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Work progresses on installation of 36.4-MW powerhouse at Red Rock Dam

Missouri River Energy Services reported it has reached a milestone in the installation of the 36.4-MW Red Rock Hydroelectric Project (RRHP) at Red Rock Dam, as construction workers successfully cored through the dam last week. Red Rock is...
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REBA: Corporate renewable energy buyers set new record in 2019

This week the Renewables Energy Buyers Alliance (REBA) released its North American state of the market update to the corporate renewable energy procurement market.   REBA’s deal tracker shows that 2019 has been a record year for renewable energy procurement with corporate buyers purchasing over 7 GW of...
the 30-MW TORDESILLAS 1 solar PV plant, developed by Solaria. Credit: Solaria

Spanish solar developer plans 3.3 gigawatts of subsidy-free PV farms

By Thomas Gualtieri, Bloomberg A Spanish photovoltaic energy developer is planning to install 3,325 megawatts of capacity by the end of 2023 with no support from public funding, taking advantage of a boom in the country’s...

Climate Champions Podcast: Interview with Pip Decker

Lee Krevat, the host of The Climate Champions podcast, interviews Pip Decker, Senior Vice President at BMR Energy. Pip shares exciting and heartwarming stories about his experience in the wind and solar industry. Pip...
Image: California Governor Gavin Newsom (left) and Joel Makower (right) on the Verge19 stage. Credit: Office of the Governor of California and Governor Newsom Press Office

California governor calls for state to double-down on low-carbon, green growth

Displaying a mastery of California climate issues as he keynoted a major sustainability conference, VERGE 19, in Oakland, CA last week, a relaxed and smiling Governor Gavin Newsom extolled California’s climate leadership and vowed...
EDF Wind energy site. Credit: EDF Renewables

EDF and Tesco sign 60 MW solar and wind PPAs

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...
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Solar and wind energy provide almost 10 percent of total generation in the US...

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...

U.S. Department of Energy awards $28 million in funding for offshore wind research

The U.S. Department of Energy has announced up to $28 million in funding for research and development of new offshore wind energy technologies. A total of 13 projects will each receive a share...
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US wind developers are losing the online battle against NIMBY groups

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...

Latest ranking of global solar developers shows growing utility involvement in the sector

Utility companies are strengthening their hold on the large-scale solar business according to the latest ranking published by Wiki-Solar. Five of the top 9 project developers – and nine of the top-12 plant owners – are mainstream...