Archive for renewables – Page 146

ACCIONA Reaffirms Wind Power Plans For North America

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on January 26, 2016

After nearly three years of relative inactivity in the U.S., the company sees great opportunity to acquire mid- to late-stage wind projects.

Western Farmers Electric Cooperative Signs Wind PPA With Akuo Energy USA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

The Western Farmers Electric Cooperative (WFEC) has signed a 30 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) with Akuo Energy USA Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Paris-headquartered Akuo Energy SAS. The renewable energy will be provided from the Sterling Wind Farm, to [Read More]

Dounreay Trì Looks To Demo Floating Wind Farm Offshore Scotland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

Dounreay Trì Ltd. is seeking to demonstrate a multi-turbine floating wind farm located approximately 6 km off the coast of Dounreay, Scotland. Dounreay Trì was created by Swedish design and engineering company Hexicon AB for the sole purpose of demonstrating [Read More]

Study: Wind & Solar Could Eclipse Fossil Fuels For Electric Power Within 15 Years

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

The U.S. could slash greenhouse-gas emissions from power production by up to 78% below 1990 levels within 15 years while meeting increased energy demand, according to a new study from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and the University [Read More]

Landmark Dividend Completes 2,400-Acre Acquisition At Calif. Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

Landmark Dividend LLC, an infrastructure-focused real estate investor, has completed the acquisition of 2,400 acres underlying a 50 MW wind farm in Tehachapi, Calif. The property, located in the Alta Wind Energy Center, also includes 82,000 square feet of manufacturing [Read More]

Capstone Enters Share Agreement With iCON Infrastructure

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

Toronto-based Capstone Infrastructure Corp. has entered into a definitive arrangement agreement with Irving Infrastructure Corp. for the acquisition of all issued and outstanding common shares of Capstone, as well as Class B exchangeable units of Capstone’s subsidiary, MPT LTC Holding [Read More]

University Of California’s Witherell To Head DOE’s Berkeley Lab

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

The University of California’s (UC) board of regents has approved Dr. Michael Witherell, vice chancellor for research at UC Santa Barbara, as the eighth director of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Following a national search, Witherell will replace departing director [Read More]

With New Wind JV, EDF Energies Nouvelles Plans 142 MW In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2016

As part of its expansion in India, EDF Energies Nouvelles says it is moving into onshore wind by acquiring a 50% stake in SITAC Wind Management and Development, an Indian wind energy company. According to EDF Energies Nouvelles, the partnership [Read More]

Court Denies Petitioners’ Plea To Halt The Clean Power Plan

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on January 22, 2016

On Thursday, a federal court handed renewable energy stakeholders, environmentalists and the Obama administration a victory: The U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit denied a request to halt the implementation of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean [Read More]

EWEA: After ‘Hugely Over-Subscribed’ Wind Auction, Spain Could Miss 2020 Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

In light of Spain’s recent 500 MW wind power auction that did not adequately satisfy the market’s demand, the country is at risk of missing its 2020 renewables target, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says the [Read More]