Industry News

RES Kicks Off Construction Of Southern Oak Solar Project
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  March 22

RES, a provider of engineering and construction for wind, solar, transmission and energy storage projects, has begun construction of the Southern Oak Solar Project in Georgia. The 160 MW AC project, developed by Invenergy, will be America’s largest bifacial solar project to date, claims RES. Bifacial solar modules generate power


Vestas Secures Order For Tamaulipas Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 22

Vestas has received a 96 MW firm and unconditional order from ENGIE for the Eólica Tres Mesas IV project, located in Llera, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The order includes the supply and installation of 24 wind turbines from Vestas’ 4 MW series, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000)


Vestas Secures Order For Tamaulipas Wind Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 22

Vestas has received a 96 MW firm and unconditional order from ENGIE for the Eólica Tres Mesas IV project, located in Llera, Tamaulipas, Mexico. The order includes the supply and installation of 24 wind turbines from Vestas’ 4 MW series, as well as an Active Output Management 5000 (AOM 5000)


Environment America Rolls Out Toolkit To Help U.S. Cities Go Solar
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  March 22

Environment America Research and Policy Center has released a new solar toolkit to support cities and towns with going solar. Environment America says Ten Ways Your Community Can Go Solar offers practical ways to take advantage of millions of available rooftops across the country. “If we’re going to forestall catastrophic climate change and


Two Pennsylvania Townships Announce 100% Renewable Energy Goals
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  March 21

On March 6, the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors in Pennsylvania unanimously approved a resolution to transition the township to 100% renewable energy. Days after Schuylkill’s commitment, Whitemarsh Township also adopted a similar resolution. Both resolutions aim to use 100% renewable sources for electricity by 2035 and for heating and


Avista Goes With Washington Wind Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

Following a request for proposals, Avista Corp. – an energy company serving Washington, Idaho and Oregon – has chosen to purchase power from the Rattlesnake Flat Wind project in Adams County, Wash. Clearway Energy Group is developing Rattlesnake Flat Wind, which has already secured necessary permits. It will provide Avista with


Glimmer of hope for Grain Belt with Missouri U-turn
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  March 21

In an unexpected U-turn, Missouri regulators have unanimously approved the stalled $2.3 billion HVDC Grain Belt Express transmission line.


Tennessee Provides Grant to Electric Coops for Rural Broadband Expansion
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  March 21

Tennessee has granted approximately $15 million in funds to telecom and electric cooperatives for an expansion of rural broadband projects in Tennessee under the Tennessee Broadband Accessibility Act. The grantees have committed to provide approximately $20 million in matching funds for a combined investment of approximately $35 million. The post Tennessee


Two Pennsylvania Townships Commit To 100% Renewable Energy
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

On March 6, the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors in Pennsylvania unanimously approved a resolution to transition the township to 100% renewable energy. Days after Schuylkill’s commitment, Whitemarsh Township also adopted a similar resolution. Both resolutions aim to use 100% renewable sources for electricity by 2035 and for heating and transportation


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Siemens To Build 1.4 MW Solar Project Atop Javits Center In NYC
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  March 21

Two Pennsylvania Townships Commit To 100% Renewable Energy
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

Ohio Power Siting Board Reschedules Hearing For Republic Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

Avista Goes With Washington Wind Power
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

Ohio Power Siting Board Reschedules Hearing For Republic Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  March 21

Senvion hires restructuring officer
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  March 20

Senvion to 'withdraw from about 30 markets'
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  March 20

Cooperative Announces Solar Energy Facility in Wisconsin
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  March 19

Enercon hints at 5MW platform
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  March 18

Arkansas Coop Partners with Municipality to Install Solar Project and Utility-Scale Energy Storage
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  March 8

Bipartisan Bill Could Boost Financing for Cooperatives
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  March 7