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Renewables Finally Beat Coal For U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity

For the first time, U.S. electrical generating capacity by renewable energy sources – biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar and wind – has surpassed...

Illinois Municipal Electric Agency Signs In-State Wind Deal

The Illinois Municipal Electric Agency (IMEA) has entered into a 15-year agreement to purchase 50 MW of wind energy output annually from...
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Rocky Mountain Power Breaks Ground On Major Wind, Transmission Initiative

Rocky Mountain Power, a division of PacifiCorp and part of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, has begun construction efforts for its Energy Vision 2020...

Xcel Energy Commits To Coal Retirements, Clean Energy

Xcel Energy has announced plans to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled, as...

Enel Inks Midwest Utility PPA For White Cloud Wind Farm

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA), the Italy-based Enel Group’s U.S.-based renewable company, has signed a new power purchase agreement (PPA)...
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The Next Generation Of Risk Management For Renewable Energy

Before the rise of renewables, when our electricity system primarily relied on fossil fuels, the main risk driving power markets was the...
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Wind, Solar And Hydro Comprised Nearly Three-Fifths Of New Capacity In Q1

In the first quarter of the year, solar, wind, and hydropower accounted for nearly three-fifths (59.6%) of new capacity added to the...

Ameren Missouri Plans Another Wind Acquisition

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., has entered into an agreement to acquire another Missouri wind farm.The...
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NorthWestern Energy Seeks Montana Renewable Generation

NorthWestern Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking additional renewable generation in Montana.Montana's renewable portfolio...
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Duke Energy Selling Wind And Solar Interests To John Hancock

Duke Energy has entered into a definitive agreement to sell a minority interest in a portion of its commercial renewable energy portfolio...