Renewable Energy

Lithium Valley: Calif. Legislature approves per-ton lithium taxes, hefty development funds

Lithium Valley: Calif. Legislature approves per-ton lithium taxes, hefty development funds

California legislators voted late Wednesday to impose flat taxes on lithium producers, ranging from $400 to $800 per ton, based on how much is produced by the nascent extraction industry. The fees were fiercely contested by two start-ups that lobbied for a sales tax approach, but supported by energy […] Click here to view original …

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Berlin preps ‘huge thermos’ to help heat homes this winter

Berlin preps ‘huge thermos’ to help heat homes this winter

A vast thermal tank to store hot water is pictured in Berlin, Germany, Thursday, June 30, 2022. Power provider Vattenfall unveiled a new facility in Berlin on Thursday that turns solar and wind energy into heat, which can be stored in a vast thermal tank and released into the […] Click here to view original …

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Vestas Repowers Solano Wind Project with V150-4.5 MW Turbine Replacements

Vestas Repowers Solano Wind Project with V150-4.5 MW Turbine Replacements

Advertisement Emerson V150-4.5 MW turbines Vestas has received an 86 MW order from Sacramento Municipal Utility District (SMUD) to repower the Solano Wind Project Phase 4 wind farm in California. The order consists of 19 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, which will replace the site’s current legacy V47-660 kW wind […] Click here to view original …

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Portsmouth Calls Solar Array Shed; Says It Must Be Removed

Portsmouth Calls Solar Array Shed; Says It Must Be Removed

The town of Portsmouth found this residential ground-mounted solar array on Sea Meadow Drive in violation of town ordinances. (Christopher Burnett) PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — State lawmakers recently celebrated the passage of another law designed to reduce climate emissions and promote renewable energy. Gov. Dan McKee signed the 100% Renewable […] Click here to view original …

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The World Cup in Miami, questions on solar power, Wildlife Thursday: WLRN’s environment reporter

The World Cup in Miami, questions on solar power, Wildlife Thursday: WLRN’s environment reporter

Fans wait for the FIFA 2026 World Cup venue announcement during a watch party at Fritz & Franz Bierhaus in Coral Gables, Florida, on Thursday, June 16, 2022. Miami Gardens is going to host some World Cup Games in 2026. Plus, solar power is growing in Florida. We answer […] Click here to view original …

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