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North Dakota commission approves wind farm

The North Dakota Public Service Commission has approved a wind farm project that would bring up to 123 wind turbines to the southern part of the state. NextEra Energy Resources plans to build the Emmons-Logan Wind Energy Center on about 28,000 acres northeast of Linton. The wind farm will have a capacity of nearly 300 … Continue reading North Dakota commission approves wind farm

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NextEra Energy Resources, OPPD, break ground on the Sholes Wind Energy Center in Nebraska

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NEE), and Omaha Power Public District (OPPD) to break ground on Nebraska’s newest renewable energy project – the Sholes Wind Energy Center. The project will create hundreds of construction jobs as well as millions of dollars … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources, OPPD, break ground on the Sholes Wind Energy Center in Nebraska

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NextEra Energy Resources and AEP commissioned the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center

  The Bluff Point Wind Energy Center features 57 GE wind turbines designed to pivot to capture the prevailing wind and convert it to clean, renewable electricity. Together, they have a generating capacity of nearly 120 MW. Affiliates of NextEra Energy Resources, the world’s largest generator of renewable energy, built and will own and operate … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources and AEP commissioned the Bluff Point Wind Energy Center

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Siemens Gamesa to repower two wind farms in Texas

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected by NextEra Energy Resources to repower two wind farms in Texas. The newly repowered wind farms are expected to deliver up to 25% more annual energy production, boost reliability and efficiency, and extend service life. The two wind farms currently feature Siemens SWT-2.3-93 model turbines. The repowering … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa to repower two wind farms in Texas

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Wind energy in Kansas

Two wind farms in central Kansas are now online and supplying electricity to Westar Energy. The wind farms came online within the last two weeks, even though a civil lawsuit seeking an injunction against one of them is still pending, the Hutchinson News reported. Westar Energy said the 120-turbine Kingman and 121-turbine Ninnescah Wind Energy … Continue reading Wind energy in Kansas

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Google’s newest purchase highlights the wind energy industry’s progress

From Harvard to Amazon, several unexpected organizations are turning to wind power. Google is the latest to add more wind power, purchasing one of the first wind farms in the world, which project owner NextEra Energy Resources will repower with modern turbines that will produce an equal amount of energy with far fewer units, which … Continue reading Google’s newest purchase highlights the wind energy industry’s progress

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California opens large photovoltaic solar energy plant

The dedication of the Desert Sunlight Solar Farm comes about a month after Gov. Jerry Brown called on the state to increase renewable electricity use to 50 percent by 2030, up from the current goal of 33 percent by 2020.   “Solar power projects like Desert Sunlight are helping create American jobs, develop domestic renewable … Continue reading California opens large photovoltaic solar energy plant

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Basin Electric signs contracts for wind energy generation

Basin Electric has signed two power purchase agreements associated with the development of two new wind power projects in North Dakota. The combined capacity is 300 megawatts (MW).   The developers are a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC Juno Beach, FL, and Tradewind Energy, Lenexa, KS. NextEra Energy Resources will be developing the Dickinson … Continue reading Basin Electric signs contracts for wind energy generation

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NextEra Energy Resources breaks ground on two solar power projects in southern California

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, through its indirect, wholly-owned subsidiaries, today announced it has begun construction of two solar photovoltaic (PV) systems on separate sites in southern California. The solar PV systems will be ground mounted on 20-acre privately owned sites in Apple Valley, Calif., and Blythe, Calif.   “We are committed to developing projects that … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources breaks ground on two solar power projects in southern California

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Tri-State signs agreement with NextEra Energy Resources for new wind farm in eastern Colorado

Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association, Inc. announced that it has entered into a 25-year agreement with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC for a 150 megawatt wind power generating facility to be constructed in eastern Colorado. Under the 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA), Tri-State will purchase the entire output and associated environmental attributes of … Continue reading Tri-State signs agreement with NextEra Energy Resources for new wind farm in eastern Colorado

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NextEra Energy closes its Spanish subsidiary for the ax to the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

NextEra Energy has two concentrating solar thermal power plants already operating in Extremadura in Spain. homework site The NextEra Energy Group, a leader in the United States in the business of renewable energy, tuck the exit of Spain. The former Florida Power, a few months ago had to provision of 342 million dollars (263 million … Continue reading NextEra Energy closes its Spanish subsidiary for the ax to the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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First Solar to Build 250MW Power Plant in California for NextEra Energy Resources

First Solar, Inc. (Nasdaq: FSLR) announced today it has entered into an agreement to construct a 250 megawatt (MW)AC solar power plant in Riverside County, California, for a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources, LLC. The McCoy Solar Energy Project will be located on approximately 2,300 acres of mostly public land provided by the Bureau of … Continue reading First Solar to Build 250MW Power Plant in California for NextEra Energy Resources

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Fitch Affirms Genesis Solar LLC’s $852MM Total Trust Certificate and Bank Facilities Ratings

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings and Outlooks on a total of $852 million of debt issued by Genesis Solar LLC (Genesis) as follows: –$561.6 million 3.875% series A trust certificates (U.S. Sovereign Guaranteed), due 2038 at ‘AAA’; Outlook Negative; –$120 million floating-rate bank facility (U.S. Sovereign Guaranteed), due 2019 at ‘AAA’; Outlook Negative; –$140.4 … Continue reading Fitch Affirms Genesis Solar LLC’s $852MM Total Trust Certificate and Bank Facilities Ratings

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2013: An important year for Concentrating Solar Power in the United States

Between now and early 2014 the total generation capacity of concentrated solar power in the United States will increase by more than 120%. Currently, 571.16MW of Concentrated Solar Power capacity has been commissioned in the United States, but with five large-scale projects scheduled for completion in 2013-14 this capacity is set to increase by 120%, a … Continue reading 2013: An important year for Concentrating Solar Power in the United States

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NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy

Earlier today, NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, celebrated the commissioning of its 10,000th megawatt (MW) of wind energy. NextEra Energy Resources achieved this significant milestone when it commissioned its 10,000th MW at its 400-MW Limon Wind Project in Colorado. Altogether, NextEra Energy Resources’ North American wind energy fleet is capable of generating enough electricity to power … Continue reading NextEra Energy Resources commissions its 10,000th megawatt of wind energy

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NextEra completes purchase of Kansas wind farm

NextEra Energy Resources, LLC, the largest generator of renewable energy from the wind and sun in the United States, today announced that its subsidiaries have completed the purchase of the approximately 165-megawatt (MW) Cimarron I Wind Energy Center from CPV Renewable Energy Company. Financial terms were not disclosed. The project, located in Gray County in … Continue reading NextEra completes purchase of Kansas wind farm

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