Despite Record Year, European Wind Not on Track to Meet Climate Goals

Europe invested €43 billion in new wind farms in 2020, the second highest annual amount on record. These investments cover 20 GW of new capacity that will be built in the coming years – 13 GW of it in the EU … Read More

Ocergy Secures Funding for Sustainable Offshore Wind Solutions

Ocergy Inc., a developer of offshore wind technologies, has secured investments from Moreld Ocean Wind (MOW) and Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV).  The Series A round will fund Ocergy’s growth and the commercialization of its sustainable offshore solutions – the OCG-Wind … Read More

Talen, Pattern Energy Form PT Energy Transitions JV to Develop Renewable Assests

Talen Energy Corp., a power generation and infrastructure company, has entered into a joint venture (JV) with Pattern Energy Group LP, a privately owned developer and operator of wind, solar, transmission and energy storage projects. Named PT Energy Transitions, the … Read More

Illinois Wind Farm Starts Giving Back to Local Communities

Green River Wind Farm, an operational 194 MW wind energy project located in Lee and Whiteside Counties in Illinois – within the PJM Regional Transmission Operator (RTO) system – has made the first donation of $38,800 to the Green River … Read More

Atlantica Acquires Minority Stake in Portfolio of U.S. Wind Assets

Atlantica Sustainable Infrastructure plc, a sustainable infrastructure company, has reached an agreement to acquire a 49% interest in a 596 MW portfolio of four wind assets located in Illinois, Texas, Oregon and Minnesota. Atlantica’s initial investment is expected to be … Read More

NBIM Acquires Fifty Percent Stake in Borssele Offshore Wind Farm

Ørsted, a company that develops, constructs and operates offshore and onshore wind farms, has signed an agreement with Norges Bank Investment Management (NBIM). Under the agreement, NBIM will be acquiring a 50% ownership share of Ørsted’s 752 MW Borssele 1 … Read More

Biden’s American Jobs Plan Aims to Overhaul Clean Energy Economy

President Joe Biden has introduced the American Jobs Plan – a $2 trillion investment that would create millions of good-paying jobs, rebuild the country’s infrastructure and position the U.S. to compete in the evolving global economy.  Public domestic investment as … Read More

MGE Seeking PSCW Approval to Purchase Part of the Red Barn Wind Farm

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, says it is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase part of the Red Barn Wind Farm. … Read More

Southern Power Acquires South Dakota Wind Farm from Invenergy

Southern Power, a wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Co., has acquired its 14th wind project – the 300 MW Deuel Harvest Wind Farm – from Invenergy, a developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy solutions. Located in Deuel … Read More

Biden Administration Lays Out Comprehensive Offshore Wind Development Plans

The White House has unveiled a set of actions it is taking that aims to catalyze offshore wind energy, strengthen the domestic supply chain and create good-paying, union jobs. National Climate Advisor Gina McCarthy, Interior Secretary Deb Haaland, Energy Secretary … Read More