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Vestas Providing Turbines For Mongolia’s Developing Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

ENGIE, Ferrostaal, the Danish Climate Investment Fund and Mongolian entrepreneur Radnaabazar Davaanyam have reached financial close to build and operate the 55 MW, Vestas-powered Sainshand wind park in Mongolia. The project, located at Sainshand Soum in the Dornogobi Province, is [Read More]

Wind, Solar & Biogas: R.I. Wastewater Treatment Agency To Go 100% Renewable

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

As planned, the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC), a major sewage treatment agency in Rhode Island, is officially on the path to being powered by 100% renewables. Last year around this time, the Providence-based NBC, which already owns several wind turbines, [Read More]

Xcel, Otter Tail Power Complete CapX2020 Transmission Line In S.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

With multiple wind and other generation projects waiting to interconnect, Xcel Energy and Otter Tail Power Co. have announced the completion of the 70-mile, 345 kV CapX2020 Big Stone South-Brookings County transmission line in South Dakota. Minnesota-based energy companies Xcel [Read More]

GE Celebrates 5 GW Of Brazilian Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

GE says it has become the first company to reach 5 GW of installed wind capacity in Brazil. As part of the 5 GW, GE’s onshore wind business, a unit of GE Renewable Energy, will commission another 600 MW by [Read More]

Capital Power Nails Down Long-Term Contract For North Dakota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power Corp. has secured a long-term contract for its 99 MW New Frontier Wind project in North Dakota. Capital Power will operate New Frontier Wind under a contract with an investment-grade U.S. financial institution. The agreement will [Read More]

Goldman Sachs Company Selling DONG Energy Shares

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2017

New Energy Investment (NEI), a Luxembourg-based company indirectly owned by entities under the control of the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors of 7.5 million existing shares in DONG Energy. According [Read More]

Xcel Proposes Coal Plant Closures, Major Wind And Solar Investments In Colorado

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2017

The Colorado Energy Plan will advance only if the resulting portfolio of resources reduces, or at least does not increase, the cost of energy to Xcel Energy’s Colorado customers.

Saudi Arabia Qualifies 25 Companies For 400 MW Wind RFP

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has issued a request for proposals for 400 MW of wind power in Dumat Al Jandal in the country’s Al Jouf region. REPDO [Read More]

Checking In: Texas Wind Farms In The Path Of Harvey

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to devastate parts of coastal Texas, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and operators of wind farms in the vicinity of the storm are reporting what they know so far regarding damage. In an [Read More]

Ohio Utility Agreement Expands Renewable Energy, Upgrades Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

On Friday, American Electric Power (AEP), Public Utilities Commission of Ohio (PUCO) staff, the Sierra Club and other stakeholders reached a settlement agreement for AEP Ohio to develop 900 MW of renewable energy, initiate an electric vehicle (EV) program and protect consumers [Read More]