Onshore

GE Renewable Energy and China Huaneng Group have signed an agreement to build a 715-MW wind farm in Puyang prefecture, Henan Province, China. The deal was signed at theChina International Import Expo (CIIE) and represents GE’s largest-ever wind order in Asia, as well as the single-largest onshore wind deal ever awarded to a non-Chinese wind...
Solar

At a conference put on by the Connecticut Power and Energy Society (CPES) on October 30, a panel of energy suppliers discussed and debated the best way to advance renewable energy in the state of Connecticut and the entire U.S. States, cities, towns and companies across America are setting aggressive clean energy and/or zero-carbon emission...
Onshore

EDF Renewables has signed three corporate Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) with multinational retailer, Tesco, including one distributed solar 20-year agreement and two 15-year wind agreements. Through these three contracts, 60 MW of renewable power will be provided to Tesco, from 17 roof-mounted solar installations, as well as from two Scottish onshore wind farms. EDF Renewables...
Solar

According to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of the latest issue of EIA’s “Electric Power Monthly” (with data through August 31, 2019), both wind and solar are accounting for more and more of the total electrical generation in the United States. Renewable energy sources (i.e., biomass, geothermal, hydropower, solar, wind) accounted for 18.49% of net...
Blogs

IPPs have “ceded the digital ground” to Nimbys, and communities are increasingly making decisions on wind farms on Facebook, writes Mike Casey First published on Recharge News An analysis earlier this year validates those concerns. We tracked the online pushback faced by major wind developers from communities considering proposed wind farms. The findings showed that every developer...
Solar

James Thornhill, Bloomberg Amazon.com Inc will invest in three new wind and solar projects as it moves toward a goal of meeting 80% of its energy needs from renewable sources by 2024, and 100% by 2030. The company has entered the U.K.’s largest corporate wind power purchase agreement as part of its backing for the...
Onshore

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its efforts to support renewables in Greece by supporting Terna Energy with an €18 million (US$20 million) investment in the Greek company’s successful issuance of a seven-year €150 million (US$167 million) green bond. The funds will finance additional investments in renewable energy projects in Greece. The projects...
Solar

The Circular on the Budget of the Central Government Fund for 2019 released by Ministry of Finance of China reveals that the budget for additional income from electricity prices for renewable energy in 2019 was 83.5 billion yuan (approx. US$11.8 billion), an increase of 4.89 billion yuan (approx. US$690 million), or 6.2 percent from the...
Solar

The National Climate Bank Act introduced this year is based in part on successful projects in Connecticut and New York.  Even as previous attempts to win bipartisan support for a national green bank have failed to gain traction, advocates are continuing to promote the concept, this time with an even more ambitious proposal based in...
Wind Power

The latest three contracts cover the installation and commission of 82 SG 4.5-145 turbines with flexible power rating, as well as provide long-term operation and maintenance services of up to 15 years to some of the projects. Installation of the wind turbines is scheduled for next year.