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Wind developers are retrofitting newer projects with bigger, better blades

Wind turbine blade. Xcel Energy recently received approval to repower a pair of wind farms originally built in 2015 to take advantage of improved technology and expiring tax credits. Utilities and developers are repowering wind turbines with bigger, better blades years ahead of the end of their orig...
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EDC selects turbine for 29-MW geothermal expansion project in the Philippines

Credit: BacMan Geothermal Incorporated (BGI) Turboden S.p.A., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group Company and provider of Organic Rankine Cycle (ORC) technology, said that the Energy Development Corporation (EDC) selected its turbine for the 29-MW Palayan Bayan geothermal expansion project. Th...
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Nearly 100 solar arrays to be installed at Wells Fargo locations in seven U.S. states

Rendering representative of carport, rooftop and parking garage solar array system designed and to be installed by Ameresco at Wells Fargo’s Chandler AZ campus. Photo: businesswire Today, Ameresco and Wells Fargo announced a collaboration to develop and install approximately 30 megawatts (MW) of ...
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FERC Order 845’s ‘option to build’ impacts renewable developers as much as the PTC and ITC

Diliff, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons by Peter Boos, Burns & McDonnell Although the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) issued Order 845 a few years ago, developers of renewable generation are still discovering how it affects them and can provide greater flexibility and control f...
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EPC hopes to help advance women in renewable energy via employee-led effort

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Renewable energy EPC firm CS Energy has launched an employee-led effort to support and increase the number of women on its team and within the broader renewable energy industry. A group of female employees launched CS Energy’s Women in Renewable Energy (CS En...
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Allegheny County signs 35-year PPA for energy generated at new hydropower facility

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Allegheny, Pa., County Executive Rich Fitzgerald announced in late January that the county entered into a 35-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Rye Development for renewable energy generated by a 17.8-MW hydropower facility the company will construct on...
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Australian firm partners with French giant to reduce carbon emissions in Japan

[unable to retrieve full-text content] A company from Adelaide, South Australia is partnering with one of the world’s biggest energy utilities to provide renewable wood pellets for the Japanese electricity market. The post Australian firm partners with French giant to reduce carbon emissions in Ja...
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