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AMEA Power commissions 50-MW solar plant in Togo

Renewables Now 22 Jun 2021
Dubai-based clean energy company AMEA Power has commissioned a 50-MW solar photovoltaic (PV) power plant in Togo that is now among the largest ones under the independent power producer (IPP) model in West Africa.

Falmouth town meeting to consider zoning changes for solar farm on golf course

Cape Cod Times 22 Jun 2021
FALMOUTH — Zoning changes for a solar energy plant, adoption of a domestic partnership policy and a task force to study early childhood education and child care programs for town residents are among 24 warrant articles that will be considered by town meeting voters on Monday, June 28.

Power ministry extends timeline for transmission charges waiver for RE by 2 years

The Times of India 21 Jun 2021
... Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) projects also ... Further, it said that the order promotes the development of solar, wind, Hydro Pumped Storage Plant and Battery Energy Storage System, trading of RE in the power exchanges, and seamless transmission of REpower across the states.

Living Sustainably: Hope College students solar project powers grounds equipment

The Holland Sentinel 21 Jun 2021
The latest sustainability effort for the buildings is a multi-department solar energy project involving faculty, staff, and students from the Department of Engineering, Physical Plant, Office of Sustainability, and campus Green Team.

Microbes and solar power ‘could produce 10 times more food than plants’

The Observer 21 Jun 2021
Leger said plants’ ability to photosynthesise is remarkable but, in terms of energy efficiency, staple crops only convert about 1% of solar energy into edible biomass. This is because plants have evolved to compete and reproduce as well as just grow, and use less of the solar light spectrum than photovoltaic panels.

Bangladesh inaugurates largest solar rooftop

PV Magazine 21 Jun 2021
Renewable energy will be the main ... The politician stressed, however, that the big land requirements of large scale, ground-mounted solar plants would mean wind, tidal and energy-from-waste facilities would also have big roles to play in reaching the government's 2041 target.

Ukraine challenges jurisdiction of Stockholm body to hear retroactive FIT claim by solar generator

PV Magazine 21 Jun 2021
Ukraine's Ministry of Justice has reportedly challenged the jurisdiction of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce to hear a claim made by a solar power plant operator against the state, after Kiev retroactively reduced clean energy feed-in tariff (FIT) payments.

Australia rejects massive 26-GW wind, solar hub for H2, ammonia export

Renewables Now 21 Jun 2021
The Australian government has denied an environmental permit to the 26-GW Asian Renewable Energy Hub (AREH) in ... The updated proposal increases the capacity for solar generation and adds hydrogen and ammonia production plants, as well as desalination and energy storage facilities.

Elevation Secures Series A Funding After Strong Growth

The Marshall News Messenger 21 Jun 2021
Already a leader in residential solar, storage, and energy efficiency, Elevation expanded its technology platform with the 2020 acquisition of Austin, Texas-based Curb Energy and completed a successful pilot deploying energy technology to create virtual power plants.

Centre extends ISTS waiver for renewable projects till June 2025

Business Line 21 Jun 2021
In an order on Monday, the Ministry also expanded the waiver to include hydro-pumped storage plants and battery energy storage systems if at least 70 per cent of their incoming electricity is from solar or wind sources.

Here comes the sun: Hydro-Quebec inaugurates its first solar power plants

CTV 21 Jun 2021
Hydro-Quebec will now produce a new form of energy. The provincially run corporation inaugurated its first solar power plants on Monday, in La Prairie and Varennes, on Montreal's South Shore ... .

Why Can't Humans Drink Seawater?

Interesting Engineering 21 Jun 2021
There are plenty of solutions that might work on a smaller scale, for example, Saudi Arabia is building large desalination plants powered by solar energy, but the scale of the crisis is simply so much greater than any of our solutions have been able to truly address.

Regulators OK 195-megawatt solar farm for central Indiana

Journal Review 20 Jun 2021
The solar farm represents the latest big move into solar power by an Indiana utility. In recent years, utilities have begun developing thousands of acres of farmland for massive solar farms as they shift away from coal-fired plants and into renewable and other cleaner forms of energy.

Can artificial intelligence open new doors for materials discovery?

Technology Org 20 Jun 2021
The future of clean energy is hot. Temperatures hit 800 Celsius in parts of solar energy plants and advanced nuclear reactors ... Department of Energy’s (DOE) Argonne National Laboratory, Messner is among a group of engineers who are discovering better ways to predict how materials will behave under high temperatures and pressures.

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