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Energy Transition in Motion (Week of May 24, 2024)

Here is a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including a ‘breakthrough’ for enhanced geothermal systems.

Big Demand Means Big Challenges Ahead for Power Sector

Natural gas could help meet demand, but a new EPA rule requiring CO2 emissions from power plants to be reduced by 90% could limit fossil fuels’ role.

Energy Transition in Motion (Week of May 10, 2024)

Here is a look at some of this week’s renewable energy news, including $1.5 billion in investment commitments for low-carbon energy initiatives.

Acadia Energy, Alternus to Develop 200 MW of Microgrids in New York

Acadia Energy and Alternus Clean Energy will equally share project development costs and expect to begin commercial operations within two years.

Energy Vault, ACEN Australia Enter Battery Storage Agreement

Under the agreements, Energy Vault will deploy two battery storage systems at ACEN’s New England Solar project, located near Uralla, Australia.

Equinor Acquires Stake in Standard Lithium Smackover Projects

Equinor’s transaction, completed effective May 7, includes interests in Standard Lithium’s flagship South West Arkansas Project and East Texas properties.

IBAT, US Mag Partner to Advance Modular Direct Lithium Extraction Plant

Full commissioning and startup of the commercial modular direct lithium extraction plant being developed by US Magnesium and International Battery Metals is expected within three months, the companies said May 6.

Sage Geosystems Advances Commercial-scale Energy Storage Facility

The 3-megawatt facility in Texas is expected to become the world’s first commercial geopressured geothermal system when it’s commissioned in December.

Zeta Energy Appoints Michael Everett as COO

Prior to joining Zeta Energy, a lithium-sulfur battery developer, Michael Everett previously served as president and COO at Advanced Battery Concepts.

Electrifying Permian Could Threaten West Texas Power Grid—Enverus

Emissions reduction targets and cryptocurrency mining could double power demand and threaten the grid in West Texas by 2040, according to a report by Enverus Intelligence Research.