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Ocean Winds awarded with 2 GW in California Wind Energy Lease

EDP Renewables and Engie’s joint venture partnered with Canada Pension Plan Investment Board to develop a floating offshore project in California. This 2 GW are a significant milestone for the presence of Ocean Winds in the United States, where the company has about 4 GW under development through two projects in the Northeast. Ocean Winds … Continue reading Ocean Winds awarded with 2 GW in California Wind Energy Lease

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Equinor Wins California Floating Offshore Wind Lease

As provisional winner of a lease area on the Outer Continental Shelf off California, Equinor continues to lead the way in growing the US’ offshore wind industry. Five leases were offered by the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) in thefirst-ever offshore wind lease sale on the US west coast and the first-ever US sale … Continue reading Equinor Wins California Floating Offshore Wind Lease

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RWE strengthens U.S. offshore wind portfolio with success in California’s floating offshore wind auction

Winning bid secures area with a capacity to develop up to 1.6 gigawatts of floating offshore wind energy. Second success in the U.S. offshore wind market lands RWE first commercial-scale floating offshore wind project and builds upon RWE’s experience from floating demonstration projects. RWE’s U.S. offshore wind development portfolio now totals about 4.6 gigawatts, including … Continue reading RWE strengthens U.S. offshore wind portfolio with success in California’s floating offshore wind auction

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Vestas secures 203 MW of wind turbines in the US

Vestas has received a 203 MW order to power an undisclosed wind farm in the US. The order consists of 45 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines. The order includes the supply, delivery and commissioning of the wind turbines, as well as a multi-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000) service agreement, designed to ensure optimized asset … Continue reading Vestas secures 203 MW of wind turbines in the US

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California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) commended the Department of Interior and the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) for holding a historic and successful wind energy lease sale that will position California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology. The offshore wind energy lease sale conducted by BOEM generated $757.1 million in … Continue reading California as a global leader in floating offshore wind technology

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EDP Renewables and Cleveland-Cliffs Sign PPA for Headwaters wind farm in Indiana

This contract will enable the continued development and planned construction and operations of the 200 MW Headwaters III Wind Farm and strengthens EDP Renewables’ position as the leading wind energy operator in Indiana. EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), and Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. (NYSE: CLF), the … Continue reading EDP Renewables and Cleveland-Cliffs Sign PPA for Headwaters wind farm in Indiana

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First US Floating Offshore Wind Auction

The US will hold the nation’s first lease auction for commercial-scale floating wind power today. The five deepwater lease tranches in two areas about 25 miles off the California coast have the potential to generate 4.5 GW of electricity, enough to power 1.5 million homes. Global interest in lease sales is strong with 43 companies … Continue reading First US Floating Offshore Wind Auction

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Rivian Inks Wind Energy PPA with Apex Clean Energy to Power Illinois Manufacturing

Rivian and Apex Clean Energy today announced the signing of a power purchase agreement (PPA) for 50 megawatts (MW) of electricity from the renewable energy company’s proposed Goose Creek Wind farm in Piatt County, Illinois. As Rivian’s first large-scale procurement, the agreement supports the company’s long-term vision of enabling high-impact renewable energy projects that reduce … Continue reading Rivian Inks Wind Energy PPA with Apex Clean Energy to Power Illinois Manufacturing

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ACP Statement on Auxin Solar Circumvention Case

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) expressed disappointment following a decision today that could lead to new duties and lack of certainty for the U.S. solar industry. After the Commerce Department decided that the Auxin circumvention case related to solar panels and cells assembled by allied trading partners from Southeast Asia will proceed, with a … Continue reading ACP Statement on Auxin Solar Circumvention Case

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American Clean Power Statement on Inflation Reduction Act Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Initial Treasury Guidance

American Clean Power Association (ACP) Interim CEO and Chief Advocacy Officer JC Sandberg issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Treasury and Internal Revenue Service released initial guidance on implementing the Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship sections of the Inflation Reduction Act (IRA): “The IRA represents a monumental investment in the nation’s energy transition … Continue reading American Clean Power Statement on Inflation Reduction Act Prevailing Wage and Apprenticeship Initial Treasury Guidance

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Enel announces intentions to build solar PV cell & panel manufacturing facility in U.S.

