Archive for renewables – Page 9

Iowa Wind Farm Powers University’s Annual Relay Event

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

MidAmerican Energy recently donated renewable energy credits from its Pomeroy wind farm to offset 100% of the electricity used at a relay event by Des Moines, Iowa-based Drake University. For the 108th annual Drake Relays, presented by Hy-Vee last week, [Read More]

Indianapolis Hotels Sign Up For Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

Indianapolis Power & Light Co. (IPL), a subsidiary of The AES Corp., says six prominent hotels in downtown Indianapolis have pledged their participation in IPL Green Power Option, a program allowing entities to buy wind energy as a percentage of [Read More]

AWEA, SEIA & AEE Ask Perry For ‘Open And Transparent’ DOE Study

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 01, 2017

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) and Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) are calling on Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to “initiate a public process” to gather input to inform [Read More]

TPI Composites Lands New Wind Blade Deal With Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Vestas to provide blades from two manufacturing lines (with an option to add more lines) for the V136 wind turbine for markets in [Read More]

U.S. Senators Propose 100% Clean Energy By 2050

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

U.S. Sens. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., and Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., along with U.S. Sens. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and Cory Booker, D-N.J., have proposed landmark climate change legislation that would transition the U.S. to 100% clean energy. The “100 by ’50 [Read More]

Northland’s Gemini Offshore Wind Giant Is Officially Complete

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 28, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc.’s 600 MW Gemini offshore wind farm has achieved full completion ahead of schedule and under its total budget of EUR 2.8 billion. All 150 turbines have been operating since October and, to date, have generated over [Read More]

Avangrid Signs Major Corporate Off-Taker For Montague Wind In Oregon

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 27, 2017

Avangrid Renewables plans to break ground on the first phase of the 404 MW Montague Wind Farm in Oregon this fall, with Apple signing on as a corporate buyer.

Fort Hood Switches On Wind And Solar In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

A hybrid wind and solar complex has officially begun operating at U.S. Army Garrison Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Project operator Apex Clean Energy developed and managed construction of the complex, which will provide more than 50% of the annual [Read More]

Duke Energy To Invest Big In Clean Energy As Part Of Emissions-Reduction Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy has established an aggressive goal to reduce carbon emissions 40% from 2005 levels by 2030, as well as invest $11 billion in renewables and natural gas, according to the company’s 2016 sustainability report. Today, 38% of [Read More]

United Wind Brings Distributed Wind Energy To Farmers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Distributed wind company United Wind Inc. has announced a new agreement with Farmer’s Business Network Inc. (FBN), an independent farmer-to-farmer network that spans over 13 million acres of member farms. United Wind is now offering its WindLease through FBN’s farmer-direct [Read More]