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Relief as PG&E restructure plan promises to honour wind deals

Relief as PG&E restructure plan promises to honour wind deals

The US's largest utility, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), says it will honour its long-term renewable-energy contracts -- including those for some 2.15GW of wind power -- as it struggles to exit bankruptcy.

US solar relief extension would 'devastate' wind

US solar relief extension would 'devastate' wind

Onshore wind power will be disadvantaged when its key support mechanism in the US expires next year, while solar PV retaining a tax deduction will make it more competitive, analysts believe.

Facebook signs latest PPA

Facebook signs latest PPA

Social media giant Facebook has inked a new power purchase agreement with what will be the single-largest wind project in Texas, as the corporate PPA market continues apace in the US.

New technology bolsters US output

New technology bolsters US output

Longer blades and taller towers are having a dramatic effect on wind project output in the US, according to the Department of Energy (DoE).

Storage developer buys into Texas wind

Storage developer buys into Texas wind

Glidepath Power Solutions is buying eight wind projects with a combined capacity of 149MW near Amarillo in Texas.

'Up to 85GW corporate PPA demand through to 2030'

'Up to 85GW corporate PPA demand through to 2030'

The renewable energy demands of the 1,000 biggest companies in the US could create a need for up to 85GW of corporate procurement through to 2030, according to new research.