Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Entergy, RWE Partner to Assess Offshore Wind Prospects in Gulf of Mexico

March 30, 2023

Via: PowerMag

U.S. utility Entergy and global power giant RWE are partnering to jointly assess the best means to develop an offshore wind market in the Gulf of Mexico. The two companies on March 30 unveiled a memorandum of understanding (MoU) under […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

NREL models power sector impacts of federal clean energy laws

March 17, 2023

Via: Power Engineering International

Analysis from the National Renewable Energy Laboratory predicts that recent federal legislation could lead to a surge of clean energy deployment, and rapid reduction of emissions, by 2030. The Inflation Reduction Act and Bipartisan Infrastructure Law include more than $430 […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

Here’s how to decarbonize the electric grid by 2035

August 31, 2022

Via: Power Engineering International

A new report by the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) examines the types of clean energy technologies, along with the scale and pace of deployment needed for the U.S. to reach 100% clean electricity by 2035. The NREL study, Examining […]

Electric Utility, Public Utilities

US utility-scale solar, storage prices drop 12+% in past year, but supply chain worries loom: NREL

December 2, 2021

Via: Utility Dive

To meet the Biden administration’s ambitious goal to achieve a net zero power sector by 2035, experts agree the cost of solar power and energy storage will need to drop. NREL reports that solar and storage costs have both fallen […]

Electric Utility

NREL: More transmission would help wind supply a third of nation’s electricity

January 13, 2017

Via: AmericanPublicPower

Adding even a limited amount of electricity transmission could significantly reduce the costs of expanding wind energy to supply 35 percent of U.S. electricity 33 years from now, says a report from the Department of Energy. The report, authored by […]