NIPSCO, Capital Dynamics Ink Solar PPA

Northern Indiana Public Service Co. LLC (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource Inc., and the Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business of Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, have signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA). Under the terms of the PPA, NIPSCO will purchase 280 MW of the power generated by a CEI-owned […]

Minnesota Customers Recieve Half of Energy Needs from Renewables

Minnesota Power says its customers are now receiving half of their energy from renewable sources. The achievement highlights the success of Minnesota Power’s EnergyForward strategy to transition to cleaner energy sources while meeting customer expectations for reliable and affordable electricity. The company reached this milestone when the Nobles 2 wind project in southwestern Minnesota came […]

SEIA says Dominion Energy rate case would undermine South Carolina’s Energy Freedom Act

On December 15, Dominion filed a rate case that ignores the intent of the 2019 Energy Freedom Act in South Carolina, according to SEIA. The act requires the state’s utilities to file net-metering successor plans that avoid cost shifts and provide long-term stability for solar customers. Dominion’s filing would add grid access charges, a monthly… […]

The Illinois Power Agency Axes Renewable Incentives

The Illinois Power Agency (IPA) has ended all of Illinois’ renewable energy incentives, effectively dismantling the state’s renewable energy program.  The renewable energy program, which launched in late 2017, provided financial incentives to the owners of solar and wind energy systems and was the main driver behind the rapid growth in renewable energy jobs and […]

100-MW battery project to be installed in Queens for Con Edison

74 Power Global and Con Edison have signed a seven-year dispatch rights agreement for the development of a 100-MW energy storage project, the East River Energy Storage System in Astoria, Queens. 174 Power Global will build and own the battery system. The facility will be located on land owned by the New York Power Authority… […]

Illinois Power Agency officially closes all state renewable energy incentives

The Illinois Power Agency (IPA) announced on Dec. 15 the close of all state renewable energy incentives, effectively ending Illinois’ renewable energy program. The end of incentives will force thousands of layoffs at renewable energy businesses across the state as Illinois’ solar market dries up. The announcement also means that Illinois will fall far short… […]

New guide outlines potential for large-scale solar projects in Southwest Virginia

A new playbook for local governments will help Southwest Virginia communities develop large-scale solar energy projects, taking advantage of the region’s widespread and largely untapped potential for solar development. The report, Large-Scale Solar Development: A Playbook for Southwest Virginia, will guide municipality and county governments that seek to facilitate large solar projects in their communities,… […]

Indiana utility signs long-term PPA on 280-MW solar project

Northern Indiana Public Service Company (NIPSCO), a subsidiary of NiSource and the Clean Energy Infrastructure (CEI) business of Capital Dynamics, an independent global private asset management firm, signed a long-term Power Purchase Agreement. Under the terms of the PPA, NIPSCO will purchase 280MW of the power generated by a CEI-owned greenfield solar project called Gibson… […]