Wind and solar energy have experienced significant improvements in the cost of electricity in all major markets, despite historically low fuel pricing, making renewable energy in today’s market cost-competitive with conventional fossil fuels, according to MAKE Consulting. MAKE states that added [Read More]
Setting a new lopsided quarterly record, U.S. renewable sources (i.e., wind, solar, biomass and hydropower) outpaced – in fact, swamped – natural gas by a factor of more than 70:1 for new electrical generating capacity placed in service during the [Read More]
AWEA’s latest market report shows U.S. wind power had its most productive first quarter for new installations since 2012.
In an effort to accelerate its renewable energy growth, Duke Energy has raised its 2020 renewable energy goal by 33%, as the company now expects to own or purchase 8,000 MW of wind, solar and biomass capacity by 2020. According [Read More]
GE Renewable Energy says it now has more than 50,000 MW of onshore wind turbines installed across the globe; that’s more than 30,000 GE turbines in over 35 countries. The company reached the milestone in the first quarter of this [Read More]
Law firm Robbins Arroyo LLP has filed a class action lawsuit against NRG Yield Inc., contending that the company filed misleading stock-offering documents last summer. The suit, which was filed last week in the Superior Court of the State of [Read More]
Atlantic Wind Transfers, the commercial wind support services arm of Rhode Island Fast Ferry, has embarked on the first phase of a 20-year charter to support the construction and operations of the Block Island wind project, set to be the [Read More]
The current placement of wind turbines in the central and southern Great Plains may have relatively few negative effects on sandhill cranes wintering in the region, according to a new study from the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) U.S. [Read More]
In its Chapter 11 filing, SunEdison says it has secured commitments for new capital totaling up to $300 million in debtor-in-possession financing from a consortium of first- and second-lien lenders.
Six years into operations, a single, 100 kW wind turbine offsets one-third of the power used by New Haven-based Phoenix Press.