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WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

Over the past few years, several regions of the country have occasionally struggled with power system reliability. It’s no secret why—climate change is exacerbating extreme weather events that stress aging infrastructure, often compounded by outdated electricity market rules. As a result, we’ve seen rolling blackouts or requests for residents to conserve electricity in places like … Continue reading WSJ ed board gets it wrong on renewables—again

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Project

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management announced the next step in the environmental review process for Dominion Energy’s Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW-C) project: “Today’s action by the Biden administration is a significant step forward in delivering the ambitious, but achievable, goal of developing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind Energy Project

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U.S. must speed up offshore wind energy permits to hit Biden target

The United States must speed up project permits if it is to meet the Biden administration’s 2030 target for offshore wind power, major developer Orsted (ORSTED.CO) said on Thursday. The United States, with just two small offshore wind facilities, has lagged European nations in developing the renewable energy technology. read more The administration of President … Continue reading U.S. must speed up offshore wind energy permits to hit Biden target

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EDPR completes asset rotation deal of a 405 MW wind energy portfolio in the US for an EV (100%) of $0.7bn

The company has completed the sale to funds managed by Greencoat Capital of a 68% equity stake in a wind portfolio located in the United States. This transaction will contribute with c.€500 million of asset rotation proceeds and is within the context of the €8bn asset rotation program for 2021-25 announced in EDPR Capital Markets … Continue reading EDPR completes asset rotation deal of a 405 MW wind energy portfolio in the US for an EV (100%) of $0.7bn

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Ørsted awarded 1,148 MW offshore wind energy contract in New Jersey

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has issued an order awarding Ocean Wind 2 a 20-year OREC (Offshore Renewable Energy Certificate) for its proposed offshore wind farm with a capacity of 1,148 MW. With today’s award, the Ocean Wind lease will be utilized to its maximum capacity of approx 2.3 GW. The 2029 … Continue reading Ørsted awarded 1,148 MW offshore wind energy contract in New Jersey

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American Clean Power Association Statement on New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Development Awards

The American Clean Power Association (ACP) released the following statement after the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities decided to award offshore lease solicitations for development: “The American Clean Power Association thanks Gov. Murphy and his administration for their leadership supporting the growing offshore wind industry in New Jersey. Today’s action by the New Jersey … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on New Jersey Offshore Wind Energy Development Awards

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Nordex offers the N155 / 4.X concrete tower wind turbines for the US wind energy market

The Nordex Group is extending its range of Delta4000 turbines for the North American market to include a variant of the N155/4.X turbine on concrete towers for specific sites. John McComas, CEO Nordex USA: “Nordex is committed to working along with our clients collaboratively in order to find unique product solutions in order to increase … Continue reading Nordex offers the N155 / 4.X concrete tower wind turbines for the US wind energy market

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American Clean Power Association Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today following the announcement that the Administration and members of Congress had reached an infrastructure deal. “The American Clean Power Association applauds the Administration and bipartisan leaders in Congress for taking the first step to rebuild the nation’s infrastructure. The work must continue to fully address … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on Bipartisan Infrastructure Deal

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Vestas receives 145 MW order from Leeward Renewable Energy to power the Panorama Wind Farm in the US

Vestas has secured an order for 145 MW to power the Panorama wind farm in Colorado, USA, which is owned by Leeward Renewable Energy. This order consists of a combination of 2 MW wind turbines including V120-2.2 MW, V110-2.2 MW and V110-2.0 MW turbines. This order follows Vestas’ previous agreement with Leeward Renewable Energy to … Continue reading Vestas receives 145 MW order from Leeward Renewable Energy to power the Panorama Wind Farm in the US

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Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

Energy storage has rapidly evolved from a niche application just a few years ago into an increasingly cost competitive and fast-growing technology that complements wind and solar. And two new national lab reports find storage growth is poised to explode. Grid-scale U.S. energy storage capacity could increase five-fold by 2050 according to the latest report … Continue reading Rapid growth expected for grid-scale U.S. storage capacity

