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, … 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

World Wind & Solar Adds Turbine O&M Service to Company Offerings

World Wind & Solar (WWS), a provider of operations and maintenance services for utility-scale wind and energy storage system (ESS) assets, says it is expanding its service offering with the addition of A & A Wind Pros Inc., an Oklahoma-based … Read More

BayWa Upgrades to Latest OneView Asset Management Solution

BayWa r.e. Wind LLC, a developer, owner and operator of wind parks across the U.S., has upgraded its system to the latest generation of OneView, an independent solution for renewable asset management, while adding its newest project Amadeus, located in Texas, … Read More