Monarch Invests in 450 MW Texas Onshore Wind Portfolio

Jonathan Gross ESG investment firm Monarch Private Capital has closed an investment in a 450 MW wind project portfolio consisting of nearly 200 repowered wind turbines in west Texas. The projects are expected to generate production tax credits (PTCs) based … Read More

SWEPCO Investing in 799 MW of Wind Power

Nicholas K. Akins Southwestern Electric Power Co. (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), is adding three renewable energy projects totaling 999 MW, representing a $2.2 billion investment. SWEPCO expects to issue another request for proposal (RFP) in the … Read More

BP and Linde plan major CCS and hydrogen project in Texas

UK-based oil and gas giant BP and German engineering firm Linde plan a major carbon capture and storage (CCS) project in Texas that will enable low carbon hydrogen production at Linde’s existing facilities. Courtesy of bp This development will also … Read More

RWE Begins Operations at El Algodon Alto Wind Farm in Texas

RWE Renewables‘ El Algodon Alto, a 200 MW wind farm located in San Patricio County, Texas, is in operation. The project, located in the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) south market, is powered by 91 Vestas turbines and will … Read More

WATCH: Nine oil workers rescued from burning rig – gallery

The U.S. Coast Guard has rescued nine oil workers trapped on a burning jack-up rig near Sabine Pass, Texas. Courtesy of U.S. Coast Guard District 8 On Thursday, 24 February 2022, a Coast Guard Air Station Houston MH-65 Dolphin aircrew … Read More

Swift Current Energy Orders 41 Wind Turbines from Nordex Group

Swift Current Energy has signed an agreement with the Nordex Group to purchase 41 N149/4.X wind turbines for its 196 MW Castle Gap Wind Project in Mills and Lampasas counties, Texas. Both parties have also signed a service contract covering … Read More

Apex Clean Energy Sells Texas Wind Project to JERA Americas

Steven Winn JERA Americas, the Houston-based subsidiary of JERA Co., has acquired a 100% interest in the El Sauz Wind Power Project from Apex Clean Energy, the original developer. The approximately 300 MW project, located in Willacy County, Texas, is … Read More

Texas’ Harbor Island Terminal Offers Marine Facilities for Wind Energy Projects

Aransas Terminal Company’s Harbor Island facility The Aransas Terminal Company has re-envisioned and re-launched the marine terminals of Harbor Island to serve the wind energy project cargo business as well as the offshore south Texas oil industry supply and service … Read More

DuPont, NextEra Energy Sign Virtual Power Purchase Agreement

DuPont has signed a virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC for new wind energy in Texas. The VPPA will deliver the equivalent of 135 MW of new wind power capacity or approximately 528,000 … Read More

ACCIONA Powers on La Chalupa Wind Farm

ACCIONA, a company that specializes in the development and management of infrastructure and renewable energy, has begun the process of energizing wind turbines at La Chalupa in Cameron County, Texas. When fully operational, the wind farm will be ACCIONA’s largest … Read More