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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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Ørsted signs power purchase agreement with the Microsoft Corporation

Ørsted and Microsoft Corporation have entered into an agreement for Microsoft to purchase energy from Old 300 Solar Center in Fort Bend County, Texas. Per the terms of Ørsted’s agreement, Microsoft will buy power from Ørsted’s 430 MWAC solar energy center Old 300 in Fort Bend County, Texas, which is expected to come online in … Continue reading Ørsted signs power purchase agreement with the Microsoft Corporation

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Ørsted completes largest onshore wind power project to date

The 130-wind turbine project strengthens Ørsted’s Texas asset base as it continues to scale the business. Ørsted has completed the 367 MW Western Trail Wind Farm located in Wilbarger and Baylor counties, Texas – its largest onshore wind project to date that brings Ørsted’s total onshore capacity to over 2.8 GW of wind, solar, and battery storage … Continue reading Ørsted completes largest onshore wind power project to date

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Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

Duke Energy has begun commercial operation of its 182MW Maryneal Windpower wind farm in Texas. The Maryneal plant, in Nolan County, increases Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ US wind capacity to over 3GW. In 2019, Sprint, now part of T-Mobile, signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3MW of the energy generated by the … Continue reading Duke Energy starts up 182 MW Texas wind farm

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EDP Renewables starts commercial operations at ‘Reloj del Sol Wind Farm’ in Texas

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), a global leader in the renewable energy sector and the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has started commercial operation of the 209 MW “Reloj del Sol” wind farm. The wind farm has begun producing power in Zapata County, Texas. “Reloj del Sol” … Continue reading EDP Renewables starts commercial operations at ‘Reloj del Sol Wind Farm’ in Texas

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Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

Enel Green Power North America has started construction on five new renewable energy projects in the US, including three hybrid renewable + storage projects and it’s largest solar plant in the US.The new wind, solar and hybrid projects are located in Texas (Roseland solar + storage, Blue Jay solar + storage and Ranchland wind + … Continue reading Enel starts 1.5GW of wind energy and solar power in the United States

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RWE’s US onshore wind farm Panther Creek III undergoes repower

133 wind turbines on site will see increased efficiency. Used blades to be sustainably recycled. Wind power project, located in Sterling County, Texas, began production in third quarter of 2009. Repower expected to be complete by third quarter of 2021. RWE Renewables has partnered with GE Renewable Energy to repower its Panther Creek III onshore … Continue reading RWE’s US onshore wind farm Panther Creek III undergoes repower

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Ørsted commences construction of largest onshore wind power project

Ørsted announces final investment decision on the combined wind and solar PV project Helena Energy Center in South Texas and integrates the US trading team into the Onshore business. Ørsted has taken a final investment decision on its largest onshore project to date, the 518 MW hybrid wind and solar PV project, Helena Energy Center, … Continue reading Ørsted commences construction of largest onshore wind power project

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Ørsted signs a PPA wind power agreement with Nucor

Nucor will purchase energy from the Western Trail onshore wind farm, currently under construction and expected to be operational later this year. Nucor, a steel manufacturer, has signed a long-term agreement to purchase energy from the 367 MW wind farm in Texas. “Western Trail will utilise Nucor steel, demonstrating our ability to develop multilateral supply … Continue reading Ørsted signs a PPA wind power agreement with Nucor

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Milliporesigma, Akamai, Synopsys and Uber enter into aggregation deal to purchase 111 MW of wind energy from Enel Green Power

The four global brands will purchase renewable energy from a portion of Enel Green Power’s 350 MW Azure Sky wind project in Texas. MilliporeSigma, Akamai, Synopsys, and Uber leveraged their collective buying power to serve as an anchor tenant for the project, demonstrating the benefits of collaboration among businesses with smaller and more distributed energy … Continue reading Milliporesigma, Akamai, Synopsys and Uber enter into aggregation deal to purchase 111 MW of wind energy from Enel Green Power

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The clean energy industry steps up to aid Texans in need

