Recent Industry News

Wind power beats nuclear and coal in record-breaking August

RenewableUK says new data shows that August was an exceptional month for wind energy, with new records set and generation levels exceeding both nuclear and coal, according to official National Grid statistics. On five separate occasions, wind overtook coal-fired plants for generation over a single day, the first time this has ever happened. Wind exceeded […]

Vestas receives 58 MW Order in Poland, bolstering its leading Position in Key Market

EDF Energies Nouvelles orders 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for wind power project in Rzepin. Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order for 29 V100-2.0 MW turbines for a wind power project in Poland. The order was placed by EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN), a leader in renewable energy power generation. The wind power plant […]

Vestas receives 30 MW order, strengthening market position in Finland

Vestas customer reconcept GmbH places 30 MW order for nine V126-3.3 MW turbines, featuring Vestas’ Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST) that allow for taller hub heights and therefore greater annual energy production at low wind speeds. The Ylivieska Pajukoski project in the Ylivieska region in Finland will feature the increasingly popular V126-3.3 MW turbine atop […]

Invenergy Completes Project Financing For Le Plateau 2 Wind Farm

Invenergy Wind LLC (“Invenergy”) announced today that it has arranged project financing for its 21.15 MW Le Plateau 2 wind farm (“Le Plateau 2”), which currently is under construction in Québec. Bayerische Landesbank, New York Branch acted as the Sole Lead Arranger, Administrative Agent, and Lender for the transaction. Le Plateau 2 is located in […]

Renewable Energy stopped and Electricity Bills increased

Infigen Energy welcomes the public release of the Renewable Energy Target (RET) Review Panel’s report to the Government. Infigen is very disappointed that the Panel has recommended that the Government choose between two scenarios that would decimate the renewable energy industry in Australia for the foreseeable future and increase electricity bills for consumers. One of […]

Ormat Completes Financing for McGinness Hills Phase 2

Company draws down $140 million under OFC 2 Senior Secured Notes Ormat Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ORA) today announced that its wholly-owned indirect subsidiary, OFC 2 LLC, and its project subsidiaries (“Ormat“), have signed a $140 million loan to finance the construction of the McGinness Hills Phase 2 project in Nevada. The plant is expected to […]

SolarCity Expands Operations in Southern Maryland

The new White Plains operations center is SolarCity’s third in Maryland. SolarCity (Nasdaq:SCTY), the nation’s #1 solar power provider, is expanding its Maryland operations with a new 10,000 square foot Southern Maryland Operations Center in White Plains. The new operations center is SolarCity’s third in Maryland. SolarCity makes it possible for many Maryland homeowners to […]

FuelCell Energy’s Cost Effective and Efficient Carbon Capture Progresses Under U.S. Department of Energy Program

FuelCell Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:FCEL), a global leader in the design, manufacture, operation and service of ultra-clean, efficient and reliable fuel cell power plants, announced the progression into stage three of a carbon capture development project supported by a previously announced award from the U.S. Department of Energy Office of Fossil Energy’s Carbon Capture Program (DOE), […]

EDF Energies Nouvelles commissions three new wind farms in the Languedoc-Roussillon French region

As part of its expansion in the Languedoc-Roussillon region, EDF Energies Nouvelles announces the commissioning of three wind farms, with a total capacity of 34.7 MW. In this region with favourable natural conditions, the group has nearly 30% of its domestic wind assets. Two new wind farms are located in the Aude department. The Conilhac […]

Capstone Secures Order for Fifty C65s From Optimal Group in Australia

Capstone Turbine Corporation ( (Nasdaq:CPST), the world’s leading clean technology manufacturer of microturbine energy systems, announced today an order by Optimal Group for fifty Capstone C65s to be deployed in Australia. Optimal Group, Capstone’s Australian distributor, placed the order for fifty C65 microturbines with integrated heat exchangers for the launch of an Optimal rental fleet. […]