New & Noteworthy – Page 10

The Impacts Of Renewables, Climate Policies On ‘Economically Vulnerable’ Region

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

Amid concerns about the economic and employment impacts of California’s ambitious climate policies, a new study on the effects of the carbon cap-and-trade program, the renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and energy efficiency programs in the San Joaquin Valley has found [Read More]

TerraForm Yieldcos Talk With Toronto Company For Possible Buyout

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power, the two yieldcos of bankrupt renewables company SunEdison, have been seeking potential buyers or new sponsors since September in an effort to break away from SunEdison and remain viable companies. Now, both yieldcos have announced [Read More]

New York’s Energy Storage Biz Sees Increasingly Strong Growth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 23, 2017

Representing a 30% increase from 2012 through 2015, jobs in New York state’s energy storage sector grew to 3,900 as of the end of 2015, according to a new report from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority [Read More]

Brattle: Effective Hedging Strategies For Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2017

A new white paper from economists at The Brattle Group has examined how the wind industry could use standard electric and gas forward contracts to hedge its revenue to reduce risk over mid- to long-term horizons. The white paper also [Read More]

RE100’s Annual Report Highlights Corporate Trend Toward Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

The rapidly expanding corporate sourcing of renewable electricity could prove to be a major driver in the world’s transition to a zero-emissions economy, according to a new report released by RE100, a global initiative of companies committed to 100% renewable [Read More]

DONG Energy’s O&G Exit To Be Completed By Year-End

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry as soon as the end of this year. In connection with an interim report for the first nine months of 2016, DONG Energy says it [Read More]

LM Wind Power Garners Government Support For Quebec Expansion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

LM Wind Power Canada, a designer and independent supplier of rotor blades for wind turbines, recently received financial support from the government of Quebec for an expansion of its factory in Gaspe, Quebec. The $5.7 million investment was announced at [Read More]

Check, Check: Feds Move Chokecherry And Sierra Madre Closer To Fruition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

Both the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and Bureau of Land Management have made decisions on Power Company of Wyoming’s massive wind farm.

BOEM Holding Competitive Lease Sale For N.C. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

A federal wind auction is being held on March 16 for 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C., the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced. According to Sally Jewell, DOI secretary, this latest auction represents the “growing market demand [Read More]

M&A Action: Renewable Choice Energy Acquired By Schneider Electric

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 18, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy, a Boulder, Colo.-based provider of clean energy products and services, has been acquired by Schneider Electric, which specializes in energy management and automation. Under the new deal, Renewable Choice will join Schneider’s energy and sustainability services (ESS) [Read More]