Archive for renewables – Page 3

Duke Energy Carolinas Seeks 500 MW Of Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500 MW of wind capacity that would be delivered to the company’s transmission system. DEC expects the RFP to help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 [Read More]

Vestas Lands Wind Order With Longtime Chinese Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 14, 2017

Vestas has secured a 99 MW wind turbine order in China from longtime customer China Datang Corporation Renewable Power Co. Ltd. The contract includes 45 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered with a power-optimized mode of 2.2 MW. Delivery and commissioning are [Read More]

Yet Another U.S. City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 14, 2017

Last Thursday, just days after Orlando, Fla., established a similar goal, Nevada City, Calif., joined the growing list of U.S. cities that are officially committed to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Surrounded by city council members, key members of [Read More]

Fifty Entities Urge N.C. Governor To Take Action On Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

On Wednesday, 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups and environmental organizations sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., to urge him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of North Carolina’s energy plan. According to signee Environment [Read More]

Mortenson Gets The Nod For MidAmerican’s Beaver Creek Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

Mortenson Construction has been selected to build the 170 MW Beaver Creek wind farm in Iowa for MidAmerican Energy Co. The project represents Mortenson’s 13th wind farm for the utility. Beaver Creek, being constructed across Greene and Boone counties near [Read More]

Major Texas Wind Developer Makes First Move Outside The Lone Star State

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Written by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

With the Sugar Loaf wind project, Tri Global Energy is growing its wind portfolio to more than 2.9 GW of wind power.

Northern Power Rolls Out Turnkey Energy Storage Suite

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Northern Power Systems Corp., a Vermont-based provider of distributed energy power systems, is now offering a suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. The company has already [Read More]

Senvion Announces Financial Close For 299 MW Of Chilean Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Chilean power generator Aela Energia has achieved financial close for two Senvion wind projects, Sarco and Aurora, totaling 299 MW. The conditional contract for the supply and installation of 93 Senvion turbines for the two projects was concluded in April [Read More]

New AWEA Resource Shows Every Wind Farm And Factory In The Country

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Using a new map tool released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), anyone can now easily view the location of every utility-scale wind project and wind-related manufacturing facility in the U.S. With the very first American Wind Week in [Read More]

Clean Power Plan Litigation Suspended For 60 More Days

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 10, 2017

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced that long-pending litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an Obama administration policy establishing the first-ever regulations on carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants, will [Read More]