On March 17, Budweiser Will Pledge Renewable Energy Credits Equivalent to the Estimated Electricity Needed to Brew Every Beer in the U.S. in a Single Day

This St. Patrick’s Day, Budweiser is flipping a long honored tradition on its head. Instead of using green food dye to turn beer green, Budweiser is turning all beer “green” on March 17 by pledging enough Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to cover the estimated electricity used to brew beer in the U.S. in one day*Continue reading “On March 17, Budweiser Will Pledge Renewable Energy Credits Equivalent to the Estimated Electricity Needed to Brew Every Beer in the U.S. in a Single Day”

APA Vice President Mark Yates Joins JR/Now Webinar to Discuss Energy Impacts of Recent Winter Storms

Advanced Power Alliance Vice President Mark Yates joined other Oklahoma energy experts to discuss recent winter storms that affected energy supplies across the United States and plunged portions of Texas into blackouts due to frozen natural gas supplies and faltering power supplies. In the wake of the blackouts, it is becoming apparent that a viciousContinue reading “APA Vice President Mark Yates Joins JR/Now Webinar to Discuss Energy Impacts of Recent Winter Storms”

APA and Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation (CTEI) Host Forum of Experts on Texas Blackouts

In response to the unprecedented 254 county weather emergency in Texas and the subsequent loss of power to millions of Texans, The Advanced Power Alliance and Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation today hosted a forum of energy experts to assess two very important questions: What went wrong in Texas and what should we do aboutContinue reading “APA and Conservative Texans for Energy Innovation (CTEI) Host Forum of Experts on Texas Blackouts”

Statement: Texas Should Lead On Energy, Not Politicize ERCOT’s Winter Freeze

Statement from Jeff Clark, President of the Advanced Power Alliance: The extraordinary storm we’ve endured this week is the winter storm of the century, and the widespread power outages it triggered are a tragedy that has touched us all. Every type of power generator has been affected — and every segment is working diligently toContinue reading “Statement: Texas Should Lead On Energy, Not Politicize ERCOT’s Winter Freeze”

Boiling Springs starts Commercial Operation as RWE US First Onshore Wind Farm in Oklahoma

Completion of 148-megawatt project expands RWE U.S. onshore wind capacity  Offtake secured with American Honda Motor Co., Inc. for 120 megawatts  First RWE project in state and Southwest Power Pool is 26th U.S. wind farm for company  The RWE Renewables portfolio in North America continues to expand as Boiling Springs, a 148-megawatt (MW) project, locatedContinue reading “Boiling Springs starts Commercial Operation as RWE US First Onshore Wind Farm in Oklahoma”

Halliburton Delivers First Successful Grid-Powered Fracturing Operation

Halliburton Company (NYSE: HAL) today announced it has successfully deployed the industry’s first electric grid-powered fracturing operation. The job, being performed on several pads for Cimarex Energy Co. (NYSE: XEC) in the Permian basin, started in November. To date, Halliburton has completed almost 340 stages across multiple wells using utility-powered electric frac pumps that demonstratedContinue reading “Halliburton Delivers First Successful Grid-Powered Fracturing Operation”

Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Completes Sale of 144 MWac Pflugerville Solar Project in Travis County, Texas to Duke Energy Renewables

Project Will Provide Low Cost Solar Power to Austin Energy Customers. Canadian Solar Inc. (“Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Recurrent Energy, completed the sale of the 144 MWac Pflugerville Solar project to Duke Energy Renewables, a subsidiary of Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK). The project is under construction in Travis County, Texas and is expected toContinue reading “Canadian Solar Subsidiary Recurrent Energy Completes Sale of 144 MWac Pflugerville Solar Project in Travis County, Texas to Duke Energy Renewables”

Global Infrastructure Partners Announces Acquisition Of MAP Energy’s Renewable Energy Business

Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP), a leading global, independent infrastructure investor, today announced the acquisition of MAP® RE/ES, the renewable energy business of MAP® Energy (MAP®).  GIP’s fourth flagship fund, GIP IV, will acquire 100% of the MAP® RE/ES investment platform, team, and renewable energy assets under management from MAP®, a private fund manager and energy investor.  The assetsContinue reading “Global Infrastructure Partners Announces Acquisition Of MAP Energy’s Renewable Energy Business”

Ameren Missouri Takes Largest Step Yet Toward Net-Zero Carbon Goal With Acquisition of its First Wind Energy Center in Northeast Missouri

Customers now receiving more clean energy than ever before. Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation (NYSE: AEE), has closed on the acquisition of the company’s first wind energy center, a 400-megawatt (MW) project in northeast Missouri. The purchase of the High Prairie Renewable Energy Center in Adair and Schuyler counties is the first of two planned investments in Missouri-based wind generation,Continue reading “Ameren Missouri Takes Largest Step Yet Toward Net-Zero Carbon Goal With Acquisition of its First Wind Energy Center in Northeast Missouri”

EDF Renewables North America Signs Power Purchase Agreement with BASF for Solar Energy

EDF Renewables North America today announced the Space City Solar Project is progressing with critical development milestones having signed the first tranche of 55 megawatts (MWac) / 73 MWdc to BASF through a Power Purchase Agreement.  The Project’s total capacity is up to 345 MWac / 455 MWdc.  Space City Solar, located in Wharton County, Texas, is expected to commenceContinue reading “EDF Renewables North America Signs Power Purchase Agreement with BASF for Solar Energy”