It sounds like the start of an old joke: These economists walk into a ballroom ... and you can make your own punchline that involves a minor disaster and major modeling (of the numbers variety). But the IEEE Power & Energy Society’s (PES) grid economics super session this week was serious business.
NorthWestern Corporation d/b/a NorthWestern Energy has entered into an agreement to purchase the recently constructed 80-megawatt Beethoven wind qualifying facility (QF) project located near Tripp, South Dakota.
According to news reporting originating from Washington, D.C., by VerticalNews journalists, a U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) filing by Mass Megawatts Wind Power Inc. (Form 4) was posted on July 21, 2015.
Customers who choose to shop for the source of their electricity in Pennsylvania are increasingly entering a vibrant market of competitors, according to an annual report that ranks states with deregulated energy markets.
Southern California Edison, or SCE, a subsidiary of Edison International, has launched its sixth Renewable Auction Mechanism, or RAM solicitation for renewable electricity as part of its program to procure resources sized between 3MW and 20MW.
In some of their first ever action concerning the developing wind energy industry in Hale County, the Plainview ISD Board of Trustees unanimously voted to accept an application submitted by the Hale County Wind Project 3 LLC, which is seeking tax incentives for its 172 megawatt project expected to come on line in 2016.
Fossil & Biomass
| Jul 29 - McClatchy-Tribune Content Agency, LLC - Daniel Tyson The Register-Herald, Beckley, W.Va.
As a number of coal companies file for bankruptcy protection and more teeter on the edge of chapter 11, there was a bit of good news this week about an industry slugged by declining need and tougher environmental regulations.