Clearloop breaks ground on ‘first’ US solar farm financed by carbon offsets

The 1MW Jackson solar farm will reclaim 60 million pounds of carbon, financed by companies including Vista Equity Partners, Coolperx, Impact Snacks, Hello Bello and Aether Diamonds

Facebook and RWE team up to build 150MW solar plant

Facebook will use 110MW the plant’s capacity to power its data centre operations in Tennessee

Google data centres in Tennessee and Alabama to be powered with 100% renewables

The tech giant has signed a power purchase agreement for energy generated by a 100MW solar plant

Tennessee to build $2.25m biogas plant

A solid waste company is installing a $2.25 million (£1.46m) biomass plant in Tennessee. It is expected to convert more than 30 tons of waste a day into thermal energy, with 60% of it being made into compost. Around 90% of the biomass will become fuel gas and the remaining residue is a charcoal-like biochar, which will be […]

“Unusual” shoot-out confounds US nuclear plant

Authorities at a nuclear power station in the United States are scratching their heads after a bizarre shooting event at the plant yesterday. Gunshots were fired during the incident involving a nuclear security officer at the Watts Bar power station in Tennessee (pictured) at around 2am local time. As yet is unclear why anyone fired […]