To partially fund its wind energy and solar photovoltaic projects in Chile, Acciona has signed a EUR 100 million green loan with Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria (BBVA). According to Acciona, green loans are regulated under the same criteria as green [Read More]
BIRD Energy has announced its eighth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency. To be considered for this latest funding, a project proposal must include research and development (R&D) cooperation between [Read More]
Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the Boswell Springs project, a 320 MW wind development portfolio in Albany County, Wyo. Alterra acquired the project from Boulder, Colo.-based Intermountain Wind LLC, along with certain partners and affiliates. Intermountain was [Read More]
Having installed more than 8 GW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry now supports a record-high 102,500 jobs.
South Lake Tahoe, Calif., has become the 26th city in the U.S. and the latest in a growing coalition of mountain communities to officially commit to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. On Tuesday, the South Lake Tahoe [Read More]
Even though Oklahoma is ending its wind production tax credits in July, Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA), a subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., is still moving forward on a 300 MW project in the state. The company has kicked off [Read More]
The Nordex Group has secured a 195 MW contract for 65 AW125/3000 wind turbines for a project in northeastern Brazil. The Lagoa do Barro project comprises eight individual wind farms that will be located in the state of Piaui. The [Read More]
Construction crews have started work in southeast New Mexico on the first of several high-voltage transmission line segments that will come together as a single, 240-mile “Power for the Plains” corridor linking Texas with New Mexico, Xcel Energy has announced. [Read More]
Citing “challenging budgetary circumstances,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has put her signature to legislation that will kill wind production tax credits a few years early.
V-Bar LLC, a wind and solar engineering consultant based out of Golden, Colo., is merging with Chinook Wind LLC, an Everson, Wash.-headquartered renewable energy consulting firm. The new company, which is actively operating, is planning an official rebranding next quarter. [Read More]