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TVA aims to build 100 MW solar installation on retired coal site in Kentucky

Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) approved a $216 million program to explore turning the Shawnee Fossil Plant, a closed coal ash storage location, into a utility-scale solar project.


FREYR plans the Giga America lithium-ion battery manufacturing facility in Georgia

Leveraging SemiSolid battery technology from 24M Technologies, FREYR initially intends to produce 34 GWh with an investment of $1.7 billion.

DOE announces 31 finalists for $100,000 prize for community solar projects and programs

Recognizing best practices to increase equitable access to community solar, the Sunny Awards move into final round.

Automation tool helps speed rooftop solar connection to the grid

NREL and SMUD developed PRECISE, a tool that leverages smart inverter functions to help utilities make faster interconnections.

Agrivoltaic solar tracker uses cables instead of buried steel

Rute Suntracker system, designed for utility-scale, high clearance solar, may reduce steel use by 30%.

Microgrid installation at Cincinnati Zoo will take it beyond net-zero

A 28 MW solar array with battery storage to be installed at the Zoo’s Bowyer Farm will move the Zoo from net zero to net positive.

College students compete in simulated cyber attack on a solar installation

The 2022 CyberForce Competition promotes cybersecurity careers that protect the nation’s energy systems.


Canada introduces major investment tax credits for clean energy

Canada’s 30% tax credits for clean technologies aims to level playing field with the U.S. and spur adoption of green technologies.

Duke Energy puts $4 billion price tag on renewable energy unit

By selling its renewable business, the southern utility plans to focus on its core operations. The sale could amount to the largest renewable transaction in the U.S.


Sunrise brief: Major utilities seek dismissal of California community microgrid proposal

Also on the rise: American Battery Factory and Anovion form alliance for supply of synthetic graphite. Underground heat exchanger to cool down solar panels . And more.

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