Enel North America intends to build one of the largest solar photovoltaic (PV) manufacturing facilities in the US, expected to initially produce at least 3 GW and scale up to 6 GW of high-performance bifacial PV modules and cells annually. The proposed facility will be among the first in the United States to produce PV … Continue reading Enel announces intentions to build solar PV cell & panel manufacturing facility in U.S.

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Vestas secures 178 MW order in the USA

Vestas has received a 178 MW order to power an undisclosed wind project in the USA. The order consists of 23 V150-4.5 MW wind turbines, 14 V150-4.2 MW wind turbines in 4.3 MW operating mode, and four V136-3.45 wind turbines delivered in 3.6 operating mode. The order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the wind … Continue reading Vestas secures 178 MW order in the USA

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Powering the Future with Floating Offshore Wind Energy: What to Know About BOEM’s Upcoming California Lease Sale

At the American Clean Power’s (ACP) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference last month, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Amanda Lefton announced the first ever offshore wind energy lease sale for the West Coast. Scheduled for December 6, the upcoming auction will be the first sale to support commercial-scale floating offshore wind energy development in the … Continue reading Powering the Future with Floating Offshore Wind Energy: What to Know About BOEM’s Upcoming California Lease Sale

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ACP Statement on Central Atlantic Draft Wind Energy Areas

The American Clean Power Association issued the following statement from Josh Kaplowitz, Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) today released the draft Wind Energy Areas (WEAs) for the Central Atlantic region:   “ACP applauds the Biden administration’s designation of draft wind energy areas (WEAs) in the Central Atlantic … Continue reading ACP Statement on Central Atlantic Draft Wind Energy Areas

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Environmental Analysis for Proposed Offshore Wind Energy Project in New York 

Empire Wind energy project could provide power for at least 700,000 homes. The American Clean Power Association released the following statement today from Josh Kaplowitz, Vice President for Offshore Wind, after the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) announced the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the proposed Empire Wind energy … Continue reading Environmental Analysis for Proposed Offshore Wind Energy Project in New York 

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Iberdrola to invest record €47bn in the energy transition in 2023-2025

Growth based on investments in electricity networks and a selective approach to renewables Improving earnings quality and protecting balance sheet strength through geographical diversification and a prudent financial model Highlights:–    Record investment plan of €47bn to 2025, driven by organic investments in all markets and PNM Resources transaction.–    Strong financial ratios during the … Continue reading Iberdrola to invest record €47bn in the energy transition in 2023-2025

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Clean Power Slows During Third Quarter, But the Future is Bright for Growth with Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

While the Inflation Reduction Act is set to catalyze clean energy growth, the industry continues to deal with policy and regulatory challenges hindering development and deployment of clean power. These challenges and more were apparent in ACP’s latest Clean Power Quarterly Market Report for the third quarter.  ACP’s new market report shows that from July … Continue reading Clean Power Slows During Third Quarter, But the Future is Bright for Growth with Passage of the Inflation Reduction Act

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Vestas secures 300 MW order of EnVentus turbines for Goose Creek Wind in the USA

Vestas has received a 300 MW order from Apex Clean Energy to power the Goose Creek Wind project in Illinois, USA. The order consists of 50 V162-6.2 MW turbines delivered in 6.0 MW operating mode. The order includes supply, delivery, and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a 10-year Active Output Management 5000 (AOM … Continue reading Vestas secures 300 MW order of EnVentus turbines for Goose Creek Wind in the USA

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Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives

Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives in the IRA make clean energy investments a reality; clear and workable guidance from Treasury essential to provide sufficient market certainty for developers. The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement today from JC Sandberg, Interim CEO and Chief Advocacy … Continue reading Industry offers robust recommendations in six areas to ensure the clean energy incentives

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U.S. construction costs drop for solar, rise for wind and natural gas generators

Average U.S. construction costs drop for solar, rise for wind and natural gas generators Data source: U.S. Energy Information Administration, Electric Generator Construction Costs and Annual Electric Generator Inventory Construction costs for solar photovoltaic systems continued to decrease in the United States in 2020; the capacity-weighted average fell 8% compared with 2019, according to the … Continue reading U.S. construction costs drop for solar, rise for wind and natural gas generators

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