The Biden Administration has announced that it will hold its first offshore wind auction in February, offering nearly 500 000 acres off the coast of New York and New Jersey for wind energy projects.
A report from the research firm Rhodium Group said that US emissions jumped last year from the low levels caused by Covid lockdowns in 2020.
The State Government of New York has announced it will invest $500 million in the offshore wind industry as part of its 2022 State of the State plan.
US Government officials have approved two large-scale solar power projects in California and have moved to make public land in other Western states available to potential solar power development.
Swift Current Energy of the USA has signed an agreement with the Nordex Group to purchase 41 N149/4.X wind turbines for its Castle Gap wind project.
US power generation group AES Corp has announced that it has acquired Valcour Wind Energy from investment firm Carlyle.
The Electricity Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) has announced that it will inspect over 300 power plants by the end of December as it works to ensure that Texas’ power grid will be prepared for harsh winter weather.
Ontario Power Generation (OPG) has selected the BWRX-300 SMR from GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy (GEH) for the Darlington new nuclear site.
Xcel Energy has announced plans to close Colorado’s largest coal-fired power plant, Comanche 3 in Pueblo, Colorado, USA, by 2035.
TerraPower, the US-based nuclear power company backed by Bill Gates, has announced that it has selected Kemmerer, Wyoming, USA as the site for its first 345 MW reactor, to be built on the site of the coal-fired Naughton power plant, which is being closed.