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Lease terms for California offshore wind projects released

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Biden administration has released the lease terms for offshore wind projects that would place hundreds of turbines in California’s coastal waters — the first such project off the nation’s Pacific coast. The two projects along the state’s northern and central coasts are envisioned to generate up to 4.5 gigawatts of wind energy. That’s enough to power about 1.5 million homes, the U.S. Department of the Interior said Thursday.…

Lease terms for California offshore wind projects released

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The Biden administration has released the lease terms for offshore wind projects that would place hundreds of turbines in California’s coastal waters — the first such...

The U.S. clean power industry hit significant milestones, but more must be done

Last week, the American Clean Power Association released its Clean Power Annual Market Report 2021, which showed that wind, utility solar, and battery storage power capacity in the U.S....

The fight for a national clean energy transmission system emerges on three fronts

After years of studies showing a national transmission system is the most cost-effective way to meet growing clean energy and carbon reduction mandates, there is still no nation-spanning solution....

Solar power heats up in Alaska

Households and businesses in Alaska are increasingly producing their own solar power and selling the excess electricity to utilities. — Though the number of Anchorage installations remains small, they...

CNN: Wind Energy is Booming in Deep-Red Republican States

CNN recently reported on the booming renewable energy industry in rural America, where wind and solar power are providing economic benefits in an area traditionally devoted to oil and...

Amazon on path to reach 100% renewable energy by 2025

Amazon today announced 37 new renewable energy projects around the world, marking significant progress on its path to power 100% of its operations with renewable energy by 2025 —...

US wind energy just hit a major milestone

The United States set a major renewable energy milestone last Tuesday: wind power was the second-highest source of electricity for the first time since the Energy Information Administration began gathering the...

Inside Clean Energy: US Battery Storage Soared in 2021, Including These Three Monster Projects

Battery storage is quickly moving from the margins to near the center of the U.S. energy system. In 2021, the market added 3,508 megawatts of battery storage capacity, an...

A new program to help communities take control of their energy future

The Department of Energy recently announced the launch of a new program to assist communities in the transition to renewable energy.

Massive new wind farm goes online in Oklahoma

One of the largest wind farms built in North America is now up and running in Oklahoma, providing wind power to customers in the state as well as to...

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