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Biden officials green-light nation’s first big offshore wind project

The U.S. took a major step towards establishing a domestic offshore wind sector by approving the proposed Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The 800-megawatt project will be the first large-scale wind project to be built in federal waters and is expected to create 3,600 new jobs. Once complete, Vineyard will produce enough clean energy to power over 400,000 homes and businesses.  — “The project, which will span…

Biden officials green-light nation’s first big offshore wind project

The U.S. took a major step towards establishing a domestic offshore wind sector by approving the proposed Vineyard Wind project off the coast of Massachusetts. The 800-megawatt project will...

Transmission Infrastructure will Lead the Next Wave of Clean Energy Development

Did you know the United States’ electric grid has a nearly failing C- grade? It’s no surprise. In fact, some parts of our electric transmission grid are 100 years...

The latest trends in renewable energy procurement

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) released their State of the Market report summarizing the trends in corporate clean energy buying. And despite a challenging year caused by the...

Solar and wind’s competitiveness over coal is accelerating, analysis shows

A new analysis from Energy Innovation shows that clean energy technologies like wind and solar are rapidly overtaking coal-powered electricity generation in terms of costs. Even without considering the...

Five details of the “American Jobs Plan” that will move the U.S. forward

On March 31st in Pittsburgh, President Biden announced plans to pursue once-in-a-generation infrastructure legislation that would invest over $2 trillion in America’s roads, railways, water systems, and electricity infrastructure....

The clean energy industry steps up to aid Texans in need

Last month’s Texas blackouts and infrastructure failures offer a stark reminder that many of the systems we depend on every day are not equipped to withstand the extreme events...

Renewables hold promise for Rural America new report shows

Most of the time, we tend to think of renewable energy as a “green” alternative to conventional fossil fuel plants that are part of a broader climate change solution....

Report Finds That a Clean Energy Standard Is the ‘Linchpin’ of US Achieving Climate Goals

Electricity production currently makes up more than a quarter of the United States' carbon emissions. A Clean Energy Standard, or CES, would increase the amount of renewable energy on...

On U.S. East Coast, Has Offshore Wind’s Moment Finally Arrived?

After years of debate and public engagement, the American offshore wind sector looks poised to finally start ramping up. While Europe and Asia are ahead of the U.S. on...

World’s largest energy storage system proposed in Morro Bay

California may soon be home to the largest energy storage facility in the world! Energy storage technology allows grid operators to smooth out the electricity supply curve by storing...

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