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Rhode Island to Boost Renewable Energy to 1,000 Megawatts by 2020

Rhode Island is looking to increase its renewable energy to 1,000 megawatts by 2020, according to a strategic initiative by Governor Gina Raimondo. The…

Renewable Energy | Windfarm | Rhode Island | Hydroelectric | Solar

Industrial Info

Fri Jun 02 2017

IIR Webinar: North American Power Capacity Closures Motivate New Power Generation

Since 2010, the U.S. and Canada have seen the closure of fossil-fuel-fed and nuclear power facilities to the tune of about 85 gigawatts (GW)…

North America | New Build | Power Generation Projects | Windfarm | Power Generation | Power Construction | EPC

Industrial Info

Wed Nov 30 2016

U.S. Northeast, New England Encourage Solar Project Growth

States in the Northeast and New England market regions are experiencing rapid growth in utility- and residential-scale solar generation projects, with the help of state…

Solar Projects | Solar Power | Windfarm | Renewables | Renewable Projects | Renewable Generation | Northeast | Solar Generation | Electric Transmission | Hydro | New England

Industrial Info

Thu Nov 24 2016

NextEra Energy Plans $21.7 Billion Capital Budget

NextEra Energy plans to invest about $21.7 billion in its regulated electric utility business and its unregulated power business between 2016 and 2020. The…

NextEra Energy | Electric Power | Florida Power & Light | Power | Investments | Renewable Projects | Transmission Projects | Solar | Windfarm

Industrial Info

Tue Nov 08 2016

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry…

Natural Gas | Texas | Gulf Coast | Louisiana | Market Outlook | Power Projects | Power Generation | Renewables | Combined Cycle | Windfarm

Industrial Info

Thu Oct 27 2016

U.S. Fourth-Quarter Grassroot Industrial Project Completions Total $37.9 Billion

Completions of U.S. grassroot projects worth $37.9 billion are expected to occur in fourth-quarter 2016. The projects include a mega data center in…

Construction | Industrial Projects | Project Completions | Windfarm | Steel Mill | Facebook

Industrial Info

Fri Sep 23 2016

Controversial California Wind Project Ready to Begin Construction

After more than a decade of regulatory hearings, permit fights and litigation, construction will begin on a 131-MW windfarm east of San Diego. The Tule…

Windfarm | Wind Projects | Tule Windfarm | Industrial Info | California

Industrial Info

Thu Sep 22 2016

Rhode Island to Boost Renewable Energy to 1,000 Megawatts by 2020

Rhode Island is looking to increase its renewable energy to 1,000 megawatts by 2020, according to a strategic initiative by Governor Gina Raimondo. The "1000 by 20" strategic energy goal would expand renewable energy through offshore wind, solar and hydroelectric projects in order to create clean energy jobs, currently around 14,000 across the state, and boost the economy. »

IIR Webinar: North American Power Capacity Closures Motivate New Power Generation

Since 2010, the U.S. and Canada have seen the closure of fossil-fuel-fed and nuclear power facilities to the tune of about 85 gigawatts (GW), which provides the main motivation for new-build power generation projects now under construction or in the planning phases, according to Britt Burt, Industrial Info’s vice president of Global Research-Power Industry. Burt speaks about the »

U.S. Northeast, New England Encourage Solar Project Growth

States in the Northeast and New England market regions are experiencing rapid growth in utility- and residential-scale solar generation projects, with the help of state programs like the NY-Sun solar incentive in New York, which aims to add more than 3,000 megawatts (MW) of solar capacity to the state by 2023, and the New York State Energy Plan, which »

NextEra Energy Plans $21.7 Billion Capital Budget

NextEra Energy plans to invest about $21.7 billion in its regulated electric utility business and its unregulated power business between 2016 and 2020. The utility unit, Florida Power & Light, plans to invest more than $16 billion in its generation, transmission and distribution businesses, while the unregulated power unit, NextEra Energy Resources, plans to invest about $5.5 billion »

Natural Gas Leads Texas, Louisiana Gulf Coast Power Projects

In the eight market regions that comprise the Texas and Louisiana Gulf Coast region, Industrial Info is tracking $18.8 billion of active Power Industry projects. The projects vary in scope, ranging from a proposed $1.3 billion offshore windfarm down to basic maintenance projects at existing plants. In its upcoming Market Outlook in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, which will be »

U.S. Fourth-Quarter Grassroot Industrial Project Completions Total $37.9 Billion

Completions of U.S. grassroot projects worth $37.9 billion are expected to occur in fourth-quarter 2016. The projects include a mega data center in Texas, a windfarm in Nebraska and a steel "minimill" in Arkansas. The Southwest Region (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Louisiana and Texas) will host fourth-quarter completions for 90 projects valued at $11.1 billion. One of the larger »

Controversial California Wind Project Ready to Begin Construction

After more than a decade of regulatory hearings, permit fights and litigation, construction will begin on a 131-MW windfarm east of San Diego. The Tule Wind Project, which will consist of 57 turbines, will take about a year to build, its developer estimated. Power will be sold to Southern California Edison under a 15-year contract. A local group opposing the »