Spoilers Ahead: The highly anticipated sequel to 2019’s “Knives Out,” titled “Glass Onion” and starring Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, and Janelle Monáe, began streaming on Netflix last month. In its first week, the streaming service announced that an estimated 35 million households streamed the film.  If you’re a regular reader of Hydrogen Forward’s content, you mayContinue reading “Hydrogen Forward: “Glass Onion’s” Klear Hydrogen Fuel Is Clearly The Stuff of Hollywood Fiction”

NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy

Click here to access an interactive map showing project size, tax, and landowner payment data per legislative district. AUSTIN, TEXAS – Renewable energy and battery storage projects generate tens of billions of dollars in tax revenue and landowner payments, 60 percent of which benefits rural counties, according to a report released by the Advanced PowerContinue reading “NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy”

Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future”

This commentary by former United States Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns appeared in the Omaha World-Herald on January 1, 2023. In 2005, Secretary Johanns was appointed by President George W. Bush to lead the US Department of Agriculture. He previously served as the 38th Governor of Nebraska from 1999 to 2005. If there is oneContinue reading “Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future””

Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas

From Air Products at: https://www.airproducts.com/news-center/2022/12/1208-air-products-and-aes-to-invest-to-build-first-mega-scale-green-hydrogen-facility-in-texas Air Products (NYSE: APD) and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced plans to invest approximately $4 billion to build, own and operate a green hydrogen production facility in Wilbarger County, Texas. This mega-scale renewable power to hydrogen project includes approximately 1.4 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation, along withContinue reading “Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas”