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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]

Toy Giant Hasbro Makes 100% Global Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Rhode Island-headquartered Hasbro Inc. has already achieved its goal of 100% renewables and carbon neutrality in the U.S. and is now bringing the commitment to a global scale.

Goldman Sachs Signs Wind PPA With NextEra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

In a step toward its global commitment to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for a 68 MW wind farm [Read More]

Capital Power Flips The Switch On Bloom Wind In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power Corp.’s Bloom Wind project has officially begun commercial operations in Kansas. The construction of the 178 MW facility was completed ahead of schedule, and construction costs were below budget, the company says. The wind farm, comprising [Read More]

Renewables Groups To Congress: Do Not Slash Funding For Our Energy Programs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

Five national business groups representing renewable energy technologies, developers, financiers and Fortune 500 buyers are urging Congress to fund what they feel are vital programs at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). A June 13 letter was penned to House [Read More]

Senvion Lands Big Wind Deal In Australia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2017

Senvion has signed a delivery partnership agreement with RES Australia and its project partners for over 429 MW of wind in Australia. The 116-turbine agreement for the Murra Warra wind farm in Victoria is now part of Senvion’s conditional order [Read More]

NextEra Investigates Fire At Iowa Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 09, 2017

A fire broke out on a turbine earlier this week at NextEra Energy Resources’ Endeavor Wind Energy Center in Osceola County, Iowa. NextEra spokesperson Bryan Garner tells North American Windpower that the fire occurred inside a 2.5 MW Clipper turbine, [Read More]