sPower purchase first wind power plant

Already boasting a sizeable portfolio of solar power projects, sPower (Salt Lake City, UT) has entered the wind power market through the acquisition of a 62.1 MW facility in Monticello, … Read more

Onyx-Corvias alliance targets government opportunities

Onyx Renewable Partners, a renewable energy development company owned by funds managed by Blackstone (New York, NY), and Corvias Solutions (East Greenwich, RI), a provider of program management services for … Read more

South Africa awards 621 MW in renewable projects

Under its four-year-old Renewable Energy IPP Procurement (REIPPP) Programme, South Africa’s Department of Energy has issued two new major awards for the development of 621 MW in wind and solar … Read more

Appeals court tosses lawsuit against Clean Power Plan

In a move that’s only likely to delay the legal day of reckoning for the Obama administration’s effort to limit greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions from fossil fuel-fired power plants, the … Read more

Hawaii sets 100% renewables target for 2045

Hawaiian Governor David Ige has signed into law a measure requiring the state to generate 100% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2045, making it the first state in … Read more

Chinese firm to build U.K. tidal power project

Tidal Lagoon Swansea Bay plc (TLSB) has selected China Harbour Engineering Company Ltd. (CHEC) as the preferred bidder to build a large tidal energy project in the Severn Estuary separating … Read more

Amazon to develop 80 MW solar farm in Virginia

Perhaps feeling the sting of environmentalists’ criticisms that it is not in the same league with Google, Apple, and other information technology companies in commitment to clean energy, Amazon Web … Read more

ACEI to invest in West Africa’s largest wind farm

American Capital Energy & Infrastructure (ACEI; Annapolis, MD) announced that it will make an investment of €76 million (about $85 million U.S.) in equity in the development of a 151.8 … Read more

Report: 32 GW of utility-scale solar PV on line by 2017

More than 32 gigawatts (GW) of solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects of 5 MW or greater in size are expected to be operational in the United States by the time … Read more

ICF wins $38.8 million EPA Energy Star contract

Under a successful re-compete award, energy and environmental consultancy ICF International (Fairfax, VA) will continue to provide technical, analytical, and stakeholder support services for the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) … Read more