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BRIEF-India’s Adani Solar to complete solar mnfg plant in Gujarat by March 2017

Aug 30 (Reuters) – * India’s adani solar exec says to complete solar manufacturing plant in Gujarat by March 2017 * India’s Adani Solar exec says to start construction of phase 2 by April 2017 * India’s Adani Solar exec says will also look at exporting solar cells and modules to U.S. and Europe * […]

PFS ties up with banks for clean energy project loans

PTC India Financial Services recently said it has tied up with banks that will provide loans to companies engaged in renewable energy (RE) production. These banks, based on letter of comfort issued by PFS, will issue letter of credit (LC) to project companies in the renewable space with diligence on certain parameters, the company said in a […]

$1 billion fund in the works for stressed assets, renewable projects: Piyush Goyal

The power ministry plans to set up two funds of $1 billion each to enable alternative financing options for stressed power assets and renewable energy projects. The two funds have been proposed under the ambit of the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF). “NIIF is the fund of funds within which we will set up a […]

NABARD sanctions Rs 204.67 cr for Haryana

National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) has sanctioned a loan of Rs 204.67 crore under Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF) for rural infrastructure in Haryana. While stating this here recently, a spokesman of NABARD said that out of the total loan sanctioned, Rs 147.18 crore has been sanctioned to the state government under […]

SECI: Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 1000 MW Solar PV Projects under in Karnataka under JNNSM Ph-II, Batch-III

Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 1000 MW Solar PV Projects under in Karnataka under JNNSM Ph-II, Batch-III. For More Information Pls.Go Through Below Attached Documents………. (482) Related posts: SECI: Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 100 MW Solar PV Projects u SECI: Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for […]

SECI: Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 100 MW Solar PV Projects u

Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 100 MW Solar PV Projects under Part-B (Open) in Chhattisgarh under JNNSM Ph-II, Batch-III. For More Information Pls.Go Throough Below Attached PDF……. (204) Related posts: SECI: Result of tendering for Selection of Developers for 225 Charanka Solar Park E-tendering for Solar Security Light ARM of solar power […]

Products

SRT Marine Systems plc, the Global Leader in AIS Announces the Availability of the World’s First Fully Certified Solar Powered AIS Class B Small Vessel and VMS Tracking and Identification Transceiver

SRT Marine Systems plc, the global leader in AIS announces the availability of the world’s first fully certified solar powered AIS Class B small vessel and VMS tracking and identification transceiver.The AIS Class B Identifier is the world’s best selling and trusted small vessel and fishing boat VMS tracking and identification transceiver providing proven performance […]

REC launches 72-cell version of the award-winning REC TwinPeak Series – rated up to 340 Wp

REC, a leading European brand of solar panels, has begun mass production of the new REC TwinPeak 72 Series solar panel. With nominal power of up to 340 watt peak (Wp), the REC TwinPeak 72 Series is bigger in size, delivers even higher power output per m2, and is ideally suited for commercial, industrial, and […]

Innovative Solar, Inc. Presentsthe Solar Industry’s FIRST Rapid Shutdown®Combiner Box with Capacitor Discharge

Innovative Solar Inc. (ISI),the most rapidly advancing solar design team in the solar power industry, has developed the solar industry’s FIRST Rapid Shutdown® Combiner box with Capacitor Discharge. The Combiner comes with optional AFCI and surge protection. Innovative Solar’sPV powered combiners will accommodate single or multiple MPPTs. Ranging from 4 to 24 strings in grounded or […]

Yingli’s PID Resistant TwinMAX Dual Glass Modules Passes IEC61215/61730 Tests

Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) (“Yingli Solar” or “Yingli”), one of the world’s leading solar panel manufacturers, today announced that its TwinMax 60 cell dual glass modules (including standard and bifacial series) have passed the IEC61215/61730 tests. These standards ensure the performance and safety of the modules and thereby of investors’ capital. […]

Canadian Solar Launches New Field-Installable T4 PV Connector for Faster, Lower-Cost PV Installations

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that the company has introduced the new T4 Field-Installable PV Connector portfolio to the North American market. The T4 PV Connector is a high-quality field-installable PV connector manufactured by TLIAN, a subsidiary of Canadian Solar […]

