Industry News

De Rugy departure could "put a brake" on renewables
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 18

After only ten months in the job, France's minister for ecological transition François de Rugy has resigned, following alleged misuse of public money.


GE, BlackRock Form New Distributed Solar Business
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 17

GE Solar and BlackRock have come together to form a new business called Distributed Solar Development (DSD). DSD, a GE Renewable Energy Venture, will be 80% owned by a fund managed by BlackRock Real Assets and 20% owned by GE Renewable Energy. The business will focus on solar and storage solutions


GE Establishing New Offshore Wind Factory, R&D Center In China
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

GE Renewable Energy has announced plans to open a new offshore wind factory at Jieyang’s offshore wind cluster in the Chinese province of Guangdong. The company will also establish a new operation and development center in the city of Guangzhou. The new GE offshore wind factory in Jieyang will help meet


Otter Tail Acquires North Dakota Wind Farm From EDF
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

Minnesota-based Otter Tail Power Co. has closed on the purchase of certain development assets from EDF Renewables Development Inc. In turn, construction can now commence on a 150 MW wind farm in southeastern North Dakota. First announced in November 2016, the Merricourt wind farm will be situated near the small town


24GW under construction in the US
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 17

The US has a record amount of wind capacity under construction, with some 24GW currently being built according to preliminary figures on the first half of 2019 from Windpower Intelligence.


SEIA Leads Industry-Wide Effort To Expand Solar ITC
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 17

Nearly 1,000 companies across the U.S. solar industry supply chain have sent a letter to Congress to call for the extension of the Section 48 and Section 25D solar investment tax credit (ITC). The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA) is leading a national coalition to extend the ITC, which was passed


South Dakota PUC Approves 250 MW Triple H Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a construction permit for Engie’s Triple H Wind project, a wind facility capable of generating up to 250.54 MW of energy in Hyde County. A settlement agreement presented by Triple H and PUC staff was previously accepted by the commission in


South Dakota PUC Approves 250 MW Triple H Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a construction permit for Engie’s Triple H Wind project, a wind facility capable of generating up to 250.54 MW of energy in Hyde County. A settlement agreement presented by Triple H and PUC staff was previously accepted by the commission in


Otter Tail Acquires North Dakota Wind Farm From EDF
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

Minnesota-based Otter Tail Power Co. has closed on the purchase of certain development assets from EDF Renewables Development Inc. In turn, construction can now commence on a 150 MW wind farm in southeastern North Dakota. First announced in November 2016, the Merricourt wind farm will be situated near the small town


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GE Establishing New Offshore Wind Factory, R&D Center In China
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 17

AEP targets 1.5GW of Invenergy projects
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 16

Defense Bill Could Benefit Electric Cooperatives
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 16

Longroad Expands Wind Solutions Agreement With WindESCo
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 16

Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  July 16

Longroad Expands Wind Solutions Agreement With WindESCo
Source: North American Windpower  |  July 16

Wisconsin Utility Cancels Controversial Solar Tax Plan
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 16

Rhode Island Getting Pair Of Community Solar Projects
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  July 16

Coop Leader Testifies Regarding Inaccurate FCC Broadband Data
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  July 9

NRECA Anticipates ACE Will Promote Flexibility and Certainty
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 26

Texas Cooperatives Agree to Purchase Solar Energy
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  June 26