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RP and NextEra Energy Resources Announce Wind Farm to be Developed on Babbitt Ranches Property

On the heels of announcing a new large-scale, solar-powered battery storage project, Salt River Project has also announced it is contracting with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources to purchase the energy from a 161-megawatt (MW) wind resource, “Babbitt Ranch Energy Center,” to be built on Babbitt Ranches property in Coconino County. The project, which … Continue reading RP and NextEra Energy Resources Announce Wind Farm to be Developed on Babbitt Ranches Property

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Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

Today, at an event with U.S. Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm, New York Governor Kathy Hochul and U.S. Representative Paul Tonko, Equinor and bp announced the finalization of the Purchase and Sale Agreements (PSAs) with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA), for Empire Wind 2 and Beacon Wind 1. The PSAs … Continue reading Equinor and bp achieve key step in advancing offshore wind energy for New York

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EDPR completes construction of Riverstart, Indiana’s largest solar farm

EDP Renewables (Euronext: EDPR), the world’s fourth largest renewable energy producer, through its subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC, has completed the construction of the 200 MW Riverstart solar farm. The company closed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Hoosier Energy Cooperative, which will use the power generated by the solar farm to supply … Continue reading EDPR completes construction of Riverstart, Indiana’s largest solar farm

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Biden Announces Tender for Offshore Wind Farm in New York

The government of US President Joe Biden announced on Wednesday the first tender of his mandate for the creation of a wind farm off the coasts of the states of New York and New Jersey, which is expected to produce more than 7 gigawatts of energy . According to the White House, this wind complex … Continue reading Biden Announces Tender for Offshore Wind Farm in New York

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American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration clean energy actions and New York Bight offshore wind lease sale

American Clean Power Association CEO Heather Zichal today issued the following statement after the Biden-Harris administration announced actions to increase clean energy deployment and the Department of Interior announced an offshore wind lease sale for the New York Bight area: “ACP applauds the announcement from the Biden-Harris administration to increase the deployment of clean energy … Continue reading American Clean Power statement on Biden-Harris Administration clean energy actions and New York Bight offshore wind lease sale

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Nexans : to connect South Fork offshore wind farm with the U.S. mainland, providing clean energy power to 70,000 homes in New York

Nexans will deliver HVAC subsea export cables for South Fork Wind Farm, the first delivery of Nexans’ framework agreement to supply Ørsted and Eversource with up to 1,000 km of high voltage subsea cables in the U.S. The South Fork Wind Farm will address East Hampton’s energy needs, producing enough clean energy to power 70,000 … Continue reading Nexans : to connect South Fork offshore wind farm with the U.S. mainland, providing clean energy power to 70,000 homes in New York

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ACP statement on BOEM initiating public comment and environmental assessments for offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Northern California

ACP issued the following statement from Josh Kaplowitz, ACP VP for offshore wind after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued two significant announcements for offshore wind development off California and in the Gulf of Mexico: “The American Clean Power Association welcomes the significant steps that the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has taken to … Continue reading ACP statement on BOEM initiating public comment and environmental assessments for offshore wind projects in the Gulf of Mexico and Northern California

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Iberdrola completes restructuring agreement with CIP and increases US offshore wind portfolio to 4.9 GW

 Iberdrola and CIP formally conclude agreement that will see Iberdrola take control of 1,232 MW Commonwealth Wind and 804 MW Park City Wind projects •    Retains 50% of 800 MW Vineyard Wind 1 and the right to take control of the project during the operational phase •    Iberdrola is the leader in US offshore wind, … Continue reading Iberdrola completes restructuring agreement with CIP and increases US offshore wind portfolio to 4.9 GW

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Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Secures $75 Million Award to Support Illinois Wind

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives, Inc. (NASDAQ: IEA, “IEA” or the “Company”) a leading infrastructure company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, today announced that White Construction, a wholly-owned subsidiary of IEA, has secured a $75 million award with Invenergy, a leading privately-held global developer, owner, and operator of sustainable energy solutions. Under the terms … Continue reading Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Secures $75 Million Award to Support Illinois Wind

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Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

