Enel Green Power Starts Operation of HillTopper, its First Wind Farm in the U.S. State of Illinois

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has begun operation of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, its first wind facility in the US state of Illinois. HillTopper, which is located in Logan County, is supported by three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Bloomberg LP, General Motors as well as Constellation, an Exelon company.

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Frack-Free Natural Gas: The Future of the Industry?

In November, natural gas producer Carbon Creek Energy, accomplished a groundbreaking achievement for the natural gas industry when they offered the first-ever Frack-Free Natural Gas Certificates to energy services company East Coast Power & Gas. Until now, a mechanism for authenticating and independently verifying the environmental quality of a product of this kind did not exist.

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Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

The oil giant’s big bet on Permian renewables shows how the economics of the electricity market are changing. As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it is also part of a big change gathering momentum in the country’s biggest electricity market: Texas.

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Spain Plans Switch to 100% Renewable Electricity

Ambitious scheme also aims to fully decarbonise country’s economy shortly after Spain has launched an ambitious plan to switch its electricity system entirely to renewable sources by 2050 and completely decarbonise its economy soon after. By mid-century greenhouse gas emissions would be slashed by 90% from 1990 levels under Spain’s draft climate change and energy

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EDF Renewables North America and Shell Energy North America Sign Power Purchase Agreement for Segment of Palen Solar Project

November 14, 2018 SAN DIEGO & HOUSTON — EDF Renewables North America and Shell Energy North America (US), L.P. (SENA) announce the signing of a 15-year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) for the energy and renewable attributes related to a 100 megawatt (MWac) / 132 MWp tranche of the Palen Solar project known as Maverick 4

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Just Energy Discusses Game-Changing Renewable Energy Solutions With Kathy Ireland

Worldwide Business with kathy ireland® is pleased to announce an exclusive interview with Just Energy CEO Patrick McCullough to discuss the company’s leading energy efficiency solutions.
Established in 1997, Just Energy is a leading retail consumer company specializing in electricity and natural gas commodities, energy efficiency solutions and renewable energy options. With offices located across the United States, Canada, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany and Japan, Just Energy serves approximately 1.6 million residential and commercial customers, providing homes and businesses with a broad range of energy solutions that deliver comfort, convenience and control. Just Energy stands by its vision to be the gold standard in retail energy delivering stability, value and innovation in every customer, shareholder, employee and community relationship. This vision serves as the framework for every aspect of Just Energy’s business.

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Power Ledger Deploys Peer-to-Peer Renewable Energy Trading Platform in Largest U.S. Wholesale Electricity Market

Power Ledger, the leader in decentralized, energy trading platforms, and winners of Richard Branson’s 2018 Extreme Tech Challenge, today announced the deployment of its peer-to-peer (P2P) renewable energy trading platform at licensed retail electric provider American PowerNet’s headquarters in Wyomissing, Penn. American PowerNet’s headquarters will use the xGrid platform to trade 35kW of solar power – garnered from both its office roof and carport – with neighbors connected in its office park to optimize clean energy for both carbon reductions and decreased electricity costs. The deployment furthers Power Ledger’s goal of enabling a decentralized energy structure that allows regular people to actively participate in the growth of the industry and be accountable for the impact of energy on the environment.

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