Renewable energy policy

D. E. Shaw Renewable Investments' 180 Megawatt Cove Mountain Solar Projects Achieve Commercial Operation in Utah

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 5:00pm

"These are the first of DESRI\'s renewable energy projects in Utah to reach commercial operation, representing an important milestone in our mission to expand the production of clean, cost-effective energy in Utah.

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  • "These are the first of DESRI\'s renewable energy projects in Utah to reach commercial operation, representing an important milestone in our mission to expand the production of clean, cost-effective energy in Utah.
  • "\nCove Mountain and Cove Mountain 2 have long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with PacifiCorp on behalf of Facebook, providing Facebook\'s data center operations with new solar resources.
  • "\nCove Mountain and Cove Mountain 2 represent two of DESRI\'s nine projects that are currently operating, under construction or have signed PPAs in Utah.
  • DESRI\'s portfolio of contracted renewable energy projects currently includes 75 wind and solar projects across 32 states with 5,372 MWac of aggregate capacity.

Renew Financial announces new Director of Government Affairs in Florida

Wednesday, April 14, 2021 - 11:00am

b'OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Renew Financial, the nation\'s most experienced provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program, today announced Jennifer Rojo Suarez as the Director of Government Affairs for Florida.\n"Jennifer will serve in a key role for the company in Florida and brings with her extensive experience, and a passion for our company\'s mission," said Leah Wiggs Vice President of Government Affairs.

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  • b'OAKLAND, Calif., April 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Renew Financial, the nation\'s most experienced provider of residential Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing program, today announced Jennifer Rojo Suarez as the Director of Government Affairs for Florida.\n"Jennifer will serve in a key role for the company in Florida and brings with her extensive experience, and a passion for our company\'s mission," said Leah Wiggs Vice President of Government Affairs.
  • "We couldn\'t be more excited to welcome Jennifer and know she will create an immediate positive impact for Renew Financial, and the PACE program, in Florida.
  • "\nRenew Financial Group LLC (Renew Financial) is one of the nation\'s leading providers of financing for sustainable building improvement projects with a bold vision to create financial access to a safe, healthy and sustainable world.
  • Renew Financial administers Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) programs operating in California and Florida to strengthen communities by making homes more resilient, efficient, and valuable.

Spring into energy savings with tips and rate options from Georgia Power

Friday, April 16, 2021 - 6:12pm

b"ATLANTA, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is reminding customers to spring into energy savings by focusing on energy efficiency throughout the house.

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  • b"ATLANTA, April 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia Power is reminding customers to spring into energy savings by focusing on energy efficiency throughout the house.
  • Spring is also a great time to evaluate your Georgia Power rate plan.
  • By changing when you wash dishes, do laundry or cool your home, savings add up annually.\nResidential Services Georgia Power's basic rate plan is available to all residential customers.
  • Georgia Power focuses on delivering world-class service to its customers every day and the company is recognized by J.D.

BluEarth Renewables Signs Long-Term Power Purchase Agreement with Shell Energy for Hand Hills Wind Project in Alberta

Thursday, April 8, 2021 - 2:00pm

Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - BluEarth Renewables, through its subsidiary, BER Hand Hills Wind LP, ("BluEarth") today announced the signing of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA") with Shell Energy North America (Canada), Inc. ("Shell Energy").

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  • Calgary, Alberta--(Newsfile Corp. - April 8, 2021) - BluEarth Renewables, through its subsidiary, BER Hand Hills Wind LP, ("BluEarth") today announced the signing of a long-term Power Purchase Agreement ("PPA") with Shell Energy North America (Canada), Inc. ("Shell Energy").
  • The PPA will directly support the construction of the 130 MW Hand Hills Wind Project (the "Project"), located northeast of Drumheller, Alberta.
  • "The Hand Hills Wind Project is the fourth construction project we've announced in Alberta within the last 12 months.
  • "We're pleased to be working with BluEarth to enable the development of the Hand Hills Wind Project in Alberta by purchasing renewable power," said Carolyn Comer, Senior Vice President Shell Energy Americas.

EQS-News: Phanes Group signs both Power Purchase Agreement and Investment Agreement to develop 200 MWАС solar power plant in Uzbekistan

Tuesday, April 6, 2021 - 9:00am

Dubai - UAE, 6 April 2021: Phanes Group (www.PhanesGroup.com), an international solar energy developer, headquartered in Dubai, signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Investment Agreement (IA) for a 200 MW grid-connected solar PV plant in Nurata, Navoi Region.

