Bernadette A. Hernandez-Sanchez, Ph.D., is a chemist and now the first female researcher from Sandia National Laboratories (Sandia) to receive the Outstanding Technical Achievement award from Great Minds in STEM.
The intersection of the oil and gas and geothermal industries is one that is rich in unexpected ways, be it in drilling technologies or the new frontier of co-production of both fossil fuels and geothermal power from the same well.
Ivanhoe Mines announced today in a press release that the Mwadingusha hydropower plant in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has begun supplying an initial 11 MW of power to the national grid after upgrading and rehabilitating the first of six turbine-generators at the plant.
On Sept. 3, U.S. President Barack Obama and China's President, Xi Jinping, formally agreed to participation in the negotiated 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 21) Paris Agreement, a global agreement on the reduction of climate change.
France’s Neoen SA has outlined plans to build a giant renewables complex in South Australia, including battery storage with up to nine times more capacity than the Tesla Inc. design at its nearby Hornsdale plant, which is billed as the world’s largest lithium-ion battery.
The U.K. could be producing electricity from a geothermal plant for the first time early next decade after drilling at a site in southwest England showed it could become a viable part of the renewable energy mix.
A utility worker at the Delta 6 wind park in Brazil has been injured following yet another collapse of a General Electric (GE) turbine, bringing the total number of turbines to have failed in the America’s to five in 2019.
Pioneer Metal Finishing has launched the launch of Surface Engineering Academy (SEA) — an Expert-Level resource for surface engineering and modification advancement. “We’re very excited to launch Surface Engineering Academy as part of our ongoing efforts to help engineers optimize the performance of their products. Given the complexity, breadth, and development of surface modification options,… […]
AEM has announced the formation of a Health and Safety Task Force to guide its efforts in ensuring the well-being of exhibitors, attendees, industry peers, and AEM members and staff at association-run exhibitions and events. Comprised of six association staff members, the task force will create a universal set of health and safety guidelines for… […]
Coming to the aid of a medical system crushed world-wide by the COVID-19 pandemic, ANCA has joined an important consortium to rapidly manufacture invasive ventilators within Australia. This initiative directly addresses the critical supply of mechanical ventilation equipment to support COVID-19 patients requiring ventilation to survive. Banding together with other Australian manufacturing businesses, the consortium… […]
Community Energy today announced a deal with Big Rivers Electric Corporation creating 100 MW of new solar power in western Kentucky. Under two 20-year PPAs, Big Rivers will buy 100% of the output of two new solar farms under development by Community Energy. Located in McCracken County and Meade County, these facilities are expected to… […]
Excelsior Energy Capital, an independent North American renewable energy investor, and Unico Solar Investors, a solar energy systems developer and investor, are closing on a long-term programmatic joint-venture partnership to build, own and operate a 250-MW pipeline of commercial and industrial solar projects located across North America. Unico Solar, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unico Investment… […]
RP Construction Services opened a new logistics facility in Kosciusko, Mississippi, now the third distribution yard owned and operated by RPCS in order to serve the U.S. utility-scale solar market, complementing the company’s Texas and California locations. RPCS is a solar tracker project design, supply and installation subcontractor based in Monterey, California. The team specializes… […]
Geronimo Energy, a National Grid company, and Big Rivers Electric Corporation announced the PPA for the Unbridled Solar Project in Henderson and Webster Counties, Kentucky. Unbridled Solar is a 160-MW clean solar energy project located in the Midcontinent Independent System Operator (MISO) market, with an expected completion of 2023. This is the second large-scale solar array announced in… […]
Solar Data Systems, an official provider of Solar-Log hardware-agnostic energy monitoring and management, has teamed up with iPLON India. As part of this cooperation, Solar Data Systems can offer iPLON’s solar PV monitoring systems, controllers and Total Life Cycle Management solutions in the U.S. for the large-scale/utility segments. “The cooperation with iPLON India takes Solar… […]
Kearsarge Energy has hired GZA, a multi-disciplinary firm providing geotechnical, environmental, ecological, water and construction management services, to support the brownfield development of a new 3-MW solar energy farm in Montague, Massachusetts. The system will include over 7,000 PV panels across 10.3 acres, coupled with energy storage capacity, capping a long-abandoned landfill in the Western… […]
Enel X, the Enel Group’s advanced energy services business line, continues to grow its energy storage business in California, signing an agreement to manage a battery storage system as part of a solar + storage project at the San Diego Blood Bank. By combining onsite solar generation with a battery storage system, the Blood Bank… […]