NextEra Energy, the world leader in wind and solar energy, announced today that its family of companies will commit $1.5 million in COVID-19 emergency assistance as the virus continues to plunge the global economy while posing a major threat to the United States healthcare system. NextEra Energy reports that theContinue Reading

Oklahoma’s use of renewable energy continues to increase, with a record 40.2% of the states generated electricity now coming from renewable energy sources, reports The Oklahoman. The new statistic is a continuation of renewable energy growth in Oklahoma. Oklahoma is one of the leading states in renewable energy deployment, accordingContinue Reading

The Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners approved a plan by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) to add more than a half-gigawatt of wind-generated electricity to PSO’s portfolio of power, reports The Oklahoman. PSO serves more than 550,000 customers in eastern and southwestern Oklahoma. The Oklahoman reports that PSO will be allowedContinue Reading

In its second major attempt at investing in renewable energy, American Electric Power Co. Inc. (AEP), one of America’s largest utility companies, has announced a roughly $2 billion proposal to acquire three wind farms in Oklahoma, according to Energy News Network. Energy News Network reports that less than two yearsContinue Reading

Energy News Network reports that the American Coalition for Clean Coal Electricity (ACCCE), also known as America’s Power, has revived an argument from last decade over coal’s importance for electric grid reliability. Michelle Bloodworth, president and CEO of America’s Power, spoke in front of the Ohio Senate Energy and PublicContinue Reading

As the numbers roll in from 2019, it is clear that the fast-growing wind industry is showing no signs of slowing down, reports the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis. A recent update published by the Energy Information Administration showed that wind-generation capacity reached 100GW in December 2019, meaningContinue Reading

AgriLife Today reports both the wind industry and the military have growing interests in Texas. The wind industry continues to grow in the state, and with the prevalence of military installations and aviation missions already in Texas, both groups are concerned about land-use compatibility. The Texas Early Notification Tool, TENT,Continue Reading

August 15, 2019 – E.ON announced today its largest single-phase project to date, the 440 megawatt (MW) onshore windfarm, Big Raymond. The development is located in Willacy, Cameron and Hidalgocounties. The project benefits from a 12-year power purchase agreement with Austin Energy for 200 MW. “We’re thrilled to partner with another renewable energy leaderContinue Reading