Algonquin Awards IEA with Shady Oaks Construction Contract

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., … Read More

PG&E Looks to Expand California Energy Storage Portfolio

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has requested California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) approval of six additional battery energy storage projects totaling 387 MW of capacity, intended to further integrate clean energy from renewable generation sources while helping to ensure … Read More

PGE’s Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility Begins Generating Power

Portland General Electric Co. (PGE), an Oregon-based fully integrated energy company, says it has started commercial power generation at the Wheatridge Renewable Energy Facility in eastern Oregon.  Wheatridge is a joint project of PGE and a subsidiary of NextEra Energy … Read More

APS Taps Wind to Deliver Clean Energy to its Customers

Customers of Arizona Public Service Co. (APS) will soon power their homes and businesses with more clean energy. Earlier this year, APS announced a new commitment to deliver 100% clean, carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050. By the end of … Read More

American Electric Power Investing Heavily in Renewable Generation

American Electric Power (AEP) says it will continue its progress toward a clean energy future by investing in its regulated businesses and renewable generation.  The company plans to invest $37 billion in capital from 2021 through 2025, with the bulk … Read More

KKR Signs Agreements to Acquire Utility-Scale Wind Portfolio

KKR, a global investment firm, has signed agreements with NextEra Energy Resources LLC, a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., and NextEra Energy Partners LP relating to two separate transactions to acquire equity interests in portfolios of contracted utility-scale wind and … Read More

Alliant Energy’s Kossuth Wind Farm Attains Commercial Operation

Alliant Energy says the 150 MW Kossuth Wind Farm, located in the north-central part of Iowa, is now operational and generating electricity. The project comprises 56 turbines. Construction of the development began in October 2019. This new farm adds to … Read More

Alliant Energy Reaches Iowa Wind Production Milestone

Alliant Energy, a public utility holding company, has completed its plan to add 1,000 MW of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget.  This achievement comes as the company completed its 130 MW Richland Wind … Read More

IEEE, Utilities Collaborate on DER Interconnection Credentialing Program

IEEE, a technical professional organization, and the IEEE Standards Association (IEEE SA) have unveiled the IEEE Std 1547-2018 Distributed Energy Resources (DER) Interconnection Commissioning: Education and Credentialing Program. The IEEE 1547 standard informs critical utility engineering and business practices for … Read More

First State Investments Acquires Stake in Terra-Gen

First State Investments (FSI), a global investor in infrastructure, and Energy Capital Partners (ECP), a power and renewables private equity investor, say FSI is acquiring a 40% stake in Terra-Gen from ECP. The terms of the agreement were not disclosed. … Read More