Resilience, affordability and environmental pressures to shape industry’s future in Asia
BANGKOK, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Uncertainty of investments caused by a financial downturn and renewable energy are the two biggest concerns of Asia’s electric industry today, according to Black & Veatch’s first-ever Strategic Directions: Electric Industry Asia 2021.
Customers and communities benefit from continued clean energy investments
CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, October 1, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Alliant Energy announces completion of its plan to add 1,000 megawatts (MW) of wind production in Iowa, several months ahead of schedule and within budget. This achievement comes as the company completes its 130-MW Richland Wind Farm in Sac County, located in west-central Iowa.
The now operational wind farm is among five wind projects across seven counties in the state. Collectively, the projects provide Iowa customers and communities with new renewable energy and are expected to provide power to approximately 430,000 Iowa homes.
Multi-year partnership ensures supply of 100% renewable electricity
CHICAGO, September 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra's retail electricity brand, Dynegy, today announced that it has entered into a multi-year partnership with Chicago’s iconic Willis Tower to provide 100% renewable electricity to the Tower.
BANGKOK, August 6, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Grid resilience and renewable energy integration remain core investment areas in Asia as the region continues to increase its power grid capacity to support surging energy demand created by industrialization and economic developments.
Growing Europe renewables team reaps success as ING Bank commences funding for SMR’s Black Lough, Three Trees and Enros wind farms
REDHILL, United Kingdom, June 10, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Financial close achieved on the 16 April 2020 for the Black Lough onshore wind farm, and on the 25 May 2020 for the Three Trees and Enros wind farms, marks the latest Technical Due Diligence success for Black & Veatch Europe’s renewable energy business. The company was working on behalf of ING Bank, a branch of ING-DiBa AG, a major backer of renewable energy and sustainability projects globally.
General Mills broke ground this week on the Maverick Creek Wind Project in Eden, Texas, in partnership with Kimberly-Clark, Renewable Energy Systems, Vestas, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. and members of the local government. Once it is operational in October 2020, Maverick Creek and our first wind farm, Cactus Flats (pictured) will offset 100% of the electricity used annually at our owned U.S. facilities. Wind energy is one way we’re getting closer to reaching our greenhouse gas emission reduction goals by 28% by 2025.
Alliant Energy projects, with Black & Veatch as Owner’s Engineer, recognized for environmental and community impacts by Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure
OVERLAND PARK, Kan., August 15, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Of the many wind energy projects in the United States, only three are verified as sustainable by the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure. Recently, two of them -- developed by power generation and distribution provider Alliant Energy with support from Black & Veatch as owner’s engineer – were the first wind projects ever to achieve the Envision Platinum rating, the highest rating from the Institute.
Champion of data-driven asset efficiency’s appointment further enhances strength-in-depth of renewable energy capabilities
REDHILL, United Kingdom, May 9, 2019 /3BL Media/ - The UK government has just thrown down the gauntlet to the wind energy sector: deliver more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of capacity by 2030. The appointment of Dr Peter Clive as Black & Veatch’s Principal Renewable Wind Energy Consultant, will help the company’s clients rise to this challenge.
RPD Energy arranged the supply of wind energy and concurrent Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) for five LG Electronics USA facilities in Texas, Illinois and New Jersey. The LG facilities are being served under the unique Purely Green affinity program partnership launched this year by RPD Energy, Intuit, Hudson Energy (the Commercial Division of Just Energy), and EDP Renewables.