Wind Power

Many climate scientists warn that if we don’t change course the planet will warm by as much as 6 degrees Celsius, according to an article prepared by NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory. If that happens, the World Bank Group predicts there will be more than 100 million climate refugees by 2050.  Capitalism and Climate Firmly rooted...
Wind Power

Last week in Mramorak, Serbia, the country’s largest wind farm – a 158-MW plant – came online. Construction on Čibuk 1 was completed last April and the wind farm is now fully operational. The EUR 300 million wind farm uses 57 GE wind turbines and was supported by the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) and...
Offshore

Joint venture partners Eversource and Ørsted announced the submission of their “Constitution Wind” project bid in response to Connecticut’s Request for Proposals (RFP) for offshore wind energy generation. Constitution Wind included several project proposals that offer Connecticut flexibility in selecting its next offshore wind project.  Vineyard Wind also submitted a set of offshore wind project...
Wind Power

GE Renewable Energy said the Google signed a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to buy energy from the Björkvattnet Onshore Wind Farm. GE originated and negotiated the PPA to sell the majority of the power generated by the wind farm to match the consumption of  Google’s data centers in the region with renewable energy. GE...
Wind Power

By Jeremy Hodges, Bloomberg Competition in the wind energy industry is getting tougher than ever, forcing even the biggest manufacturers to slash more than a thousand jobs in the past few days. Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world’s largest maker of wind turbines, said Friday it was cutting about 590 jobs, adding to the 90 already...
Wind Power

Vestas has won a 43 MW order for three wind parks in Greece. The contract includes the supply and installation of 12 V136-3.6 MW for the Didima, Mavra Litharia and Dio Petres projects located in northern Greece. The order has been placed by Pavlidis SA, a Greek marble and granite producer, and also comprises a...
Project Development

DTE Energy announced this week that it is issuing Requests for Proposals (RFP) for additional solar and wind projects in Michigan. DTE will use these resources to help achieve compliance with Michigan’s Renewable Portfolio Standard, source its voluntary renewable energy programs and deliver on its commitment to reduce carbon emissions by at least 80% by 2040.  Through the RFP, the company...
C&I

As a reader of this website, you probably already know how important offtakers are to clean energy transactions. Never before have energy consumers come together to collectively and collaboratively drive the clean energy future as they are now in the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance. And this is happening not a moment too soon for our...
Onshore

New Mexico’s newest wind power facility is now up and running. Pattern Energy Group 2 LP (Pattern Development) announced it has completed construction and begun operations at its 220-MW Grady Wind facility located in Curry County, New Mexico. This is the third and final phase of a 544-MW suite of wind projects, which now represent the largest investment in clean power in the history of New Mexico, according to Pattern.