CA Utility Proposes Nine New Battery Energy Storage Projects

Joe Bentley Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) is proposing nine new battery energy storage projects totaling approximately 1,600 MW, to further integrate renewable energy resources and improve reliability of the California electric system. If approved by the California Public … Read More

Appalachian Power Looks to Add 500 MW of Renewable Energy in Near Future

Chris Beam Appalachian Power is seeking to acquire or contract for 294 MW of solar and 204 MW of wind power over the next three years as part of its long-range plan to meet the renewable energy targets established by … Read More

American Clean Power Association Names Parsons VP for Federal and State Affairs

Bill Parsons Bill Parsons has been named American Clean Power Association’s (ACP) new vice president for federal and state affairs. He brings to the job over two decades of legislative and policy experience both inside Congress and on behalf of … Read More

Apollo, NextEra Energy Partners Fund Renewable Energy Portfolio

Wind turbine construction at one of NextEra Energy’s sites Funds managed by Apollo’s affiliates have made a first close on a $816 million in a convertible equity portfolio financing agreement with NextEra Energy Partners LP in a 2.5 GW contracted … Read More

Renewable Energy Reaches #2 Spot for Most Prevalent U.S. Electricity Source in 2020

In 2020, renewable energy sources – including wind, hydroelectric, solar, biomass and geothermal energy – generated a record 834 billion kWh of electricity, or about 21% of all the electricity generated in the U.S., according to the U.S. Energy Information … Read More

Enel Green Power Chooses Romanacci to Lead U.S., Canadian Operations

Paolo Romanacci Enel Green Power has named Paolo Romanacci as the new head of Enel Green Power North America Inc., overseeing Enel’s renewable power generation business line in the U.S. and Canada. He succeeds Georgios Papadimitriou, who has held the … Read More

PSO Submits RFPs for Wind Generation Resources in Oklahoma

Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), has submitted Requests for Proposals (RFP) for renewable energy resources to supply the needs of its customers. The RFPs solicit bids for the purchase of wind energy … Read More

CrewSmart Earns DNV Type Approval for Planned Maintenance System

CrewSmart, an end-to-end management system for compliant, effective maritime operations, has secured type approval for its planned maintenance system (PMS) from DNV, a class and certification society. CrewSmart PMS simplifies and streamlines asset maintenance processes for offshore wind fleet managers … Read More

New Energy Report Sees Record Wind and Solar Generation Additions for 2022

The U.S. energy transition will continue apace into 2022 with record-levels of wind and solar generation additions expected to come online, according to the newly released 2022 Electric, Natural Gas and Water Utilities Outlook Report from S&P Global Market Intelligence. … Read More

Siemens Gamesa Launches Wind Energy Training Program for Renewable Energy Careers

Wind Academy, a wind energy technician training program operated by Siemens Gamesa, has announced a new initiative designed to help more aspiring wind turbine technicians to excel in careers in the renewable wind energy industry, which supports 116,800 jobs throughout … Read More