Tagged Generation

American Electric Power approved to develop 1,485 MW of Oklahoma wind projects

By WPED Staff Investor-owned utility American Electric Power (AEP) is moving forward on 1,485 MW of planned wind projects in Oklahoma. AEP will invest approximately $2 billion in this new renewable energy to serve its Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO) and Public Service Company of Oklahoma (PSO) customers. North Central includes three wind generation facilities…

REsurety launches REmap weather and power market data tool for renewables

By Kelsey Misbrener A new information services product that harnesses a massive project performance dataset and suite of financial analytics that industry leaders use to make long-term asset and contract decisions for wind and solar energy has revealed that the low energy demand during the coronavirus shutdown, combined with low natural gas prices and high…

C2 Energy Capital installs two community solar projects in New York

By Kelsey Misbrener C2 Energy Capital has completed two community solar projects totaling 5.5 MW. Located in the towns of Johnstown and Caledonia, New York, the solar power generation systems are owned and operated by C2 Energy Capital. The clean power plants are part of New York’s Community Distributed Generation (CDG) program that allows both…

Wisconsin Has 150MW of Solar. Alliant Just Bought 675MW More

By [email protected] Wisconsin utility Alliant Energy will spend $900 million buying 675 megawatts of utility-scale solar projects as it moves to replace uneconomic coal-fired plants with renewables. Alliant, which serves about 1 million customers in the Midwestern states of Wisconsin and Iowa, currently relies on renewables for about 20 percent of its generation capacity, largely…

COVID-19 Reveals Challenge Facing Merchant Renewables

By [email protected] A fundamental problem facing subsidy-free solar and wind in renewables-heavy grids is emerging as coronavirus cuts energy demand in Europe. The decline in demand is driving up the proportion of clean energy on many grids and highlighting an issue flagged by researchers in February: that merchant plants may be more expensive to run…

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