Author Archives: Michelle Lewis

Europe’s largest grid-connected battery storage facilities will be set up in Scotland

Toronto-headquartered global energy transition platform Amp Energy is going to build what will be known as the Scottish Green Battery Complex. They will be the two largest grid-connected battery storage facilities in Europe. more… The post Europe’s largest grid-connected battery storage … Read More

Massachusetts will host the first US solar on highway sound barriers [Update]

Massachusetts-based Ko-Solar wants to put solar panels in places no one really notices, like on industrial building roofs, in parking lots, and sound barriers on highways. It may finally get its chance, in the Boston area. And that would be … Read More

British government invests £32M in floating offshore wind to cut natural gas dependency

The British government today announced that it will provide £31.6 million ($42.5 million) to fund the development of floating offshore wind projects in order to reduce the UK’s dependency on increasingly expensive natural gas. more… The post British government invests … Read More

Renault, Mitsubishi, Nissan form an alliance to make affordable EVs

Renault, Nissan, and Mitsubishi are expected to announce this week that they will form an alliance to jointly develop electric vehicles, according to an exclusive story published by Reuters today. more… The post Renault, Mitsubishi, Nissan form an alliance to … Read More

New York adds $12M to its up to $2k per consumer EV rebate program

New York State governor Kathy Hochul (D-NY) announced this week that more than $12 million will be added to the state’s Drive Clean Rebate program, which helps consumers save up to $2,000 on the purchase of an electric vehicle. more… The post … Read More

This is what big companies want from car and truck makers in EVs

Vehicle manufacturers are ramping up electric vehicle production, so big companies like Amazon, AT&T, and IKEA are telling vehicle manufacturers what kinds of EVs they want. Here’s the “blueprint” that members of the Corporate Electric Vehicle Alliance are today presenting … Read More

Here’s why rooftop solar should be installed on big-box retail stores right now

US big-box retail and grocery stores have enough rooftop solar potential to power more than 7.9 million homes – utilizing all that unused space for clean energy is a no-brainer. more… The post Here’s why rooftop solar should be installed on … Read More

A second US offshore wind farm just got approved for construction

The US Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management today gave final permitting approval to South Fork – New York’s first offshore wind farm. It’s now the second US offshore wind project authorized by the US government to begin construction. more… … Read More

New clean energy is reducing US electricity generation from natural gas, coal

The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) has forecast in its January Short-Term Energy Outlook that rising electricity generation from clean energy such as solar and wind will reduce generation from fossil fuel-fired power plants over the next two years.  more… The post … Read More

New York State just sealed a deal for 2.5 GW of offshore wind

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) announced that it has finalized contracts with BP and Equinor for the Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1 offshore wind farms. more… The post New York State just sealed … Read More

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