Guest Opinion: Seeking a Balance on Wind Energy

By Mayor Josh Moenning, Norfolk, Nebraska. Originally appearing in the Norfolk Daily News – Link. Wind energy has been blowing across the local news lately. For some, wind towers and turbines are noisy eyesores they’d rather never see. For others, wind farms are an opportunity for additional farm income, new jobs, and new tax revenue. […]

Rain, Sleet, or Snow – Wind Works As Part of a Resilient Electric Grid

By Evan Vaughn, from AWEABlog Extreme weather like this week’s plunging temperatures is becoming easier for power grid operators to manage, thanks to an increasingly diverse electricity supply including more low-cost, reliable wind generation. The strength of the U.S. electricity system is on display this week even as “one of the strongest East Coast winter […]

Google Powers Up with Iowa, Oklahoma, and South Dakota Wind Energy

by Hanna Hunt – AWEABlog Never one for small acts, Google recently announced that it will be buying a massive combined 536 megawatts (MW) of new wind capacity from four U.S. wind farms. Here are the details on Google’s latest deals: One 200 MW power purchase agreement (PPA) signed with EDF Renewable Energy for the […]

Amazon Launches Biggest Wind Farm Yet

Company’s Renewable Energy Projects Will Together Generate Enough Clean Energy to Power More Than 330,000 Homes Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced that its largest wind farm yet—Amazon Wind Farm Texas—is now up and running, adding more than 1,000,000 MWh of clean energy to the grid each year. Amazon has launched 18 wind and solar projects […]

Invenergy to Provide Wind Energy to Kimberly-Clark

Leading Renewable Energy Producer Partners with the Multinational Personal Care Corporation to Reduce Emissions Through Clean Energy. Agreement Brings Invenergy’s Corporate Customer Portfolio to 795 Megawatts. Invenergy, North America’s largest privately-held renewable energy company, today announced that it has signed a 125-megawatt wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Kimberly-Clark. The deal will support Kimberly-Clark’s goal […]

M&M’S® Shares Commitment to Making Clean, Renewable Energy Even Sweeter

M&M’S Launches Fans of Wind Energy Campaign to Engage Consumers on How Renewable Energy Can Counteract Climate Change M&M’S, one of Mars, Incorporated’s most iconic and beloved brands, is addressing the importance of tackling climate change and how everyone – even colorful chocolate treats and their spokescandies – can make a difference. Today, M&M’S is […]

EDF Renewable Energy Signs Agreement with Kimberly-Clark Corporation to Supply 120 Megawatts of Wind Energy

Rock Falls Wind Project Aids Kimberly-Clark to Achieve Its Greenhouse Gas Emission Reduction Goal up to Four Years Ahead of Schedule EDF Renewable Energy has signed an agreement to supply Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) with 120 megawatts (MW) of wind energy from the Rock Falls Wind Project in Oklahoma (total capacity 154 MW). The Virtual […]

Anheuser-Busch and Enel Green Power Announce Renewable Energy Partnership

Release from Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch: Enel Green Power and Anheuser-Busch signed a power purchase agreement for the energy produced by a portion of the Thunder Ranch wind farm Thanks to the agreement with EGP, Anheuser-Busch will purchase as much renewable electricity as is used to brew more than 20 billion 12 oz. servings […]

Invenergy and GE Renewable Energy Announce America’s Largest Wind Farm

Renewable giga-project Wind Catcher Energy Connection to link more than 1.1 million South Central U.S. customers with cost-saving wind energy harvested from Oklahoma. The 2,000-megawatt Wind Catcher facility will be world’s second-largest wind farm, once operational in 2020. CHICAGO (July 26, 2017) – Invenergy, North America’s largest independent, privately-held renewable energy company, along with GE Renewable […]

When Wind Turbines Move to Town – How Do Rural Communities Benefit?

By Anna Luke, American Wind Energy Association Originally published on Into the Wind It wasn’t always the case, but nowadays rural places are often among those in greatest need of new economic development. Sadly, the farm belt and Rust Belt have been losing jobs and investment for decades. It will take significant change to raise […]