US wind, solar finance alternatives rise as sector rushes against looming tax credit expiration

2019-11-04T13:18:22+00:00

"One developing finance approach would take advantage of potentially "billions of dollars" waiting to go into U.S. wind and solar projects from foreign and other investors without a use for tax credits. ....Alternatively, a range of new technology-neutral tax credit proposals could incline lawmakers to establish long-term certainty for innovative resources that would open [...]

US wind, solar finance alternatives rise as sector rushes against looming tax credit expiration2019-11-04T13:18:22+00:00

Wind PPA Prices Are On The Rise

2019-10-21T13:27:35+00:00

"Wind prices increased $1.08/MWh, or 4.4%, during the quarter, the report says. Annually, they increased 11.2%. ....However, solar prices dropped $0.14/MWh, or 0.5%, in Q3, continuing solar’s long-term trend of decreasing prices, the report says. Annually, solar prices dropped 5.4%." https://nawindpower.com/report-wind-ppa-prices-are-on-the-rise

Wind PPA Prices Are On The Rise2019-10-21T13:27:35+00:00

Renewable Energy Project Finance Outlook Breakfast – October 17, 2019 – New York ,NY

2019-09-20T19:25:16+00:00

Stahl, Davies, Sewell, Chavarria & Friend attorney Brent Stahl will participate in a panel discussion October 17 on current development issues facings renewable energy projects.  The event runs from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the CUNY Graduate Center in New York.  For more information, please visit: https://www.amtrusttitleevents.com/

Renewable Energy Project Finance Outlook Breakfast – October 17, 2019 – New York ,NY2019-09-20T19:25:16+00:00

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market

2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

"The extreme heat that sent electricity demand and prices surging to record levels in Texas on Monday is threatening to do it all over again on Tuesday. [On Monday,] [w]holesale power prices jumped 36,000% to average as much as $6,537.45 a megawatt-hour across the Texas power grid." https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-08-12/searing-texas-heat-pushes-power-prices-to-near-record-levels

Wholesale Power Prices Surge in Texas’ ERCOT Market2019-08-13T11:46:34+00:00

Second Quarter Market Report: American wind power nears 100 gigawatts

2019-08-12T11:15:32+00:00

"Everyone likes a nice, round number, and American wind power is approaching a big one: 100 gigawatts (GW) of installed capacity. AWEA’s just-released U.S. Wind Industry Second Quarter Market Report shows record-breaking, continued growth for the U.S. wind industry." https://www.aweablog.org/second-quarter-market-report-american-wind-power-nears-100-gw/

Second Quarter Market Report: American wind power nears 100 gigawatts2019-08-12T11:15:32+00:00

U.S. energy storage market to double two years running

2019-04-05T11:43:04+00:00

"The U.S. energy storage market nearly doubled in 2018 and is expected to double again in 2019." https://www.windpowerengineering.com/electrical/power-storage/u-s-energy-storage-market-to-double-two-years-running/

U.S. energy storage market to double two years running2019-04-05T11:43:04+00:00

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar

2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00

"Texas regulators have ruled that any renewable generation source connected to the state’s HVAC [(high voltage alternating current )] grid does not have to account for marginal losses, as the market turbulence it would cause isn’t worth the benefit, and it would go against the original spirit of the project." https://pv-magazine-usa.com/2019/01/30/texas-powergrid-rules-for-wind-and-solar/ [...]

Texas rules in favor of wind and solar2019-01-31T12:55:48+00:00

Texas wind generation breaks record, ERCOT reports

2018-12-21T13:02:21+00:00

"Texas wind set a new record last week.  At 12:07 am Friday, wind power generated 19,168 megawatts of electricity for a brief moment, beating the previous record of 17,920 megawatts, recorded at 3:32 p.m. on Nov. 12, according to the Electric Reliability Council of Texas, the state's primary electric grid operator."   https://www.chron.com/business/energy/article/Texas-wind-generation-breaks-record-ERCOT-13481063.php

Texas wind generation breaks record, ERCOT reports2018-12-21T13:02:21+00:00

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00

"As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of  Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it [...]

Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future2018-12-11T12:59:39+00:00