The PPA will support construction of two solar farms in southeast Alberta which, when completed in completed April, 2021, will generate 80,000 MWh per year.
RBC is targeting a 70 pct reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and increasing sourcing of renewable and non-emitting electricity to 100 pct by 2025. (Source: BluEarth Renewables, Website, 28 July, 2020)
Contact: BluEarth Renewables, (403) 668-1575, firstname.lastname@example.org, www. bluearthrenewables.com; Bullfrog Power, Ron Seftel, CEO, Jon McKay, Corporate Communications Manager, (416) 360.3464 ext. 239, email@example.com, www.bullfrogpower.com
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East Anglia One, with 102 turbines, is a joint venture between Glasgow-headquartered Scottish Power Renewables and Edinburgh-based Green Investment Group (GIG), owned by the Australian investment bank Macquarie. When fully operational the facility will generate sufficient energy for 630,000 homes or more. (Source: Scottish Power Renewables, Website, 28 July, 2020) Contact: Green Investment Group, +44 (0) 330 123 2167, www.greeninvestmentgroup.com; Scottish Power Renewables, +44 0 141 614 0000, www.scottishpowerrenewables.com
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The Tatanka Ridge project is being developed by Avangrid Renewables, LLC, and will incorporate 56 wind turbines totaling 155 MW capacity. The project is expected to come online early in 2021 and has a long-term PPA for 100 pct of its energy output. WEC Energy Group investment is expected to be eligible for 100 pct bonus depreciation, The deal is subject to regulatory approvals.
WEC Energy Group principal utilities include: We Energies, Wisconsin Public Service, Peoples Gas, North Shore Gas, Michigan Gas Utilities, Minnesota Energy Resources and Upper Michigan Energy Resources. Another major subsidiary, We Power, designs, builds and owns electric generating plants. In addition, WEC Infrastructure LLC owns a growing fleet of renewable generation facilities in the U.S. Midwest.
(Source: WEC Energy Group, PR, 28 July, 2020) Contact: WEC Energy Group, 414-221-2345, www.wecenergygroup.com; Avangrid Renewables, www.avangridren.com
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WindFloat Atlantic is the first floating offshore wind farm in continental Europe, and will deliver an installed capacity of 25 MW -- sufficient power for 60,000 consumers in one year.
The WindFloat Atlantic project was developed by the Windplus consortium, made up of EDP Renewables, Engie, Repsol and Principle Power. (Source: MHI Vestas, PR, reve, 28 July, 2020)
Contact: Principle Power, (510) 280- 5180, www.principlepowerinc.com; Vestas, +45 97 30 00 00, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.vestas.com
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The Regional Infrastructure Stimulus package includes an additional 50 standalone power systems, the installation of nine Battery Energy Storage Systems (BESS) in nine regional communities, and infrastructure upgrades in remote Aboriginal communities.
Each BESS project will require three months to deliver and reduce generation costs by up to $322,000 per year.
The Recovery Plan will help drive Western Australia State's economic and social recovery following the devastating impacts of COVID-19, according to the release. (Source: Gov. Western Australia, Mirage, 26 July, 2020) Contact: Gov. of Western Australia, Energy Minister, Bill Johnston, www.wa.gov.au › government › people › bill-johnston
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Ocean Winds (OW) is equally controlled by both companies and aims to become one of the top five offshore global operators by combining the industrial and development capacity of both parent companies. (Source: ENGIE, EDP. Smart Energy, 23 July, 2020)
Contact: ENGIE, Gwenaelle Avice-Huet, VP Renewables, www.engie.com/en; EDP Renewables, (713) 265-0350 (Houston), +351 21 001 25 00, www.edpr.com
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The report notes that with the electric grid increasingly powered by renewables and with advanced technologies like heat pumps and induction stoves now widely available, most experts agree all electric is the quickest way to zero-carbon buildings.
Cities and counties across the country, large and small, are evaluating, adopting, and implementing building electrification ordinances proving that electrification is not only necessary, but doable. Electrification policies range from simple incentives to all-electric requirements for new construction, with several intermediary options such as electric-ready or electric-preferred.
