Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ 182-MW Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions commenced commercial operation of its 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project in Nolan County, Texas. In 2019, cellular service Sprint signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 MW of the wind generated by the project, … Read More

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MSC Cruises bullish on cutting CO2 emissions by 40 pct

MSC Cruises will “remain on track to meet, or likely exceed, the target for 40% improvement in emissions intensity by 2030 compared to 2008,” the company’s new sustainability report showed. On 22 July 2021, the cruise line published its Sustainability … Read More

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Former AWEA group to merge with Energy Storage Association

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. ACP launched in 2021 … Read More

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Facebook and Walmart purchase power from EDP’s latest wind project in Indiana

EDP Renewables North America has reached commercial operations at the 198-MW Headwaters II Wind Farm in Randolph County, Indiana. This second phase of the wind farm joins the operational 200-MW Headwaters I Wind Farm and boosts the significant economic benefits … Read More

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800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore project will be union-built

Vineyard Wind entered a project labor agreement (PLA) with Massachusetts Building Trades and local union affiliates for the construction of Vinyard Wind 1, an 800-MW offshore wind project, later this year. Copyright: Matthias Ibeler. “We are proud to work with … Read More

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Ever Given to drop Hamburg port call due to “safety concerns”

The containership Ever Given, which left Egyptian waters on 13 July, will not make its usual Hamburg port call “because of concerns surrounding navigation safety,” ship’s operator Evergreen revealed in a statement. As informed, the cargo planned to be discharged in … Read More

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NRG Systems introduces cloud-based monitoring solution

NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, announced today the launch of NRG Cloud, a platform for remotely monitoring the company’s measurement solutions. In addition to improving users’ access … Read More

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Shell and Iberdrola bid for large-scale floating wind farms offshore Scotland

Shell and Scottish Power Renewables, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Iberdrola, have joined forces to bid to develop the world’s first large-scale floating offshore wind farms in the north-east of Scotland. The partnership has submitted multiple proposals for new large-scale floating … Read More

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Skyward to test cellular-connected drones with the FAA

Skyward, a Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test cellular-connected drones. This announcement reaffirms that drone technology like the software developed by Skyward is one of the innovations needed to … Read More

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Penfield Marine boasts first carbon-neutral voyage

Connecticut-based tanker manager and pools operator Penfield Marine has partnered up with financial group Macquarie to carry out Penfield’s first carbon-neutral voyage. The carbon-neutral voyage was performed by the M/T Seaways Hatteras, a vessel owned by International Seaways through carbon … Read More

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