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American Clean Power statement on Congressional budget resolution

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal issued the following statement after the House passed a measure advancing the Congressional budget deal. “Today, action by the House of Representatives has moved the country closer to achieving a once-in-a-generation opportunity to invest in the future of our country and advance policies that put the U.S. on … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Congressional budget resolution

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Ørsted lights up wind turbines in rainbow colours

From Thursday, 12 August to Sunday, 22 August, the three wind turbines at Avedøre Power Station in Copenhagen, Denmark will be lit up in rainbow colours. The occasion is Copenhagen 2021 – WorldPride and EuroGames where the energy company is an official partner aiming to promote diversity and inclusion. Two of the three wind turbines … Continue reading Ørsted lights up wind turbines in rainbow colours

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EDP Renewables’ 180 MW wind farm located in Texas starts commercial operations

The project, known as Wildcat Creek, is EDPR’s fifth operating wind farm in Texas, expands the group’s presence in the United States and will offer significant economic benefits to local communities. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the fourth largest renewable energy producer in the world, announced, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, that its … Continue reading EDP Renewables’ 180 MW wind farm located in Texas starts commercial operations

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American Clean Power statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

After the U.S. Senate passed the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act today by a strong bipartisan vote 69-30, Heather Zichal, CEO of the American Clean Power Association issued the following statement. “The American Clean Power Association applauds the passage of this historic infrastructure package by the U.S. Senate. The bipartisan nature of this deal is … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act

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Vestas Ventures invests in Salamander Quick Lift Crane Technology

Vestas Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Vestas Wind Systems, has invested in the unique Salamander Quick Lift Crane Technology to further strengthen its position as global leader in sustainable energy solutions and to reduce carbon emissions from its value chain. This new crane holds significant potential, both in sense of being safer to … Continue reading Vestas Ventures invests in Salamander Quick Lift Crane Technology

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American Clean Power statement on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report

Heather Zichal CEO of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) issued the following statement after the IPCC released its Sixth Assessment Report: Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. “The extreme weather events we are witnessing around the globe show that climate change is well underway and accelerating. Climate change is a global threat that … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) report

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Siemens Gamesa to double offshore blade facility

Successful offshore blade factory in Hull, England to be expanded by more than 41,000 square meters; remains largest offshore wind manufacturing facility in the UK Investment of £186 million will enable manufacturing of next-generation blades in 2023 200 new direct jobs to be added Siemens Gamesa continues to be major driver of economic growth story … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to double offshore blade facility

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Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm begins electricity production

Dumat al-Jandal, the region’s largest wind farm, has been connected to the grid and began producing carbon-free electricity.Dumat al-Jandal is the region’s largest wind farm, and is made up of 99 wind turbines, each with the capacity to generate electricity for up to 70,000 homes in the kingdom, Saudi Arabia-based Al Arabiya reported.The 400-megawatt (MW) … Continue reading Saudi Arabia’s first wind farm begins electricity production

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The Powering American Jobs Campaign

This week, ACP launched our national Powering American Jobs campaign and our first TV ads thanking U.S. senators for supporting clean power infrastructure in the bipartisan infrastructure bill, and putting the muscle of the clean power industry behind this effort to create good-paying jobs across the United States. We’ll be running these ads in individual … Continue reading The Powering American Jobs Campaign

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American Clean Power launches campaign thanking senators for supporting clean power infrastructure and jobs

As Congress debates the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act and other infrastructure legislation, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) launched its national Powering American Jobs campaign this week with ad buys in Arizona, Louisiana, Utah, West Virginia and Washington, DC. The ads feature workers from the wind and solar industries, and thanks senators for supporting clean … Continue reading American Clean Power launches campaign thanking senators for supporting clean power infrastructure and jobs

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GE to Install Advanced Wind Turbines for 150 MW Wind Power Project in Pakistan

GE recently signed an agreement with Tricon Boston Consulting Private Limited (TBCPL), a Special Purpose Vehicle (SPV) set up by Sapphire Textile Mills Limited, for the provision and installation of the largest 150 MW wind project in Jhimpir, Pakistan. Under this agreement, GE will provide 87 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines to the engineering, procurement and … Continue reading GE to Install Advanced Wind Turbines for 150 MW Wind Power Project in Pakistan

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New partnership helps bring clean power to millions of Americans

  Clean Line Energy and GE Energy Connections have announced a new partnership, agreeing to work together on the Plains & Eastern Clean Line. The project will carry wind-generated electricity from Oklahoma to millions of customers throughout the southeast, and will be the first overhead high voltage direct current project built in the U.S. in … Continue reading New partnership helps bring clean power to millions of Americans

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U.S., Mexico Said to Pledge 50 Percent Clean Power by 2025

The U.S. and Mexico will commit to using wind, solar and other carbon-free sources for half their electricity by 2025, according to a person familiar with the plans. The pledge is set to be made as part of a trilateral summit of North American leaders Wednesday in Ottawa, said the person, who spoke on the … Continue reading U.S., Mexico Said to Pledge 50 Percent Clean Power by 2025

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The Clean Power Plan should remain

An overwhelming 70 percent of American utility executives want to move forward with the Clean Power Plan, according to a new survey out by Utility Dive. Utilities and other generators are ultimately primarily responsible for implementing state plans to comply with the rules, and their leadership’s broad satisfaction with the Clean Power Plan is a … Continue reading The Clean Power Plan should remain

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Clean Power Plan overcomes first legal challenge

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia recently issued a major ruling on the Clean Power Plan, deciding a stay of the rule was not warranted. Here’s a roundup of what people are saying about the announcement. The New York Times “We are pleased that the court has rejected petitioners’ attempts to … Continue reading Clean Power Plan overcomes first legal challenge

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Invenergy to provide wind power to Equinix

Invenergy today announced that it has signed a 100 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX) to provide the global interconnection and data center company with renewable energy to help support all of its data centers across North America. As a signatory to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, Invenergy … Continue reading Invenergy to provide wind power to Equinix

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Don’t be fooled by misleading studies on Clean Power Plan

It seems like a different study attacking the EPA’s Clean Power Plan pops up in the media every other week. But many of these studies are riddled with flaws and funded by competing energy interests, so media and the public should think twice before repeating their claims. A new briefing from the Energy & Policy Institute (EPI) … Continue reading Don’t be fooled by misleading studies on Clean Power Plan

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