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Wind, Solar & Biogas: R.I. Wastewater Treatment Agency To Go 100% Renewable

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

As planned, the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC), a major sewage treatment agency in Rhode Island, is officially on the path to being powered by 100% renewables. Last year around this time, the Providence-based NBC, which already owns several wind turbines, [Read More]

GE Celebrates 5 GW Of Brazilian Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

GE says it has become the first company to reach 5 GW of installed wind capacity in Brazil. As part of the 5 GW, GE’s onshore wind business, a unit of GE Renewable Energy, will commission another 600 MW by [Read More]

Capital Power Nails Down Long-Term Contract For North Dakota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power Corp. has secured a long-term contract for its 99 MW New Frontier Wind project in North Dakota. Capital Power will operate New Frontier Wind under a contract with an investment-grade U.S. financial institution. The agreement will [Read More]

Goldman Sachs Company Selling DONG Energy Shares

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2017

New Energy Investment (NEI), a Luxembourg-based company indirectly owned by entities under the control of the merchant banking division of Goldman Sachs, has launched an accelerated bookbuild offering to institutional investors of 7.5 million existing shares in DONG Energy. According [Read More]

Xcel Proposes Coal Plant Closures, Major Wind And Solar Investments In Colorado

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 30, 2017

The Colorado Energy Plan will advance only if the resulting portfolio of resources reduces, or at least does not increase, the cost of energy to Xcel Energy’s Colorado customers.

Saudi Arabia Qualifies 25 Companies For 400 MW Wind RFP

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has issued a request for proposals for 400 MW of wind power in Dumat Al Jandal in the country’s Al Jouf region. REPDO [Read More]

Checking In: Texas Wind Farms In The Path Of Harvey

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

As Tropical Storm Harvey continues to devastate parts of coastal Texas, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) and operators of wind farms in the vicinity of the storm are reporting what they know so far regarding damage. In an [Read More]

Oklahoma Judge Dismisses AG Motion Against Wind Catcher

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2017

A motion to reject Public Service Co. of Oklahoma’s (PSO) pre-approval request for the 2 GW Wind Catcher facility has been dismissed in court. PSO and Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO) are asking utility regulators in Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and [Read More]

Delaware Now Has An Offshore Wind Working Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

Today, Delaware’s Gov. John Carney signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group, which will study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve Delaware. “We must look for ways to participate in the [Read More]

GE Signs Deal For 150 MW Wind Project In Pakistan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

GE recently signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Pvt. Ltd., a special purpose vehicle set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Ltd., for the provision and installation of a 150 MW wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan. Under the agreement, GE [Read More]