This Week in Energy News: 12 Stories You Need to See
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
A roundup of the week's most newsworthy energy industry press releases from PR Newswire, including tips to prepare for possible power outages.
NEW YORK, Sept. 15, 2023 /PRNewswire/ -- With thousands of press releases published each week, it can be difficult to keep up with everything on PR Newswire. To help journalists covering the energy and natural resources industry stay on top of the week's most newsworthy and popular releases, here's a roundup of stories from the week that shouldn't be missed.
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1. BMW, Ford and Honda Agree to Create ChargeScape, a New Company Focused on
Optimizing Electric Vehicle Grid ServicesBMW Group, Ford and Honda will
leverage years of cross-industry research around the Open Vehicle-Grid
Integration Platform (OVGIP) to create a single platform that will
seamlessly connect electric utilities, automakers and their interested EV
customers to manage energy usage for a broad pool of EVs.
2. Honeywell Partners with National Renewable Energy Lab on Hydrogen Fuel
StorageHoneywell will provide technological expertise, testing for fuel
cartridge technology, supply chain support, prototyping and fuel cell
evaluation to qualify for the "Fuel Additives for Solid Hydrogen (FLASH)
Carriers in Electric Aviation" project.
3. RTX begins fabrication of 1MW generator for Air Force Research
Laboratory"To power advanced mission systems, high-energy weapons and
hybrid-electric propulsion architectures, the next generation of military
aircraft will require an order-of-magnitude increase in electricity,"
said Bill Dolan, vice president, Power and Controls Engineering for
4. Seadronix Wins Commercial Contract to Install its AI Solution on Wind
Turbine Installation Vessel in World FirstThe system will be installed on
a 14,000 tons vessel, owned by a major international conglomerate and
will be operational by the end of the year. It consists of on-edge AI
processing sensor modules which will provide real-time AI-enabled
situational awareness data to the crew on board.
5. Generac Urges Planning Ahead for Power Outages During National
Preparedness MonthDuring National Preparedness Month, Generac encourages
people to review their household power needs, identify the backup power
solution that will best meet the demands of their home, and practice
safely using their backup power source.
6. Univar Solutions Provides Science Based Targets Initiative UpdateThe
Company will build a Scope 3 emissions reduction roadmap, targeting
net-zero emission by 2050, outside of the Science Based Targets
Initiative (SBTi) scope, while still being committed to existing
near-term Scope 1 and Scope 2 goals.
7. Schneider Electric Opens Pre-Orders for Schneider Home, A
First-of-its-Kind Home Energy Management SolutionUnveiled at the Consumer
Electronics Show (CES) in January, this award-winning solution provides
energy independence automating energy production, storage, measurement,
and control - all from a single, easy-to-use app.
8. Leading Renewables Developer Arevon Selects Bechtel to Deliver Its Newest
Solar ProjectThe new solar facility is expected to produce enough clean
energy to power more than 25,000 Indiana homes. The project will allow
CenterPoint Energy to provide clean power to more than 150,000 electric
customers in Southwest Indiana.
9. Dimension Renewable Energy Announces Closing of $237 Million Financing to
Support Construction of 120 MWdc Distributed Generation PortfolioThe
portfolio of 28 community solar projects will provide local solar energy
to more than 12,000 customers across four states, including
low-and-moderate income households.
10. ZOOZ Power announces first site in the US, where fast-charging for EVs
is supported by the ZOOZTER(TM)-100ZOOZ Power intends to use the site,
in Rock Hill, SC, for demonstrations of a first-of-its-kind charging
station in North America, where the Company will be presenting its
"green" kinetic Power Booster, the ZOOZTER(TM)-100, geared to enable
ultra-fast charging, even in locations where the grid is
11. Nature's Generator Launches 12-Circuit Transfer Switch for Home Solar
Power Integration"We're constantly searching for new ways to make solar
more accessible to people all over the world and we strongly feel that
expanding our selection of transfer switches will help accomplish this
goal," said Lawrence Zhou, CEO of Nature's Generator.
12. Copper Labs Launches High Bill Alert Feature for Electric, Gas and Water
Utility CustomersBy combining hyper-granular usage data with AI-driven
algorithms and localized weather data, Copper's innovative platform can
forecast a utility customer's energy or water usage and share alerts
mid-month if they are on track to have a particularly high bill.
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