Image - The Wind Lobbys Policy Two-Step

The Wind Lobby's Policy Two-Step

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) announced the publication of a report touting wind as both a cost-effective and a reliable source of energy for the electricity grid. The report-which was supported with AWEA funding and written by the Analysis Group-presents energy-source diversity on the grid as a necessary good and wind's emergence as a product of market forces. IER's initial response can be found here and today we will follow up wit...

General News - Jun 23, 2017


Image - EDF Renewable Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for 100 MW Wind Project

EDF Renewable Energy Signs Power Purchase Agreement with Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency f...

SAN DIEGO and ROCHESTER, Minn. (June 21, 2017) - EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) has signed an agreement to supply Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency (SMMPA) with 100 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from the Stoneray Wind Project in Minnesota beginning in 2020. Construction is expected to commence in early 2018 with an anticipated commercial operation date (COD) of December 2018. Stoneray Wind Project, located in Pipestone and Murray count...

Wind - Jun 21, 2017


Image - GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 units for Japans Akita Region

GE Renewable Energy Selected to Provide 66 MW of Wind Power with 22 units for Japan's Akita Region

GE Renewable Energy (NYSE: GE) today announced an agreement with Shimizu Corporation to supply 22 units of GE's 3.2-103 wind turbines, for the Akita Katagami wind farm in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. A Special Purpose Company (SPC) made up of Venti Japan, Mitsubishi Power Corp and C-Tech will operate the wind farm once it is commissioned. The project will provide 66 MW of power, enough to power the equivalent of 40,000 homes in Japa...

General News - Jun 21, 2017




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