North America

All news, projects, policy, legislation and reports concerning power and electricity generation and the energy sector at large in continental North America, with specific focus on North American utilities, the Department of Energy or DOE, executive orders from the Whitehouse and the US Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Key areas include Canada, California, Florida, Hawaii, Texas and the Carolinas.

power grids

Utility-scale wind rushes to 11% of U.S. energy mix

Net electricity generation for November shows that utility-scale wind and solar were the highest risers, while coal, gas and nuclear fell.

EDF Renewables acquires 100% stake in US-based solar company

EDF Renewables North America has acquired a 100% stake in US-based distributed solar energy solutions firm EnterSolar.

Air Liquide launches world’s largest low-carbon hydrogen production unit

Air Liquede has completed the construction of what the company is calling the world's largest low-carbon hydrogen production plant.
MYTILINEOS

DNV GL boosts energy transition ambitions with US acquisition

DNV GL has acquired US-based engineering consultancy Energy and Resource Solutions as part of the company's efforts to accelerate the energy transition for its customers.

Gas-powered infrastructure achieves first fire at DOE carbon capture test site

The National Carbon Capture Center milestone paves the way for the first test runs of carbon capture technologies using actual natural gas-derived flue gas.

The Global Power & Energy Elites is back with industry’s stand-out...

This edition showcases project innovation and passion in the modern power and energy markets— We have spread the net wide to cover a broad spectrum of the energy ecosystem from across the world.
renewables capacity

Wind to account for two-thirds of global power production by 2030

Wind energy will provide the backbone to the electricity sector’s transformation over the coming decade, according to a new report from Rethink Energy.

Researchers explore harvesting energy from black holes

New research identifies a mechanism and conditions for harvesting the free energy stored in spinning black holes.

Kauai Island co-op and AES to develop solar-pumped hydro in Hawaii

A novel hybrid solar powered pumped storage project is planned on Kauai Island in Hawaii for renewable supply and irrigation.
EDF solar farms go live in California

EDF Renewables solar farms go online in California

One plant delivers 125 MW to utility Edison while the other supplies 100 MW to Shell Energy North America.

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