Daily Archives: March 17, 2017

Jaguar I-PACE Concept Makes The Rounds In Geneva & London

By James Ayre In anticipation of the model’s launch next year, Jaguar recently showcased its all-electric I-PACE Concept on the streets of London (for the first time), giving us a look at the real-world face of the highly anticipated model Jaguar I-PACE Concept Makes The Rounds In Geneva & London was originally published on CleanTechnica….

Porsche Put €2.2 Billion Into R&D (Including Plug-Ins) In 2016

By James Ayre As part of its efforts to prepare for and keep up with the changes occurring in industry, Porsche put €2.2 billion into research and development efforts during 2016 (FY), according to recent reports Porsche Put €2.2 Billion Into R&D (Including Plug-Ins) In 2016 was originally published on CleanTechnica. To read more from…

Are we there yet? SEPA shares thoughts from solar power asset management and performance conference

By Kathie Zipp You’re an asset manager of utility-scale solar power plants, and your CEO has just made you responsible for your company’s most recent acquisition, a 10-megawatt project, soon to begin construction. The new plant comes with some heavy expectations around financial performance, which, based on the construction contract and engineering specifications you receive,…

ComEd conducting Illinois’ first community energy storage pilot

By Kathie Zipp ComEd announced the launch of a pilot project to test the use of battery storage technology to reduce the impact of power outages in residential areas where customers experience service interruptions, particularly in extreme weather events. ComEd’s Community Energy Storage (CES) pilot is being conducted in Beecher, Ill., approximately 40 miles south…

New York City looks to backup communities with solar+storage

By Kathie Zipp Solar 1 released a Request for Qualifications (RFQ) for solar and storage companies capable of implementing backup systems for community facilities in neighborhoods impacted by Superstorm Sandy. Funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery program will cover 100% of the cost of deploying resilient solar+storage systems at…

ALLETE signs 100-MW PPA for new North Dakota wind farm

By Michelle Froese ALLETE Clean Energy announced its plan to build, own, and operate a 100-MW wind farm in Morton and Mercer counties in North Dakota that will supply electricity to Xcel Energy under a signed power-purchase agreement. Construction of the new wind project is expected to begin in 2018 under a 20-year power purchase…

Senvion creates strong financial base for future growth & profitability

By Michelle Froese Senvion, a global manufacturer of wind turbines, closed its financial year 2016 with revenues of EUR 2.21bn and adjusted EBITDA margins of 9.3%. Revenues were marginally lower than expected due to minor project delays out of Senvion’s control, but it still grew by 3.4% year-on-year. With 687 MW of wind installations worldwide…

SEIA asks Minnesota Governor Mark Dayton to veto anti-solar legislation

By Kelsey Misbrener The following is a statement from Sean Gallagher, vice president of state affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association, on the Minnesota state legislature’s passage of HF 234/SF 141: “Under Gov. Dayton’s leadership, Minnesota has transformed into a national leader in solar energy with nearly 3,000 solar jobs in the state. However,…

Vattenfall Wind Farms to Use BMW Energy Storage

Sweden’s state-owned utility Vattenfall will use 1,000 lithium ion batteries supplied by BMW Group to provide energy storage at some of the power company’s wind power facilities. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Wind Power News – RenewableEnergyWorld.com

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