Ares Management and Apex Clean Energy Announce Aviator Wind East’s Power Purchase Agreement with Facebook

Ares Management Corporation’s (NYSE: ARES) Infrastructure and Power strategy and Apex Clean Energy announced today that Aviator Wind East, an approximately 200 MW portion of the 525 MW Aviator Wind project located in Coke County, Texas, has executed a renewable power purchase agreement with Facebook. Aviator Wind will be the largest single-phase wind project in […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

Solar Foundation – Solar Jobs Down 3 Percent Nationwide in 2018, But Some Key States See Job Growth

Uncertainty over tariffs, state policy impacts contribute to jobs reduction nationwide. The U.S. solar industry employs 242,343 workers as of 2018, a decline of nearly 8,000 jobs (3.2 percent) compared to 2017, according to the National Solar Jobs Census 2018 released today by The Solar Foundation. This marks the second year in a row that solar jobs […]

The J. M. Smucker Company Announces Renewable Energy Agreement

Smucker signs renewable energy purchase agreement with Lincoln Clean Energy for 60 MW of 230 MW Plum Creek Wind Project Agreement reflects Smucker’s commitment to significantly reduce its greenhouse gas emissions intensity By 2020, approximately 50 percent of Smucker’s total electricity use is expected to be addressed by wind energy produced at Plum Creek As […]

Guest Opinion: Seeking a Balance on Wind Energy

By Mayor Josh Moenning, Norfolk, Nebraska. Originally appearing in the Norfolk Daily News – Link. Wind energy has been blowing across the local news lately. For some, wind towers and turbines are noisy eyesores they’d rather never see. For others, wind farms are an opportunity for additional farm income, new jobs, and new tax revenue. […]

Rain, Sleet, or Snow – Wind Works As Part of a Resilient Electric Grid

By Evan Vaughn, from AWEABlog Extreme weather like this week’s plunging temperatures is becoming easier for power grid operators to manage, thanks to an increasingly diverse electricity supply including more low-cost, reliable wind generation. The strength of the U.S. electricity system is on display this week even as “one of the strongest East Coast winter […]

Google Powers Up with Iowa, Oklahoma, and South Dakota Wind Energy

by Hanna Hunt – AWEABlog Never one for small acts, Google recently announced that it will be buying a massive combined 536 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity from four U.S. wind farms. Here are the details on Google’s latest deals: One 200 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with EDF Renewable Energy for the […]