Xcel Energy Plans to Retire 2 Coal Plants Under Clean Energy Transition

Minneapolis-based energy utility, Xcel Energy has announced that it plans to retire its last two coal plants in the Upper Midwest a decade earlier than scheduled. The acceleration of the coal closures is another milestone in the company’s clean energy transition that includes expanding wind and solar, using cleaner natural gas and operating its carbon-free […]

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CleanChoice Energy Announces 20.51 MW Community Solar Project

CleanChoice Energy, one of the largest community solar providers in Minnesota with more than 85 MW of solar capacity, has announced that is opening 20.51 MW of community solar capacity available for residential customers in Minnesota. The new capacity is being supplied by fifteen solar farms owned and operated by Altus Power America in Blue Earth, Dakota, Douglas, Goodhue, McLeod, […]

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Nordex Receives Order For 74 Delta4000 Turbines For 350 MW Wind Project

The wind turbines, which will be installed at an Oklahoma wind farm that has a proposed energy generating capacity of 350 megawatts will be delivered and installed in the spring of 2020.  European wind turbine maker Nordex Group recently announced that it has bagged an order for supplying 74 wind turbines for a proposed 350 MW wind […]

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EVgo To Run the Largest Fast Charging Network in the US on 100% RE

EVgo, the largest public electric vehicle (EV) fast-charging network in the U.S, has announced that it has contracted for 100 percent renewable energy to power its customers, becoming the first EV charging network in the United States to do so. EVgo has contracts with its energy suppliers and renewable energy certificate (REC) partners to ensure […]

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$59 Million Fund to Accelerate Research in Batteries and Electric Vehicles

Funded through the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, this funding opportunity seeks projects to address priorities in advanced batteries electric drive systems, and energy efficient mobility systems amongst other areas of interest. The U.S. Department of Energy, Under Secretary of Energy, Mark W. Menezes has announced up to $59 million for new and […]

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Vestas Bags Orders Worth 1.11 GW in USA and Brazil

Denmark-based, Vestas has bagged multiple orders in USA and Brazil with a combined capacity worth 1112 MW. In the United States, the turbine manufacturer and wind energy solutions provider has won three orders worth a total of 545 MW. The first order the company has received is for 220 MW of V120-2.2 MW turbines for […]

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LONGi to Supply 224 MW Modules For Largest “Bifacial+Tracker” Project in US

The project, which is expected to be completed by the end of 2019, will provide adequate clean electricity to more than 30,000 households. The largest “bifacial+tracker” power generation project in the United States will be built up in Mitchell County, Georgia, with a capacity of 224MW, for which LONGi, a world-leading manufacturer of high-efficiency mono-crystalline […]

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Global Wind Capacity Grew By 51.3 GW in 2018

According to a new report, the wind industry installed 51.3 GW of new capacity in 2018, a decrease of 3.6% compared to 2017, as total installed wind capacity reached 591 GW. The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council shows that the wind energy industry installed 51.3 GW of new capacity in 2018. […]

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Nexamp Commissions 2.6 MW Solar Plant in New York

Through the Solar for All program, the project will reserve approximately 20 percent of project capacity for eligible homeowners and renters to subscribe. The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and Nexamp, have commissioned Nexamp’s 2.6 MW community solar project in the Town of Seneca, of which 1 MW will be used […]

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