Energy

Between pipeline construction for oil and natural gas, wind farms, solar energy advancements and more, renewable energy is no doubt a hot-button issue across the country and the world.



Connecticut Approves East Windsor Solar Farm, Largest in the Northeast

The Connecticut Siting Council has approved the largest solar development in the northeastern United States, a 120-megawatt project covering 485 acres. Construction of Gravel Pit Solar could begin as early as this year and be finished in late 2022 or early 2023, state and local officials said....


Sungrow Supplies Energy Storage Project in Fort Worth

Sungrow, a global inverter solution supplier for renewables, announced that it has forged a contract to supply its fully integrated Energy Storage System to the 100 MWac Chisholm Grid project in Fort Worth, Texas....


BASF Advances Its Renewable Energy Commitment in Texas

BASF is collaborating with EDF Energy North America to improve the energy balance and reduce carbon dioxide emissions of two of its production sites in Texas. The companies have signed a 35 MW Wind Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) that will bring 25 MW wind power to BASF's Verbund site in Freeport and 10 MW wind power to the Pasadena site....


EGLE Approves Permits for Mackinac Straits Tunnel

The Michigan Department of Environment, Great Lakes, and Energy (EGLE) announced Jan. 29 that it has approved Enbridge Energy's application for certain permits required to build a utility tunnel under the Straits of Mackinac....


California Company Begins to Build 150-Mi. Wind, Transmission Project

California developer Pattern Energy has begun construction on a 1050 MW wind and transmission project in New Mexico, the company announced. The Western Spirit Wind and transmission project, which has been in development with partner New Mexico Renewable Energy Transmission Authority (RETA) for a decade, will pair 377 GE wind turbines with a 150-mi....


Construction Crews Wrap Up Kern County Solar Job

Clearway Energy Group has announced that it has completed construction and reached commercial operations on the 192 MW Rosamond Central solar project in Kern County. Rosamond Central is contracted under power purchase agreements with East Bay Community Energy and Clean Power Alliance — Community Choice Aggregators providing a range of power options to regional customers — and the city of Palo Alto Utilities, which has administered Palo Alto's electric power system for 120 years....


Crews Complete Construction of Amadeus Wind Project

BayWa r.e. has completed construction and achieved financial close of the Amadeus Wind project in Texas. Located northwest of Abilene in Rotan, the 250 MW wind farm has begun selling power into the grid and will generate enough clean, renewable energy to meet the electricity needs of more than 74,800 homes annually....


Clearway Energy Group Begins Building Mesquite Sky

Clearway Energy Group has commenced construction on Mesquite Sky, a 345 megawatt (MW) wind farm in Callahan County, Texas. Clearway also closed $427 million in construction debt financing, for which Mizuho Bank Ltd....


Invenergy Secures Financing for Largest U.S. Solar Project

Invenergy, a Chicago-based company, has secured financing for the first phase of construction of the Samson Solar Energy Center in Texas. This first phase includes the construction of 250 MW out of the total 1.31 GW project that is set to be one of the largest solar energy facilities in the United States upon completion....


Clean Energy Project in Reno Could Be Worth Up To $3B

RENO, Nev. (AP) A company specializing in clean energy design has unveiled plans to build a carbon-neutral industrial park in the northern Nevada desert that it says would be the largest in the United States powered by locally generated renewable energy....







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