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]
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]
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]
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]
The global logistics company has announced an initial $18 million investment to expand its on-site solar portfolio.
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]
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]
A new report says it’s just a matter of time before renewables, such as solar and wind, become the biggest generation source.
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]
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]