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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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American Clean Power Association Supports SEIA Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement in support of the Solar Energy Industries Association’s (SEIA) Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol. “The American Clean Power Association and the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) stand shoulder to shoulder united in our commitment to the Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol. This is an important initiative driven … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Supports SEIA Solar Supply Chain Traceability Protocol

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Five ACP members listed among the world’s 100 most influential companies

The hard work of ACP’s member companies is literally changing the world as we combat the climate crisis and build a 21st century clean energy economy. Their projects are shifting the ways we power our lives and deploying the technologies of the future. And people are taking notice—five ACP members were just featured on the … Continue reading Five ACP members listed among the world’s 100 most influential companies

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The clean energy transition is already happening—the proof is all around us

Here’s a myth that needs to be put to bed—we’re just starting the clean energy transition. In reality, clean energy arrived years ago and power sources like wind and solar are supplying affordable, reliable, clean electricity to millions of U.S. homes and businesses. Clean energy isn’t a niche product or novelty; it’s a major American … Continue reading The clean energy transition is already happening—the proof is all around us

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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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The best red states jobs plan in a generation

Fifty-one years ago, Americans marked the first Earth Day – led by a Republican Congressman serving as its pioneering co-chairman.  It was truly a bipartisan day for the country. Months later, a Republican President, Richard Nixon signed into existence the Environmental Protection Agency and heralded the passage of the Clean Water, Clean Air and Endangered … Continue reading The best red states jobs plan in a generation

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Earth Day 2021: Clean energy protects the environment while boosting our economy

We’ve been celebrating Earth Day for half a century and we’re always told we need to choose between growing our economy or protecting the environment. But in reality, it’s not an either or—study after study finds environmental protections have net economic benefits. And this Earth Day, with the ongoing COVID-induced recession and looming climate crisis, … Continue reading Earth Day 2021: Clean energy protects the environment while boosting our economy

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American Clean Power Association Statement on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for 2030

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement after the U.S. announced its 2030 nationally determined contribution (NDC) to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. “Today’s announcement is an ambitious north star for where we need to go, and our industry is proof that we can get there in a way that grows our economy. … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Statement on U.S. Greenhouse Gas Reduction Target for 2030

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American Clean Power Association Applauds Clean Energy for America Act

The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following statement after Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) introduced the Clean Energy for America Act. “The American Clean Power Association applauds the collective efforts in Congress to promote economic investment and address climate change. Chairman Wyden’s Clean Energy for America Act goes a long way towards addressing both … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Applauds Clean Energy for America Act

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Emerging offshore wind energy industry provides careers of the future

Promising news out of Washington last month kicked the reality of rapid U.S. offshore wind growth along America’s coastlines into high gear. In March, the Biden Administration set a national target of developing 30 gigawatts (GW) of offshore wind by 2030. It also announced several complimentary initiatives to spur job growth and support port infrastructure … Continue reading Emerging offshore wind energy industry provides careers of the future

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American Clean Power Association Applauds FERC Finalizing Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

FERC’s move encourages states to continue considering carbon pricing in their electricity markets. The American Clean Power Association (ACP)?today issued the following comment on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) carbon pricing policy statement. “ACP applauds FERC finalizing a bipartisan policy statement encouraging carbon pricing in organized markets. An overwhelming consensus has emerged that carbon pricing … Continue reading American Clean Power Association Applauds FERC Finalizing Carbon Pricing Policy Statement

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EDP Renováveis announces Asset rotation deal of a 405 MW wind energy in the US

It has signed a Sale and Purchase Agreement with funds managed by Greencoat Capital to sell a 55% equity stake in a wind portfolio comprising two winds farms; The total consideration of the transaction corresponds to an Enterprise Value (100%) of $720 million, which translates into an Enterprise Value of $1.8 million/MW; This transaction is … Continue reading EDP Renováveis announces Asset rotation deal of a 405 MW wind energy in the US

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Mississippi first wind power plant

For many years, Mississippi was considered to lack enough consistent and strong winds to generate electricity from wind turbines. But now, not only has wind turbine technology improved, but so has the understanding of where to catch the best wind. Currently a private company has built the country’s second highest weather tower in Tunica County … Continue reading Mississippi first wind power plant

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The American Jobs Act prepares us for a 21st century clean energy economy

Yesterday the Biden administration unveiled The American Jobs Plan— the largest infrastructure investment plan in decades– featuring a strong emphasis on clean energy. If enacted, this proposal would jumpstart the U.S. economy and pull us out of the pandemic-induced recession while achieving marked progress in the fight against climate change. It was a truly historic … Continue reading The American Jobs Act prepares us for a 21st century clean energy economy

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Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

Rokas Renewables, a subsidiary of Iberdrola Renewables, has placed an order for 102 MW for three wind projects in Greece. The order includes the supply and installation of twenty V150-4.2MW wind turbines for the Askio II and Askio III wind farms, as well as three EnVentus V162-6.0MW wind turbines for the Rokani wind farm. All … Continue reading Vestas receives orders for wind turbines for wind power in Finland, Spain, Japan, Greece, Turkey and the US.

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Can Offshore Wind Energy Deliver Power To Millions Of Americans?

Offshore wind energy could deliver. And President Biden says that it could produce 30 gigawatts of electricity by 2030 — enough to power 10 million homes. Indeed, the political, technological, and environmental gales are converging. But the high costs and the concerns over marine ecology remain an impediment.   As the United States charts its … Continue reading Can Offshore Wind Energy Deliver Power To Millions Of Americans?

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Celebrating clean power leadership during Women’s History Month

As Women’s History Month comes to a close, I have reflected on all the present-day women making history around me. While gender equity is just one of the many improvements we hope to see in America, it’s interesting for me as a recent college graduate and new addition to the clean energy workforce to notice … Continue reading Celebrating clean power leadership during Women’s History Month

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GE Announces 1.48 GW Agreement with Invenergy for North Central Wind Energy Facilities

Project includes Traverse, Maverick and Sundance wind farms. GE will deliver 492 x 2.X-127s and 39 x 2.X-116s wind turbines with varying nameplates and hub heights. GE Renewable Energy announced today that it has been selected to provide onshore wind turbines for the 1485MW North Central Wind Energy Facilities in Oklahoma. Through this agreement, GE … Continue reading GE Announces 1.48 GW Agreement with Invenergy for North Central Wind Energy Facilities

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US Announces Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Power

The plan aims to produce 30 gigawatts of offshore wind energy in the country by 2030, the White House said. The United States government unveiled on Monday a plan to install offshore wind farms to supply energy to more than 10 million homes by 2030 and thereby contribute to efforts against climate change. The plan … Continue reading US Announces Plan to Boost Offshore Wind Power

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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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