MGE Seeking PSCW Approval to Purchase Part of the Red Barn Wind Farm

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), a subsidiary of WEC Energy Group, says it is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase part of the Red Barn Wind Farm. … Read More

Southern Power Acquires South Dakota Wind Farm from Invenergy

Southern Power, a wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Co., has acquired its 14th wind project – the 300 MW Deuel Harvest Wind Farm – from Invenergy, a developer, owner and operator of sustainable energy solutions. Located in Deuel … Read More

U.S. Transmission System Needs Overhaul to Meet Renewable Goals

The current processes in and between regional transmission organizations (RTOs) are impeding the development of low-cost renewable power, according to a review recently released of regional and interregional transmission planning in the Great Plains, Midwest and Mid-Atlantic. The analysis from … Read More

Greelink Nevada Renewable Energy Initiative Receives PUCN Approval

The Public Utilities Commission of Nevada (PUCN) has approved moving forward on NV Energy’s Greenlink Nevada transmission and renewable energy initiative. NV Energy says Greenlink Nevada will transform the state’s clean energy landscape by tapping into resource-rich renewable energy zones … Read More

DCPSC Adopts New Rules Requiring Renewable PPAs

The Public Service Commission of the District of Columbia (DCPSC) has adopted new rules to require 5% of the District’s standard offer service (SOS) program to come from a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) to help meet its climate change … Read More

California Utility Exceeds RPS Renewable Delivery Goals

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E), a subsidiary of PG&E Corp., says it has exceeded California’s Renewables Portfolio Standard (RPS) goal requiring energy providers to deliver 33% renewable energy by the end of 2020.  PG&E estimates that it delivered over … Read More

AEP Subsidiary Issues RFP for New, Repowered Wind Facilities

AEP Energy Partners (AEPEP), a subsidiary of American Electric Power Co. (AEP), has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for off-take from new solar, new/repowered wind facilities, and stand-alone or co-located battery energy storage systems (BESS) located in PJM.  For … Read More

Xcel Energy Colorado Unveils Clean Energy Plan

Xcel Energy Colorado has unveiled the details of its upcoming Clean Energy Plan that will deliver its customers an estimated 85% reduction in carbon dioxide emissions from 2005 levels by 2030.  The plan will result in greater reductions than required … Read More

Ameren Missouri Updates Smart Energy Plan with Public Service Commission

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., has filed an updated Smart Energy Plan and budget with the Missouri Public Service Commission.  Currently in its third year of implementation, the Smart Energy Plan progress includes smart technology that can rapidly … Read More

Iberdrola Plans Floating Wind Farm Off Spanish Coast

Iberdrola, a Spanish multinational electric utility company, says it is planning what will be the first industrial-scale floating offshore wind farm in Spain – to which it would allocate more than €1 billion of investment.  The study, design and engineering … Read More