Daily Archives: January 5, 2016

Does Faraday Have a Future?

By Jeff Cobb If modesty and humility are so yesterday and virtues leading to success today include hype and more of it, Faraday Future may be off to a great start. At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas on Monday, the California startup continued to drop names of successful companies from which Read Full…

Congress Gets Renewable Tax Credit Extension Right

By John Farrell In case you missed it over the holiday, Congress passed a new federal budget, notably extending tax credits for solar, wind, and other renewable energy technologies. The extension differs from previous ones in two ways: it extends the credits for multiple years but also (as ILSR has been discussing since Read Full…

Silicon Valley Power Will be Coal-Free By End of 2017

By Press Release Silicon Valley Power (SVP), the City of Santa Clara’s municipal electric utility, will become a coal-free utility on December 31, 2017 when it ends electricity imports from a New Mexico coal-fired power plant. The post Silicon Valley Power Will be Coal-Free By End of 2017 appeared first on Read Full Article Here…

Montana-Dakota Utilities acquires North Dakota’s Thunder Spirit Wind

By Michelle Froese The 107.5-MW Thunder Spirit Wind project is comprised of 43 turbines that can provide power to about 35,000 homes. Montana-Dakota Utilities, a division of MDU Resources Group, has officially completed the purchase of Thunder Spirit Wind from ALLETE Clean Energy. ALLETE recently completed construction on the 107.5-MW wind project, which is located…

Enel Green Power sells GE minority stake in two U.S. wind farms

By Michelle Froese Under the terms, EGPNA will continue to own a controlling 51% stake of both wind farms through EGPNA REP, a recently established strategic financial partnership with GE Energy Financial Services. Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) has entered into two agreements with GE Energy Financial Services, a unit of General Electric. The…

Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico Has Begun Commercial Operation

By Press Release EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) announced today that the 250 megawatt (MW) Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico reached commercial operation on December 15, 2015. The post Roosevelt Wind Project in New Mexico Has Begun Commercial Operation appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

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