Daily Archives: June 8, 2017

General Mills signs wind-power agreement

By Michelle Froese General Mills has taken another step toward its climate goal with the signing of a virtual 15-year power-purchase agreement with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100-MW of its Cactus Flats wind project. The wind project will produce renewable energy credits for General Mills that can be applied toward the company’s greenhouse gas…

Covering America’s Climate Troll-in-Chief

By [email protected] We’ve had a week to let the media digest Trump’s climate trolling. EPA administrator Scott Pruitt has been all over the airwaves defending the decision to withdraw from Paris, and journalists have been all over the administration for its loose relationship with the facts. In this episode of The Energy Gang, we’ll look…

Chinese fly with SkyPower

By Robin Lancaster Partnership with China Huayang Group to develop PV projects globally Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

Minnesota Power proposes next step in EnergyForward plan

By Michelle Froese Minnesota Power, a utility division of ALLETE ,announced the next step in its EnergyForward strategy for ensuring a safe, reliable, and competitive energy supply for customers and the region. Minnesota Power will request an additional 250 MW of wind capacity as part of its EnergyForward plan. If approved by regulators, the resource…

Microgrid software helps model hybrid solar energy systems

By Kathie Zipp HOMER Energy, developer of the HOMER PRO software for modeling hybrid and microgrid renewable energy systems, has released improved, more powerful reporting capabilities. The company said these improvements will help increase efficiency for optimizing microgrid design in sectors ranging from village power to military bases. “The improved reporting capabilities will have wide-reaching…

GE’s turbines begin operation at Roncevaux Wind Farm in Quebec

By Michelle Froese Energy output from the 74.8-MW Roncevaux Wind Farm will be purchased by Hydro-Québec Distribution through a 25-year power purchase agreeme Roncevaux Wind Power partners held a ribbon-cutting ceremony this week to celebrate the commencement of commercial operations at its Roncevaux Wind Farm in Québec. The facility is located in the Gaspésie–Îles-de-la-Madeleine region…

GE books 91MW Australia date

By Robin Lancaster Deal for 28 3.4MW machines for Crookwell 2 wind farm in New South Wales Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

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