Archive for renewables – Page 8

‘Arbitrary’ Transmission Fee Threatens Montana Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Montana’s Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has proposed retaining an extra transmission fee that the Sierra Club says is a key obstacle in keeping Montana wind developers from starting new projects in the state. According to the group, BPA Administrator Elliot [Read More]

Judge Green-Lights SunEdison Bankruptcy Deal, Reorganization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than a year after filing voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SunEdison has now been granted approval to exit Chapter 11 and reorganize as planned, despite opposition from shareholders and investors. According to a report from Bloomberg, [Read More]

Wind Investor Takes Stake In Canadian Developer Boralex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (la Caisse) has acquired a 17.3% interest in Quebec-based Boralex, which develops, builds and operates renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. La Caisse acquired all of the Class A common [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Announces Quarterly Results, New Onshore CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has released its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April to June), showing a decrease in global revenue but an expansion in operations and maintenance (O&M) service revenue. During this period, the company [Read More]

GE And Invenergy Working On 2 GW Wind Farm In Oklahoma Panhandle

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The 800-turbine wind farm is part of the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher Energy Connection, which includes approximately 350 miles of transmission built by American Electric Power.

Report: Renewables Capable Of Being ‘America’s Energy Choice’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

In the last decade, clean energy in the U.S. has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that were once novelties – solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs and electric cars – have become everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. [Read More]

Challenge To N.Y.’s Clean Energy Standard Thrown Out In Federal Court

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

Sentient Science Grabs Millions In Funding To Expand Wind Simulation Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sentient Science has announced that Toronto-based growth equity firm Georgian Partners will fund $22.5 million in a Series B, growth-stage investment in the company, which currently monitors and provides life-extension actions for 20,000 wind turbines across 200 projects [Read More]

EDF Energies Nouvelles Goes With Nordex For Wind Farm Duo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The Nordex Group has signed what it calls two “promising” wind power contracts with French utility EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF has ordered a total of 10 turbines with a combined output of around 36 MW. The turbines are for the [Read More]

New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission, concerned about the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget, says the wind and solar rebate programs themselves may also face changes.