Last month’s Texas blackouts and infrastructure failures offer a stark reminder that many of the systems we depend on every day are not equipped to withstand the extreme events climate change is making more and more frequent. The clean energy industry is committed to overcoming these challenges by supplying an ever-greater share of zero-emission electricity … Continue reading The clean energy industry steps up to aid Texans in need

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The Texas blackouts: Don’t misplace blame on renewables

Texas is currently experiencing once-in-a-generation cold weather that has caused widespread blackouts across the state. Companies are working as quickly and creatively as possible to restore power to the residents and first responders bearing the burden of this anomaly, hopefully bringing an end to this hardship as soon as possible. In the coming days and … Continue reading The Texas blackouts: Don’t misplace blame on renewables

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The Truth About Texas: Thermal Power Plant Failures are the Blackout Culprits

Texas has suffered this week, but crisis reveals character. Record cold weather brought this state to the brink, but never brought Texas to its knees. Neighbors have come together to help neighbors, and everyone from front line responders to the engineers and experts who manage electricity production have worked around the clock to restore power. … Continue reading The Truth About Texas: Thermal Power Plant Failures are the Blackout Culprits

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Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

A spokesperson with MidAmerican Energy Company says they install cold-weather packages into their wind turbines to help them stay warm as temperatures get colder. Texas relies heavily on natural gas, coal and nuclear energy in winter, but frozen wind turbines have gotten a lot of attention this week, with some wrongly saying renewable energy problems … Continue reading Iowa explains why wind turbines don’t freeze in Iowa cold

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Extreme weather conditions harm RWE’s renewables electricity generation in the US state of Texas

Operations teams focus on resuming production at RWE’s affected onshore wind turbinesRWE expects significant negative earnings impact in Onshore Wind/Solar segment due to abnormal pricing conditions  The US is experiencing extreme winter weather conditions all the way down to the Gulf region with extremely low temperatures and icing conditions. This has led to a low … Continue reading Extreme weather conditions harm RWE’s renewables electricity generation in the US state of Texas

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) today issued the following statement on the ongoing power outages in Texas. “It is disgraceful to see the longtime antagonists of clean power – who attack it whether it is raining, snowing, or the sun is shining – engaging in a politically opportunistic charade misleading Americans to promote an … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Power Outages in Texas

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RWE to divest a stake of 24% in four onshore wind farms in Texas to Greencoat

RWE, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, has signed an agreement with Greencoat to sell a 24% stake in four RWE onshore wind farms in Texas. This accounts for a total pro-rata installed capacity of 207 megawatts (MW). The agreed purchase price of around USD 160 million corresponds to an enterprise value of around … Continue reading RWE to divest a stake of 24% in four onshore wind farms in Texas to Greencoat

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Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

PepsiCo will purchase wind energy from the Haystack and Western Trail wind farm projects, currently under construction and expected online later this year. PepsiCo Inc. has signed two agreements with Ørsted to purchase a portion of energy from the 298 MW Haystack wind project in Nebraska and the 367 MW Western Trail wind project in … Continue reading Ørsted signs long-term wind power purchase agreements with PepsiCo for Nebraska and Texas wind farms

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BayWa r.e. completes construction of 250 MW wind farm

BayWa r.e. has completed construction and achieved financial close of the Amadeus Wind project in Texas. Located northwest of Abilene in Rotan, the 250 MW wind farm has begun selling power into the grid and will generate enough clean, renewable energy to meet the electricity needs of more than 74,800 homes annually. Amadeus is the … Continue reading BayWa r.e. completes construction of 250 MW wind farm

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Acciona starts up its largest wind power plant in Texas

ACCIONA starts energization at its biggest US wind farm, La Chalupa (198MW). ACCIONA has begun the process of energizing wind turbines at La Chalupa in Cameron County, Texas. When fully operational, the wind farm will be ACCIONA’s largest US asset at 198 MW, and will push the company’s US portfolio over 1,000 MW. La Chalupa … Continue reading Acciona starts up its largest wind power plant in Texas

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