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Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains

Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains

Solar Power Could Boom in 2022, Depending on Supply Chains Benjamin Storrow, E&E News 2022 is shaping up to be a solar boom. That is, if supply chain constraints don’t undercut the industry. The U.S. Energy Information Administration projects U.S. solar companies will install 21.5 gigawatts of utility-scale capacity this year, shattering the annual record…

How to Build an Offshore Wind Farm

How to Build an Offshore Wind Farm

How to Build an Offshore Wind Farm Benjamin Storrow, E&E News Let’s talk about building an offshore wind farm. For starters, it’s not your average construction job. Vineyard Wind I, the country’s first major project, is planning to use turbines longer than the John Hancock building, which is Boston’s tallest skyscraper at 790…

Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 Are Possible, Landmark Report Says

Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 Are Possible, Landmark Report Says

Net-Zero Emissions by 2050 Are Possible, Landmark Report Says Benjamin Storrow, E&E News Many energy experts and climate scientists question whether it is feasible to limit global temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Celsius by century’s end. Today, the world’s preeminent energy institution offered a rebuttal. In a 227-page report, the International Energy Agency said…

X-Prize Winners Use CO 2 Emissions to Make Concrete

X-Prize Winners Use CO 2 Emissions to Make Concrete

X-Prize Winners Use CO 2 Emissions to Make Concrete Benjamin Storrow, E&E News On a snowy April day in 2016, then-Wyoming Gov. Matt Mead announced a competition that he hoped would save the state’s beleaguered coal industry. The aim of the contest was straightforward, even if achieving its objective was not. The goal…