Sprint signed a 12-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Duke Energy Renewables this week for 173.3 megawatts from a new 182-MW wind power project planned for Nolan County, Texas.
Ball Corporation recently signed a 15-year virtual power purchase agreement (VPPA) with Duke Energy for 161 megawatts from the energy provider’s largest wind power project. Construction on the 350-MW Frontier Windpower II project is set to begin later this summer in Kay County, Oklahoma.
Schneider Electric and Duke Energy Renewables this week announced that they will build and deploy microgrids at the Montgomery County, MD, Public Safety Headquarters and the county Correctional Facility. The press release says that the project will include infrastructure upgrades at both locations, installation of solar infrastructure and natural gas ... Read more »
Duke Energy Renewables and security and aerospace firm Lockheed Martin have signed a 17-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for solar generated electricity. The PPA will produce 30 MW – about 72,000 mWh – annually. The electricity will be used across Lockheed Martin’s entire domestic business segments, according to the press ... Read more »
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 20-MW (AC) solar project in Roanoke Rapids, North Carolina, from Geenex and ET Solar Energy. The Halifax Solar Power Project, developed in partnership between solar energy developer Geenex and energy investment company ET Capital, was placed into service this month. Duke Energy Renewables will ... Read more »
While the use of renewable energy is relatively uncommon in the healthcare sector, several healthcare systems are breaking away from the traditional fossil-fuel energy model, Modern Healthcare reports. Boston-based hospital system Partners HealthCare, for example, will purchase about 26 percent of the energy its facilities use from renewable sources. Through ... Read more »
Austin City Council members Thursday gave Austin Energy the go-ahead to negotiate two power purchase agreements with Duke Energy Renewables for terms of up to 25 years for up to 200 MW of wind-generated electricity under each agreement for an estimated total contract amount of $500 million for each. In ... Read more »
NRG Solar started commercial operations for the Avra Valley Solar Generating Station, a 25 MW photovoltaic facility near Tucson, Ariz. (pictured). The station’s electricity will be sold to Tucson Electric Power under a 20-year power purchase agreement. Although NRG has many distributed solar projects and thermal operations in Arizona, this ... Read more »