Archive for renewable energy – Page 2

EDF RE Inks Utility PPA For Minnesota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), the North American subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for the 100 MW Stoneray wind farm. The project is located in [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Supplying 66 MW Japanese Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Shimizu Corp. to provide turbines for the Akita Katagami wind farm, located in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. The company is supplying 22 GE 3.2-103 turbines for the project, which will be [Read More]

Two Southern Cities Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The cities of Sarasota, Fla., and Columbia, S.C., have each made commitments to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Sierra Club has announced. According to the group, the Sarasota City Commission adopted a goal of powering all of Sarasota with [Read More]

DNV GL, Goldwind Team Up To Work On Wind Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

DNV GL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Goldwind International to develop a new portfolio asset management platform to support Goldwind’s global onshore and offshore wind projects. The agreement was signed by Mathias Steck, executive vice president for Asia [Read More]

Report: Coal, Nuclear Plant Closures? Don’t Blame Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

In response to questions posed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a new report finds there is no evidence that a changing power mix poses a threat to the reliability of the nation’s power system.

Nevada Governor Axes Renewable Portfolio Standard Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

On Friday, Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., vetoed A.B.206, a bill that would have increased Nevada’s current 25% by 2025 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030. Environmental groups and renewable energy organizations, including the Solar Energy Industries Association and [Read More]

Virginia Ready To Adopt Commercial Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 15, 2017

On track to be the first commercial wind project in the state of Virginia, Apex Clean Energy’s Rocky Forge will begin construction by year-end.

Wind, Solar To Make Up Nearly Half Of World’s Installed Capacity By 2040

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are set to take almost three-quarters of the $10.2 trillion the world will invest in new power generating technology over the years to 2040, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) [Read More]

Rocky Mountain Institute Offers Market Analysis Platform For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have launched a software platform that aims to help buyers and developers of renewable energy projects better understand which locations are more likely to be economically attractive across deregulated [Read More]

Vestas Grabs Order For Greece’s Largest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines for what the company says will be Greece’s largest wind farm. Totaling 90 MW, the turbines will be installed for customer [Read More]