Archive for wind-power

AEE To Next Va. Governor: How To Make Energy ‘Secure, Clean & Affordable’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has delivered a policy memo to the Virginia gubernatorial campaigns of Republican nominee Ed Gillespie and Democratic nominee Lt. Gov. Ralph Northam to outline how advanced energy can transform the Virginia economy. The memo – “Advanced [Read More]

IBM Achieves Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals Four Years Early

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

Clean Energy Advocates Denounce Court Decision On PJM Rules

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

An appeals court upheld FERC’s approval of new PJM capacity rules, which opponents argue discriminate against wind and solar.

Gov. Sandoval Vetoes Nevada RPS And Community Solar Bills

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

Shortly after praising Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., for signing a bill to help restore Nevada’s rooftop solar industry last week, renewable energy advocates have expressed disappointment with the governor’s decision to veto two other clean energy bills. On Friday, Sandoval [Read More]

NV Energy Is On The Lookout For 50 MW

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 15, 2017

Responding to a requirement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 25 MW of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-defined “qualifying facility” resources in southern Nevada and 25 MW of such [Read More]

U.S. Solar, Wind Exceed 10% Of Monthly Generation For First Time

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

For the first time, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) has exceeded 10% of total U.S. electricity generation. Citing March data for its Electric Power [Read More]

TerraForm Yieldcos One Step Closer To Closing Brookfield Merger

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 07, 2017

A U.S. Bankruptcy Court has approved settlement agreements between bankrupt renewables firm SunEdison and its two yieldcos, TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power. The approvals represent a major milestone for the yieldcos as they work to complete their breakaway from SunEdison [Read More]

Nevada Lawmakers Vote To Revive Rooftop Solar

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 06, 2017

Solar advocates say the restoration of net metering in Nevada will revamp a hindered market that lost thousands of jobs.

Apex And U.S. Army Cut Ribbon On Texas Wind/Solar Project 

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Developer Apex Clean Energy is celebrating the final delivery of what it calls the U.S. Army’s largest renewable energy project, a hybrid wind and solar facility at Fort Hood in Killeen, Texas. Drawing wind from the 50.4 MW Cotton Plains [Read More]

Trump To Pull U.S. Out Of Paris Agreement

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

Clean energy and environmental groups chime in on what the president’s decision might mean for the country and the world.