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Illinois Microgrid Project Houses Wind, Solar And Natural Gas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Ameren Corp. has completed what the energy company is touting as one of the most technologically advanced utility-scale microgrids in North America. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in [Read More]

Calif. Produce Company Combines Wind, Solar And Cogeneration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

North American produce company Taylor Farms is now using a combination of wind, solar and cogeneration energy systems to power the majority of its Gonzales, Calif., facility’s operations. Combined, the systems generate 4.25 MW of energy on-site, which will be used [Read More]

U.S. Renewables Outpaced Natural Gas By Landslide In Q1, Says Report

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 29, 2016

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]

New Capacity From Renewables Is 3,500 Times More Than That From Coal: Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

Statistics from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission show how wind helped renewables beat fossil fuels in 2015.