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  • Dubai - UAE, 6 April 2021: Phanes Group (www.PhanesGroup.com), an international solar energy developer, headquartered in Dubai, signed a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) and Investment Agreement (IA) for a 200 MW grid-connected solar PV plant in Nurata, Navoi Region.
  • The signing of the PPA with National Electric Grid of Uzbekistan, IA with the Ministry of Investment and Foreign Trade, with Phanes Group took place on 1 April 2021.
  • "We welcome today's Power Purchase and Investment Agreements between the Government of Uzbekistan and Phanes Group.
  • Ravnaq-bank JSC will act as a coordinator between Phanes Group, the international developer of solar energy, and the state organizations of Uzbekistan.

DGAP-News: Energiekontor with strong annual result in 2020

Wednesday, March 31, 2021 - 7:00am

Energiekontor looks back on a very successful 2020 financial year in operational terms.

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  • Energiekontor looks back on a very successful 2020 financial year in operational terms.
  • In 2020, two wind farms and four solar farms with a cumulative capacity of 44 MW were commissioned.
  • With the conclusion of further PPAs (power purchase agreements), Energiekontor once again lived up to its pioneering role in this area.
  • Energiekontor was very successful in the Federal Network Agency's tenders in 2020 and was awarded a total of 117.5 MW (wind & solar).

POWERHOME SOLAR Expands into the State of West Virginia

Wednesday, March 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

West Virginia becomes the fourth new state for POWERHOME SOLAR in 2021, and it is in 14 states overall.

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  • West Virginia becomes the fourth new state for POWERHOME SOLAR in 2021, and it is in 14 states overall.
  • Customers in West Virginia will be served by the company's offices in the adjoining states of Virginia, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
  • POWERHOME SOLAR will be hiring 10-20 additional installation crew members in each neighboring state to keep up with demand.
  • Those interested in joining the West Virginia POWERHOME SOLAR team can apply for jobs at: http://powerhome.com/solar-jobs , or they can send an email to careers@powerhome.com .

New Poll Shows Utility Efforts to Roll Back Net Metering Are Very Unpopular with California Voters

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 10:58pm

SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new poll released today by the California Solar and Storage Association and the Solar Rights Alliance shows utility company efforts to roll back net metering are highly unpopular among California voters.

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  • SACRAMENTO, Calif., March 16, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --A new poll released today by the California Solar and Storage Association and the Solar Rights Alliance shows utility company efforts to roll back net metering are highly unpopular among California voters.
  • Instead, the poll showed strong support for net metering across parties, and a bipartisan desire for California leaders to do more to encourage the growth of rooftop solar power.
  • Voters want California to expand and encourage rooftop solar, not allow utilities to undermine consumer choice.
  • A super-majority of 80 percent of voters across parties support net metering when provided a neutral statement on the program.

O3 Energy Listed as the #15th Fastest Growing Private Company in Texas by Inc. Magazine

Tuesday, March 16, 2021 - 6:01pm

On its second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Texas list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Texas-based private companies O3 Energy was ranked #15.

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  • On its second annual Inc. 5000 Regionals: Texas list, the most prestigious ranking of the fastest-growing Texas-based private companies O3 Energy was ranked #15.
  • Renewable Energy is the future and Texas is embracing that future."
  • The companies on this list show stunning rates of growth across all industries in Texas.
  • The company provides homeowners, businesses, and municipalities with affordable clean energy through onsite generation.

Advantages of Precise allocation of Energy Costs for Commercial, Residential Establishments spurs Growth in Electric Sub Meter Market, Digital Metering Solutions witness substantial uptick in Demand - TMR

Tuesday, March 9, 2021 - 12:30pm

- Strict government regulations pertaining to the installation of electric sub-meters are expected to aid growth of the global electric sub-meter market.

Key Points: 
  • - Strict government regulations pertaining to the installation of electric sub-meters are expected to aid growth of the global electric sub-meter market.
  • - In the electric sub-meter market, digital metering solutions are an emergingtrend.
  • As such, the ability to save cost and regulate energy consumption is estimated to pave way for rapid growth of the global electric sub meter market in the years to come.
  • In terms of revenue, the global electric sub-meter market is estimated to expand at a growth rate of ~4% CAGR during the projected timeframe.