July 22nd, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
NextEra Energy told investors last month it expects 50% of all US electricity will come from renewable energy resources by 2030. That is 20 years sooner than the latest prediction for the Energy Information Administration.
April 13th, 2019 | by Zachary Shahan
For our hot new Cleantech Talk podcast interview series, I recently sat down with Ross Gerber, cofounder, president, and CEO of Gerber Kawasaki Wealth and Investment Management, to discuss cleantech innovation, Tesla, climate change, insurance companies, and more. The conversation was approximately one hour long, so to cut it down into more manageable portions, we've split it up into a couple of episodes. Listen on your favorite podcast platform or via the embedded player below
February 16th, 2019 | by Steve Hanley
PGE and NextEra Energy are building a new renewable energy facility in eastern Oregon that will combine wind, solar, and battery storage for the first time in the state. When completed, it will boost PGE's renewable energy portfolio to more than 50%.
June 19th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
American telecommunications giant AT&T has announced it has signed a new 300 megawatt (MW) Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Florida-based electricity supplier NextEra Energy Resources to accompany a previous 520 MW deal signed in February.
April 26th, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
Spanish wind energy giant Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has been awarded the contract to repower three wind farms in the United States for a total of 508 megawatts (MW), extending the lifespan and reliability of projects which would otherwise have reached their life's end.
April 3rd, 2018 | by Joshua S Hill
US-based NextEra Energy has signed one of the largest solar panel supply deals in history with China-based JinkoSolar for 2,750 megawatts (MW) alongside a separate move in which JinkoSolar will open its first US manufacturing facility in Jacksonville, Florida.
February 15th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley
First Solar has just outbid every fossil fuel competitor to supply electricity to Arizona Public Service, the state's largest utility company, during peak demand periods. Can you hear the dam breaking?
December 29th, 2017 | by Danny Parker
For traditional investor-owned utilities (IOUs) in Florida, corporate policy remains keyed on maximizing electricity sales and effectively justifying construction of new generation resources that are a high source of profit for stockholders. As regulated monopolies, IOUs are guaranteed a profit by the public service commission (PSC) both for selling electricity and associated transmission lines, but particularly for building power plants. And Florida with its fast-growing population and thus expanding residential sector with high levels of cooling electricity use has guaranteed the need for new power plants. As such, the state has been a gold mine for its IOUs in the state — the average household spends nearly $2000 annually for electricity. With millions of accounts, this is a multi-billion-dollar revenue stream
December 11th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
BART has entered into two new power purchase agreements to supply power for its system from wind and solar resources. The move accelerates it renewable energy goals announced earlier this year.
May 24th, 2017 | by Steve Hanley
Tuscon Electric Power has just signed an agreement to purchase solar power for the next 10 years at under 3 cents per kilowatt-hour -- the lowest price ever in the United States.
May 16th, 2016 | by John Farrell
Originally published on ilsr.org. On the one hand: Sky-high electricity prices. A 20th century electricity system burning fuel oil and controlled by [&hellip
August 7th, 2015 | by Zachary Shahan
Haven’t read enough about the Clean Power Plan? There’s a ton more about it below (has its own section this [&hellip
April 21st, 2015 | by Tina Casey
The Florida solar market will spin like a top on the heels of a deal indirectly linking the state's FPL utility with global solar cell innovator Hanwha
December 5th, 2014 | by Elemental Excelerator
This article is Part 1 of a two-part series discussing what the NextEra Energy & Hawaiin Electric merger means for the [&hellip
July 12th, 2014 | by James Ayre
NextEra Energy’s recent initial public offering (IPO) for a new renewable energy yieldco vehicle was closed last week after strong [&hellip
April 29th, 2014 | by AWEA
Originally published on Into the Wind. By Peter Kelley Last month, AWEA released a report that comprehensively rebuts claims made by Exelon, [&hellip
November 13th, 2013 | by Zachary Shahan
NextEra Energy Resources, a leading renewable energy company in North America, has revealed that its solar PV portfolio in North America [&hellip
May 13th, 2013 | by Guest Contributor
The below article is courtesy of Americans for a Clean Energy Grid. WASHINGTON, DC – Adding more wind power to the [&hellip