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US renewable energy consumption reaches record high

According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), in 2020, consumption of renewable energy in the US grew for the fifth year in a row, reaching a record high of 11.6 quadrillion Btu, or 12% of total US energy consumption. Renewable energy was the only source of US energy consumption that increased in 2020 from … Continue reading US renewable energy consumption reaches record high

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Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

American wind power has a remarkable story to tell—in just a few short years it has doubled in size, become the country’s largest renewable energy resource, and is the most affordable source of new electricity in many parts of the U.S. We’re highlighting all this and more on Global Wind Day, celebrated every June and … Continue reading Global Wind Day 2021: Celebrating an American success story

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American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?issued the following statement today after the Biden-Harris Administration announced a competitive lease sale for offshore wind development for New York and New Jersey. “American Clean Power welcomes the proposed offshore wind lease sale in the New York Bight as a key step in providing clean energy to the region, … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on New York Bight Competitive Lease Sale

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Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

Biden administration is proposing its first competitive offshore wind lease sale, announcing plans to lease eight areas in the shallow waters between Long Island and the coast of New Jersey. The proposed lease areas, in what is known as the New York Bight, could potentially generate up to 7 GW of power to supply electricity … Continue reading Biden administration announces first competitive offshore wind energy lease sale

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Offshore wind energy offers new promise

Celebrated since 1982, June 8th marked World Oceans Day. It’s a time to take a moment and reflect on the tremendous resources our oceans provide, how we can protect them, and what we need to do to sustainably manage them for future generations. And this year, it’s hard to consider our oceans without also considering offshore wind, which has been … Continue reading Offshore wind energy offers new promise

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Clean Energy Boom to Create Quality American Jobs

New U.S. jobs report shows America’s clean energy transition will drive massive expansion of good-paying jobs in wind energy, solar, and energy storage. America’s decarbonization has the potential to create 500,000 – 600,000 new jobs for American workers across the solar, wind, and battery storage technologies by 2030, according to the new 2021 Clean Energy … Continue reading Clean Energy Boom to Create Quality American Jobs

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CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

Today, ACP kicks off what is set to be a monumental industry event. The CLEANPOWER Virtual Summit will be an unparalleled opportunity to interact directly with policy makers at this critical time in the national debate. Featuring a dynamic lineup of speakers ranging from elected officials to business leaders and policy experts, the June 7 -10 summit will showcase how … Continue reading CLEANPOWER 2021 kicks off today!

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Solar & Wind energy Are 93.8% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity for 1st Third 2021

According to a review by the SUN DAY Campaign of data recently released by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), wind and solar resources provided nearly all (93.84%) of the new electrical generating capacity added in the U.S. during the first four months of 2021 .    FERC’s latest monthly “Energy Infrastructure Update” report (with … Continue reading Solar & Wind energy Are 93.8% of New U.S. Electrical Generating Capacity for 1st Third 2021

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More proof the clean energy transition is well underway: An oil and gas major embraces renewables

While some observers might claim we’re on the cusp of a clean energy transition, the reality is a widespread shift to renewables began years ago. The U.S. already has enough clean energy capacity to power 50 million homes, and over 300,000 Americans already have direct clean energy jobs. Economics are one of the biggest drivers. … Continue reading More proof the clean energy transition is well underway: An oil and gas major embraces renewables

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Ron Wyden join Next Week’s CLEANPOWER Headliners

Pelosi and Wyden join all-star lineup of speakers including John Kerry, Gina McCarthy,Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer, Senator Joni Ernst,Richard Glick, Anne Finucane, and Andrew Steer CLEANPOWER 2021 starts next Monday and the American Clean Power Association (ACP) is honored to add House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senator Ron Wyden to the list of VIP … Continue reading House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, Senator Ron Wyden join Next Week’s CLEANPOWER Headliners

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