Posts Tagged ‘California’

WELLS FARGOWells Fargo, NextEra Energy Join to Boost Clean Energy in California, Indiana, Nebraska

Following Wells Fargo's $200-billion low-carbon commitment announced last week, its Renewable Energy and Environmental Finance unit announced the completion of $70 million in tax-equity funding for the Pacific Plains wind projects, including facilities in Indiana, Nebraska, and California. Over the past decade, Wells Fargo has teamed with NextEra Energy on 14 wind projects throughout the […]

Consortium to develop floating offshore wind farm in California

The Redwood Coast Energy Authority announced April 3 it has selected a consortium of companies comprised of Principle Power Inc. , EDPR Offshore North America LLC , Aker Solutions Inc. , H.T. Harvey & Associates and Herrera Environmental Consultants Inc. to enter into a public-private partnership to pursue the development of an offshore wind energy […]

California Takes Up Ocean Wind Energy After Oregon Project Fails

Renewable energy developers are taking a second chance on an ocean wind project off the West Coast. They're planning a floating array of wind turbines in Northern California. View full post on Wind Power News

Trump administration takes aim at California desert protection plan

A desert tortoise sits in the middle of a road in the eastern Mojave Desert near Ivanpah. The Trump administration wants to reconsider a desert protection plan negotiated under the Obama administration that sought to steer energy development away from sensitive areas. View full post on Wind Power News

How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions

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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 & […]

California got 50 percent of its electricity from solar power one day in March

Every so often we hear of countries around the world that are hitting major renewable energy milestones. Whether it be from solar power or wind power or a combination, smaller countries around the world are reaching ambitious renewable energy goals and getting ever closer to removing their dependence on fossil fuels. View full post on […]

A set of ghostly, futuristic sails could help save California…

Sails are one of the earliest ways humans seized the power of wind – people were using them to move boats across the sea even before the Middle Ages. “Regatta H2O: Familiar Form, Chameleon Infrastructure” is the winner of a site-specific environmental competition called the Land Art Generator Initiative . View full post on Wind […]

BOEM advances California offshore wind leasing

U.S. ocean energy managers are moving closer to leasing sites in federal waters offshore California for wind energy development. Acting in response to a lease area requested by Trident Winds, LLC, this month the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management issued a Request for Interest in that area to evaluate whether any other developer is interested […]

Last California plant to close as nuclear power struggles

California's last nuclear power plant will close by 2025 under an accord announced Tuesday, ending three decades of safety debates that helped fuel the national anti-nuclear power movement. View full post on Wind Power News