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.”

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”

How Solar + Storage Boosts Grid Resiliency

Babcock Ranch, “America’s First Solar-Powered Town”, is a prime example of how solar energy and energy storage can strengthen the reliability of power grids, making communities more resilient in the face of extreme weather and volatile energy prices. The town, which derives its power from 700,000 solar panels at a nearby solar farm, managed toContinue reading How Solar + Storage Boosts Grid Resiliency

Who’s Purchasing Renewable Energy in Texas?

While Texas isn’t the leader in renewable energy on a percentage or per capita basis, it has the largest installed base of wind power and one of the top installed bases of solar power in the United States. Most often, the investments made in renewable power generation are made backed by a “power purchase agreement“Continue reading “Who’s Purchasing Renewable Energy in Texas?”

As Texas Energy Demand Increases, Enel Green Power Installs More Renewable and Energy Storage Capacity

Enel Green Power has completed its first large-scale hybrid wind project globally, Azure Sky wind + storage, featuring 350 MW of wind capacity and 136.5 MW/204.6 MWh of storage capacity. In addition, the company will add 57 MW/85.7 MWh of new battery storage capacity at its largest operating projects in Texas, Roadrunner solar and HighContinue reading “As Texas Energy Demand Increases, Enel Green Power Installs More Renewable and Energy Storage Capacity”

APA Urges US Secretary of Commerce Raimondo to Resolve Uncertainty Surrounding Solar Tariffs, End Inquiry

“We are deeply concerned by a self-interested request for country-wide circumvention inquiries brought by Auxin Solar, which covers crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) products imported from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. If enacted, new tariffs will stymie the essential and broadly beneficial energy transition while imposing extraordinarily detrimental impacts on American power consumers, renewable energy projectContinue reading “APA Urges US Secretary of Commerce Raimondo to Resolve Uncertainty Surrounding Solar Tariffs, End Inquiry”

APA on Biden Administration Solar Tariffs: “It’s time to end this investigation and let America’s energy producers get to work.”

Jeff Clark, President of the Advanced Power Alliance, released the following statement on the Biden Administration’s decision to initiate a new circumvention case that could lead to new tariffs on solar panels and photovoltaic cells assembled by trading partners in Cambodia, Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam: “The heartbreaking events in Ukraine over the last month have showcased aContinue reading “APA on Biden Administration Solar Tariffs: “It’s time to end this investigation and let America’s energy producers get to work.””

Omnia Midstream Announces Development Agreement with Devon Energy to Integrate Renewable Energy into the Stateline Field located in the Delaware Basin

From Omni Midstream: https://omniamidstream.com/news/omnia-announces-development-agreement-with-devon-energy/ TULSA, Oklahoma – Omnia Midstream Partners, LLC today announced a development agreement to integrate renewable energy into the operations of Devon Energy Corp’s (NYSE: DVN) Stateline field located in the Delaware Basin. The project will include significant benefits for the producer’s stakeholders through carbon emissions reduction, competitively priced electricity, economic valueContinue reading “Omnia Midstream Announces Development Agreement with Devon Energy to Integrate Renewable Energy into the Stateline Field located in the Delaware Basin”

Apex Clean Energy to Pursue 1 GW of Solar Potential on Weyerhaeuser Land

Utility-Scale Projects Seek Offtake Partners Amid Surging Demand for Clean Power Charlottesville, Virginia – Apex Clean Energy today announced the execution of an agreement with Weyerhaeuser (NYSE: WY) for the development of 1,000 megawatts of utility-scale solar and solar-plus-storage projects on Weyerhaeuser property in the southeastern United States. To date, Apex has commercialized more thanContinue reading “Apex Clean Energy to Pursue 1 GW of Solar Potential on Weyerhaeuser Land”

New Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Contributions to Rural Texas

Solar and wind projects help diversify local economies, creating new revenue for rural governments, school districts and landowners; but anti-economic development bills threaten that growth. Wind power, solar power, and energy storage projects are providing new economic opportunities for rural Texas counties, bringing needed diversification, economic development, job creation, and multi-generational revenue through a growingContinue reading “New Interactive Website Shows Clean Energy’s Contributions to Rural Texas”