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US solar PV system costs falling faster than expected

Solar PV system costs in the US are falling faster than anticipated across all market segments, primarily driven by module price reduction, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie.
US energy transition

Local governments lead the US energy transition says RMI

US local governments have signed 335 deals to procure a total of 8.28GW of renewable energy since 2015, according to the Local Government Renewables Action Tracker.
renewables capacity

US: Wind and solar remain fastest-growing energy sources

Renewables produced 27.1% more electricity than coal during the first four months of 2020, according to the US Energy Information Administration.
managed ev charging

US utilities turning to managed EV charging programmes

US utilities are increasingly viewing EVs as a critical building block of their DER plans, helping to smooth energy demand while lowering consumer costs.

HYDROVISION International announces postponement and launch of HYDRO+

As a consequence of the ongoing impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, HYDROVISION International, scheduled for November 17-19 2020, in Minneapolis, Minn., U.S., will be rescheduled to 2021.

Nexans wins contract for Chicago’s Resilient Electric Grid project

AMSC has selected Nexans as its partner in a project aimed to help US utility ComEd to improve the resilience of its grid network against extreme weather.
future workforce

US DoE invests $20 million in future energy workforce development

The US Department of Energy (DOE) announced a $20 million investment in the University of Tennessee (UT) to advance workforce development in emerging energy fields.
US offshore wind

The giant’s awake: US offshore wind to top 25GW says Wood...

The US offshore wind industry is set to power up over the coming decade. New research from Wood Mackenzie shows that as the sector ramps up from near-zero today, it could deliver as much as 25 gigawatts (GW) in 2029, capturing almost half of the US market for new wind power installations.
macro grid

New initiative to boost renewables transportation in the US

The Macro Grid Initiative has been launched by ACORE and the Americans for a Clean Energy Grid to modernise the US’ energy transmission network.

SoCalGas completes energy efficiency projects with California University

SoCalGas in partnership with the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB) have completed two major energy efficiency projects.

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