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Ameren Completes Multi-Tech Clean Energy Microgrid System

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 19, 2017

Ameren Corp. has completed what the energy company is touting as one of the most technologically advanced utility-scale microgrids in North America. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in [Read More]

TVA Installing Solar Next To Memphis Natural Gas Plant

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 26, 2017

The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has announced it is adding more solar to its generation portfolio with the construction of a solar facility at the Allen combined-cycle natural gas plant site in Memphis. The 1 MW project will be the [Read More]

Calif. Produce Maker Powers Up Solar, Wind And Cogeneration

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 13, 2017

North American produce company Taylor Farms is now using a combination of wind, solar and cogeneration energy systems to power the majority of its Gonzales, Calif., facility’s operations. Combined, the systems generate 4.25 MW of energy on-site, which will be [Read More]

Microgrid Goes Online At Schneider Electric’s North American HQ

Posted by Joseph Bebon on April 07, 2017

Project partners have announced completion of a new microgrid at the North American headquarters of energy management and automation company Schneider Electric. Located at the company’s Boston One Campus (BOC) in Andover, Mass., the microgrid was built by Schneider Electric [Read More]

Special Delivery: UPS Plans To Bring More Solar Online

Posted by Joseph Bebon on February 08, 2017

The global logistics company has announced an initial $18 million investment to expand its on-site solar portfolio.

Governor Highlights Virginia’s Energy Progress At School Solar Project

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 21, 2016

On Thursday, Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., unveiled an update to the 2014 Virginia Energy Plan at a ribbon-cutting ceremony for a new solar installation at Monticello High School in Albemarle County. The update, titled “Energy in the New Virginia Economy,” [Read More]

Energy Infrastructure Firms Enbridge And Spectra Enter $28B Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 06, 2016

Enbridge Inc., a Canadian renewable energy producer and pipeline operator, says it has entered into a definitive merger agreement to acquire Spectra Energy Corp., a Houston-based pipeline and midstream company, in a $28 billion all-stock transaction. According to both companies, [Read More]

BNEF: Renewables To Win The ‘Race On Costs’ Against Cheap Coal And Gas

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 13, 2016

A new report says it’s just a matter of time before renewables, such as solar and wind, become the biggest generation source.

Report: Renewables + Natural Gas Could Meet All Of Texas’ Power Needs

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 18, 2016

Natural gas and renewable energy are capable of providing all new electric power that Texas will need in the foreseeable future, according to the Texas Clean Energy Coalition (TCEC), which cites a report from The Brattle Group. The report, “Exploring [Read More]

Advanced Energy Boosts Jobs In The Lone Star State

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 10, 2016

Texas’ advanced energy industry employs at least 143,000 workers, according to a new report released by the Texas Advanced Energy Business Alliance (TAEBA). The report says that’s more people than are employed in chemical manufacturing and petroleum refining, twice as [Read More]