Archive for renewable energy

U.S. Senators Propose 100% Clean Energy By 2050

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have proposed landmark climate change legislation that would transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy. The “100 by ’50 [Read More]

Northland’s Gemini Offshore Wind Giant Is Officially Complete

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated [Read More]

Avangrid Signs Major Corporate Off-Taker For Montague Wind In Oregon

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 27, 2017

Avangrid Renewables plans to break ground on the first phase of the 404 MW Montague Wind Farm in Oregon this fall, with Apple signing on as a corporate buyer.

Fort Hood Switches On Wind And Solar In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially begun operating at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the annual [Read More]

Duke Energy To Invest Big In Clean Energy As Part Of Emissions-Reduction Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11 billion in renewables and natural gas, according to the company’s 2016 sustainability report. Today, 38% of [Read More]

Enel’s Lindahl Wind Farm Kicks Off Operations In North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA) has started operations on the 150 MW Lindahl wind farm, Enel’s first project in the state of North Dakota. The project is capable of generating approximately 625 GWh annually, equivalent to [Read More]

Pattern Energy Acquires Interests In Broadview Wind, Western Interconnect

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has acquired from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) interests in the two wind projects that comprise the 324 MW Broadview facilities and associated Western Interconnect transmission line. Broadview, which is located 30 miles north of [Read More]

PG&E Seeks Developers For Regional Renewable Choice Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has issued a call for proposals for renewable energy developers to build new projects for a clean energy program available to PG&E customers. PG&E says its Regional Renewable Choice program will expand renewable energy [Read More]

Acciona Inaugurates San Roman Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Acciona has inaugurated its eighth U.S. wind project, the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near Brownsville, Texas. Rolando Pablos, Texas’ secretary of state, joined Acciona and its chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales, to inaugurate the wind farm, which will [Read More]

Renewables Consultancy SgurrEnergy Announces Rebranding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Starting in early May, renewable energy and grid integration consultancy SgurrEnergy will rebrand as Wood Group Clean Energy. Providing engineering and technical advisory services to global renewable energy projects, the Glasgow, Scotland-based company has been a part of Wood Group’s [Read More]