Environment, Wind

Oklahoma to Build World’s Second Largest Wind Farm. France & UK Pledge to Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles

 

If we’re going to effectively deal with climate change while maintaining economic prosperity, then it’s absolutely essential to rapidly transition fossil fuel based energy to non-carbon emitting energy. And some of the best options for doing so presently involve leveraging economies of scale with three widely available technologies — wind, solar, and low cost storage and […]

via Oklahoma to Build World’s Second Largest Wind Farm as France UK Pledge to Ban Fossil Fuel Vehicles — robertscribbler

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Plug and Play Collaborates with Siemens to Launch Energy & Sustainability Innovation Program

Siemens is supporting Plug and Play in their program for new technologies for the energy market. The Energy & Sustainability Innovation Platform will focus on digital platforms and new business models in the energy market, energy efficiency, distributed energy resources; wind, solar, energy storage and microgrids, electric mobility, alternative energy, etc. Each year, two 3-month programs will be organized for early and growth stage startups, corporations, and venture capitalists.

energy efficency“Key targets include the reduction of emissions, the utilization of digital technologies and new business models, the increase of energy efficiency, and the management of the growing renewable install base, all embraced by the Energy and Sustainability Program,” says Bernd Wachmann, Head of Innovation of the Power and Gas Division of Siemens.

Wind

CIP Hires E.ON for 196 MW Texas Project

Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has contracted E.ON Energy Services (EES) for its 196.7 MW Bearkat I wind farm in Glasscock County, Texas. E.ON will provide a range of services including construction management, on-site supervision, transition support, balance of plant management, asset management, and energy management.

Christian Skakkebæk, Senior Partner at CIP, said “Bearkat I is our second wind project under construction in the U.S. and it is great to have experienced players like E.ON to work with.” Patrick Woodson, Chairman of E.ON in North America, said “E.ON is pleased to be working with such an experienced and professional team at CIP.  We want to help facilitate their growth in the U.S. market as they continue to expand their investment portfolio,”