LG Solar 72-Cell Solar Panels For Commercial Installation Available This Summer

 LG Electronics USA announced recently that U.S. shipments are beginning this month for LG’s flagship NeON™ 2 72-cell solar panels. Perfectly suited for commercial and utility scale installations, these new solar panels represent the industry’s most efficient and practical solution for commercial installations due to LG’s N-Type double-sided cell structure, LG announced during Intersolar 2016. LG’s […]

India

Tender for conceptualizing, designing and fabricating the Tableau of Ministry of New and Renewable Energy for Republic Day Parade at Raj Path on 26th January, 2017.

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) invites technical and financial bids in sealed covers from reputed Agencies/Firms/Organizations…. For more information please see above link: Source: MNRE (5) Related posts: 2ND RENEWABLE ENERGY GLOBAL INVESTORS’ MEET & EXPO (RE-INVEST 2017) Partners of CST system held on 1st July 2016, at Paryawaran Bhawan, MNRE Schedule of […]

Solar Power For All Sbi Rural Branches In Next Two Years: Govt

The Chhattisgarh Government has plans of electrifying all rural branches of State Bank of India (SBI) in the State with solar power during the next two years, officials informed. The Government has also targetted to electrify all the 19,000 villages in the State with solar power during the next two years. Notably, Chhattisgarh Renewable Energy Development Agency […]

ABB to light up 190 schools in West Bengal with solar power

ABB India will play a key role in West Bengal government’s initiative for state-wide solar electrification of schools as it is providing string inverters for rooftop solars. ABB India supplies string inverters of various capacities that support the installation of rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems with Kolkata based Sunshine Power Products across government schools in the […]

500 MW of power from solar projects in two years

Power Minister Kadakampally Surendran has said that the State will generate 500 MW power from solar power projects in the State in two years. Speaking after dedicating a dam-top solar project of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) on the Banasura Sagar Dam at Padinharethara in Wayanad district to the nation on Monday, Mr. Surendran said […]

Orient Green denies sale talks, to add capacity at Andhra farm

Orient Green Power Ltd., the wind power unit of the Shriram Group of Industries, has dismissed claims it’s up for sale and said it will add capacity for the first time in three years now that it has additional funds in hand. “The worst is behind us,” managing director S Venkatachalam said, denying market speculation that […]

Schedule of Awareness Generation & Training Programmes on CSTs being organized by WRST, Mount Abu under UNDP-GEF CSH project of MNRE

Inviting Industries, Institutions, Commercial establishments, State Nodal Agencies of MNRE, Manufacturers, Entrepreneurs etc….. For more information please see above link: Source: MNRE (6) Related posts: Guidelines for support to Training Institutions/Educational Organizations/NGOs/SNAs for organizing Short-Term Training Programmes. MNRE – UNDP/GEF Project on “Scale Up of Access to Clean Energy for Rural Productive Uses” Partners of […]

Energy Storage

The UK turns to batteries for frequency response to stabilise increasingly green grid

‘Frequency response’ is the service that is used to keep the grid stable, compensating for short-term fluctuations in supply and demand in the grid. To date, grid balancing services have been provided mainly by gas and coal plants. The uptake of batteries marks another major push towards a sustainable grid for the UK. By awarding […]

Fuel-Cell Power Based Battery Solutions Growth Propelled Via Federally Approved Grants Targeting Research And Development of Batteries with Microchip Technology

The renewable energy sector continues to rapidly evolve as companies identify the vast benefits of alternative methods such as fuel-cell battery power solutions. Leaders across various industries continue to make the switch to alternative power solutions as lithium batteries advancements with innovative technology gain momentum behind increased research funded by federally backed grants. Battery and […]

Greensmith Energy Partners with E.ON Climate and Renewables and Tucson Electric Power for a 10 Megawatt Energy Storage Project in Arizona

Greensmith Energy, the leader in energy storage software and integration services, announced it will partner with E.ON Climate and Renewables and Tucson Electric Power (TEP) to design and deliver a grid-scale energy storage system located at the University of Arizona Science and Technology Park southeast of Tucson. The 10 megawatt (MW) site will provide frequency response […]

