NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy

Click here to access an interactive map showing project size, tax, and landowner payment data per legislative district. AUSTIN, TEXAS – Renewable energy and battery storage projects generate tens of billions of dollars in tax revenue and landowner payments, 60 percent of which benefits rural counties, according to a report released by the Advanced PowerContinue reading “NEW REPORT: Battery Storage and Renewable Energy Projects Are Boon to Texas Economy”

Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future”

This commentary by former United States Secretary of Agriculture Mike Johanns appeared in the Omaha World-Herald on January 1, 2023. In 2005, Secretary Johanns was appointed by President George W. Bush to lead the US Department of Agriculture. He previously served as the 38th Governor of Nebraska from 1999 to 2005. If there is oneContinue reading “Mike Johanns: “Agriculture and Renewables are Friends for the Future””

Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas

From Air Products at: https://www.airproducts.com/news-center/2022/12/1208-air-products-and-aes-to-invest-to-build-first-mega-scale-green-hydrogen-facility-in-texas Air Products (NYSE: APD) and The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) today announced plans to invest approximately $4 billion to build, own and operate a green hydrogen production facility in Wilbarger County, Texas. This mega-scale renewable power to hydrogen project includes approximately 1.4 gigawatts (GW) of wind and solar power generation, along withContinue reading “Air Products and AES Announce Plans to Invest Approximately $4 Billion to Build First Mega-scale Green Hydrogen Production Facility in Texas”

Seventeen Cities Across Texas Celebrate Clean Energy Week

October 12, 2022 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Sarah Smallwood, 405-206-7693 Seventeen Cities Across Texas Celebrate Clean Energy Week AUSTIN – Seventeen geographically and politically diverse cities across Texas recently celebrated National Clean Energy Week (NCEW) with local proclamations. These measures are dedicated to recognizing the impact that proactive policymaking, energy industry jobs, and technologicalContinue reading Seventeen Cities Across Texas Celebrate Clean Energy Week

RWE Agrees to Acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc.

From RWE at: https://www.rwe.com/en/press/rwe-ag/2022-10-01-rwe-acquire-con-edison-clean-energy. RWE AG, one of the world’s leading renewable energy companies, signed a purchase agreement with Con Edison, Inc. to acquire all shares in Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc. (Con Edison CEB). Headquartered in Valhalla, New York, Con Edison CEB is a leading operator and developer of renewable energy plants inContinue reading “RWE Agrees to Acquire Con Edison Clean Energy Businesses, Inc.”

APA Honors Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt with “Energy Champion Award”

Today, during its quarterly board meeting held in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, the leadership of the Advanced Power Alliance presented Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt with its Energy Champion Award, specifically citing his support for all of the state’s diverse energy producers. Stitt has been Governor during an unprecedented era of energy expansion, with Oklahoma now leadingContinue reading “APA Honors Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt with “Energy Champion Award””

Who’s Purchasing Renewable Energy in Texas?

While Texas isn’t the leader in renewable energy on a percentage or per capita basis, it has the largest installed base of wind power and one of the top installed bases of solar power in the United States. Most often, the investments made in renewable power generation are made backed by a “power purchase agreement“Continue reading “Who’s Purchasing Renewable Energy in Texas?”

As Texas Energy Demand Increases, Enel Green Power Installs More Renewable and Energy Storage Capacity

Enel Green Power has completed its first large-scale hybrid wind project globally, Azure Sky wind + storage, featuring 350 MW of wind capacity and 136.5 MW/204.6 MWh of storage capacity. In addition, the company will add 57 MW/85.7 MWh of new battery storage capacity at its largest operating projects in Texas, Roadrunner solar and HighContinue reading “As Texas Energy Demand Increases, Enel Green Power Installs More Renewable and Energy Storage Capacity”

Omnia Midstream Announces Development Agreement with Devon Energy to Integrate Renewable Energy into the Stateline Field located in the Delaware Basin

From Omni Midstream: https://omniamidstream.com/news/omnia-announces-development-agreement-with-devon-energy/ TULSA, Oklahoma – Omnia Midstream Partners, LLC today announced a development agreement to integrate renewable energy into the operations of Devon Energy Corp’s (NYSE: DVN) Stateline field located in the Delaware Basin. The project will include significant benefits for the producer’s stakeholders through carbon emissions reduction, competitively priced electricity, economic valueContinue reading “Omnia Midstream Announces Development Agreement with Devon Energy to Integrate Renewable Energy into the Stateline Field located in the Delaware Basin”

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”