Barry Cassell's Articles

- March 31, 2014

Borrego, San Diego Airport Partner on 3.3-MW Solar Project

Borrego Solar Systems and the San Diego County Regional Airport Authority on March 31 announced a partnership to develop a 3.3-MW solar system on the roof of the newly expanded Terminal...

- March 21, 2014

FERC Approves License for Cutting-edge Tidal Energy Project

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on March 20 issued a 10-year pilot license to Public Utility District No. 1 of Snohomish County for the proposed Admiralty Inlet Pilot Tidal...

- March 17, 2014

Cape Wind Says Partial Loss in Court not a Major Setback

Opponents of the Cape Wind project were celebrating a March 14 ruling from the U.S. District Court for the D.C. Circuit that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the National Marine...

- March 04, 2014

Manitoba Hydro Signs PPAs with Wisconsin Power to Help Hydro Projects

Manitoba Hydro announced late last week that it has inked two major power sales with Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), a subsidiary of Integrys Energy Group (NYSE: TEG).

- February 26, 2014

Final Environmental Impact Statement Issued for 200-MW Moapa Solar Project

The Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) at the U.S. Interior Dept. intends to file a final environmental impact statement for the proposed RES Americas Moapa Solar Energy Center on the Moapa...

- February 25, 2014

Beech Ridge Energy Plans Battery Storage System at West Virginia Wind Farm

Beech Ridge Energy LLC applied recently at the West Virginia Public Service Commission for approval to install battery storage systems at its wind farm in Nicholas and Greenbrier counties...

- February 17, 2014

FERC Grants New Permit for 240-MW Alaska Tidal Energy Project

On Feb. 12, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission approved a successive preliminary permit for Turnagain Arm Tidal Energy Corp. for a tidal energy project in Alaska.

- February 05, 2014

Nevada Hydro Clears Up Interconnect Issues for 600-MW Project

The Nevada Hydro Co. filed a tardy Feb. 3 update with the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission that said it is making progress on a 600-MW pumped storage hydro project in California...

- February 04, 2014

Georgia Power Reports Status of Solar Energy Procurement for 2014

Georgia Power told the Georgia Public Service Commission on Jan. 31 that it has lately procured some solar energy and that some of that 2013 allotment for solar capacity will “rollover”...

- December 17, 2013

California Energy Commission Splits on Blythe and Palen Solar Projects

Two separate California Energy Commission siting committees have released Presiding Member’s Proposed Decisions (PMPD) on amendments to solar projects in Riverside County, the commission...

Barry Cassell

Barry Cassell

Barry Cassell is Chief Analyst for GenerationHub covering coal and emission controls issues, projects and policy. He has covered the coal and power generation industry for more than 24 years, beginning in November 2011 at GenerationHub...

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