Archive for renewables – Page 127

California’s Freshly Signed Bills Put Climate Change Plans Into Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

Ten years after the state adopted the California Global Warming Solutions Act of 2006, Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has now strengthened the legislation’s commitment by signing two new bills that require California to cut emissions at least 40% below 1990 [Read More]

Expect Good Things From The U.S. Energy Storage Industry This Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

According to the latest U.S. Energy Storage Monitor, a quarterly publication from GTM Research and the Energy Storage Association (ESA), the U.S. deployed 41.2 MW of energy storage in the second quarter of 2016 – an increase of 126% over [Read More]

BOEM Invites Public To Renewables Task Force Meeting In Va.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting the public to its Virginia Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force meeting, taking place on Sept. 22 at the Wyndham Virginia Beach Oceanfront in Virginia Beach. According to BOEM, the purpose [Read More]

Westar, Great Plains Energy Merger Backed By Kansas City Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) has announced regional support for Great Plains Energy Inc. – the parent company of Kansas City Power and Light Co. – in its pending acquisition of neighboring Westar Energy Inc. According to the [Read More]

Boralex Selected To Develop 200 MW Wind Farm In Quebec

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

Canada-based Boralex Inc. has been selected by the Innu Nation as a partner to develop the 200 MW Apuiat wind farm project, located on public land in the municipality of Port-Cartier, in Quebec’s Cote-Nord region. To implement this major project, Boralex [Read More]

TechnoCentre eolien Wins $4.6M For Renewables Integration Research

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

The TechnoCentre eolien (TCE), a designated college center for technology transfer affiliated with the Cegep de la Gaspesie et des Iles (CGI), says it has received a significant financial package to support its research program on the intelligent integration of [Read More]

A2SEA Installs First Turbine On Burbo Bank Extension

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

Fredericia, Denmark-based A2SEA says the first turbine for DONG Energy’s 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension project, located off the coast of Liverpool Bay, in the U.K., has been installed. According to A2SEA, this is the first time ever that the [Read More]

PFAN Raises Whopping $1.2 Billion For Clean Energy Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

Surpassing the $1 billion mark, the clean energy financing advisory group will use the funds to build, install and operate 701 MW of clean power from 87 renewable energy projects.

Senvion Reaches 2 GW Milestone With New Wind Farm In France

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

Senvion, a global manufacturer of onshore and offshore wind turbines, says it has reached 2 GW of installed capacity in France, following the installation of 26 Senvion MM82 turbines at the Sambres wind farm, located in the Occitanie region. According [Read More]

Xcel Energy Reaches Settlement On 600 MW Rush Creek

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2016

Minneapolis-headquartered Xcel Energy and multiple parties have agreed to a settlement that would allow Xcel to build, own and operate the 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Project, which includes 600 MW of new wind power and a corresponding 90-mile transmission [Read More]