SWEEP is a public-interest organization promoting greater energy efficiency in Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
(Source: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, Website News Release, 27 July, 2020) Contact: Southwest Energy Efficiency Project, Jim Meyers, Buildings Program Director, 303.447.0078, email@example.com, www.swenergy.org
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Crown Estate Scotland is the government agency the manages Scotland's seabed.
(Source: Crown Estate Scotland, Riviera, 23 July, 2020) Contact: ScotWind, Crown Estate Scotland, www.crownestatescotland.com; BayWa r.e. GmbH, Matthias Taft, CEO, +49 (89) 383932 131, www.baywa-re.com; Elicio NV, +32 59 56 97 00, +32 59 56 97 01-fax., firstname.lastname@example.org, www.elicio.be/en; Ideol, +33 (0)4 86 20 80 50, www.ideol-offshore.com/en
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The joint venture -- Greenlane Biogas Finance B.V. -- will "remove the burden of ownership" on Greenlane's clients by allowing them to replace initial capital outlays with a monthly fee.
With capital provided by SWEN, the joint venture is expected to accelerate deployment of Greenlane's biogas upgrading systems and assist in the decarbonisation of Europe's gas sector.
(Source: Greenlane, PR, July, 2020)
Contact: Greenlane Biogas, Brad Douville, Pres., CEO, (604) 259-0343, email@example.com, www.greenlanebiogas.com;
SWEN Impact Fund for Transition, +33 1 40 68 17 17, firstname.lastname@example.org,
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To that end, Apple will remain at 100 pct renewable energy for its operations -- focusing on creating new projects and moving its entire supply chain to clean power. Apple has commitments from over 70 suppliers to use 100 pct renewable energy for Apple production -- equivalent to nearly 8GW in commitments to power the manufacturing of its products. Once completed, these commitments will avoid over 14.3 million metric tpy of carbon emissions .
New and completed projects in Arizona, Oregon, and Illinois bring Apple's renewable capacity for its corporate operations to over 1GW -- equivalent to powering over 150,000 homes a year. Over 80 pct of the renewable energy that Apple sources for its facilities are now from Apple-created projects, benefiting communities and other businesses.
The plant, which will incorporate a 100 MW PV solar plant, a lithium-ion battery system with a storage capacity of 20 MWh and one of the largest electrolytic hydrogen production systems in the world (20 MW), is expected to be completed and operational in 2021.
The facility's green hydrogen production will be used at Fertiberia's 200,000 tpy ammonia plant in Puertollano.
Download plant details HERE.
(Source: Iberdrola, Fertiberia, PR, reve, 24 July, 2020) Contact: Fertiberia, Javier Goni, Pres., +34 915866200,
Fax: +34 915866232,
email@example.com, www.fertiberia.com; Iberdrola, www.iberdrolarenewables.com
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The project is claimed to be the first of its kind in GRU's service area and will combine 50MW of solar PV with 12MW of energy storage. It will be constructed by Origis Energy in Alachua County and is slated for completion in late 2022.
The City of Gainesville approved a target of 100 pct power from renewables 2045, with GRU developing its renewables portfolio as it progresses towards that goal. To date, BRU's resources include the 103MW biomass-fired Deerhaven Renewable Generation Station, 3.6MW of landfill-gas fired units and 18.5MW of feed-in tariff accredited solar.
GRU also has approximately 9 MW of customer-owned and net-metered solar currently connected to its distribution system. (Source: Gainesville Regional Utilities, PR, July, 2020)
Contact: Gainesville Regional Utilities, Ed Bielarski, GM, 352-334-3400, www.gru.com
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Greenlink Nevada is comprised of two distinct transmission line segments that, once completed, will allow access to and future development of Nevada's renewable energy resources, will increase electric reliability for Nevadans and will position Nevada as an energy leader in the western U.S. The project will also provide the infrastructure needed to support the growth of new and expanding businesses in Nevada from west Henderson to Apex in North Las Vegas to Innovation Park outside of Reno.
Greenlink North, the first major segment, will be a 525 kV line that spans approximately 235 miles from Ely, NV to Yerington, NV. Greenlink West, the second major segment, will be a 351 mile, 525 kV line from Las Vegas, NV to Yerington, NV. Greenlink Nevada will also include three 345 kV lines from Yerington, NV to the Reno and Innovation Park areas to support new economic development. Greenlink Nevada is subject to the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada approval.
