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National Grid and Cargill’s 200-MW Prairie Wolf solar project in Illinois under construction

National Grid Renewables, which includes the renewables development company formerly known as Geronimo Energy, announced today the start of construction on the 200-MW Prairie Wolf Solar Project in Coles County, Illinois. The project is...

RP Global has 1-GW pipeline of renewable projects to develop in Poland

Renewable energy developer RP Global announced that it is investing in the development of PV and wind power projects across Poland. Wojciech Glocko, former EPA Wind and utility manager, has been hired to head up...

Statkraft and Aquila Capital sign 5-year PPA for 50MW Spanish park

Renewable energy firm Statkraft and Aquila Capital, the German real asset investment manager, have signed their first PPA in Spain for the Albeniz solar plant located in Andalusia on behalf of Aquila’s client. This is a 5-year...

Madison Gas and Electric seeks approval to invest in solar and storage

Madison Gas and Electric (MGE), in partnership with We Energies and Wisconsin Public Service (WPS), subsidiaries of WEC Energy Group, is seeking approval from the Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSCW) to purchase solar...
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Appalachian Power seeks up to 300 MW of renewable generation capacity

Yesterday, Appalachian Power issued a Request for Proposals (RFPs) for up to 300 megawatts (MWs) of solar and/or wind generation resources. The request for bids is the first in a series of RFPs Appalachian...

Jay Egg wins award for proposing a renewable solution over a gas-fired project planned...

Renewable Energy World contributor is being awarded a Constellation Prize for Policy Impact in response to a new heating/cooling solution he proposed for the 50-year-old Plaza in Albany, NY. Just after the holidays I heard...

Intel, PGE and Avangrid work together to advance new 138-MW Daybreak Solar facility

Portland General Electric today announced that Intel has joined PGE’s Green FutureSM Impact program. Intel’s participation enables PGE to enter into a 15- year agreement with Avangrid Renewables, a subsidiary of AVANGRID, Inc., to...
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Developer NTE Energy has a 5-GW pipeline of solar and storage projects

NTE Energy said on Tuesday that it plans to develop more than 5 GW of clean energy projects in the next five years. The company is currently working with investment partners to advance development...

NYSERDA selects developer for 110-MW Rutland Center Solar 1

EPC and O&M provider Borrego (formerly Borrego Solar) this week announced it has been selected to develop a 110-MW-AC utility-scale solar project as part of the solicitation for large-scale renewables by New York State Energy...
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SCE PPA moves Southern Power to add 160 MW energy storage to California solar...

By Rod Walton, Power Engineering and POWERGEN+ content director The wholesale energy subsidiary of Southern Co. is adding battery storage capacity to two of the solar facilities it operates in California. Southern California Edison awarded Southern Power two 20-year power...