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Here’s how states recovered from power outages caused by Hurricane Ida

Entergy estimated that Ida damaged 30,000 utility poles, nearly as many as the combined effects of Hurricanes Katrina in 2005 and Laura in 2020.

EDP Renewables builds 39 distributed solar projects for Walmart

The projects span seven states and total 38.3 MW in capacity.

Emergency solar deployment expands across Louisiana

The 12 self-contained solar power stations include 30 solar panels that provide 11,400W, along with an inverter and battery pack that provides up to 27,000 watt-hours of electricity.


Here’s how you can help bring emergency solar to New Orleans

The Footprint Project is seeking hardware and monetary donations to construct solar power plus energy storage mobile microgrids in New Orleans. It also is the focus of a GoFundMe page.

Hurricane Ida knocked out 2,000 miles of transmission lines; outages could last ‘for weeks’

Entergy counted 216 substations and 207 transmission lines as being out of service. One line that crosses the Mississippi fell into the river.


Grid failures cut electric power to New Orleans in the wake of Hurricane Ida

All transmission lines to the city were affected, and officials scrambled to provide power for the city’s water and sewer systems.


McDonald’s, eBay sign up to purchase solar from 345 MW Louisiana project

The two companies have signed on to purchase shares of the energy generated by Lightsource bp’s upcoming 345 MW Ventress Solar project.

Sunrise brief: EQT Infrastructure acquires Cypress Creek Renewables

Also on the rise: nearly 1 GW of solar has been proposed for development in Louisiana, Generac acquires an American microinverter manufacturer, and EVgo goes public.

Koch units sign on to green hydrogen project slated for Louisiana

The project is expected to produce the equivalent of 1,000 MW of green hydrogen produced by electrolysis and is part of a multi-year, $9.2 billion energy investment.

In major shift, the MISO territory has 57 GW worth of big solar projects in its interconnection queue

MISO’s renewables mix is set for a potential shift from wind to solar — if it can confront the challenge of transmission costs.

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