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The top 10 electrical safety mistakes

By Michelle Froese Think that it’s possible to multi-task while working with a live circuit? Or that there’s nothing to fear about low voltage? Think again is the answer from experts at Fluke, a manufacturer of industrial test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment Read Fluke’s full top 10 list of electrical safety mistakes here. The company…

Maine’s new Governor ends wind moratorium

By Michelle Froese Gov. Mills has signed an order to end Maine’s moratorium on wind-turbine permits. Governor Janet Mills, D-Maine, has signed an Executive Order to end a moratorium on wind-turbine permits. This order clarifies that state agencies with the legal authority to issue permits can once again do their work with Maine’s local communities…

Is energy storage the future of renewable energy?

By Michelle Froese Essential Energy Everyday (EEE) recently released a video called, “Future Powered by Lead Batteries”, which describes how lead batteries are an indispensable part of our everyday lives and our green energy future. Lead batteries have a 150-year proven track record and are poised to provide the energy storage demand for a growing…

How big data & machine learning may help companies prevent cyber breaches

By Michelle Froese As cyber crime becomes more sophisticated and even a method of warfare, technologies such as machine learning, big data, and blockchain will become prominent, according to analysis by consulting organization Frost & Sullivan. The rise of the Internet of Things (IoT) has also opened up numerous points of vulnerabilities, compelling cybersecurity companies,…

The Home Depot investing in more wind & solar power

By Michelle Froese CDP, an environmental impact non-profit, has named The Home Depot to its Climate Change “A” List for its actions to cut carbon emissions and mitigate climate risks. The Home Depot has also announced new renewable energy initiatives in 2019 and working to procure 135 MW of energy from various alternative resources, including…

Citi to power its Texas operations with wind energy

By Michelle Froese Citi has entered into a new agreement to supply clean, renewable energy for a multi-year term to its operations in Texas. The power adds to Citi’s existing renewable supply, contributing to the bank’s goal to supply 100% renewable energy to power Citi’s facilities globally by 2020. This renewable transaction puts Citi on…

Nordex to produce wind-turbine blades in Mexico

By Michelle Froese At full capacity, the new Nordex rotor-blade plant will create about 900 direct and indirect local jobs. The Nordex Group will soon produce all of its own rotor blades in Mexico. To this end, the company plans to set up a production facility in Matamoros, in the state of Tamaulipas. “With the…

New Jersey shares progress on offshore wind development

By Michelle Froese New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (NJBPU) released a report detailing the progress made toward the state’s offshore wind goals in the year and since Governor Murphy signed Executive Order No. 8. The order directed the NJBPU to fully implement the Offshore Wind Economic Development Act (OWEDA). In early 2019, EDA opened…

EDP Renewables and Tri-State ink 104-MW wind PPA in Colorado

By Michelle Froese Tri-State Generation and Transmission Association and EDP Renewables (EDPR) announce a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) that will enable the continued development and eventual construction of the 104-MW Crossing Trails Wind Farm. The project, which is expected to be operational in 2020, marks Tri-State’s fifth investment in a utility-scale wind energy project…

Skyline Renewables acquires more U.S. wind assets

By Michelle Froese Skyline Renewables has purchased a 117-MW wind portfolio from NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), the clean energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources. The U.S. wind farms are located in Iowa, Kansas, Pennsylvania, and Wyoming providing clean renewable energy to major population centers across the country. With this latest acquisition, Skyline Renewables says…

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