Renewable power held a 19% share of the US’s total power capacity in 2020, according to GlobalData, and this share is expected to increase significantly to 48.4% by 2030. The leading data and analytics company notes that favorable policies introduced by the US government will continue to drive the country’s renewable sector, particularly solar PV … Continue reading Solar PV and wind power market in the US will be driven by favorable government policies

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Pattern Energy completes New Mexico wind power project

Pattern Energy has completed construction and begun commercial operation of its suite of Western Spirit Wind power projects. Western Spirit Wind is comprised of four wind power facilities totaling more than 1,050 MW located in Guadalupe, Lincoln and Torrance Counties in central New Mexico. “The largest renewable energy project in American history is now up … Continue reading Pattern Energy completes New Mexico wind power project

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New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

The State Government of New York is set to invest $500m in the offshore wind segment as part of its 2022 State of the State plan. With this investment, the government intends to bolster New York’s position in the renewable energy space. The investment will be made directly in offshore wind manufacturing, supply chain and … Continue reading New York to invest $500m to support offshore wind energy

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Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced today that Bill Parsons has assumed the role of Vice President for Federal and State Affairs. Parsons brings to the job over two decades of legislative and policy experience both inside Congress and on behalf of the renewable energy sector. In this newly created role, Parsons will lead … Continue reading Bill Parsons joins American Clean Power Association as Vice President for Federal and State Affairs

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Greenbacker’s 15.3-MWdc RoxWind asset reaches commercial operation

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC (“GREC” or “Greenbacker”), a leading owner and operator of sustainable infrastructure and energy efficiency projects, announced today that RoxWind, a 15.3-MWdc wind farm, entered commercial operation on November 30. When it was acquired in 2020, the to-be-constructed project in Roxbury was Greenbacker’s first asset in Maine, a state with a … Continue reading Greenbacker’s 15.3-MWdc RoxWind asset reaches commercial operation

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American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

Now entering its second year as the leading trade organization representing the renewable energy industry, the American Clean Power Association (ACP) announced its new Board of Directors. The Board collectively demonstrates the immense reach of the clean power industries across the U.S. economy. “Our new Board represents the broad depth of our growing association and … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Announces New Board of Directors for 2022

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Vestas wins an order for 221 MW of wind power in the US

Vestas has received an order for 221 MW for a wind energy project in the US The wind farm consists of 46 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, three V110-2.0 MW wind turbines in 2.2 MW operating mode and two V136-3.45 MW wind turbines in 3.6 MW operating mode. The order includes the supply and commissioning of … Continue reading Vestas wins an order for 221 MW of wind power in the US

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US Installed More Wind Turbine Capacity In 2020 Than In Any Other Year

In both 2019 and 2020, project developers in the United States installed more wind power capacity than any other generating technology. According to data recently published by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) in its Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, annual wind turbine capacity additions in the United States set a record in 2020, totaling 14.2 … Continue reading US Installed More Wind Turbine Capacity In 2020 Than In Any Other Year

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Despite a global pandemic and supply chain constraints, clean power has record year

Clean energy in America is having a record year. Look no further than the top headlines throughout this year.  In 2021 alone, the United States re-asserted its place in the Paris Climate Agreement and established considerable national emissions reduction and clean energy goals. As 2021 comes to an end, ACP takes a look at the … Continue reading Despite a global pandemic and supply chain constraints, clean power has record year

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Montana’s largest wind farm underway near Miles City

On a recent winter afternoon the wind on this Eastern Montana plain was rising slowly like a tide, the cool dense air rolling in to replace what’s been warmed by daylight. At first, the change is barely noticeable, but then the 210-foot blades of the Clearwater Wind Project start to turn. Though the blades have … Continue reading Montana’s largest wind farm underway near Miles City

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Vestas secures 301 MW order of EnVentus wind turbines from TransAlta in the USA

Vestas has received a 301 MW order from TransAlta Corporation to power two wind power projects, White Rock East and White Rock West, in Oklahoma, USA. The order consists of 33 V162-6.0 MW turbines and one V136-3.45 MW turbine at White Rock East and 16 V162-6.0 MW wind turbines and one V136-3.45 MWwind turbines at … Continue reading Vestas secures 301 MW order of EnVentus wind turbines from TransAlta in the USA

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