BioSolar Adds Engineering Team from North Carolina A&T State University to Strengthen Its Efforts to Increase the Capacity and Reduce the Cost of Lithium-ion Batteries

BioSolar, Inc. a developer of breakthrough energy storage technology and materials, recently announced that the company has entered into a new sponsored research agreement with North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University to strengthen the engineering development efforts of its battery technology. The company’s goal is to increase the capacity and reduce the cost of lithium-ion […]

Research

Navigant Predicts a $1.3 Trillion Market Opportunity Across the Energy Cloud Ecosystem by 2030

Recently, Navigant released Navigating the Energy Transformation, the latest installment in the company’s Energy Cloud analysis. The paper examines the energy industry’s landscape and provides stakeholders with a blueprint—the Energy Cloud Playbook—to proactively prepare for and navigate disruption and position for long-term success.Changing customer needs, evolving policy and regulation, and accelerating innovation around distributed energy […]

New Life For Used Ev Batteries As Stationary Storage

The electric vehicle market is set to grow quickly, but so far there has been no consensus on the ‘second-life’ of the used EV batteries. In this report, senior analyst Claire Curry has compiled the first data and shows that low-cost energy storage could be here sooner than previously thought. She projects: There will be […]

Light Duty Plug-in Electric Vehicles Are Expected to Make Up Half of the Global Electric Vehicle Market by 2024

A recent report from Navigant Research details the global market for light duty vehicles, including light duty hybrid, plug-in hybrid, and battery electric vehicles (HEVs, PHEVs, and BEVs), or plug-in electric vehicles (PEVs), segmented by scenario, region, country, drivetrain, and automaker, through 2024. As of 2015, light duty PEVs accounted for about 19 percent of […]

Electric vehicles – it’s not just about the car

One of the key characteristics of complex systems, such as the world’s energy and transport sectors, is that when they change it tends not to be a linear process. They flip from one state to another in a way strongly analogous to a phase change in material science. A second important characteristic of this type […]

Asia - Pacific

$1b renewable fund cuts undermine Queensland solar projects

QUEENSLAND is expecting a job boom from its solar energy projects but all hopes are dimmed by funding cuts of more than $1 billion from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA).The Federal Government plans to do this through its Omnibus Bill, the Australian Conservation Foundation (ACF) said.ARENA has 10 major solar proposals in Queensland on its […]

Gunkul Engineeering Public Company Ltd :Investment in Solar Power Plant, Kentos Project, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi Province, Japan

Refer to Board of Directors Meeting no. 6/2016 of Gunkul Engineering Public Company Limited (the Company) held on 25th August 2016, the Meeting approved the investment in solar power plant, Kentos Project, Utsunomiya City, Tochigi province, Japan with capacity at 66.78 MW in Power Purchase Agreement and 72.80 MW installation, and total project value approximately […]

ReneSola Announces Sale of Solar Project in Japan

ReneSola Ltd, a leading solar PV project developer and provider of energy-efficient products, recently  announced that it sold a 1.23 MW solar power project located in Ibaraki, Japan. The project qualifies for Japan’s 32 Yen feed-in tariff.  Revenue from the sale will be recognized in the third quarter and all proceeds have been collected.ReneSola is developing 31.5 MW […]

Trina BEST Establishes Japanese Subsidiary

TrinaBEST announced recently thatit has established TrinaBESTJapan, a Tokyo corporation, as part of a long-term strategy to establish firm foundation and growth in a major market for its energy storage solution in Japan. ”TrinaBEST, a fast growing player in the energy storage market, places great importance on the long-term potential of the Japan market for residential […]

Europe & UK

Iberdrola surpasses eight million smart meters installed in Spain

The company has already modernised 76% of all of its meters with subscribed power equal to or less than 15 kilowatts, totalling 10.5 million meters This initiative, which the company is undertaking in 10 autonomous regions, is due to end in 2018 and represents an overall investment of over 2 billion euros. Iberdrola has become […]

