Archive for clean-energy – Page 8

Oklahoma Judge Dismisses AG Motion Against Wind Catcher

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

A motion to reject Public Service Co. of Oklahoma’s (PSO) pre-approval request for the 2 GW Wind Catcher facility has been dismissed in court. PSO and Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) are asking utility regulators in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and [Read More]

Delaware Now Has An Offshore Wind Working Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

Today, Delaware’s Gov. John Carney signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group, which will study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve Delaware. “We must look for ways to participate in the [Read More]

GE Signs Deal For 150 MW Wind Project In Pakistan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

GE recently signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Pvt. Ltd., a special purpose vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Ltd., for the provision and installation of a 150 MW wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan. Under the agreement, GE [Read More]

The Race Is On: Will U.S. Renewables Leave Nuclear In The Dust?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

With each providing roughly 20% of the nation’s power, renewable energy sources are in a statistical dead heat with nuclear power, nonprofit research group the SUN DAY Campaign has announced. Citing the latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s [Read More]

Swiss Energy Storage Company Opens Up Hub In Indiana

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

The company currently has three major projects underway in North America, including energy storage systems for grid ancillary services in the midwest U.S. and Ontario.

Natural Power Wins Hefty Wind Inspection Deal With DONG Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 25, 2017

Following a successful tender process, Natural Power has been selected to deliver turbine blade inspection services on behalf of DONG Energy at wind farms in the U.K., Denmark and Germany. The agreement covers a total of 260 wind turbines. The [Read More]

Apple’s New Iowa Data Center Will Run Entirely On Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2017

Apple has announced plans to build a 400,000-square-foot data center in Waukee, Iowa, that will run entirely on renewable energy from day one. Apple says its investment of $1.3 billion will create over 550 construction and operations jobs in the [Read More]

Green America Launches Effort Pushing Verizon, AT&T Toward Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2017

Green America has launched a new campaign urging telecommunications giants AT&T and Verizon to commit to 100% renewable energy. According to the organization, both companies are currently using less than 2% renewable energy, putting them far behind many leaders in [Read More]

The DOE’s Grid Study Is Finally Here

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2017

The agency blames the dominance of natural gas, as well as the increase of wind and solar, for the “negative impact” on traditional baseload generation, e.g. coal.

Connecticut Firm Sells Texas Wind Interests To Munich Re

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2017

Greenwich, Conn.-based Starwood Energy Group Global LLC, a private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, has sold 49% of its interests in the Horse Creek and Electra wind farms to Munich Re Group. Horse Creek and Electra, located in Haskell [Read More]