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Ørsted to build large-scale solar PV project in Texas

Continuing its growth in onshore renewables, Ørsted has decided to build the 471 MW AC Mockingbird Solar Center in Texas. Covering an area of 4,900 acres (approx. 20 km2), Mockingbird will be able to generate enough renewable energy to power more than 80,000 homes annually, making it the largest solar PV project in Ørsted’s portfolio … Continue reading Ørsted to build large-scale solar PV project in Texas

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Boralex Acquires Wind Farm Interest in Texas, New Mexico

Boralex Inc. (“Boralex” or the “Company”) (TSX: BLX), a leader in renewable energy, today announced it has completed the acquisition of EDF Renewables North America’s (“EDF Renewables”) interest in five operating wind farms with a total installed capacity of 894 megawatts (MW), located in Texas and New Mexico. EDF Renewables’ interest represents 447 MW of … Continue reading Boralex Acquires Wind Farm Interest in Texas, New Mexico

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Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Qcells to acquire the battery energy storage project

ACCIONA Energía has signed an agreement with Qcells, a subsidiary of the South Korean industrial group Hanwha Corporation, to acquire the battery energy storage system (BESS) project Cunningham, the largest of its kind in Texas, scheduled for commissioning in the first quarter of 2023. The deal also includes the acquisition of a portfolio of over … Continue reading Acciona Energía has signed an agreement with Qcells to acquire the battery energy storage project

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EDP Renewables’ Lone Star I Wind Farm Celebrates 15 Years of Renewable Energy Production in Texas

The 200-megawatt Lone Star Wind Farm has safely provided renewable energy since 2007, powering the equivalent of more than 86,000 average Texas homes annually. EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA), a leading renewable energy developer and operator in North America, commemorates the 15-year anniversary of operations at the Lone Star I Wind Farm located in … Continue reading EDP Renewables’ Lone Star I Wind Farm Celebrates 15 Years of Renewable Energy Production in Texas

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As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

Enel Green Power has completed its first large-scale hybrid wind project globally, Azure Sky wind + storage, featuring 350 MW of wind capacity and 136.5 MW/204.6 MWh of storage capacity. In addition, the company will add 57 MW/85.7 MWh of new battery storage capacity at its largest operating projects in Texas, Roadrunner solar and High … Continue reading As Texas energy demand increases, Enel Green Power installs more renewable & storage capacity

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Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

The American Clean Power Association announced a Texas-specific panel that will be featured at CLEANPOWER 2022, the nation’s preeminent renewable energy conference. CLEANPOWER will again bring together the industry’s thought leaders and decision makers to discuss and showcase the most important issues facing the energy industry today. With a focus on “Building the Clean Energy … Continue reading Texas energy experts headline panel on renewable energy in Lone Star State at CLEANPOWER 2022

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RWE’s onshore wind farm El Algodon Alto in the U.S. in operation

RWE Renewables’ El Algodon Alto, a 200-megawatt (MW) onshore wind farm, located in San Patricio County, Texas, is in operation. The project, located in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) south market, is powered by 91 Vestas turbines and will generate enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes. In total, the project spent more … Continue reading RWE’s onshore wind farm El Algodon Alto in the U.S. in operation

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EDPR and Meta expand on partnership through long-term contract for a new Texas solar park

Cattlemen marks the second PPA EDP Renewables and Meta have executed, with the first being a 139-MW PPA for the 200-MW Headwaters II Wind Farm in Indiana. EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), and Meta (NYSE: FB) have … Continue reading EDPR and Meta expand on partnership through long-term contract for a new Texas solar park

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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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