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Pine Gate Renewables breaks ground on 101-MW South Carolina solar project

By Kelsey Misbrener Pine Gate Renewables, a national utility-scale solar developer, announced the commencement on construction of Bowman Solar. Bowman is a 101-megawatt project spanning 651 acres in Orangeburg County, South Carolina, making it one of the largest solar sites in the state. Through the teamwork of Pine Gate’s in-house EPC team and its contractors,…

Summit Ridge project hits opposition, technical challenges #OR

By National Wind Watch The Summit Ridge Wind Farm, an approved but as yet unbuilt wind energy generation facility proposed near the Deschutes River, is in limbo. The proposed facility, owned by Pattern Energy, is awaiting a decision regarding their request to extend the construction deadline due to a contested case filed by Friends of…

IEA awarded two new Texas wind-power contracts

By Michelle Froese The scope of IEA’s work on both Las Majadas and Coyote Wind will include wind-turbine installation, public road maintenance and repairs, turbine access roads, and MV collection system installation. Construction company, Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives (IEA), announced two new wind energy project awards valued at about $150 million. EDF Renewables North America…

Commonwealth Fusion Gets $50 Million in More Funding

By Brian Wang Commonwealth Fusion Systems has raised another $50 million and most of the financing will go toward construction of the full-scale superconducting magnet technology Commonwealth Fusion uses to contain its reactions. They will build a far smaller tokamak fusion system using stronger superconducting magnets. The ultimate goal is to build a fusion reactor…

Sunworks will install ground-mounted solar array for Avenales Cattle Company

By Kelsey Misbrener Sunworks installed a new 416-kW solar power construction project for Avenales Cattle Company in Shandon, California. Sunworks specializes in agricultural solar installations and last month announced a similar project that will assist in powering water distribution efforts for farming operations. “Delivering solar projects that yield long-term savings, tax benefits and near-zero electricity…

States doing heavy lifting on renewables, but NSW and Queensland lag behind

By Michael Mazengarb Green Energy Markets counts 10,000MW of new renewables under construction in Australia – thanks largely to state government policies – but the bigger states lag behind the pace. The post States doing heavy lifting on renewables, but NSW and Queensland lag behind appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more…

Ørsted subsidiary acquires 103-MW South Dakota wind project

By Michelle Froese The project is expected to come online in the fourth quarter of 2020. Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a subsidiary of Ørsted and developer of U.S. renewables, has acquired a 103-MW construction-ready wind project in Butte County, South Dakota. “The acquisition of this South Dakota wind farm adds to our growing portfolio of…

Construction begins on first U.S. offshore wind project in federal waters

By Michelle Froese Dominion Energy has begun construction on the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind (CVOW) project, which will bring an important new source of renewable energy to Virginia customers. The company is breaking ground to install a half-mile conduit, which will hold the final stretch of cables connecting the turbines, 27 miles off the coast…

How IoT and Big Data are transforming Green Buildings into Living Buildings

By Ankur Thareja According to EPA, “Green Building” is the practice of creating structures and using processes that are environmentally responsible and resource-efficient throughout a building’s life-cycle from design, construction, operation and maintenance. Sustainable building design is inherent part of architecture from time immemorial. Historically passive design principles were.. Click headline for full article Read…

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