Daily Archives: June 4, 2019

Floating in the wind

By Philipp Schmid The capacity of installed wind turbines is increasing year on year. However, many turbines operate in locations where conditions are not optimal. Offshore wind has addressed this to some extent, but there is room for further improvement. The stronger, more consistent winds occur further out at sea, where a fixed offshore wind…

Is Global Crude Really In Short Supply?

By Steff Feng With mounting tensions between the United States and Iran showing no signs of abating anytime soon, some commenters are growing worried about a possible global panic centered on a so-called short supply of crude oil. Disturbed by the possibility of additional armed conflict in the Middle East, some are beginning to fear…

Scout Clean Energy signs PPA for 200-MW Minnesota wind farm

By Michelle Froese Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners’ portfolio company, Scout Clean Energy, has signed a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (MMPA) for the purchase of 200-MW of renewable energy capacity from the Three Waters Wind Farm. Scout is currently developing over 2.3 GW of PTC-qualified wind projects across 10 U.S. states,…

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