NV Energy also announced three new solar plus storage projects which will be built in southern Nevada and come online in 2023:
A new online YouGov poll has found only 23 pct of Britons think electricity generated by burning forest woody biomass should be classified as "renewable energy". Additionally, 55 pct also disagreed with the Government's continued subsidies for this dirty source of energy as part of the UK's renewable energy strategy. Currently, the government gives more than £2 million per day in subsidies to power stations that burn biomass.
While wind energy has 80 pct public backing and solar has 82 pct, only 3 pct say the Government should help companies that burn wood sourced from forests overseas, the poll found. Nearly all UK biomass is imported.(Source: NRDC, Southern Environmental Law Center, 22 July, 2020)Contact: SELC, David Carr, General Counsel , 434-977-4090, www.southernenvironment.org; NRDC, www.nrdc.org
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The legislation, which gives low and mid-income community residents equal access to clean energy , would allow $50 million a year for energy efficiency and renewable energy and energy storage projects and technologies totaling more than 400 MW in low-income communities within 10 years.
The legislation also requires new construction in low-income communities to be built "solar ready" and recommends the establishment of solar programs to benefit 250,000 low-income households by 2030 as well as clean energy, energy efficiency and energy storage training programs. (Source: NJPUB, Daily Energy Insider, 22 July, 2020) Contact: NJ BPU, Joseph L. Fiordaliso, Pres., 800-624-0241, www.bpu.state.nj.us
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Idemitsu Renewables, a Idemitsu Kosan Co.,Ltd. subsidiary, acquires, develops, owns, and operates utility-scale solar power generation plants and sells clean energy to help communities both economically and ecologically, according to its website. (Source: Idemitsu Renewables, PR, July, 2020)
Contact: Idemitsu Renewables, Cary Vandenberg, Managing Director, www.idemitsurenewables.com
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Under the agreement, EDP will acquire a 75.1 pct interest in Viesgo, including the interest currently owned by Macquarie European Infrastructure Fund 4. Macquarie Super Core Infrastructure Fund will retain the remaining 24.9 pct.
EDP, through its majority owned subsidiary EDP Renovaveis (EDPR) will acquire Viesgo's renewable energy portfolio that includes 24 wind farms and two mini hydro power plants located throughout Spain and Portugal with more than 500MW of installed net capacity.
EDPR designs, develops, manages and operates wind and solar power plants that generate electricity from renewable energy sources. (Source: EDP, EDP Renewables, Global Legal Chronicle, 18 July, 2020) Contact: EDP Renewables, (713) 265-0350 (Houston), +351 21 001 25 00, www.edpr.com
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The County has begun implementing elements of the Plan and already reduced its GHG emissions by roughly one-third since 2010, primarily through energy efficiency. Solar installations are being designed for county buildings and lighting and a comprehensive building automation system upgrades are underway.
Download the Cook County Clean Energy Plan HERE. (Source: Cook County, IndiaPost, July, 2020)
Contact: Cook County, Toni Preckwinkle, Pres., (312) 443-5500, www,cookcountyil.gov
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Tata Power has an installed and managed capacity of 12,742 MW including renewable capacity of 3,782 MW, 2,637 MW of which is operational and 1,145 MW is under implementation including 225 MW completed.
