Wis. groups challenge approval to 345-kV Cardinal-Hickory Creek line
Wisconsin conservation groups are taking aim at the state Public Service Commission's approval of the 345-kV Cardinal-Hickory Creek Transmission line.
Anbaric proposes offshore transmission network in New England waters
Anbaric Development Partners LLC said that it applied to the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management for rights of way to develop an offshore transmission system from offshore wind energy lease areas to cities such as Boston.
NextEra unit seeks alternative grid connection for 170-MW wind farm in Minnesota
The developer of a proposed 170-MW wind farm in southeastern Minnesota is evaluating alternative ways to connect the project to the grid after its initial transmission plan became too costly.
Dominion plans to build nearly 1,000-MW gas-fired peaker in Virginia
Dominion Energy Virginia is planning to build a nearly 1,000-MW natural gas peaking plant in Chesterfield County, Va.
Los Angeles OKs 'largest and lowest cost' solar-storage hybrid in US
Billed as "the largest and lowest cost" solar-plus-storage power plant in the United States, the Los Angeles City Council gave the green light for the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power to purchase electricity from the Eland Solar and Storage Center, a combination of 400 MW of solar photovoltaics with up to 300 MW of four-hour battery storage.
Massive on-site solar-plus-storage array planned at Ark. rice co-op
Producers Rice Mill Inc. is partnering with Scenic Hill Solar on what would be the largest commercial solar project in the state and one of the largest on-site, battery-backed solar projects in the country, according to the companies. The project at Producers' rice-processing facility in Stuttgart, Ark., would combine 26 MW of ground-mounted, sun-tracking photovoltaic panels with 10 MW/40 MWh of battery storage.
Connecticut selects Vineyard Wind to provide 804 MW of offshore wind power
Connecticut regulators announced the state selected Vineyard Wind LLC to provide 804-MW of offshore wind power through the company's proposed Park City Wind Offshore project.
780-MW wind project in Wyoming receives construction permit
The Wyoming Department of Environmental Quality has granted a construction and operating permit to the developer of a wind project comprising multiple facilities with a combined capacity of 780 MW.
Ørsted breaks ground on 460-MW Permian solar-plus-storage facility
Ørsted A/S began construction work on a 460-MWac solar-plus-battery storage project in Andrews County, Texas, after receiving the final investment decision from its board. The Permian Energy Center will comprise 420 MWac of solar photovoltaic and 40 MWac of battery storage, located on a 3,600-acre site alongside existing oil and gas installations.
SaskPower completes 353-MW combined-cycle power project
SaskPower has completed the 353-MW Chinook combined-cycle power project in southwestern Saskatchewan on time and under budget.
Enel Green Power starts construction on 299-MW wind farm in North Dakota
Enel Green Power North America Inc. started construction of the 299-MW Aurora wind project in Williams and Mountrail counties, N.D.
Innergex commissions 250-MW solar project in Texas
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. has fully commissioned the 250-MWac Phoebe solar photovoltaic facility in Winkler County, Texas.