State Legislatures Begin Convening

The country’s state legislatures have begun convening to take up and consider issues of importance to the residents of the respective states. The Advanced Power Alliance advocacy team is monitoring issues affecting the advanced power industry and will be working with lawmakers to support the continued development of resources to provide America with the cleaner,Continue reading “State Legislatures Begin Convening”

Study Assesses Cost Savings, Water Savings, and Emissions Reduction from Renewable Energy Use in ERCOT

Clean Energy Has Saved Texas Consumers $27.8 Billion Since 2010 Solar and wind energy saved Texas consumers at least $27.8 billion in electricity costs between 2010 and last August — and $7.4 billion through the first eight months of this year alone — according to a groundbreaking analysis released Tuesday. The study, led by Dr.Continue reading “Study Assesses Cost Savings, Water Savings, and Emissions Reduction from Renewable Energy Use in ERCOT”

Comment: Keep the ‘Texas Miracle’ Alive by Reviving Critical Economic Development Plan

This Commentary was published in the Houston Chronicle on October 17, 2022: https://www.houstonchronicle.com/business/texas-inc/article/Comment-Keep-the-Texas-Miracle-alive-by-17500857.php By Jeffrey Clark, President – Advanced Power Alliance It’s said that everything old is new again.  Dated ideas resurface, and occasionally sound public policies are abandoned because lawmakers fail to remember why they were established in the first place. While lauding theContinue reading “Comment: Keep the ‘Texas Miracle’ Alive by Reviving Critical Economic Development Plan”

CNN Highlights the Economic Development Renewable Energy is Bringing to America’s Red States

Renewable energy development is one of the most promising opportunities for rural economic development and diversification, and much of the industry’s investment is occurring in and benefiting communities in the heart of America’s “red states.” These states are politically conservative and tend to vote Republican but as CNN reporter Gabe Cohen learned in San Angelo,Continue reading “CNN Highlights the Economic Development Renewable Energy is Bringing to America’s Red States”

Enbridge Enhances North American Renewables Business with Acquisition of Tri Global Energy

From Enbridge: https://www.enbridge.com/media-center/news/details?id=123736&lang=en Enbridge Inc. (“Enbridge” or “the Company”) (TSX: ENB) (NYSE: ENB) today announced it has acquired Tri Global Energy (“TGE”), a leading US renewable project developer, for US$270 million in cash and assumed debt. Additionally, up to approximately US$50 million in payments could be made contingent on successful execution of TGE’s project portfolio. TGE is currently the third largestContinue reading Enbridge Enhances North American Renewables Business with Acquisition of Tri Global Energy

Advanced Power Alliance Seeks Transmission and Generation Interconnection Consultant

Advanced Power Alliance Seeks Candidates for In-House Transmission and Generation Interconnection Consultant The Advanced Power Alliance promotes the development of renewable energy and deployment of new technologies to provide reliable and affordable sources of power in regions of the United States, including the SPP and ERCOT The APA is seeking a consultant with expertise inContinue reading “Advanced Power Alliance Seeks Transmission and Generation Interconnection Consultant”

Op-Ed: It’s time for ERCOT to Beef Up Grid Capacity Now

Texas needs new transmission lines to deliver affordable, reliable electricity. By Suzi McClellan and Jeff Clark. Suzi McClellan was public counsel of the Office of Public Utility Counsel and an ERCOT board member under Texas governors George W. Bush and Rick Perry. Jeff Clark is president of the Advanced Power Alliance. This opinion piece ranContinue reading “Op-Ed: It’s time for ERCOT to Beef Up Grid Capacity Now”

APA Urges US Secretary of Commerce Raimondo to Resolve Uncertainty Surrounding Solar Tariffs, End Inquiry

“We are deeply concerned by a self-interested request for country-wide circumvention inquiries brought by Auxin Solar, which covers crystalline silicon photovoltaic (CSPV) products imported from Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, and Cambodia. If enacted, new tariffs will stymie the essential and broadly beneficial energy transition while imposing extraordinarily detrimental impacts on American power consumers, renewable energy projectContinue reading “APA Urges US Secretary of Commerce Raimondo to Resolve Uncertainty Surrounding Solar Tariffs, End Inquiry”

Ørsted Completes Onshore Wind Farm Haystack Wind in Nebraska

The 298 MW wind farm is Ørsted’s first onshore project using 5 MW Siemens Gamesa wind turbines and brings the company’s US onshore wind and solar capacity in operation above 3 GW. Located in Wayne County, Nebraska, Haystack Wind utilizes existing interconnection infrastructure in Southwest Power Pool (SPP) North from Ørsted’s 230 MW onshore windContinue reading “Ørsted Completes Onshore Wind Farm Haystack Wind in Nebraska”

Apex Clean Energy, Ares Management, EPIC Midstream, and Port of Corpus Christi Authority Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Gigawatt-Scale Green Fuels Hub on Texas Gulf Coast

Powered by Gigawatts of Texas Wind and Solar, Contemplated Project Would Produce Green Fuels at Scale to Accelerate Decarbonization of Heavy Industry, Agriculture, and Global Transport Apex Clean Energy, LLC (“Apex”), funds managed by the Infrastructure and Power strategy of Ares Management Corporation (NYSE: ARES) (“Ares”), EPIC Midstream Holdings, LP (“EPIC”), and the Port ofContinue reading “Apex Clean Energy, Ares Management, EPIC Midstream, and Port of Corpus Christi Authority Sign Memorandum of Understanding for Gigawatt-Scale Green Fuels Hub on Texas Gulf Coast”