Daily Archives: December 26, 2017

Electric taxi ready for Europe

LEVC (London EV Company) announces that Oslo-based Autoindustri is its chosen importer for the new electric taxi. This marks the second deal to export the TX eCity to Europe, following a deal signed with Dutch mobility firm RMC which was announced earlier this year. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Electric Vehicles Research

Gols: Windrad im Flammen, zwei Personen schwer verletzt #AUT

By National Wind Watch [Short circuit likely cause of fire. Two men taken by helicopters to hospital.] Durch einen Kurzschluss dürfte das Feuer ausgebrochen sein. Zwei Männer wurden mit Rettungshubschraubern in ein Spital gebracht. Zu einem spektakulären Einsatz der Freiwilligen Feuerwehr Gols ist es am Dienstagnachmittag gekommen. Bei einem Brand eines Windrades in Gols sind…

PGE prepares for more renewables and cyber-attacks with higher prices

By Michelle Froese The Oregon Public Utility Commission has announced approval of an overall price increase for Portland General Electric (PGE) Company customers of about 0.89% beginning January 1, 2018. The new prices reflect PGE’s continued system investments to protect against service disruptions from storms, earthquakes and cyberattacks, and enhance power supply flexibility for efficient…

California ISO launches renewable energy market report

By Michelle Froese Click here to see the November 2017 Monthly Renewables Performance Report. The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) has unveiled an important resource for tracking renewable energy data. The new Monthly Renewables Performance Report, posted on the public ISO website, offers a broad menu of metrics related to renewable energy, including net demand,…

Greenbacker acquires a 10-MW wind farm in Vermont

By Michelle Froese Greenbacker Renewable Energy Company says it has purchased Georgia Mountain Community Wind LLC (GMCW) for approximately $25,100,000, through a wholly-owned subsidiary. GMCW is located in Chittenden and Franklin Counties, Vermont. It was the first commercial-scale wind project in these counties. Greenbacker now owns approximately 178.9 MW of generating capacity, comprising 55.5 MW…

5 Top Electrified Car Stories of 2017

By Jeff Cobb This year saw its share of major electrified car stories, some of which may qualify as the biggest so far this decade. And, given plug-in cars really only got started among major automakers this decade, that may mean they’re the biggest stories to date, but before we get ahead of ourselves, things…

innogy to acquire EverPower’s wind-energy development business

By Michelle Froese innogy SE is advancing its renewables expansion strategy for the U.S. market. The Germany-based energy company, with UK private equity investor Terra Firma Capital Partners, has signed an agreement to acquire all of the shares in EverPower Wind Holdings’ U.S. onshore wind development business. German-based, innogy, has reached an agreement to acquire…

Pattern Development constructs largest First Nation’s wind project

By Michelle Froese Pattern Energy Group (Pattern Development) announced the completion of a C$1 billion financing for the 300-MW Henvey Inlet Wind project located on Henvey Inlet First Nation Reserve No. 2 on the northeast shore of the Georgian Bay in Ontario. Pattern Development and Nigig Power Corporation, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Henvey Inlet First…

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