New & Noteworthy – Page 2

Researchers Study Huge Potential Of North Atlantic Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 11, 2017

New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science says offshore wind farms situated in the North Atlantic have the potential in the winter to provide sufficient energy to meet all of civilization’s current needs. Considering wind power is very seasonal, [Read More]

TerraForm Power Stockholders OK Brookfield Agreement

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 10, 2017

TerraForm Power Inc., one of SunEdison’s yieldcos, will officially complete its previously announced merger and sponsorship transaction with Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management on Monday, Oct. 16., following approval from the yieldco’s stockholders at a special meeting last week. As previously [Read More]

U.S. Helps Jamaica Look Into Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 10, 2017

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to the Petroleum Corp. of Jamaica (PCJ) to support the development of an offshore wind farm in the country. According to the USTDA, the feasibility study will evaluate the [Read More]

GE, Microsoft Announce New Wind And Battery Storage Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 09, 2017

Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100% of the wind energy from GE’s new 37 MW Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland. According to Microsoft, the agreement will help support Microsoft [Read More]

Rebooting New Jersey Offshore Wind: What It Will Take

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on October 05, 2017

As the likes of DONG Energy, US Wind and Deepwater Wind circle New Jersey determining state readiness, advocates say New Jersey can live up to its offshore wind potential.

Oklahomans Invited To Open Houses On Wind Catcher

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) is rolling out 11 open houses across northern and central Oklahoma to collect landowner and community input on preliminary study segments to help determine a power line route for the Wind Catcher Energy Connection. [Read More]

Seven Wind Farms Propel Major Jump In Clean Energy Investments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is crediting seven wind farms around the world, each costing between $600 million and $4.5 billion, with helping global clean energy investment jump 40% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017. [Read More]

Report: Wind And Solar Grew Way Faster Than Feds Predicted

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Just how fast is the U.S. clean energy revolution unfolding? America’s 2016 solar energy capacity was 4,500% higher than government experts predicted 10 years earlier, and the nation’s wind supply was 350% above their forecast, according to a new report [Read More]

Why Wind Operators Need Predictive Analytics Right Now

Contributors
Written by Sonny Garg on October 03, 2017

The ability to spot and stop problems months before they start was once thought to be years away. But today, it is possible due to specific advances in technology during the last five to 10 years.

Report: Renewables Up, Fossil Fuels And Nuclear Down In First Half

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2017

Domestic production and use of renewable energy sources continued to show strong growth during the first half of this year, while the consumption of both nuclear power and fossil fuels declined, according to a new analysis from the SUN DAY [Read More]