India is aiming for 175 GW of renewable energy capacity by the year 2022 -- 100 GW from solar, 60 GW from wind, 10 GW from bio-power and 5 GW from small hydro-power. (Source: Tata Power, PR, Xinhua 16 July, 2020)Contact: Tata Power, www.tatapower.com
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The South Lanarkshire wind farm was acquired from Muirhall Energy, WWS Renewables and a private investor and the Northamptonshire wind farm was acquired from Muirhall Energy, WWS Renewables and Infinergy. (Source: Octopus Renewables, IPE, 13 July 2020)Contact: Octopus Renewables, Peter Dias, www.octopusrenewables.com; Muirhall Energy,
+44 1501 785088, www.muirhallenergy.co.uk; Infinergy, www.infinergy.co.uk
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The city of La Habra, California, supported the project. (Source: Duke Energy Renewables, PR, Charlotte Business Journal, 14 July, 2020) Contact: REC Solar, www.recgroup.com; Duke Energy Renewables, Rob Caldwell, Pres, (704) 594-6200, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.duke-energy.com
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The Greenlane supplied system will process and upgrade biogas created from the anaerobic decomposition of byproducts from Cocal's sugar refining and ethanol production process into clean RNG. The RNG will be used, in part, to displace diesel fuel in Cocal's commercial operations and vehicle fleet and provide a clean low-carbon supply of RNG for the local gas grid. (Source: Greenlane Renewables Inc., 8 July, 2020)
Contact: Greenlane Biogas, Brad Douville, Pres., CEO, (604) 259-0343, email@example.com, www.greenlanebiogas.com; Grupo Cocal, www.cocal.com.br
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To reach its goal, the company undertook a range of measures to reduce its emissions footprint, including the purchase of zero emissions renewables generated electricity, improved energy efficiency at some of its operational sites, and
the purchase of carbon offsets from overseas, particularly in India, because of a lack of opportunities to invest in local carbon abatement projects. Of the remaining 2.33 million tonnes of Telstra's emissions footprint leftover to be offset 11,000 tonnes was offset using emissions reductions purchased from Australian based projects. (Source: Telstra, PR, July, 2020) Contact: Telstra, www.telstra.com.au; Australian Climate Active Program, www.climateactive.org.au
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The study notes roughly 60 pct of companies surveyed were under stakeholder pressure to disclose climate risks and to disclose plans to address those risks. The study also noted:
The study also noted more businesses are adopting technologies to manage and control electricity use and sources. Download the study HERE. (Source: Deloitte Resources , July, 2020) Contact: Deloitte, www2.deloitte.com
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Under the programme, PGE will offer incentives to customers looking to install 525 energy storage batteries and connect them into a VPP. The programme will also enable PGE to test new smart-grid control devices for managing electricity across its system.
(Source: PGE, July, Renewables, 2020)Contact: PGE, Maria Pope, CEO, Steve Corson, (503) 464-8444, www.portlandgeneral.com
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will hold the majority stake in the jointly owned and operated project that will produce green hydrogen through renewables-powered electrolysis, which will be used in the production of ammonia for export to global markets.
Hydrogen has applications as a cleaner, alternative transportation fuel and other applications. Saudi Arabia is targeting the addition of 60 gigawatts of clean energy to the grid by 2030. (Source: Air Products, Neom, N Business, 8 July, 2020)
Contact: ACWA Power, www.acwapower.com; Air Products, www.airproducts.com
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The number of projects in progress -- 14 on Oahu, 8 on Hawaii Island and 7 in Maui County -- is unprecedented in Hawaii. All but three would be built, owned and operated by independent power producers who will sell their electricity to HECO.
These projects, along with the continued expansion of private rooftop solar, have the potential to move HECO to a renewable portfolio standard of more than 60 pct by the end of 2025, up from about 28 pct today. That would include being nearly 90 pct renewable in Maui County and nearly 100 pct on Hawaii Island.
A number of projects are expected to come online this year, though some are still awaiting final regulatory and governmental approvals. They include: Honua Ola, a 21.5-MW biomass plant on Hawaii Island formerly known as Hū Honua; Na Pua Makani, a 24-MW wind project on Oahu; and, Mauka FIT 1, a 3.5-MW solar project on Oahu. In addition, the 38-MW Puna Geothermal Venture on Hawaii Island is expected to return to service this year after completing repairs to damage caused by the 2018 volcanic eruption.
