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TotalEnergies Buys Majority Stake in Ecoslops Provence JV

TotalEnergies bought out its joint venture partner to become the sole shareholder in cleantech venture Ecoslops Provence.

Energy Transition in Motion (Week of March 1, 2024)

Here is a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including Chevron’s plans for a solar-to-hydrogen facility in California.

US EPA Removes Existing Gas Plants From Proposed Carbon Rule

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will exclude existing natural gas power plants from its proposed carbon regulations that it plans to finalize in April. 

Equinor, Ørsted/Eversource Land New York Offshore Wind Awards

RWE Renewables and National Grid’s Community Offshore Wind 2 project was waitlisted and may be considered for award and contract negotiations later, NYSERDA says.

Devon Energy Leads $244MM Funding Round for Fervo Energy

The funds will finance Fervo Energy’s next phase of growth as it puts to use oil and gas technology and techniques to scale geothermal energy.

Weyerhaeuser, Lapis Energy Enter Carbon Sequestration Exploration Pact

The exploration agreement covers 187,500 acres across three states with five potential carbon sequestration sites.

EDF Renewables, SCPPA Sign PPA for Bonanza Solar

The site is expected to start delivering electricity to SCPPA’s customers by Dec. 31, 2028.

First Solar Gunning for $1B More in 2024 Sales

Solar module manufacturer First Solar forecasts 2024 net sales of between $4.4 billion to $4.6 billion, with annual volumes sold ranging from 15.6 gigawatts (GW) to 16.3 GW.

Alberta to Ban Renewables Projects on Prime Agricultural Land

Alberta will ban renewable power projects on prime agricultural land and erect buffer zones to ensure wind turbines do not spoil scenic views. 

Brightcore Energy Begins Geothermal Project at Bard College

Brightcore Energy’s project will replace college’s current fossil fuel fired- system at the school’s library.