FYI

Delaware State Opens Renewable Energy Education Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

Exelon Corp. and Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Exelon, have announced the opening of Delaware State University’s (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center. The companies say the Renewable Energy Education Center will help increase access to clean energy and [Read More]

As Next Step In Renewables Focus, DONG Energy Says Goodbye To Coal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to not only exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry in 2017, but also stop the use of coal by 2023. Since 2006, DONG Energy says it has reduced its coal consumption by [Read More]

Major U.S. Climate March Planned For April 29

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

In the wake of last weekend’s Women’s Marches, activists have announced a “People’s Climate March,” which will take place on April 29 in Washington, D.C., and across the country. The effort is being organized by a coalition formed out of [Read More]

Suzlon Marks 10K MW Of Wind In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 16, 2017

Suzlon Group has reached the 10,000 MW mark in cumulative wind energy installations in India. According to the Indian renewable energy company, the installations are spread across all key wind states of the country: Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya [Read More]

Seminole Hits Major Milestone In Renewable Energy Lending

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 13, 2017

Belleair Bluffs, Fla.-based Seminole Financial Services LLC has now closed more than $1 billion in construction and permanent debt financing for solar and wind transactions. Seminole is the operating entity for the six companies that make up The Seminole Companies. [Read More]

Hawaiian Electric Proposes Upping Base Rate To Spur Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 22, 2016

In an effort to integrate more renewable energy, improve customer service and help pay for operating costs, Hawaiian Electric has proposed the first increase of Oahu base rates in nearly six years. Specifically, the request is for a 6.9% increase [Read More]

Gamesa Extends Loan Facility’s Repayment Date

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 15, 2016

Gamesa has agreed to extend its EUR 750 million syndicated loan facility until 2022 and improve the facility’s terms. Gamesa says this action will lengthen the company’s maturity profile and make the loan repayable in a single bullet at maturity. [Read More]

NYU School Gets Funding To Support City’s Cleantech Initiatives

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 09, 2016

The New York University Tandon School of Engineering (NYU Tandon) has received a $100,000 grant from Wells Fargo to support early-stage companies in what the university calls New York City’s hub for smart cities, smart grid and clean energy. NYU [Read More]

Enel Americas’ Arrival On NYSE Marks End Of Corporate Restructuring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 05, 2016

Enel Americas, a Latin American subsidiary of the Enel Group, has begun trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE). The company says this move marks the end of the Enel Group’s corporate restructuring process in Latin America. The restructuring, [Read More]

American Council On Renewable Energy Elects Board Members

Posted by Lauren Tyler on November 15, 2016

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) has announced the election of five new members, including major players from the renewable energy and financial industries, to its board of directors. Greg Wetstone, ACORE’s president and CEO, says the appointments speak [Read More]