NJR Clean Energy Ventures sells Montana wind farm

NJR Clean Energy Ventures (CEV), the non-regulated clean energy subsidiary of New Jersey Resources, announced the sale of its 9.7-MW wind farm in Two Dot, Montana to NorthWestern Energy (NWE) for $18.5 million. CEV entered into a purchase and sale agreement with the natural gas and electricity investor-owned utility, and submitted a joint filing for

Vestas signs multi-year blade deal with TPI Composites

Vestas has announced a new multi-year supply agreement with TPI Composites, an Arizona-based manufacturer of composite wind blades. The agreement includes producing V150-4.2 MW turbine blades, primarily for Asian markets, but also globally. TPI plans to set up four manufacturing lines at their new factory in Yangzhou, Jiangsu, China, offering a competitive base for worldwide

AWS Truepower releases Annual 2017 Wind Trends Bulletin

Renewable energy consultants, AWS Truepower, have released their Annual 2017 Wind Trends Bulletin. The annual wind performance maps for 2017 show deviations in the wind resource from average annual conditions in every region of the world. In 2017, mean wind speeds were above normal in South America and Africa/Middle East, near or slightly below normal in

Enel signs new PPAs with Facebook & Adobe

Enel, through its U.S. renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), has signed new power purchase agreements with Facebook and Adobe for the sale of the energy produced by the 320-MW Rattlesnake Creek wind farm. The deal with Facebook expands upon the previous agreement for the purchase of Rattlesnake Creek’s output, increasing the

Younicos launches service to rent energy storage systems

Younicos announced that it is launching a new “Energy-Storage-as-a-Service” rental offering, which allows customers to meet immediate storage requirements and tap into multiple opportunities in fast-evolving markets – without risk or long-term capital commitment. As part of the new service, customers can choose from a range of containerized solutions, which will be shipped to their […]

AWEA: A new way for Fortune 500 companies to buy wind power

Editor’s note: This blog post comes from the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Into the Wind blog. It was written by Hannah Hunt, Research Analyst with AWEA. You can read more AWEA blog postings here. Good news blew in from Michigan late last week: General Motors and Switch signed up as the first customers to buy wind power through Consumers Energy’s new

Bay State Wind partners with Massachusetts energy storage company

Bay State Wind, has entered into a Letter of Intent to work collaboratively with Massachusetts-based NEC Energy Solutions to develop an energy storage solution for its 800-MW wind, with 55 MW – 110 MWh energy storage project. The Bay State Wind project will represent the world’s largest wind-paired energy storage system for commercial-scale energy, which will be located

Ergodyne intros impact-reducing gloves for tough construction jobs

The ProFlex 924LTR Leather-Reinforced Hybrid Dorsal Impact-Reducing Glove is the latest entry in Ergodyne’s ProFlex line of work gloves. First created to meet the very specific and grueling demands of roof bolting, the ProFlex 924LTR provides an opportunity for workers in any number of harsh working coditions to upgrade their hand protection. “Its back-of-hand and contact heat protection, along with

Xcel Energy unveils Colorado Energy Plan

Xcel Energy filed a stipulation with a broad coalition of 14 diverse groups, asking the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to approve a process that could lead to $2.5 billion in clean energy investments in rural Colorado if there is no additional cost to the company’s electricity customers. In order to accommodate cleaner energy generating

BASF and Bullfrog Power partner to deliver renewable energy to the grid

BASF and Bullfrog Power, Canada’s leading green energy provider, have formed a new environmental partnership that will see BASF choose green electricity for its Canadian corporate headquarters, as well its production facilities in Windsor, Cornwall and Etobicoke (ON), Blackie and Nisku (AB), Saint Leonard (QC), and Saskatoon (SK). BASF’s renewable energy commitment will reduce its CO2 emissions footprint by