Tagged Construction

Village of Wapella, Mayor, file lawsuit to halt DeWitt wind farm #IL

By National Wind Watch The Village of Wapella and its mayor are seeking a preliminary injunction to halt construction of a wind farm in DeWitt County. Sherry Mears and the Village filed a complaint against Enel Energy, formerly Tradewind, and DeWitt County alleging procedural measures were not followed when the DeWitt County Board voted six…

Would Biden bring offshore wind to the West Coast? #USA

By National Wind Watch Offshore wind supporters say Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden could be a deciding factor in a long-standing battle if he’s elected: bringing the first turbines to the West Coast. The idea of mooring turbines onto floating platforms in California’s deep waters has been in the works since the Obama administration, when…

Broome IDA rejects wind farm tax deal #NY

By National Wind Watch A combined $30 million tax incentive package for an eastern Broome County wind installation was rejected Wednesday by the Broome County Industrial Development Agency. Several board members questioned the economic benefits of the 27-turbine project, which promised two full-time permanent jobs and 70 construction jobs over the two-year length of the…

OG&E completes two 5-MW solar projects for Oklahoma tribal nations

By Kelsey Misbrener OG&E, the electric utility subsidiary of OGE Energy Corp., announced that it has completed construction of two 5-MW solar energy farms in southeast Oklahoma. Both centers are operating at full capacity. In February, the company announced it would build the two solar energy centers, one in Davis, Oklahoma, and one in Durant,…

Inovateus Solar forms solar project financing venture called Brilliant Capital

By Kelsey Misbrener In an effort to continue expansion within the clean energy industry, Inovateus Solar has announced the formation of Brilliant Capital, a solar project financing venture. Brilliant Capital is a joint undertaking of Middleburg Capital Development (MCD) and LogiKan Group and will augment the core capabilities of Inovateus’ development, engineering, procurement and construction…

Altus Power completes 7.5-MW solar project for Hawaiian Electric Company

By Kelsey Misbrener Altus Power recently completed construction of a 7.5-MW ground-mounted solar system in Ewa, Hawaii. Altus Power partnered with developer Environmental Chemical Corporation and with EPC REC Solar Commercial Corporation on the project. At the dedication ceremony, the partners were pleased to have Governor David Ige in attendance, as well as state and…

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