Implementation of the energy transition: Ségolène Royal is launching the tender for the construction and operation of 3,000 MW of new solar power plants

To implement the energy transition, Segolene Royal has set ambitious targets for deployment of new solar power capacity in the order of 24 April 2016 it is expected an increase in the current capacity of 6700 MW to 10 200 MW at the end of 2018, and 18 200 to 20 200 MW in 2023. […]

Growing PV pipelines across Europe await policy support

The demand for ground-mount photovoltaic (PV) capacity in Europe will decline by 40 percent in 2016 over the previous year, but recovery is expected after 2018. Part of this recovery will take place through future demand in currently non-existing markets.IHS Markit has observed an evolution of ground-mount PV pipelines in European markets without explicit support […]

France to open tender for 3000 MW of solar plants – ministry

Aug 24 France will launch a series of tenders for a combined capacity of 3000 megawatts of solar plants, the energy ministry said in a statement on Wednesday. The ministry will launch a series of six tenders of 500 MW each, between 2017 and 2020, each spaced six months apart. The ministry said this regular […]

Infographics

EQ Solar RPO Map Of India

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EQ Solar Map Of India 2016- Ist Draft

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Solar Map Of India 2016- I Draft Dear Solar ​​Industry Colleagues, Warm Greetings from EQ Int’l <www.EQMagPro.com> ​​After Massive Success of EQ Solar Map of INDIA 1st, 2nd​,​ 3rd​,​ 4th ​& 5th ​Edition, EQ plans ​the following Solar Maps for 2016 1. EQ Solar Map of India 6th Edition 2016 2. EQ Solar PV RoofTop […]

Average annual growth rate of renewable energy capacity and biofuels production

Source:REN21 (15) Related posts: Moody’s: India’s substantial growth in renewable energy capacity will challenge fossil fuel operators Pitfalls in renewable energy growth flagged Pitfalls in renewable energy growth flagged Renewable Energy Provisions in the revised Tariff Policy-Long term growth trajectory of renewable purchase Obligations (RPOs)-Reg.

Switch To Solar Energy

Get in touch with a solar installer,who will guide you on project design and familiarize you with policies and regulation..more information refer infograph Infograph Source:ET   (18) Related posts: Commission implementing regulation terminating the partial interim review of the anti-dumping and countervailing measures applicable to imports of crystalline silicon photovoltaic modules and key components (i.e. […]

EQ Solar Map 5th Edition 2015

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Americas

Boviet Solar USA Introduces New 1500 Volt Polycrystalline Solar Modules

Boviet Solar USA, the North American arm of Boviet Solar Technology Co., Ltd., a global leader in the manufacture of high-quality photovoltaic technology, recently announced that the company is launching its new 1500 volt polycrystalline solar modules. The new high-voltage solar modules are ideal for large commercial and utility scale solar installations and require less balance […]

Silfab Solar Partners with Vision Solar for Major Module Delivery in United States

Silfab Solar, North America’s leading PV module manufacturer, announced today a long-term partnership with Vision Solar, one of the fastest growing residential solar installers in the United States, to supply the company with all-black, high-quality modules and delivery of 12 megawatts for projects across the six states that Vision Solar services. The partnership with Vision […]

Viridian Wins Esteemed Go Green Advertising Award

Viridian, an international network marketing company offering affordable, responsible energy, announced today that it has been named a 2016 Go Green Advertising Gold Award winner. The company is receiving this honor in recognition of its sixth annual Sustainability Report, released in early 2016. The report details the collective impact Viridian has made helping consumers avoid […]

MEA

Toshiba and Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development Conclude Memorandum of Understanding on Geothermal Power Generation Business

Toshiba Corporation recently concluded a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Uganda’s Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development (MEMD) on a comprehensive partnership in geothermal power that will see the parties collaborate in power generation projects, including personnel development.The parties signed the MOU during the Tokyo International Conference on African Development 2016 (“TICAD VI”), now being held […]

Kenya Power and Toshiba sign MoU in support of efforts to reduce electricity distribution losses

Kenya Power and Toshiba Transmission & Distribution Systems (India) Private Limited (TTDI) , subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on implementation of a pilot project aimed at decreasing distribution losses in the national grid.The MoU will guide installation, testing and evaluation of equipment that will be supplied by TTDI, on […]

