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In The News Coverage From CAPER 2021 Spr...

As woods give way to solar farms, state to issue controversial rules that could harm solar industry https://www.bostonglobe.com/2020/07/12/metro/woods-give-way-solar-farms-state-issue-controversial-rules-that-could-harm-solar-industry/ When Brian Hagberg and his wife bought their home in a suburb west of Boston, the main appeal was the dense woods just off their backyard, which they were assured would never be developed Then two years […]

A Storm Is Coming, and It’s Named EV

ELECTRIFICATION A Storm Is Coming, and It’s Named EV Electric transportation meets customer needs, provides environmental benefits, supports America’s energy security. Michael Mazzola DEC 02, 2020 Twenty-five named tropical storms in 2020? A global pandemic making business air travel as scarce as a first-class upgrade used to be? What could be worse? According to Mike […]

Illinois’ Six Nuclear Energy Facilities

Illinois’ Six Nuclear Energy Facilities at Full Power During Record Cold Snap Exelon Generation Illinois nuclear plants operated at full power throughout record cold snap, producing around-the-clock, carbon-free electricity for 11 million homes and businesses   November 13, 2019 04:15 PM Eastern Standard Time WARRENVILLE, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–While temperatures plunged to record-breaking lows during an unusual […]

Dominion Energy Sets New Goal of Net Zer...

Dominion Energy Sets New Goal of Net Zero Emissions by 2050 February 12, 2020 Dominion Energy today (2/11) announced a significant expansion of the company’s greenhouse gas emissions-reduction goals, establishing a new commitment to achieve net zero emissions by 2050. The goal covers carbon dioxide and methane emissions, the dominant greenhouse gases, from our electricity generation […]

California blackouts: A ‘wake-up call’ f

ENERGY TRANSITIONS Calif. blackouts: A ‘wake-up call’ for clean energy? Peter Behr, E&E News reporterPublished: Thursday, August 20, 2020 Solar panels near Blythe, Calif., are shown in this January 2019 file photo. California is facing possible blackouts as a heat wave has pushed the regional power grid to the brink. Timothy Hearsum/Newscom When rolling blackouts hit […]

Ten times more energy storage needed for...

DRAX Ten times more energy storage needed for Britain to reach net zero climate target December 6, 2019 Great Britain risks failing to meet its 2050 net zero carbon targets unless energy storage from technologies like pumped hydro and batteries increases tenfold to support more renewables on the electricity system. Across Great Britain, Europe and […]

Understanding the Grid

Department of Energy INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the Grid NOVEMBER 17, 2014 Home » INFOGRAPHIC: Understanding the Grid   Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.” title=”Our #GridWeek infographic shows how electricity is generated, transmitted and distributed for use in our homes. | Graphic by Sarah Gerrity, Energy Department.” data-borealis-style=”respondxl” style=”border: 0px; max-width: 100%; height: auto; width: 820px;”> Our #GridWeek infographic […]