In addition to reducing the Aloha State's dependence on imported fuels for power generation, these projects also create construction and technical jobs, draw upon goods and services from local businesses, provide lease payments to local landowners and government agencies and generate tax revenue. (Source: HECO, PR, 1 July, 2020) Contact: HECO, Jim Alberts, Snr. VP Strategic Planning and Business Development, (808) 543-7780, www.hawaiianelectric.com
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Download Connecticut Green Bank details HERE. (Source: Connecticut Green Bank, July, 2020) Contact: Connecticut Green Bank, 860-563-0015, www.ctgreenbank.com
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As previously reported, the two cities' joint Municipal Energy Priorities 2020 aims for increasing data-gathering on energy use in privately owned buildings, and upgrading the Maine Uniform Building and Energy Code requiring builders to meet higher standards for energy efficiency and sustainability. The cities have also committed to using only renewable energy for municipal operations by 2040 and reducing greenhouse gas emissions 80 pct citywide by 2050. (Source: City of Portland, Herald-News, July, 2020)
Contact: City of South Portland, Julie Rosenbach, Sustainability Director, www.southportland.org; City of Portland, Jon Jennings, City Mgr., Troy Moon, Sustainability Coordinator, (207) 874-8685, www.portlandmaine.gov
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The use of renewable energy sources was determined by the country's president as one of the priority spheres for the development of the energy sector -- implementation of pilot projects on the construction of a 240 MW wind farm and a 200 MW solar power plant in accordance with the agreements signed with Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power company and UAE's MASDAR company on January 9, 2020.
Azerbaijan, which generates the majority of its power from hydropower, is aiming to raise its renewable energy production from 17 pct to 30 pct by 2030. (Source: Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy, MENAFN, Trend News, 4 July, 2020) Contact: Azerbaijani Ministry of Energy, www.minenergy.gov.az/en
news, Wind news,
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According to Petrobras, PBIO is one of Brazil's largest biodiesel producers with 580,000 cubic metres of production capacity with 5.5 pct market share in 2019 (Source: Petrobras, 3 July, Renewables, 2020) )Contact: Petrobras , Pedro Parente, CEO, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.petrobras.com
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At $17.1 million (Cdn), the first contract is for the supply of biogas upgrading and related equipment to an as yet unidentified multi-location dairy farm cluster in California. Greenlane's systems will create clean renewable natural gas (RNG) for injection into the local gas distribution network, owned and operated by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E).
The second contract, worth $3.5 million , is part of the same cluster but is subject to final financing approval. Greenlane confirmed the name of the purchaser is being withheld at this time.
(Source: Greenlane Renewables, Website PR, July, 2020) Contact: Greenlane Renewables, Brad Douville, Pres., CEO, (604) 259-0343, email@example.com, www.greenlanebiogas.com, www.greenlanerenewables.com
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The acquisitions include operational, under construction or in late stage development nearing ready-to-build status projects in Spain, Chile, Colombia and Mexico. Acquisition details have not been resealed. (Source: TPG, PR, Bus.Wire, Various Media, 1 June, 2020)
Contact: TPB Rise Fund , Steve Ellis, Managing Partner, www.therisefund.com; TPG, (415) 269-9884, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.tpg.com; Trina Solar, www.trinasolar.com
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The Committee calls on the EC and member states to remove regulatory barriers that hamper the development of energy storage projects, such as double taxation or shortcomings in EU network codes. The Trans-European energy networks also need to be revised in order to improve eligibility criteria for those wishing to develop energy storage facilities.
MEPs also highlight the potential of hydrogen produced from renewable sources ("green hydrogen" ) and call on the EC to continue supporting research into and development of a hydrogen economy. The EC should also assess if retrofitting gas infrastructure to transport hydrogen is possible, as the use of natural gas is only of a transitional nature.
The committee also supports the EC's efforts to create European standards for batteries and to reduce dependence on their production outside of Europe. The EU's heavy dependence on importing raw materials from sources where extraction degrades the environment should be reduced through enhanced recycling schemes and by sourcing raw materials sustainably, possibly in the EU.
Finally, MEPs propose ways to boost other storage options, such as mechanical and thermal storage, as well as the development of decentralized storage through home batteries, domestic heat storage, vehicle-to-grid technology and smart home energy systems. The EC estimates that the EU will need to be able to store six times more energy than today to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.
According to lead MEP Claudia Gamon, "Energy storage will be essential for the transition to a decarbonized economy based on renewable energy sources. As electricity generated by wind or solar energy will not always be available in the quantities needed, we will need to store energy. Apart from storage technologies that we already know work well like pumped hydro storage, a number of technologies will play a crucial role in the future, such as new battery technologies, thermal storage or "green" hydrogen. These must be given market access to ensure a constant energy supply for European citizens." (Source: European Union News, European Commission PR, July, 2020)
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SunGas' gasification systems are based on pressurised fluidised bed technology, originally developed by the Gas Technology Institute (GTI). The technology platform generates syngas from woody biomass in the large scale production of renewable, low-carbon Biofuels fuels and chemicals, according to the company's website.
