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Scout Clean Energy announced the completion of a power purchase agreement with Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for the purchase of 200 megawatts of energy from the Three Waters Wind Farm in Jackson County, Minn.
Distributed Energy Resources
The Illinois Municipal Electric Agency has entered into a 15-year agreement to purchase 50 megawatts of wind energy output annually from the Green River Wind Farm in northwestern Illinois.
Distributed Energy Resources
Recent actions in New England further point to the region’s growing position as a national center for offshore wind power.
Distributed Energy Resources
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) recently launched its third annual solicitation for large-scale renewable energy projects under the New York Clean Energy Standard.
Power Sources
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities recently issued an order approving long-term contracts for 800 megawatts of offshore wind between Vineyard Wind and state investor-owned electric utilities.
Power Sources
A new report from the American Public Power Association said that in 2019, less than 100 megawatts of coal capacity is being proposed, a dramatic decrease from a 2018 Association report that showed that there were 11,000 MW of new coal capacity being proposed.
Power Sources
Using machine learning, DeepMind, an artificial intelligence firm and Google affiliate, increased the value of wind farms by approximately 20 percent, according to the firm.
Distributed Energy Resources
Portland General Electric Company and NextEra Energy Resources unveiled plans to construct a new energy facility in Eastern Oregon combining 300 MW of wind generation with 50 MW of solar generation. The project will also include a battery storage component.
Distributed Energy Resources
American Electric Power's competitive renewable energy subsidiary has signed an agreement to acquire Sempra Renewables LLC and its 724 megawatts of operating wind generation and battery assets for approximately $1.056 billion, including $551 million in cash, assumption of $343 million in existing project debt and $162 million in tax equity obligation.