Energy-related carbon-dioxide emissions decreased in most states from 2005 to 2015

The United States has a diverse energy landscape that is reflected in differences in state-level emissions profiles. Between 2005 and 2015, energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions decreased in 43 states (including the District of Columbia) and increased in 8 states. On a per-capita basis, energy-related CO2 emissions decreased in 49 states (including the District of

DNV GL to assist Hawaii with clean-energy transition

DNV GL, the largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has partnered with the U.S. Department of Energy’s Better Communities Alliance (BCA) to provide participating cities and local governments with support and resources that will help them achieve their energy and climate goals. The alliance is a landmark initiative to match public sector

Digital Reality to source renewables for Chicago data centers

Digital Realty, a global provider of data center, colocation, and interconnection solutions, announced it is expanding its renewable energy and sustainability initiatives with two long-term agreements. It will source an additional 324,000 MWh of renewable wind and solar power, annually, for the company’s Chicago and Ashburn data center properties. The output will supply Digital Realty’s newly expanded Clean

Substations for offshore wind farms get a Lidar upgrade

ZephIR Lidar technology was first deployed on an offshore platform at the Beatrice Offshore wind project in 2005

Studies provide assessment of impacts of wind, solar, & other drivers on wholesale prices, bulk power system assets, & power plant retirements

Berkeley Lab has announced the release of two new Labe reports: (1) Impacts of Variable Renewable Energy on Bulk Power System Assets, Pricing, and Costs; and (2) Power Plant Retirements: Trends and Possible Drivers.

AWA launches statewide campaign showing benefits of wind

American Wind Action (AWA) launched a statewide campaign in Iowa to engage the public and encourage, as well as support efforts to protect its 9,000 local jobs and contribution to the local economy. AWA will air a series of TV, print, radio, and digital ads in a variety of Iowa media markets throughout the remainder of the year. “As

Ohio’s overly restrictive wind setback law is putting billions in new in-state investment at risk

In June 2014, without public testimony or justification, Ohio passed a statewide property line setback law for wind power development that is one of the most stringent in the nation and far exceeds more common property lines setbacks implemented across the country.

New Wärtsilä-supplied power plants will accommodate broad range of operating profiles for U.S. utility

The two power plants, located in the Negaunee and Baraga townships in Michigan, will have a combined output of 188 MW provided by a total of ten Wärtsilä 50SG engines running on natural gas fuel.

New recommendations for offshore wind power

The proposed offshore area has the potential to generate 2,400 megawatts of energy by 2030, enough to power 1.2 million homes.

Local groups work to improve on what Ohio legislature gets right and wrong regarding wind power

Hite recognizes that property rights must be respected. “Companies want to build wind projects in Ohio, so we want to reconsider the overreaching effort that restricts wind farm development,” said Hite.