South Africa touted as new hotspot for wind power installation, says GlobalData

South Africa is the new hotspot for wind installation and has great potential for capacity addition over the next four years. Over 3 Gigawatts (GW) is expected to be installed by 2020, bringing the country’s cumulative capacity up to 5.6 GW, according to research and consulting firm GlobalData. The company’s latest report states that until […]

PV Manufacturing

Applied Materials Announces Record Results

Applied Materials, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMAT) today reported results for its third quarter ended July 31, 2016. New orders were $3.66 billion, up 6 percent sequentially and up 26 percent year over year. Backlog of $4.95 billion was up 19 percent sequentially and up 60 percent year over year. Net sales of $2.82 billion were up 15 percent […]

SINGULUS Technologies publishes financial figures for the first half year of 2016

High order intake and order backlog -Sales in the period under review at low level -Restructuring income results in significantly positive net profit -Equity ratio positive at 24 % -Segments Optical Disc and Semiconductor weak, Solar division impacted by one large order in the CIGS solar segment -Additional solar orders in negotiation -Bond restructuring successfully […]

1366 Technologies Introduces “3D” Wafer Feature

1366 Technologies (“1366”) today unveiled the first of a series of R&D achievements that have the potential to change the way the solar industry thinks about wafer features. The company’s proprietary Direct Wafer process has demonstrated the ability to grow a “three dimensional” wafer or a thin wafer with a thick border, an advancement impossible […]

Business & Finance

ReneSola Announces Results of Annual General Meeting

ReneSola Ltd, a leading fully-integrated solar project developer and provider of energy efficient technology products, recently announced that all shareholder resolutions proposed at the Company’s 2016 annual general meeting of shareholders held today were duly passed. Specifically, the shareholders’ resolutions approved the following: the consolidated financial statements of the Company for the year ended December 31, […]

Innogy Unterzeichnet Vertrag Zum Erwerb Von Belectric Solar & Battery

Die innogy SE stellt wichtige strategische Weichen für ihr zukünftiges Wachstum und wird den deutschen Solar- und Batteriespezialisten BELECTRIC Solar & Battery Holding GmbH übernehmen. Das Unternehmen gehört zur BELECTRIC-Gruppe. Einen entsprechenden Kauf- und Abtretungsvertrag haben innogy und die BELECTRIC Holding GmbH unterzeichnet. Es wurde ein Kaufpreis im hohen zweistelligen Millionen-Euro-Bereich vereinbart. Die Transaktion steht […]

Havells India gets assigned Solar Energy Grading for accrediation of Channel Partners

Havells India announced that CARE has assigned a ‘SP1A’ grading to the Company viz. Havells India upon its request for assigning Solar Energy Grading (Solar Integrator (PV)) under the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) scheme for accreditation of Channel Partners. The Solar Energy Grading, valid till 26 August 2018, indicates ‘Highest’ performance capability and […]

Solar Off Grid & Roof Tops

University scouts for places to tap tidal & solar power plants

Savitribai Phule Pune University (SPPU) aims to identify sites for successful development of tidal and floating solar power projects in the country with the help of Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water).SPPU signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with K-water for development of tidal and floating power generation projects last week and a panel of experts […]

Amara Raja commissions 1.1 MW rooftop solar unit at plant

First batch of 101 students completed their skill training course at the Amara Raja Skill Development Centre set up with an investment of Rs. 30 crore at Pettamitta in Tirupati.After the success of this centre, the Amara Raja Groupis planning to establish its next Skill Development Centre at Diguvamagham, followed by one in Guntur – […]

MNRE Office Menorandum: Comments are invited on new products to be introduced under off Grid & decentralized solar PV application scheme

Ministry is introducing three new products for promotion under Off Grid and decentralized solar PV application and providing subsidy for the same. For More Information Pls.Go Through Below Attached Documents……. (26) Related posts: MNRE:Price List Of Battery Manufacturers Empanelled Under Off-Grid And Decentralized Solar Application Programme Of Mnre MNRE:Price List Of Inverter Manufacturers Empanelled Under […]

Solar Balance of Systems

Sollega Demonstrates FastRack510 Flat Roof Racking and New FastRack String Inverter Mount at Intersolar 2016!

