Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions’ 182-MW Texas wind project reaches commercial operation

Duke Energy Sustainable Solutions commenced commercial operation of its 182-MW Maryneal Windpower project in Nolan County, Texas. In 2019, cellular service Sprint signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) for 173.3 MW of the wind generated by the project, … Read More

Former AWEA group to merge with Energy Storage Association

The boards of directors of the American Clean Power Association (ACP) and the U.S. Energy Storage Association (ESA) have voted to pursue a merger of the two trade associations to combine their staff, programs, and members. ACP launched in 2021 … Read More

Facebook and Walmart purchase power from EDP’s latest wind project in Indiana

EDP Renewables North America has reached commercial operations at the 198-MW Headwaters II Wind Farm in Randolph County, Indiana. This second phase of the wind farm joins the operational 200-MW Headwaters I Wind Farm and boosts the significant economic benefits … Read More

800-MW Vineyard Wind offshore project will be union-built

Vineyard Wind entered a project labor agreement (PLA) with Massachusetts Building Trades and local union affiliates for the construction of Vinyard Wind 1, an 800-MW offshore wind project, later this year. Copyright: Matthias Ibeler. “We are proud to work with … Read More

NRG Systems introduces cloud-based monitoring solution

NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, announced today the launch of NRG Cloud, a platform for remotely monitoring the company’s measurement solutions. In addition to improving users’ access … Read More

Skyward to test cellular-connected drones with the FAA

Skyward, a Verizon company, has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to test cellular-connected drones. This announcement reaffirms that drone technology like the software developed by Skyward is one of the innovations needed to … Read More

Leeward begins repowering, construction on 235 MW of New Mexico wind projects

Leeward Renewable Energy has closed construction financing to repower its 90-MW Aragonne Wind project and the construction of the new 145-MW Aragonne Mesa Wind project. Under a previously announced power purchase agreement with Arizona Public Service Company (APS), the projects, … Read More

ERM acquires Renewables Consulting Group

The world’s largest pure-play sustainability advisory firm, ERM, has acquired RCG (The Renewables Consulting Group) – a global market intelligence, management consulting, and technical advisory firm operating exclusively in the renewable energy sector. The acquisition expands ERM’s capabilities to support … Read More

Hitachi ABB Power Grids to change name to Hitachi Energy beginning in October 2021

Hitachi ABB Power Grids today announced that it will be evolving to become Hitachi Energy beginning in October 2021. The decision to change its name has board and shareholder consent and coincides with the company’s first-year anniversary since it started … Read More

NJBPU awards 2.6 GW of offshore wind contracts to Ørsted and Atlantic Shores

The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities voted today to greenlight 2,658 MW of wind power off the Jersey Shore. In a unanimous vote, the Board awarded 1,510 MW of capacity to Atlantic Shores Offshore Wind and 1,148 MW to … Read More