AEP Energy to Purchase Power from 400-MW Wind Park in Illinois

Reading Time: 2 minutes The long-term purchase of energy from the Panther Grove Wind Energy Facility in Woodford County, Illinois, was signed by the American Electric Power (AEP) Energy subsidiary of Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for the generation of 400 megawatts (MW) of renewable energy. Panther Grove is to be constructed by the beginning of 2021 and is scheduled… Read More »

Idemitsu Renewables has Closed Debt Funding for its 50 MWp Central 40 Solar Project

Reading Time: < 1 minute Idemitsu Renewables, an Idemitsu Kosan Co., Ltd U.S renewables energy business announced that its 50 MWp Central 40 project, based in Stanislaus County, California, has ended debt financing of $60 million. The KeyBank National Association provided the debt funding and KeyBanc Capital Markets served as the primary funder. Cary Vandenberg, Managing Director of Idemitsu Renewables,… Read More »

Digital Substation Launched its Automation Systems Initiative to Modernize Power Grid Infrastructure

Reading Time: 3 minutes LF Energy, a non-profit coalition from the Linux Foundation, has launched its Digital Substation Automation Systems (DSAS) initiative aimed at enhancing power grid modularity, interoperability, and scalability to speed up global efforts towards carbon neutrality by 2050. The first DSAS-based project under CoMPAS or Configuration Modules for the Power Industry Automation Systems has also been… Read More »

Energy Demand Response Solution from Lancium and MP2 Energy, For High-Throughput Computing And Cryptocurrency Miners

Reading Time: 2 minutes The first successful load-only Controllable Load Resource (CLR) designation by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT) announced by Lancium, a data center technology company, and MP2 Energy, partly owned by Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. This is the first time since 2004, ERCOT with this designation only for the load without generation. The… Read More »

C2 Energy Capital Completes 5.5 MW of Community Solar in New York

Reading Time: 2 minutes Two community solar projects with a combined capacity of 5.5 megawatts, located in towns of Johnston and Caledonia counties, New York, was completed by C2 Energy Capital LLC, as announced on May 27, 2020. As a part of New York’s Community Distributed Generation (CDG) program, the clean energy power plants will benefit both residents and… Read More »

Plus Power’s 185 MW Kapolei Energy Storage Project Gets Chosen by Hawaiian Electric

Reading Time: 2 minutes Plus Power, a leading developer of utility-scale battery storage projects, recently announced the selection of its 185 MW/565 MWh Kapolei Energy Storage project (KES) by Hawaiian Electric. This is a part of their recent renewable energy procurement process where they strive to drift away from coal and shift to utilizing 100% renewable power by the… Read More »

28.5 MW of Clean, Renewable Energy: CS Energy constructs New Jersey’s Largest Solar Plant

Reading Time: 2 minutes The leading integrated energy firm, CS Energy LLC, known for designing and building optimized projects in solar, storage and emerging industries has completed the largest solar project in New Jersey. Though the second phase is underway, the CS Energy team of local workers installed impressive 4000 solar panels each day at the height of construction.… Read More »

500 MWAC PV Plant in Oman To Receive 1500V SG250HX Inverter Solutions from Sungrow

Reading Time: 2 minutes Sungrow (Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd), the world leading inverter solution for renewables, recently announced its plans to supply 1500V SG250HX inverter solutions to the 500 MWac IBRI II project in Oman in Q2 this year. This plant is the largest utility-scale PV plant in the Sultanate till date, which is a true testament of… Read More »

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy gets into Build-Transfer Agreement with Entergy

Reading Time: 2 minutes The Mississippi Public Service Commission unanimously approved the Build-Transfer Agreement (“BTA”) with Entergy Mississippi for Recurrent Power, LCC. The BTA has a fixed procurement price of about $138.4 million with Entergy Mississippi on the photovoltaic 100 megawatt (“MWac”) Sunflower Solar plant. Entergy will own the biggest solar power plant in the state of Mississippi with… Read More »

The Future Possibilities of Hydroelectricity

Reading Time: 5 minutes The ever-growing global population and the increasing demand for energy are framing the need for more electricity generation. Hydroelectric power is one of the classical and prominent forms of renewable energy. It is used all over the world to generate electricity. The statistics shows that U.S. hydroelectricity generation capacity will increase to 590 megawatts in… Read More »