Industry News

Greenbacker Purchases 5 MW Community Wind Project from Cornerstone
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC, a publicly registered, non-traded limited liability company that acquires and manages income-generating renewable energy, says, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it has purchased the rights to the 5 MW Holiday Hill wind project from Cornerstone Renewables LLC.  Located in Russell, Mass., Holiday Hill is contracted to sell


Trina Solar launches 500 W High-Power PV Modules
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  February 27

Trina Solar Co. Ltd., a global provider of integrated PV modules and smart energy solutions, says it has unveiled its latest Duomax V bifacial double-glass modules and Tallmax V back sheet.  Based on the 210 mm large-size silicon wafer and monocrystalline PERC cell, the new modules come replete with several innovative


Solar Alliance Constructs 200 kW Solar Project for Kentucky Utilities
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  February 27

Solar Alliance Energy Inc., an energy solutions provider focused on residential, commercial and industrial solar installations, says it has completed construction of the 200 kW solar system at Maker’s Mark Distillery in Loretto, Ky.  On Sept. 11, 2019, Solar Alliance was awarded a contract through Kentucky Utilities Co.’s (KU) Business Solar


Bristol Community College Awarded Grant for Offshore Training Program
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

Bristol Community College says it has been awarded an $861,097 grant from the Baker-Polito Administration to implement the innovative National Offshore Wind Institute (NOWI) training program. Using the grant, Bristol Community College will launch a training experience leading to the safety and technical certifications required for careers in the U.S. offshore


CEO of Ørsted Onshore Appointed Chairperson of ACORE
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) says Declan Flanagan, executive vice president and CEO of Ørsted Onshore Renewables, will become chair of the organization’s board of directors in June 2020. Ørsted is a global renewable energy company with operations in Europe, the Asia-Pacific and North America. Publicly traded since 2016


Xcel Energy Sets Cutting Carbon Record
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

Xcel Energy, an energy provider that powers millions of homes, says it hit a significant milestone in its goal to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050.  The company recorded its largest single-year drop in emissions in 2019, cutting carbon by 5.6 million tons, a more than 10% reduction in


Xcel Energy Sets Cutting Carbon Record
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

Xcel Energy, an energy provider that powers millions of homes, says it hit a significant milestone in its goal to deliver 100% carbon-free electricity to customers by 2050.  The company recorded its largest single-year drop in emissions in 2019, cutting carbon by 5.6 million tons, a more than 10% reduction in


CEO of Ørsted Onshore Appointed Chairperson of ACORE
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) says Declan Flanagan, executive vice president and CEO of Ørsted Onshore Renewables, will become chair of the organization’s board of directors in June 2020. Ørsted is a global renewable energy company with operations in Europe, the Asia-Pacific and North America. Publicly traded since 2016


Greenbacker Purchases 5 MW Community Wind Project from Cornerstone
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company LLC, a publicly registered, non-traded limited liability company that acquires and manages income-generating renewable energy, says, through a wholly-owned subsidiary, it has purchased the rights to the 5 MW Holiday Hill wind project from Cornerstone Renewables LLC.  Located in Russell, Mass., Holiday Hill is contracted to sell


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Bristol Community College Awarded Grant for Offshore Training Program
Source: North American Windpower  |  February 27

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Source: Windpower Monthly  |  February 26

LM Wind Power to close Danish sites
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  February 26

OG&E Partners with the Chickasaw and Choctaw Tribes on New Solar Projects
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  February 26

Proposed German 1km setback rule to be relaxed
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  February 26

Kimberly-Clark, United Renewable and NextEra Partner on Georgia Solar Project
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  February 26

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Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  February 25

Germany begins identifying sites for post-2030 offshore expansion
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  February 25

IRS Issues Guidance on Section 45Q, Carbon Capture and Sequestration Credits
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  February 25

Basin Electric and Geronimo Energy Announce Solar PPA
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  February 19

Tennessee Lineworkers Rescue Motorist Trapped in Rising Floodwaters
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  February 18

Matheson to NARUC: Talk to Co-ops About Serving Underserved Communities, Broadband
Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  February 18

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Source: National Rural Electric Cooperative Association  |  February 14

FCC Chairman Looks at Michigan’s Rural Broadband
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  February 12

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Source: CoopLawBlog  |  February 3