U.S. Reaches 200 GW Clean Power Capacity

American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) Clean Power Quarterly 2021 Q4 Market Report shows the U.S. surpassed more than 200 GW of total operating utility-scale clean power capacity in 2021, but significant policy issues continue to hold back growth for the … Read More

Second hydrokinetic power system makes a splash in remote Alaskan village

The U.S.-based marine energy developer ORPC has deployed its second RivGen power system in Alaska to harness the currents of Kvichak River to produce clean and renewable energy for the residents of the Village of Igiugig. Premium content Checking for … Read More

Guinard Energies to power French oyster farm with tidal turbine

French start-up Guinard Energies is preparing to redeploy its P154 tidal turbine in southern Brittany in France, which will be coupled with a photovoltaic installation to provide power for an electric barge servicing an oyster farm. The P154 tidal turbine … Read More

U.S. Renewables and Investment Experience Record Growth

The American Clean Power Association’s first Clean Power Annual report shows wind, utility solar and battery storage power capacity in the U.S. topped 170 GW, following a record 26 GW of clean energy projects coming online in 2020. The rapid … Read More

TWE Project Commences Initial Capacity Allocation Process

With key permits secured, labor partnerships in place and nearly all rights-of-way acquired, the TransWest Express Transmission Project (TWE Project) is commencing its initial capacity allocation process. Through an open solicitation, TransWest Express LLC is soliciting interest in the TWE … Read More

bp, Aker and Statkraft Partner to Develop Offshore Wind in Norwegian North Sea

bp, a British multinational oil and gas company, has joined Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind in a consortium bidding to develop offshore wind energy in Norway.  The partnership – in which bp, Statkraft and Aker Offshore Wind will each hold … Read More

DOI Proposes Sale for New York Bight Offshore Wind Development

In support of President Joe Biden’s goal of installing 30 GW of offshore wind energy by 2030, the Department of the Interior (DOI) says it is proposing a sale for offshore wind development on the Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) in … Read More

RWE Commences Construction of Sofia Offshore Wind Farm

RWE, a German multinational energy company, has begun construction of its 1.4 GW Sofia Offshore Wind Farm project, the largest project currently in construction across its entire renewables fleet. Achievement of the construction milestone is a pivotal moment for the … Read More

North Carolina Governor Issues Executive Order Highlighting Benefits of Offshore Wind

North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper has issued Executive Order No. 218. The executive order highlights the economic and environmental benefits of offshore wind and directs actions to help North Carolina secure jobs and economic development over the next 15 years … Read More

Xcel Energy to Purchase Repowered Minnesota Wind Project

Xcel Energy says it is moving forward with plans to purchase a repowered wind project totaling 120 MW in southwest Minnesota from ALLETE Clean Energy. Rebuilding older wind technology with newer, more efficient equipment increases the amount of energy delivered at … Read More