It’s a Generational Thing– December 15, 2022

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Clean, Resilient Energy for All

Brenda Brickhouse

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In this piece, Brenda Brickhouse, a Technical Executive at EPRI, describes a report that EPRI made, which analyzed issues in equity that keep disadvantaged communities from having the same access to renewable and efficient energy as other communities. The report provides strategies and ideas on how to best close these gaps.


Coal Was the Largest Source of Electricity Generation for 15 States in 2021

Kent Knutson

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For this update, Kent Knutson, an Energy Market Specialist at Hitachi Energy USA Inc., shares a map that shows different sources of energy for each state, and what was the most significant source of energy. Coal has been the biggest source of energy for 15 states, but wind and natural gas are expanding as a source.


Floating Wind Auction in California Reveals ~40% Differential in High Bid/acre Between Humboldt and Morro Bay Areas

Mohit Kaul

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In this piece, Mohit Kaul, the Founder of Enerdatics, looks at differences in bid prices for wind energy. These differences in bid prices highlight that the wind market is becoming competitive and functioning like more historic energy prices. If these trends continue, then energy could become a fully reliable energy source.


Energy Vid Week 1 December 2022; US DOC Finds Some Chinese Solar Cos Circumventing Tariffs

Peter Kelly-Detwiler

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Peter Kelly-Detwiler, a Principle at NorthBridge Energy Partners, provided an update that describes how some Chinese solar manufacturers are getting around tariffs against China by making their solar panels in countries not facing tariffs. Peter also provides an array of stories concerning Asian countries and energy developments. The updates focus on renewable energy.

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