RWE Renewables said this week that it has partnered with GE Renewable Energy to repower its Panther Creek III wind farm in West Texas.
The Panther Creek III wind farm, which came online in 2009 is part of a mega-complex that includes the 142.5-MW Panther Creek I and 115.5-MW Panther Creek II, both of which have already undergone repowering.
Panther Creek III currently uses 133 of GE’s 1.5-MW turbines for a total installed capacity of 199.5 MW. By replacing a significant portion of the wi [...]
Texas, already the U.S. state with the most wind energy capacity, is catching up to California in utility-scale solar capacity, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, Detailed State Data, Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory. California currently has the most installed utility-scale solar capacity of any state.
According to survey reports on EIA’s Preliminary Monthly Electric Generator Inventory, Texas will add 10 gigawatts (GW) of utility-scale solar capacity [...]
If we learn anything from the Texas blackouts, and the death and suffering that have resulted, it should be this: distributed resilient solar+storage systems are no longer a luxury – they are an essential tool to protect citizens from power outages, and modernize the grid so outages become less frequent and severe.
The thing is, we should have learned this lesson a long time ago. The wildfire blackouts in California should have taught us. Or the wholesale wrecking of the electric grid by Hu [...]
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The goal of the Regional Account Manager (RAM) is to optimize the volume and margin of sales in a defined territory by being a valuable resource to PV installer customers and prospects in the planning, procurement, and fulfillment of their PV equipment needs. This supports BayWa r.e.’s strategic goals of being the industry’s most efficient distribution company, providing the most seamless supply chain in the industry, and being a thought leader on healthy business prac [...]
Starbucks Corp. is boosting its investments in clean power. [...]
The world’s largest battery could soon be storing solar energy deep in the heart of Texas oil country. [...]
The deal brings CoServ’s stake to 51.5 MW of the 100-MW Lapetus project. Brazos Electric Power Cooperative is the generation and transmission provider on the procurement. [...]