California Nature, Wind Energy, Soundcloud, More: Friday Afternoon Buzz, August 11, 2017

University of California Santa Barbara: Nature Stories “Scientists and historians alike are reaping scholarly dividends from a massive effort to collect, describe and archive land-use records and historical materials of all kinds from across the University of California Natural Reserve System . Seeking to inform the future by preserving the past, the NRS History & […]

COLUMN-Staid utility investing world upended by green energy revolution -James Saft

The formerly staid, predictable world of utilities investing faces a revolution as the price of solar and wind energy plunges, creating new winners and losers. Generally tightly regulated and thus with reliable cash flows, utility stocks and bonds have long been beloved by pension funds and other conservative investors for their safe income generation. View […]

UPDATE 2-Offshore wind firm DONG Energy beats forecasts, eyes greater shareholder returns

Denmark's DONG Energy beat second-quarter profit forecasts on Thursday and said the start-up of more projects and a fall in construction costs would generate more cash, possibly making way for higher shareholder returns in coming years. DONG, the world's largest owner of offshore wind power, has a strategy of farming down, or selling off, large […]

Good winds blowing from Brazil: Atlantic Renewable Energies is…

CURITIBA, Brazil, Aug. 10, 2017 : With wind projects in four different Brazilian states , Atlantic Renewable Energies stands out among companies in the wind power sector as an enterprise whose foundations are inseparable from the business strategy comprising its sustainable core: environmental concern, corporate governance, health and safety. The company invests on sustainable development, […]

In a Rare Eclipse, Gas Will See Its Future as Solar’s Backup

Natural gas is about to get a glimpse of its future role in the U.S. power mix as solar energy's backup. During the upcoming Aug. 21 eclipse, operators of giant solar fields from California to the Carolinas will cede market share to fast-start natural gas generators as well as hydroelectric plants and other sources to […]

Floating Power Plant Market to Display a Strong CAGR of 5.65% from 2017 to 2023

Floating Power Plant Market by Power Plant Type , Platform Type – Forecast 2023 Key Players in market are Sungrow Power Supply Co., Ltd , WA rtsilA , KYOCERA TCL Solar , Floating Power Plant A/S , MAN Diesel & Turbo SE ” Market Research Future published a half cooked research report on Floating Power […]

New York a leader in wind energy, feds say

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City files suit to buy power directly

A court battle is looming between the City of Cape Town, the Department of Energy and the National Energy Regulator of South Africa after the City filed court papers demanding the right to purchase electricity from independent power producers. The City filed court papers challenging Eskom's exclusive right to procure electricity from independent power producers […]

Replace Your Electric Bill With A Flat-Rate, Monthly Subscription To Wind Power

If you want to support renewable energy generation, there's not a whole lot of personal recourse you can take beyond either choosing to pay a “green pricing” premium to your local utility in exchange for clean energy, or–in deregulated states–choosing to buy your energy directly from a clean-energy provider . A new startup, Inspire , […]

August 7, 2017 – WPPI Energy enters PPA to buy power from 132-MW wind …

WPPI Energy and Invenergy on Aug. 3 unveiled an agreement that will advance plans for constructing the 132-megawatt Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center in Henry County, Illinois. WPPI Energy, a not-for-profit, regional power company, has entered into a power purchase agreement to buy the electricity from the facility through mid-2040 in order to serve […]