Toyota To Reduce Emissions From North American Operations By Up To Forty Percent

Company will enter Virtual Power Purchase Agreements to fund production of solar and wind energy Launching later this year, agreements will reduce emissions from Toyota’s carbon footprint in North America PLANO, Texas, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota Motor North America (TMNA) is committing to aggressively reduce its carbon output in the United States by entering into Virtual Power […]

Duke Energy Renewables Acquires 200-MW Holstein Solar Project in Texas from 8minute Solar Energy

Once complete, it will be the largest solar project in Duke Energy Renewables’ fleet Project will power the equivalent of 40,000 homes Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK), is expanding its solar energy portfolio by acquiring the 200-MW Holstein solar project from 8minute Solar Energy. The project, located in Nolan County, Texas, will […]

Enel Green Power Will Fuel Oreo-Maker Mondelēz International with Green Energy in the United States

Enel Green Power signed with Mondelēz International a 12-year power purchase agreement under which the food company will buy the energy delivered to the grid by a 65 MW portion of the Roadrunner PV plant.  The renewable energy purchased from Enel Green Power is enough to produce over 50% of all the Oreos consumed in […]

Advanced Power Alliance Board of Directors Selects 2019-2020 Officers

At its annual meeting in Austin, Texas today, the board of directors of the Advanced Power Alliance elected officers to lead the organization in its important work during the 2019-2020 Strategic Year ahead. Officers were elected unanimously and reflect the diverse geographic, industry, and policy priorities of the APA members. The APA is the leading […]

Advanced Power Alliance Recognizes Texas State Representative Jim Murphy as “Texas Energy Champion”

June 25, 2019 – Advanced Power Alliance President Jeff Clark and American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Vice President Susan Sloan presented the “Texas Energy Champion” award to Texas State Representative Jim Murphy (District 133 – West Houston) at a meeting in Houston this morning. The award was presented by the APA and AWEA in recognition […]

Free Markets and Infrastructure Give Texas a Cleaner Power Grid

Original Publication: https://www.mrt.com/opinion/article/Free-markets-infrastructure-give-Texas-cleaner-13920301.php For many years, policymakers in Washington have struggled to manufacture a workable policy that addresses the serious challenges we face from our changing climate without raising Americans’ energy bills. They could learn a few things from Texas. The Lone Star State has demonstrated how to increase production of affordable and reliable power by […]

Honda Conducting Research with American Electric Power to Develop 2nd Life for Used EV Batteries

Automaker and utility will study the integration of renewable energy, energy storage, and electric vehicles Project seeks to provide 2nd life for used EV batteries, critical to future expansion of EVs As part of its ongoing effort to reduce CO2emissions from its vehicles and operations, Honda is conducting research with Ohio-based electric utility American Electric Power to […]

Advanced Power Alliance Launches Advertising Campaign to Combat Dark Money Attacks on Renewables

Jeff Clark, President of the Advanced Power Alliance, released following statement: “In response to ‘unprecedented’ dark money attacks on renewable energy in Texas, the Advanced Power Alliance today launched a multimedia advertising campaign calling on Texans to engage with their state legislators and to become active in the policy discussions currently underway in our state […]

ENGIE North America Announces Construction of Jumbo Hill Wind Project in Texas

Houston, Texas – ENGIE North America Inc. today announced the start of construction of the Jumbo Hill Wind Project, located in Andrews County, Texas. With a total capacity of approximately 160 MW, Jumbo Hill is scheduled to be online by spring of 2020. Jumbo Hill will provide energy and Renewable Energy Credits generated by the […]

Apple Tops Clean Energy Goal With New Supplier Commitments

Company Spends $2.5 Billion in Environmental Initiatives Cupertino, California — Apple today announced it has nearly doubled the number of suppliers that have committed to run their Apple production on 100 percent clean energy, bringing the total number to 44. Because of this partnership between Apple and its suppliers, Apple will exceed its goal of […]

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