A consortium consisting of ACWA Power, GIC and AEPC said this week that they achieved financial closure for a 500-MW solar PV power plant at Ibri in the Sultanate of Oman. It is currently the largest solar PV power plant in the country. The 500 MWac Ibri II solar project is an Independent Power Project...
More than ever, wind farm owners are looking to run their projects as hard as possible for as long as possible. However, a misconception shared by many asset owners across the industry is that any effort to increase asset output in the short term will decrease asset longevity. A key question that owners are now...
Solar enjoys tremendous advantages over conventional power. It’s cleaner. It’s cheaper than traditional power in many parts of the world. And it’s popular with consumers. But there is also an often unrecognized aspect of solar that will play a leading role in further lowering costs and driving adoption.
New Jersey-based utility holding company Public Service Enterprise Group (PSEG) is negotiating with Danish energy infrastructure firm Ørsted about investing in an offshore wind project. PSEG is exclusively talking with Ørsted about taking a 25 percent stake in Ocean Wind. It is a planned 1,100-MW farm which would be 15 miles off the coast of...
The latest crop of utility participants includes NRG Energy, Cleco Corp., Entergy, Louisville Gas & Electric/Kentucky Utilities, AEP’s distributed energy ventures group AEP OnSite Partners and Hindustan Power from India.
In late 2018, I put out the call to see how many fellow energy nerds I could gather to indulge me in combining my passion for energy analysis and clean power policy with my love of fantasy sports. By the end of January 2019, I had my cast of characters who somehow thought this idea was as fun as I did (isn’t the Internet the greatest tool for finding people who share your interests?) and I released my Draft Preview. Coordinating this draft among 14 different teams with different time zones and schedules chock-full of actually helping to save the planet proved no easy task, but by the end of March we had conducted 5 rounds of picks for a total of 70 selections in this Inaugural Fantasy Energy League!
The projects include a 999-MW wind facility being built north of Weatherford, a 287-MW wind facility being built southwest of Enid, and a 199-MW facility being built south of Alva. They are being developed by Invenergy.
Sempra Renewables jointly owns all of part of seven wind farms and one battery installation in seven states.
Wind and other renewables are driving America's all-of-the-above energy mix because they are increasingly the lowest-cost electricity source. But their rapid growth rates are bringing change not only to the energy industry as a whole, but also within each renewable sector. It is a maturation process that is accelerating growth opportunities – for wind industry companies with the ability to seize them.
Voters in a Columbus, Ohio, suburb will decide Tuesday whether to let city officials try to negotiate for cheaper and cleaner electricity on their behalf.