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The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has released a new report that highlights the accelerated deployment of five clean energy technologies: wind turbines, solar technology for both utility-scale and distributed PV, electric vehicles (EVs), and light-emitting diodes (LEDs). For wind [Read More]

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Yesterday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit heard oral arguments for and against the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP), the Obama administration’s climate change initiative that the Supreme Court ruled against back in February. [Read More]

Through its renewable energy business, GE has introduced two up-rated versions of its 3 MW onshore wind platform: the 3.6-137 and 3.8-130 models. The wind turbines, available at hub heights of 85, 110, 131.4 and 164.5 meters, are compatible with [Read More]

Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has signed into law four new bills that are expected to directly impact energy storage in California. According to the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), the bills will collectively grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage [Read More]

 

Through a new licensing agreement with Mark Luke Wind Energy LLC, Minnesota-based SheerWind’s wind power generating systems will now be marketed and deployed in South Dakota. The agreement is SheerWind’s first of its kind in the U.S. and sixth globally. [Read More]

Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) is requesting proposals for additional wind energy resources that must be in commercial operation by Dec. 31, 2018. Proposed projects must be located in Oklahoma and have a minimum nameplate rating capacity of 80 [Read More]

Acciona Energia has reached an agreement with industrial software firm Sentient Science to extend the working life of the manufacturer’s global wind turbine fleet. The agreement, signed at the WindEnergy Hamburg fair, covers the possible use and validation by Acciona [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Falvez Energy has closed construction financing on the Falvez Astra Wind Project in Texas – the company’s first utility-scale wind project – from GE Energy Financial Services. Additionally, GE Energy Financial Services and BNP Paribas SA will each provide 50% [Read More]

On behalf of Copenhagen Infrastructure II, Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has entered into a partnership with Newfoundland-based developer Beothuk Energy to develop the 180 MW St. Georges Bay wind farm, to be located off the coast of Newfoundland. Until a [Read More]

A ribbon-cutting ceremony was held today for Invenergy’s 120 MW Gunsight Mountain Wind Energy Center, located near Big Spring, Texas. Invenergy employees, 3M representatives and several members of the community gathered for the ceremony to officially mark the opening of [Read More]

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind is supplying turbines for two separate projects in Europe – the 92.4 MW Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm in the U.K. and the 252 MW Deutsche Bucht project in Germany. Vattenfall-owned Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. has [Read More]

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