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IRENA: New Renewables Account for Three-Quarters of 2019’s Power Expansion

The renewable energy sector added 176 GW of generating capacity globally in 2019, slightly lower than the 179 GW added in 2018....

Grid Challenge Winners Add Renewables to New York’s Grid

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has awarded five winning teams under the first two rounds of the Future Grid...

U.S. Renewable Energy Increased in 2019

The production of U.S. energy from solar increased by 13.85% in 2019, while that from wind grew by 10.06%, according to a...

2019: Second-Biggest Year of Installed Wind Energy

2019 was the second-biggest year for wind power, with installations of 60.4 GW of new capacity worldwide and year-over-year growth of 19%,...

Global Wind Capacity to Maintain Growth for Next 10 Years

Global wind power capacity additions are expected to maintain an annual 77 GW from 2020 to 2029, according to a newly released...

Construction Begins on Japan’s First Large-Scale Offshore Wind Farm

Marubeni Corp. is preparing to launch Japan’s first large-scale offshore wind power generation business. Traditionally, wind farms in Japan...

GWEC: Record Capacity of New Offshore Wind Installed in 2019

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) shows that the global offshore wind industry added 6.1 GW of...

South Dakota PUC Approves Permit for Crowned Ridge Wind II

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a construction permit for the Crowned Ridge Wind II Project, a 301 MW...

Dominion Chooses Ramboll for Offshore Support

Dominion Energy has selected Ramboll to provide project development and engineering support for the proposed Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project.

NYSERDA Grants Awards for Utility-Scale Wind Projects

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has unveiled the details of the awards for 21 large-scale solar, wind and energy storage projects...