Michigan, a Republican-controlled Midwestern “rust belt” state, announced it will follow the Obama administration’s Clean Power Plan in both letter and spirit, and begin designing a strategy for meeting its mandated carbon-emission reduction targets.
02 September 2015 04:14 GMT
Brazil's mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga told the wind sector it needs to seek out bigger challenges to grow and maintain its leading position – and wants bigger, more efficient turbines to be deployed and produced in the country.
02 September 2015 11:56 GMT
Despite Brazil's current economic and political crisis, the South American nation could climb to 9th place in the global league table for installed wind power capacity as it continues a high-speed build out of new developments.
02 September 2015 09:52 GMT
NextEra Energy Inc. ramped up its campaign to persuade Hawaiian regulators to let it to acquire local utility Hawaiian Electric Industries Inc., including a pledge to “accelerate” the state’s race toward 100% renewables by 2045.
01 September 2015 02:52 GMT
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50% stake in the 211MW Mesquite Creek Wind facility from Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, increasing its Texas wind generation capacity in operation and under construction to more than 1.2GW.
01 September 2015 02:41 GMT
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) this fall will hold a competitive sale of two lease areas off the coast of New Jersey that if fully developed, may be able to support up to 3.4GW of commercial wind generation, Recharge has learned.
31 August 2015 07:05 GMT
US renewables giant NextEra Energy Inc. is in the process of overhauling its financing plans for its yieldco, NextEra Energy Partners LP, in the latest sign of turmoil in the yieldco sector sparked by recent market volatility.
31 August 2015 04:15 GMT
EDF Renewable Energy’s acquisition of OwnEnergy this week reflects its intention to place a heavier emphasis on early-stage project development, as it looks to replenish its US pipeline the old-fashioned way, chief executive Tristan Grimbert says.
26 August 2015 10:38 GMT
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corporation (LEEDCo) has begun a comprehensive geotechnical investigation of the soils under an area of the lake facing Cleveland, where it plans to install six “mono bucket” foundations for its 19.2MW Icebreaker wind project.
26 August 2015 08:40 GMT
Brazil's consolidating wind power market remains ripe for M&A activity, but CPFL Renováveis, the country's largest renewables company, is cautious about investing in greenfield projects due to adverse macroeconomic conditions.
26 August 2015 02:42 GMT
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