Amid the global economic crisis, utility-scale wind and solar continue to be seen, not just as a long-term investment but one for the near term as well. Writing from Australia this week, my colleague Bruce Robertson notes that two big energy companies—Origin and Santos—are pulling back on oil and gas capital spending but “forging ahead”... The post Transiti […]
As the patterns of our lives shift in response to COVID-19, our energy profiles are shifting, too. Overall, electricity demand has decreased and is expected to remain lower as commercial buildings, factories and other large electricity users slow or stop operations. Residential use, on the other hand, is expected to rise as we shelter in... The post COVID-19 […]
Axpo reports the Canton of Glarus in Switzerland has approved the construction of a 2-MW solar plant on Muttsee Dam, which impounds water for the 1,000-MW Limmern pumped storage plant The Glarus South municipality and Swiss Federal Office of Energy (SFOE) were also involved in the approval procedure and have approved the project. Axpo says... The post Axpo r […]
Ramboll, a Denmark-based engineering, design and consultancy company, announced that Obayashi Corporation has hired it to develop a detailed foundation design for a new offshore wind farm, which it says will become one of the largest in Japan. “There is a giant potential for Ramboll in Japan. At the same time, however, the geographic location... The post Oba […]
In Oregon, resilient power is increasingly being recognized as an emergency preparedness and mitigation tool as state leaders and emergency managers prepare for the next Cascadia event. The post Oregon invests in resilient energy appeared first on Renewable Energy World. […]
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) and National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) are asking the Federal Reserve to extend access to short-term debt financing for electric, natural gas and water utilities. A joint letter from FERC Chairman Neil Chatterjee and NARUC President Brandon Presley supports a request by the Edison […]
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