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C&S Electric adds new feathers in its cap.

C&S Electric has been awarded for Outstanding Performance for the Highest Solar Energy Generated per KW/ Annum in UT- Chandigarh by Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science & Technology Promotion Society. The award recognizes the excellent performance of C&S Electric commissioned Solar PV Rooftop Power plants on the roof tops of various Government Institutes. The company was […]

JinkoSolar Supplies Solar PV Modules for the First Integrated Renewable Project in Kuwait

JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a global leader in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, recently announced that it has supplied 5 MW of solar modules to TSK Electronica y Electricidad, S.A. (“TSK”), for use in the Shagaya Renewables Park PV Power Plant, the first integrated renewable project located in Kuwait, Kuwait’s Ministry Of Energy and Water owns this 10 […]

US assures to provide finances to India for renewable energy

US today assured India of “doing more” by providing it finances for innovative renewable energy projects while asserting that it is the “only way” of meeting the challenge of climate change. US Secretary of State John Kerry said that the civil nuclear cooperation between both the countries will bring affordable and clean energy to tens […]

Adani’s solar equipment mfg facility may commence by yr-end

Gautam Adani-led Adani Enterprises is expecting to commission the first phase of its solar power equipment facility being set up in Gujarat by year-end, a senior company official said. “The first phase of the project in which we are manufacturing solar modules and solar photo-voltaic cells is expected to get commissioned by the end of […]

CORRIGENDUM – Solar Power Tariff under Guidelines for implementation of scheme for setting up of over 5000 MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects with Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under Batch-IV of Phase-II of the National Solar Mission (NSM)

This has reference to the guidelines for implementation of scheme for setting up of over 5000 MW Grid connected solar PV power Projects with viability Gao Funding .. For More Information Pls.Go Through Below Attached Documents… (40) Related posts: MNRE:Implementation of scheme for setting up of 5000MW Grid-Connected Solar PV Power Projects with viability Gap […]

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 * […]

Products

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

Silfab Solar, North America’s leading PV module manufacturer, announced recently 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 Solar, who […]

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 […]

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. […]

India

Renewable Energy India 2016 advocates Global Investments and Technological Breakthroughs

South Asia’s leading Renewable Energy Trade Expo by UBM India; 40 participating countries, over 650 exhibitor, 1000 + Delegates and estimated to attract over 25,000 visitors· Three day power packed conference – “Renewables : Surging Ahead”: (September 7-9) Conference to highlight innovations, challenges and way forward· 2nd edition of Renewable Energy India Awards: ( 6th […]

Nitish cabinet approves new industrial promotion policy

The Nitish Kumar cabinet in Bihar recently gave green signal to new industrial policy which has food processing and tourism as priority sectors among others. Approval to industrial promotion policy, 2016 was given at a meeting of state cabinet presided over by Chief Minister Kumar. Later, Principal Secretary Cabinet Coordination department told reporters that the new policy has […]

India-US collaboration a vital enabler in accelerating clean energy finance: Ratul Puri

Speaking during the CII-Indiaspora Dialogue “Mission 2022” at New Delhi, recently, Puri, outlined the key areas where both countries can extend their partnership and expand cooperation in the field of renewable energy. “This is going to be a vital enabler to make India’s renewable program successful. Indian debt markets do not have the depth to […]

Odisha targets 70 Mw rooftop solar projects by 2022

In an effort to harness the non-conventional sources of energy, Odisha targets to generate 70 Mw exclusively from rooftop solar projects by 2022.”The target to generate 70 Mw from rooftops is likely to see an investment of around Rs 500 crore. The projects are likely to be taken by the government, private companies and individuals,” […]

Ambalathara solar park 50MW will be commissioned in December

The phase I of the Kasargod Solar Park project, which will generate  50 megawatts (MW) of electricity, will be commissioned in December, said power minister Kadakampally Surendran.The 200-MW solar park being set up at Ambalathara is a joint venture of the Kerala State Electricity Board (KSEB) and the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). Surendran […]

