Tag: wind energy
At an average of around 2 cents per kilowatt-hour (kWh), prices offered by newly built wind projects in the United States are being driven lower by technology advancements and cost reductions.
Dominion Energy is committing to having 3,000 megawatts of new solar and wind — enough to power 750,000 homes — under development or in operation by the beginning of 2022.
Over the past decade, Texas has increased its solar power production by 38,510 percent and its wind power production by 410 percent, according to a new report by Environment Texas Research & Policy Center.
Southwestern Electric Power Co. announced that the Louisiana Public Service Commission approved the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project — a 2,000 MW wind farm and a dedicated, 350-mile power line.
Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corporation, announced that it entered into an agreement to acquire, after construction, a 400-megawatt wind farm in northeast Missouri, the largest ever in the state.
Wind Catcher Energy Connection is a major wind farm and a dedicated power line that will bring low-cost, clean, reliable energy to AEP customers in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma and Texas.
Utility and non-utility customers to sign contracts for 3,500 megawatts (MW) of U.S. wind capacity in the first quarter of 2018, a high-water mark in recent years, according to a new report by the American Wind Energy Association.
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), in partnership with DOE’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and the American Wind Energy Association, released the United States Wind Turbine Database (USWTDB) and the USWTDB Viewer to access this new public dataset.
A new battery energy storage system is now online at the Atlantic County Utilities Authority’s wastewater treatment plant in Atlantic City, N.J. The system captures up to one megawatt hour of energy produced by the site’s 7.5-megawatt wind farm and 500 kilowatts from solar panels, storing it to be used when needed.