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Principal, NorthBridge Energy Partners, LLC

Peter Kelly-Detwiler has nearly 30 years of experience in the area of electric energy, retail power, and distributed energy assets. Mr. Kelly-Detwiler provides strategic expertise in the areas of...

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  • Jun 22, 2021

1) The US just surpassed 100 GW of installed solar, doubling in past 3 years. Q1 installations at 5 MW, up 46% over 2020, and 58% of all US installed capacity for quarter. Utility-scale projects at 3.6 GW, and resi at 905 MW. Texas took 1.52 GW of the 5 GW. 

2) GM announced plans for two more gigafactories by mid-decade, with a total of $35 bn invested in green tech through 2025, up from $27 bn in November. 

3) energy company GenOn will close two coal units in Southern Maryland next year, 5 years ahead of schedule, and shutter add'l . plants near Cleveland and Pittsburgh. Total capacity of shutdowns is 2,421 MW. 

4) Talen Energy will install a 20 MW proof-of-concept battery at closed AJ Wagner coal plant in MD. If successful, storage at plant could increase to 115 MW.

5) US Department of the Interior announces proposed 7 GW offshore wind lease in New York Bight, between NY and NJ.

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