Sollega will exhibit at Intersolar North America the week of July 12-14, 2016. The conference will take place in the beautiful city of San Francisco. Be sure to stop by our booth #9252 and see our new string inverter mounting solutions as well as our FastRack510 ballasted flat roof PV racking. Why come to see us? […]

Intersolar: skytron energy launches updated PVGuard®, with integrated controls

skytron® energy, a First Solar company and the global market leader in utility-scale photovoltaic (PV) monitoring, recently announced the launch of version 2.3 of its PVGuard® Supervision Platform.The updated version will be showcased at Intersolar 2016, and features a new integrated control function, allowing operators to directly connect to a plant via a customized dashboard, activating […]

Global Solar Off-Grid Semi-Annual Market Report

The data in this report is limited to that provided by GOGLA member companies and Lighting Global Quality Verified companies using an online questionnaire. Companies are classified either as distributors of other companies’ branded products or as manufacturers of their own branded products. Only aggregate data is presented here, and it is only included when it has satisfied our ‘three data point […]

Solar Inverters

SMA Introduces Sunny Central 2500-EV-US for 1,500 VDC Utility-Scale Applications

SMA is now taking orders for its newest central inverter, which not only is ideal for 1,500 VDC applications but also is UL certified to the new UL 62109 standard. The Sunny Central 2500-EV-US provides 2,500 kVA at 1,500 VDC, allowing developers, owners and EPCs to benefit from cost reductions due to balance-of-system savings. With […]

Improving power quality to meet future energy demands

Future airline and ships will be powered by data, but many more will be powered by electricity. The electric car has made its flashy debut and hit the road; the solar-powered electric plane recently completed its round-the-world trip. Decades ago, it was but a vision for the entire generation to imagine a fully electrified kitchen; […]

TMEIC Receives Order of Its Outdoor PV Inverters with a Salt Damage Prevention Specification for a Utility Scale PV Plant in Hawaii, United States

Toshiba Mitsubishi-Electric Industrial Systems Corporation (hereinafter, “TMEIC”; President & CEO Masahiko Yamawaki) received an order of 17 units of its SOLAR WARETM 1667 outdoor PV inverters with a salt damage prevention specification for a utility scale solar power plant currently under construction on Oahu island of Hawaii. The plant is being built by Eurus Energy […]

SMA is First Manufacturer to Achieve UL 1741 SA Certification for Smart Solar Inverters

SMA is the first inverter manufacturer to complete functional and safety testing with UL according to the UL 1741 SA (Supplement A) draft standard, which identifies inverter functions required for optimal grid stability. To achieve that, SMA enhanced the smart-inverter capabilities of its popular Sunny Boy TL-US series of inverters with Secure Power Supply to […]

Renewable Energy

Siemens to supply turbines and service for third Apex Clean Energy project in Oklahoma

Siemens is filling an order from Apex Clean Energy to deliver and service 64 wind turbines for the Grant Plains Wind facility located in Grant County, Oklahoma. The 147 MW project is expected to be operational later this year. This latest collaboration follows Siemens’ successful completion of two previous orders from Apex Clean Energy in Oklahoma […]

Southern Company subsidiary acquires Grant Plains wind facility

Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power recently announced the acquisition of the 147-megawatt (MW) Grant Plains wind facility in Oklahoma from Apex Clean Energy. “The acquisition of the Grant Plains wind facility is an important step in strategically growing our renewable energy portfolio,” said Southern Power President and CEO Buzz Miller. “This project aligns with our business model […]

E.ON Begins Construction on Twin Forks Wind Farm

E.ON recently began construction of its Twin Forks Wind Farm in Macon County, IL, the third wind farm in Illinois for the Chicago-based company. Once Twin Forks’ 278 MW of generation is completed, E.ON’s wind farms will produce a total of 578 MW of electricity generation capacity in Illinois, enough to power more than 180,000 homes. […]