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GE And Invenergy Working On 2 GW Wind Farm In Oklahoma Panhandle

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The 800-turbine wind farm is part of the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher Energy Connection, which includes approximately 350 miles of transmission built by American Electric Power.

Report: Renewables Capable Of Being ‘America’s Energy Choice’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

In the last decade, clean energy in the U.S. has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that were once novelties – solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs and electric cars – have become everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. [Read More]

Challenge To N.Y.’s Clean Energy Standard Thrown Out In Federal Court

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

Sentient Science Grabs Millions In Funding To Expand Wind Simulation Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sentient Science has announced that Toronto-based growth equity firm Georgian Partners will fund $22.5 million in a Series B, growth-stage investment in the company, which currently monitors and provides life-extension actions for 20,000 wind turbines across 200 projects [Read More]

New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission, concerned about the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget, says the wind and solar rebate programs themselves may also face changes.

Wind Group: Anti-Offshore Measure In Maryland ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Become Law

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

In response to a recently approved anti-offshore-wind amendment in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, Liz Burdock, executive director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, believes the measure is “highly unlikely” to be signed into law with the bill. [Read More]

Dominion Energy Issues RFI For Renewables Purchase Options

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]

Vaisala, Federal Partners Reveal Extensive Wind Measurement Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Vaisala and its project partners have completed what they say is the largest-ever wind measurement campaign, making available 18 months of meteorological data from over 200 devices in the U.S. Northwest. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Wind [Read More]

New York Gov. Cuomo Plans Transmission Rebuild With Renewables In Mind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

100% Clean Energy Bills Now Proposed In Both House And Senate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [Read More]