Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are Texas Lawmakers Going After Them? The electricity grid that services most of Texas, which is managed by the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT), got almost 19% of its electricity from wind last year. That is an amazing fact in a state that is legendary for … Continue reading Tax Credits for Wind and Solar Work. Why are #Texas Lawmakers Going After Them?
Wind sets Southwest Power Pool grid record OKLAHOMA CITY — Hold on to your hat. Another wind energy penetration record was set this week on the electrical grid that serves Oklahoma and much of the Great Plains. The Southwest Power Pool announced energy generated by wind supplied about 15.3 gigawatts of 23.3 gigawatts of needed … Continue reading Wind sets Southwest Power Pool grid record
Avangrid puts its foot to the floor on Vineyard Wind Avangrid Renewables, one of two companies behind Vineyard Wind, the first commercial-scale offshore wind project in the US, is exploring options to complete the project ahead of schedule, but efforts to secure renewable technology resource status in a recent capacity auction were unsuccessful Announcing details … Continue reading #Avangrid puts its foot to the floor on Vineyard Wind
ERCOT sets record wind output and penetration rate over the holiday weekend Houston — The Electric Reliability Council of Texas set a new wind output record of 19.7 GW Monday, and a record percentage of regional power demand was served by wind generation over the past weekend, ERCOT data showed. Wind generation hit as high … Continue reading ERCOT sets record wind output and penetration rate over the holiday weekend
ISO-NE: Offshore wind can cut costs, reduce grid stress during winter storms The recent ISO-NE report, released Dec. 17, shows how renewable resources can contribute to conversations about fuel security in New England and elsewhere, despite not using fuels themselves. The report modeled the expected production of three hypothetical offshore wind facilities near Massachusetts during … Continue reading ISO-NE: Offshore wind can cut costs, reduce grid stress during winter storms
AEP seeks 1.2 GW of wind proposals, nearly six months after canceling $4.5B Wind Catcher Southwestern Electric Power Company (SWEPCO), a subsidiary of American Electric Power (AEP), on Tuesday launched a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 1.2 GW of wind generation. The utility wants to see the projects in operation by December 2021, … Continue reading #AEP seeks 1.2 GW of wind proposals, nearly six months after canceling $4.5B #Wind_Catcher
SWEPCO Seeking Proposals For 1.2 Gigawatts Of Wind The Southwestern Electric Power Company announced on Monday that it was seeking proposals for up to 1.2 gigawatts (GW) of wind energy to be brought into commercial operation by the end of 2021. What makes this even more impressive is that the announcement comes only five months … Continue reading #SWEPCO Seeking Proposals For 1.2 Gigawatts Of Wind
Texas’s wind and sunlight complement each other exceptionally well. That’s huge for its grid. But is the state ready to reimagine its power grid? The astounding growth in wind and solar power coupled with their plummeting prices means that we are now radically rethinking how we produce, transmit, and sell power. Customers want 100 percent … Continue reading #Texas ’s wind and sunlight complement each other exceptionally well. That’s huge for its grid.
Black Hills Corp. Purchases 50 Percent Interest in Busch Ranch I Wind Farm PUEBLO, Colo. – Dec. 11, 2018 – Black Hills Corp. (NYSE: BKH) today announced that its power generation subsidiary, Black Hills Electric Generation, LLC, completed the purchase of a 50 percent ownership interest in the 29-megawatt Busch Ranch I Wind Farm located … Continue reading #Black_Hills_Corp. Purchases 50 Percent Interest in #Busch_Ranch I Wind Farm
Record-Breaking Massachusetts Offshore Wind Auction Reaps $405 Million in Winning Bids A record-breaking auction buoyed the U.S. offshore wind industry last Friday when a “bidding bonanza” for three lease areas offshore Massachusetts yielded $405 million in winning bids. After 32 rounds of bidding spread across two days, provisional winners were announced for lease areas covering … Continue reading Record-Breaking #Massachusetts Offshore Wind Auction Reaps $405 Million in Winning Bids