(Source: SunGas Renewables, Hatch Websites, 25 June, 2020)
Contact: Hatch, www.hatch.com; SunGas Renewables, Daniel S. LeFevers, VP Business Development, www.sungasrenewables.com
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The project will incorporate 71 Siemens Gamesa 154-7.0 MW direct drive wind turbines installed on gravity-based foundations. When fully operational in 2023, the wind farm is expected to generate sufficient energy for as many as 770,000 people annually.
Mott MacDonald, technical advisor on the project on behalf of prospective lenders, provided a due diligence review of the project, identifying technical risks and working with the developer to find suitable mitigations
Eolien Maritime France (EMF) , a consortium of EDF Renouvelables France and Enbridge, along with wpd are the owners of the wind farm. (Source: Mott MacDonald, PR, reve, 28 June, 2020)
Contact: EDF Renewables, Manon de Cassini-Herail, +33 (0)1 40 90 48 22, email@example.com, www.edf-renewables.com; Enbridge, Mandy Dinning, (888)992-0997, John Whelen, EVP, CDO, www.enbridge.com; wpd AG, Alison Aguile, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.wpd.fr
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Renewable ethanol produced by ePURE members is refined from European feedstock and works at scale in petrol engines, which still power the majority of new cars being bought in the EU and will be predominant on the roads for the next decades. Promoting ethanol use in the EU -- by adopting E10 or higher ethanol blends; by increasing ambitions for renewables in transport; by taxing energy based on carbon intensity instead of volume -- would help Europe achieve its Green Deal transport decarbonisation goals, according to the ePURE release.
ePURE's membership includes 19 producing companies with around 50 refineries in 16 EU Member States, accounting for about 85 pct of EU renewable ethanol production. (Source: ePURE, BioFuels, 25 June, 2020)
Contact: ePURE, Emmanuel Desplechin, Secretary-General, +32 2 657 6679, email@example.com, www.epure.org
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The expansion includes an additional 74 wind turbines totaling 400 MW at a cost of $281-million.
When fully on line, the 599-MW Cimarron Bend facility will be the largest wind facility in Enel's North American portfolio, according to the company.
(Source: Enel Green Power, PR, Renewables, 19 June, 2020) Contact: Enel Green Power, www.enelgreenpower.com
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JA Solar equipped the facility with its bifacial double-glass modules based on the Passivated Emitter Rear Cell (PERC) technology. (Source: JA Solar, Renewables, 17 June, 2020) Contact: JA Solar Holdings, www.jasolar.com
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This alliance represents an important leap in compliance with the strategic framework of a sustainable and responsible company with the planet, which establishes that in 2025 all the electricity purchased will be 100 pct renewable and that its GHC emissions will be reduced to 50 pct. With this agreement, Vodafone Spain will meet 75 pct of its objective of supplying electricity acquired from renewable sources in 2021, beginning Jan. 2021. (Source: Iberdrola, PR, reve, 18 June, 2020) Contact: Vodafone, Ismael Asenjo, Dir., www.vodafone.com; Iberdrola, www.iberdrolarenewables.com
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Printing a variable height base directly on-site with 3D-printed concrete technology will enable the construction of towers up to 150-200 metres tall, according to the release.
For the project, GE Renewable Energy will provide expertise related to the design, manufacture and commercialisation of wind turbines, COBOD will focus on the robotics automation and 3D printing and LafargeHolcim will design the concrete material, its processing and application. (Source: GE Renewables, World Cement, Various Media, 17 June, 2020) Contact: COBOD, Asger Dath, +45 2067 9535,
GE Renewable Energy , Matteo Bellucci, Advanced Manufacturing Leader, www.ge-energy.com; LafargeHolcim, www.LafargeHolcim.com
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Renewables -- including Biofuels -- will account for roughly 25 pct of all energy spending next year, up from about 15 pct in 2014 , driven in part by diverging costs of capital, as borrowing rates have risen to as high as 20 pct for hydrocarbon projects compared with as little as 3 pct for clean energy. Clean energy affords a "$16 trillion investment opportunity through 2030", according to Goldman Sachs. (Source: Goldman Sachs, Bloomberg Green, June, 2020)
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Xcel would also speed up the planned repowering of four older wind farms with new turbines and other new equipment at a projected cost of $1 billion to $1.4 billion. The wind farm repowering, which hed been previously scheduled for the late 2020s, would allow Xcel to take advantage of federal tax credits.
