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Apex Completes Renewables Transaction To Northleaf Capital

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 15, 2016

Apex Clean Energy has sold a majority ownership stake in a 217 MW renewable energy portfolio to Northleaf Capital Partners, a leading independent global private markets manager with more than $7 billion in infrastructure and private equity commitments under management. [Read More]

Beothuk Energy Signs MOU With Worker Group

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 15, 2016

Beothuk Energy (BEI) and Iron & Earth (I&E) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) reflecting their shared interests in offshore wind energy development across the Atlantic region. BEI is proposing six offshore wind farms in Atlantic Canada with a [Read More]

Boralex’s Moose Lake Starts Construction In British Columbia

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 15, 2016

Construction of the Moose Lake Wind Project, developed by Boralex Inc. and Aeolis Wind Power Corp., will commence July 18. The project, located northwest of Tumbler Ridge, British Columbia, near Highway 29, will be powered by four wind turbines with a total [Read More]

Vestas Obtains U.S. Order Calling For 131 MW

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 15, 2016

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 131 MW of production tax credit (PTC)-qualifying turbine components. The order includes qualifying components compatible with a variety of turbines across the 2 MW and 3 MW platforms. Delivery of the [Read More]

This Year’s Clean Energy Investment Unlikely To Reach 2015’s Record

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2016

Clean energy investment in the second quarter (Q2) totaled $61.5 billion – approximately 12% above the Q1 2016 figure but 32% below a very strong outturn of $90 billion in the equivalent period of 2015, according to new data from Bloomberg New Energy [Read More]

Texas Tech Team’s New Radar Prototype Could Help Lower Energy Costs

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Written by Glenys Young on July 14, 2016

Using breakthrough technology, a team of academics is looking at ways to boost wind farm performance and lower the cost of energy.

Kingman Wind Energy Center Kicks Off Construction

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2016

Local dignitaries, including Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., celebrated the kick-off to construction for the 200 MW Kingman Wind Energy Center, located west of Wichita, Kan. The wind farm, which is being developed by NextEra Energy Resources, is expected to begin [Read More]

LM Wind Power Breaks Ground On New Wind Turbine Blade Plant In Turkey

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 14, 2016

LM Wind Power has broken ground on a 17 hectares piece of land in Bergama, Turkey, from the Bergama Organized Industrial Zone. According to LM, the site will become home to a world-class, high-technology factory for the manufacture and distribution of wind [Read More]

An ITC For Energy Storage? New Bill Aims To Establish Tax Incentives

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 13, 2016

U.S. Sen. Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., a member of the Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, has introduced legislation that would establish an investment tax credit (ITC) for the deployment of energy storage in both homes and businesses. The Energy [Read More]

100 Percent Renewable Energy Goal Set For Salt Lake City

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 13, 2016

Salt Lake City has committed to transition to 100% renewable energy sources by 2032, as well as reduce carbon emissions citywide by 80% by 2040. Mayor Jackie Biskupski, members of the city council, other city leaders, and members of the [Read More]