The San Diego County Water Authority has issued a Request for Proposals (RFP) for a potential 500-megawatt pumped storage project at the San Vicente Reservoir site that could lessen upward pressure on water rates and also increase opportunities for renewable energy penetration throughout the region by leveraging existing infrastructure at San Vicente Reservoir.
Energy Finance & Investment News in USA (United States of America)
8minutenergy Renewables and global private asset manager Capital Dynamics, have announced the acquisition and development of the 328 MW Mount Signal 3 (MS3) solar photovoltaic (PV) project in California.
Solar Alliance Energy has announced it will acquire Aries Solar, a company which offers installation services for solar energy solutions, from Thompson Machinery Commerce Corporation.
EDF Renewable Energy has announced the acquisition of the 179 MW Switch Station 1 and Switch Station 2 Solar Projects from First Solar.
Dominion Energy announced that it has acquired Clarke County Solar, a 10 MW solar power facility in Clarke County from an affiliate of Chicago-based Hecate Energy, LLC.
Southern Maryland Electric Cooperative (SMECO) and Origis Energy USA have announced they have entered into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to develop the new Ripley Solar 27.5 MW facility to be constructed on Ripley Road in La Plata, Maryland.
John Laing Group, the international originator, active investor and manager of infrastructure projects, has announced its first investment in the renewable energy sector in the state of Texas and its second wind farm investment in the US.
Cypress Creek Renewables has announced its collaboration with United Renewable Energy to co-develop a series of 12 solar-plus-storage projects with Brunswick Electric Membership Corporation (EMC) in North Carolina.
NRG Repowering Holdings LLC has obtained a US$685 million financing for the development, construction and operation of the Carlsbad Energy Center, a 558 MW Natural Gas-Fired Generating Facility in California.
Pattern Renewables 2 LP, or Pattern Development, has acquired a wind farm from Wind Quarry LLC in Butte County (South Dakota).
IPPToday #14: Minnesota Commission Gives Green Light for Xcel Energy’s Largest Upper Midwest Wind Expansion
The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission has approved Xcel Energy’s plan for the largest expansion of wind energy in the Upper Midwest. The North Dakota Public Service Commission will review the plan later this year.
Invenergy Renewables has announced that it has arranged construction financing for its 300 MW Santa Rita Wind Energy Center.
The AES Corporation has announced the closing of US$2.0 billion in long-term, non-recourse financing for its 1,384 MW Southland repowering project in Southern California.
A recently formed affiliate of Hull Street Energy, has completed the acquisition of 100% of the ownership interests in Nautilus Hydro, LLC ("Nautilus Hydro") from funds managed by affiliates of The Carlyle Group.
Alterra Power Corp. has announced the expansion of its loan facility with affiliates of AMP Capital Investors Limited. The net proceeds, approximately US$20.6 million, will be used as part of Alterra's sponsor equity contribution for the Flat Top wind project.
Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), an Enel Group subsidiary, has signed an agreement, unanimously approved by the board of directors of US-based company EnerNOC, to purchase 100% of EnerNOC for a total consideration of approximately US$250 million.
US-based Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin utility, Wisconsin Power and Light Co., has launched a request for proposals (RfP) for 200 MW of wind power capacity to be developed within the service territory of the utility.
EDF Renewable Energy has announced the signing of the Purchase and Sale Agreement by which Alliant Energy Corporation will acquire a 50% ownership interest in the 225 MW Great Western Wind Project.
Tri Global Energy, a U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, has announced the sale of assets of the 80 MW Fiber Winds Energy Project located in Crosby County, Texas to Lorenzo Wind, a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy Resources LLC, the largest renewable energy power company in North America.
General Mills has announced the signing of a virtual 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Renewable Energy Systems (RES) for 100 MW of its Cactus Flats wind project.