And how the market has outmaneuvered the political forces, so far.
An Idea Whose Time Has Come
A new model to help restructured states add renewables to the default service portfolio.
The regulator’s role in a world divided by distributed generation.
Suzlon Group (Suzlon) completed the sale of the 240 MW Big Sky Wind Farm in Illinois to EverPower Wind Holdings, which was previously announced on April 9. Suzlon Group had recently acquired the Big Sky wind farm from Edison Mission Energy via their fully owned US-based subsidiary Suzlon Wind Energy Corp (SWECO). Suzlon and EverPower also agreed to a seven year service agreement, keeping SWECO involved in the project at the operations level.
IKEA made its first wind farm investment in the United States with the purchase of 98-MW Hoopeston Wind in Hoopeston, Illinois. The project is currently being constructed by Apex Clean Energy and is expected to be fully operational by the first half of 2015. The Hoopeston Wind project will install 49 Vestas V100-2.0 MW wind turbines near Hoopeston in Vermilion County, Illinois, approximately 110 miles south of Chicago.
A more dynamic approach to grid modernization.
Time-tested cost recovery mechanisms provide stable funding for infrastructure replacement.
Illinois Power Holdings (IPH) completed its acquisition of New Ameren Energy Resources (AER), an Ameren subsidiary. The transaction includes AER and its subsidiaries Ameren Energy Generating Company (Genco), New AERG (AERG), and Ameren Energy Marketing Company (AEM). The AEM retail and marketing businesses, doing business as Homefield Energy, and the following plants are included in the transaction: Duck Creek, Coffeen, E.D. Edwards, Newton, and Joppa.
Superstorm disruption calls for a new utility architecture.