Middle East facing uphill battle to meet net-zero, S&P Global Platts says

S&P Global Platts Analytics, a provider of commodities and energy information, expects the Middle East to struggle in its quest to reach the previously announced net-zero targets as emissions from the oil and gas industry are expected to climb for years, … Read More

All ferries between three Baltic Sea ports to connect to onshore power

Three Baltic Sea ports in Stockholm, Helsinki and Tallinn have each invested in onshore power electricity connections to reduce the emission of air pollutants from vessels at the quayside. In collaboration to agree on standards and solutions, the three Baltic … Read More

Fraser Institute: ‘Extremely Costly’ to Coal-Fired Power Plants with Wind, Solar

Replacing coal-fired power in Canada with renewable energy will impose significant costs on Canada’s economy while only making modest reductions in greenhouse gas emissions, finds a new study released by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank. … Read More

NREL: Los Angeles Can Reach Renewable Goals with Rapid Wind Deployment

Meeting Los Angeles’ ambitious goal of 100% renewable electricity by 2045 – or even 2035 – is achievable with the rapid deployment of wind, solar, storage and other renewable energy technologies this decade, according to a years-long analysis by the … Read More

CleanPowerPays Launches Website Cataloging Texas Renewables

Wind power, solar power and energy storage projects are providing new economic opportunities for rural Texas counties, bringing needed diversification, economic development, job creation and multi-generational revenue through a growing property tax base and payments to landowners, according to CleanPowerPays.org, … Read More

VCE: Wind Generation Exceeds Expectations During Winter Storm Uri

During recent Winter Storm Uri, natural gas had the highest outage rate of all of Texas’s generation types – in excess of 25,000 MW at peak for several days, according to a recently released white paper from Vibrant Clean Energy … Read More

Invenergy Completes Construction Financing for 999 MW Oklahoma Wind Farm

Invenergy, a privately held global developer and operator of sustainable energy solutions, has completed construction financing for the 999 MW Traverse Wind Energy Center. Located in Custer, Blaine, and Kingfisher Counties, Okla., Traverse is the largest of three wind energy … Read More

EIB Co-Finances Construction of French Offshore Wind Farm

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has granted a €350 million credit line to a consortium made up of EDF Renouvelables, Enbridge and wpd to co-finance the construction of a wind farm off the coast of Courseulles-sur-Mer in France. This financing … Read More

Nucor Secures VPPA with Orsted for Texas Wind Farm

Nucor Corp., a manufacturer of steel and steel products, has signed a 10-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Ørsted Onshore North America LLC for 100 MW from the company’s Western Trail wind farm in north Texas.  This is Nucor’s … Read More

Vestas Tops GWEC List of World’s Largest Turbine Suppliers

Vestas, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer and servicer of wind turbines, holds the title as the world’s largest supplier of wind turbines in 2020 across onshore and offshore wind, with new installations in 32 markets last year, according to the … Read More