Also on the rise: A long-duration energy storage project advances in Canada, and Siemens is providing hydrogen-capable turbines for a Nebraska power plant repowering project.
A decade after FERC Order 1000 was issued, transmission buildout remains slow, threatening clean energy goals and expanded solar and wind energy deployment.
Also on the rise: New clean energy coalition will push for U.S. tax code reform, FPL topples the stack of its last coal-fired power plant, NERC and Dragos launch a cybersecurity initiative, and the Western Energy Imbalance Market moves into Montana.
Sol Systems will install and operate the solar array at no expense to the New York-based water agency in return for all energy credits generated at a fixed price per kilowatt-hour over 25 years.
The automaker said it is accelerating plans for two new battery cell plants in the United States to complement the Ultium Cells LLC plants under construction in Tennessee and Ohio.
Job moves in solar, storage, cleantech, utilities, and energy transition finance.
Also on the rise: Black & Veatch unit sets financing for 137 MW Texas project, Rockefeller Foundation partners to fund distributed renewable projects in Africa, and DroneBase closes a funding round as it expands its solar presence.
Also on the rise: Stem and CleanCapital extend their business ties and eye C&I energy storage, Heliogen raises $108 million from industrial heavyweights for its CSP refinery, and Ameresco will deploy a solar array at Cannon AFB.
A Q1 market report said the biggest impact has been on utility-scale projects, with some developers trying to rework PPAs. It warned that “compounding cost increases across all materials are just beginning to affect installers.”
The project offers a design and validation framework for renewable energy-based microgrid configurations that deliver electric vehicle fast charging, energy security, and value-added grid services.