WEC Energy Group to Own Majority of Illinois Wind Project

Gale Klappa WEC Energy Group is acquiring a 90% ownership interest in the Sapphire Sky Wind Energy Center, which is a project being developed by Invenergy in McLean County, Ill. The site will consist of 64 wind turbines with a … Read More

SoCalGas Submits Hydrogen Tech Projects to U.S. Energy Department

Maryam Brown Southern California Gas Co. (SoCalGas) has submitted several research and development initiatives designed to enable low-cost, clean hydrogen to the U.S. Department of Energy’s “Earthshot” Hydrogen Program’s Request for Information (RFI). The submissions are intended to help DOE’s … Read More

North American Collaboration Focuses on Rotor Blade Technology

José Luis Blanco In addition to the Nordex Group and TPI Composites collaborating on rotor blade projects in Turkey and India, Nordex Group is also transferring the operation of its Mexican rotor blade production in Matamoros to TPI for three … Read More

Floating Wind Will Boost Canary Islands’ Share of Renewable Energy

Ocean Winds, an EDP Renewables and ENGIE joint venture specializing in offshore wind energy generation, and Spain’s DISA Group, a renewable electricity generator in the Canary Islands, are developing offshore wind farms in the Canary Islands. Their floating wind power … Read More

In Focus: Energy transition drives development of zero-emission fuels across all sectors

Renewable electricity has been a remarkable success over the past 20 years, but the same cannot be said for other energy uses. However, the global energy transition trend stands to change this as witnessed in a week behind us by … Read More

National Grid Eyes Growth in U.S. Renewable Energy Portfolio

Alexandra Lewis National Grid’s Emerald Energy Venture LLC joint venture has secured a $150 million portfolio revolving facility, with a feature that will allow an increase to $250 million beginning in mid 2022, to support the growth of its U.S. … 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