Xcel would also be able to use federal tax credits for a 450-MW solar plant, which would cost up to $650 million and be located next to the company's coal-fired plant in Becker. Xcel had been planning to add 3,000 MW of new solar power on line 2026 through 2030 as its coal plants are shutdown.
Xcels' push to advance its renewables projects is in response to the Minnesota PUC's call for the state's electric and gas utilities to "assist in Minnesota's economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic."
(Source: Xcel Energy, Star Tribune, June, 2020) Contact: Xcel Energy, Christopher Clark, Pres. for Minnesota and the Dakotas, www.xcelenergy.com
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Orion Wind Power Resources is a joint venture between Oakland, California-based Orion Renewable Energy Group LLC and MAP® Energy.
With this acquisition, Pattern Energy now has more than 4,000 MW of New Mexico wind in development, representing more than $8 billion of planned investments.
(Source: Pattern Energy Group, PR, 16 June, 2020)
Contact: Orion Renewables, 510.267.8921, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.orionrenewables.com; MAP Energy, (650) 324-9095, email@example.com; Pattern Energy, Mike Garland, CEO, Matt Dallas, Media, 917-363-1333, firstname.lastname@example.org, www.patternenergy.com
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NEE has developed distributed generation solar projects totaling more than 250 MW and completed over 40 projects for public and private schools throughout the US. (Source: New Energy Equity, PR, Renewables, 12 June, 2020) Contact: New Energy Equity, 443-267-5012, www.newenergyequity.com
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The report estimates that up to 85 pct of this decarbonization potential will come from offshore wind. 1,400 GW of offshore wind would power one-tenth of global electricity demand while saving over 3 billion tpy of CO2 -- equal to taking 800 million cars off the road.
OREAC is spearheaded by Orsted and Equinor, and includes other major players in the global offshore wind industry: CWind, Global Marine Group, JERA, MHI Vestas, MingYang Smart Energy, Mainstream Renewable Power, Shell, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, TenneT, and GE Renewable Energy. Additional partner organisations include Global Wind Energy Council, World Resources Institute, UN Global Compact, the Chinese Wind Energy Association and Ocean Energy Systems.
Download the OREAC The Ocean as a Solution to Climate Change report HERE. (Source: OREAC, PR, reve, June, 2020) Contact: OREAC, www.oceanrenewable.com
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Since its founding a decade ago, Solaque has completed acquisitions with an aggregate value of PLN 2 billion ($507.4 million).
(Source: Solaque Holding, ICLG, 8 June, 2020) Contact: GEO Renewables, Solaque Holding, +22 378 29 00,
+22 378 22 39 - fax, email@example.com, www.georenewables.pl
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SSE Renewables will now commence a development programme for the O&M base, including entering discussions with Wicklow County Council in the coming months to agree updates to existing lease agreements, and applying to the local authority in early 2021 for planning permission for the purpose-built complex. (Source: SSE Renewables, PR, 8 June, 2020) Contact: SSE Renewables, Barry Kilcline, Director of Development, www.sse.com
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Offshore Wind California members include Aker Solutions, Avangrid Renewables, Equinor, Magellan Wind (which has a Joint Development Agreement with Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners), Mainstream Renewable Power, Northland Power, Orsted, Principle Power, Pacific Ocean Energy Trust, and Smultea Sciences.
(Source: Naval Energies, PR, 4C Offshore, 8 June, 2020) Contact: Naval Energies, +33 2 40 84 85 00, Laurent Schneider-Maunoury, Pres., www.naval-energies.com; Offshore Wind California, Adam Stern, Exec. Dir., (510) 681-4483, adam.stern@offshorewindCA.org, www.offshorewindca.org
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