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Renewable developers are bearing the brunt of siloed transmission planning

Renewable project developers are bearing the burden of decades of transmission planning focused on transmission owner needs. Renewable projects are dropping out of generator interconnection queues because of the high cost of transmission upgrade costs. PJM, MISO, SPP are all dealing with the same is...
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U.S. Department of Energy Announces Contract Awards for Sale of Crude Oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve

Washington, D.C. – The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Fossil Energy announced today that contracts have been awarded from the recent Congressionally-directed Strategic Petroleum Reserve (SPR) crude oil sale. On February 11, 2021, DOE issued a Notice of Sale for a price-competiti...
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Carbon-negative bioenergy project underway with Chevron, Microsoft and Schlumberger

Clean Energy Systems’ Mendota Bioenergy Plant (idled). Credit: Clean Energy Systems Big name corporations Chevron and Microsoft are joining Schlumberger on a plan to develop a bioenergy project that will include carbon capture and sequestration. As a result, the energy produced would be carbon...
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Don’t despair about climate change, instead put your capital where it counts

By Gail Whiteman and Fred van Beuningen Every major economy has an industrial zone like the Port of Rotterdam, a place where smokestacks, pipes, and tanks tell one story of climate change. Anything that can be made of crude oil is made at the Port. It is a complicated place. On the one hand, it [&he...
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Oceanus and EDF advance pumped hydro and reverse osmosis system in Latin America

Oceanus Power & Water LLC, through its subsidiary Oceanus Energia y Agua de Sudamerica SpA, announces a cooperation agreement with EDF to explore various possibilities and conditions for the implementation of the world’s first Integrated Pump Hydro Reverse Osmosis Clean Energy System (IPHROCES...
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