Archive for renewables – Page 146

Vaisala Supplying Long-Term Weather Data For Wind Power Hedge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2016

Vaisala, a provider of environmental and industrial measurement, says it is supplying long-term wind data for Endurance Specialty Holdings Ltd., a property and casualty insurance and reinsurance company, to complete a multiyear wind hedging transaction with Meridian Energy Australia, an [Read More]

Oregon Gov. Officially Signs Clean Electricity And Coal Transition Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

The state’s two biggest utilities will increase their RPS to 50% by 2040, as well as eliminate coal-fired generation no later than the end of 2035.

RES, Boralex Awarded 50 MW Wind Contract Through Ontario’s LRP

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 11, 2016

Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES), as qualified applicant, and its partner, Boralex Inc., have been awarded a large renewable procurement (LRP) contract from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for the 50 MW Otter Creek Wind Farm Project. The [Read More]

DOI-Funded Project In Guam To Demonstrate Wind Power Viability

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

U.S. island territory Guam has completed the Cotal Pilot Wind Turbine Generator Project, which includes the installation and grid connection of a single 275 kW turbine, funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Insular Affairs. Guam [Read More]

Clean Energy Deployment Highlighted In New U.S., Canada Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

Through an agreement from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama, the two countries will work together to implement the Paris Agreement, which includes combating climate change through the deployment of renewable energy. According to a statement [Read More]

Quebec Firm Commits $150 Million To Renewables In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Long-term institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has committed $150 million to renewable energy investments in India, as well as established a strategic presence in the country. Its new office, CDPQ India, is based in New [Read More]

Another 400 MW Floating Wind Request Comes In For BOEM

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Following the receipt of another unsolicited lease request for a floating offshore wind project offshore Oahu, Hawaii, the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is publishing a call for information and nominations in order to initiate a competitive planning [Read More]

Broadwind Lands $28M Turbine Order From U.S. Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc., which provides integrated solutions for the energy and infrastructure markets, has announced $28 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind says it will produce the turbines at its Manitowoc, Wis., [Read More]

Nordex Providing Towers For Wind Project In Icy Finnish Region

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Nordex has been contracted by Finnish asset management company Taaleri, formerly Taaleritehdas, to install 13 N131/3000 turbines for the Kivivaara wind farm, located in northeast Finland. According to Nordex, the region is known for its forest-covered hills and abundance of [Read More]

Hawaii Utilities Tout Record-High Clean Energy Use For 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

In its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) report filed with the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Hawaiian Electric Co. Inc. is reporting record-high renewable energy use for the state in 2015. The consolidated RPS for Hawaiian Electric, Maui Electric and Hawaii [Read More]