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U.S. Transmission System Needs Overhaul to Meet Renewable Goals

The current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the development of low-cost renewable power, according to a review recently released...

Wind Energy Tops Coal, Natural Gas in Southwest Power Pool

In 2020, Southwest Power Pool (SPP), a regional transmission organization, became the first grid operator to have wind as its number-one fuel source -...

Orsted Begins Construction on Nebraska Wind Project

Ørsted continues to expand its footprint in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) territory via the acquisition of and final investment decision for the 298 MW...

SAGE Launches Crowdfunding Initiative for the Anpetu Wi Wind Farm

SAGE Development Authority, the first public power authority owned by a single Native nation in the U.S., has launched a new crowdfunding initiative that...

Orsted Completes the Willow Creek Wind Project

Ørsted, a company that develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, says it has completed Willow Creek Wind - a 103 MW...

SPP to Implement Policy Changes, Refine Market Strategy

With approvals and guidance from its stakeholder-led committees and independent board, Southwest Power Pool (SPP), a regional transmission organization, says it is planning to...

Hannon Armstrong Forms Partnership with ENGIE

Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. has formed a partnership with a subsidiary of ENGIE S.A., an independent power producer (IPP) and energy efficiency...

Orsted Completes Plum Creek Wind Project on Schedule

Ørsted has completed a 230 MW wind farm in Nebraska's Wayne County.  Plum Creek consists of 82 wind turbines and represents Ørsted's first operational project...

Wind Makes It Big In Central U.S.; SPP Sets New Record

Southwest Power Pool Inc. (SPP), touting a new wind penetration record of 52.1%, says it has become the first regional transmission organization (RTO) in...

Fourteen-State Study: Power Transmission Upgrades Bring More Wind Power

Savings on producing electricity are only just the start of the benefits provided to regions that expand their electrical transmission, according to a 14-state...

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