Solar power plant in varsity to generate power soon

The solar PV power plant established at the Bharathidasan University will start generating power within a few days, according to its Vice-Chancellor V.M. Muthukumar.Inaugurating a two-day international conference on Microalgal and Cyanobacterial Biotechnology organised by the National Facility for Marine Cyanobacteria, Bharathidasan University, he said that a 500-kWp Ground Mounted Grid Interactive Solar PV Power […]

Energy Storage

New SimpliPhi Power Plug-and-Play Energy Storage System Makes Solar + Storage Simple for Any Installer

Developed in partnership with solar and energy storage installers to optimize equipment and streamline cost calculations, SimpliPhi Power has released a complete plug-and-play Energy Storage System (ESS) that easily integrates power storage into new and existing solar installations both on and off grid. SimpliPhi’s fully integrated solution includes the company’s award-winning battery technology combined with […]

Australian cold storage facilities and supermarkets can reduce electricity peak demand up to 90 percent using Thermal Energy Storage

Viking Cold Solutions™, a leading provider of Thermal Energy Management solutions for cold storage facilities and supermarkets, has today announced the launch of Solar Energy Storage™ at the Refrigerated Warehouse and Transportation Association Conference in Queensland, Australia. The system combines Viking Cold’s patented Thermal Energy Storage System with rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) to deliver green, […]

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 […]

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

Renewable energy industry calls on Australian Parliament to protect ARENA grants funding

Innovation will be stifled right across the clean energy sector if the Australian Parliament supports legislation to remove future grant funding available from the Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA), according to a briefing paper released recently by the Clean Energy Council. Clean Energy Council Chief Executive Kane Thornton said the organisation had funded hundreds of projects that […]

Second Phase of BIOPV Pilot Project in Singapore

The second phase of Heliatek’s large pilot installation has been successfully completed in Singapore. HeliaFilm® is being rigorously tested under the tropical weather conditions of Singapore to provide new urban fit energy solutions for the ever growing cities of Asia. Already the largest BIOPV (Building Integrated Organic Photovoltaic) project in Asia, it has further expanded with […]

Shunfeng International Clean Energy Announces 2016 Interim Results

Shunfeng International Clean Energy Ltd. (“Shunfeng” or the “Company”) (stock code: 1165), a leading integrated clean energy solutions provider, today announced the interim results for the 6 months ended30 June 2016 (the “Period”). In the first half of 2016, the revenue increased 30.9% year-on-year to RMB4,607.8 million and the gross profit increased 114.7% year-on-year to […]

United Photovoltaics Group Limited Announces 2016 Interim Results Sales of Electricity Increased 60% to RMB452 Million

The United Photovoltaics Group Limited , a leading solar power plant investor and operator in China, is pleased to announce the unaudited condensed consolidated interim results of the Company and its subsidiaries for the six months ended 30 June 2016 (the “Period”). During the Period, the EBITDA of the Company raised 77% to RMB376 million […]

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   (19) 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

Fronius Expands Presence in the United States

Fronius shows a strong commitment to the growing US solar market and expands its US presence with an office in the Bay Area. Just recently opened, the new Fronius location accommodates Product Management, R&D and Technical Sales.When Fronius entered the US solar market in 2004, it was among the first movers in a new market […]

District of Columbia raises renewable portfolio standard target to 50% by 2032

The District of Columbia (DC) increased and extended its renewable portfolio standard (RPS) target from 20% by 2020 to 50% by 2032…. For more information please see above link: (2) Related posts: Tender for procurement of Solar Water Filter 7 stage (WHO) standard). ARM of solar power plants at bops 1st bn itbp Applications are […]

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

Silfab Solar, North America’s leading PV module manufacturer, announced recently 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 Solar, who […]

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

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES unterzeichnet eine Vereinbarung (Memorandum of Understanding) für Heterojunction Solarzellen in China

SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES unterzeichnet eine Vereinbarung (Memorandum of Understanding) für Heterojunction Solarzellen in China • Zusammenarbeit mit den chinesischen Unternehmen GCL und CIE vereinbart • Entwicklung von Heterojunction Solarzellen in Taixing, China • Erste Prozessanlagen bereits geordert Kahl am Main, 31. August 2016 – Die SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES AG (SINGULUS TECHNOLOGIES) hat eine Vereinbarung über die Zusammenarbeit […]

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 […]

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……. (28) 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. […]