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A 50 MW offshore floating wind turbine development is now operating off the coast of Scotland. Said to be the biggest floating wind project, the Kincardine wind farm consists of five 9.5 MW turbines designed by Principle Power, which sit above water that is up to 80 meters deep. California seeks to create a […]

October 19, 2021|

11.5 GW of clean energy assures reliability, CCAs add more renewables

To attain 11.5 GW of clean electricity by mid-decade, no additional fossil fuel plants will be needed to ensure grid reliability, California Energy Commission staff concluded Sept. 30. In late May, the California Public Utilities Commission mandated that the utilities add 11.5 GW of greenhouse gas emissions-free resources, including 1,000 MW of new geothermal […]

September 30, 2021|

The Buzz

The Sacramento Municipal Utilities District approves lower payments for distributed solar matched with storage incentives. Will other regulators grappling with high utility solar payments follow suit?

San Diego Gas & Electric will pay almost $60 million to settle a case on the misuse of ratepayer dollars meant to increase the use of efficient […]

September 16, 2021|
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