GM to use wind power for more than 50% of annual vehicle output from Arlington Assembly plant

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General Motors’ Arlington, Texas, Assembly plant will soon be able to build up to 125,000 trucks a year using wind power. Arlington Assembly produces more than 1,200 vehicles daily, including the Chevrolet Suburban and Tahoe; GMC Yukon and Yukon XL; and Cadillac Escalade and Escalade ESV. Fifteen of the wind farm’s 261-foot-tall turbines will generate the energy GM will use. Beginning in the first quarter of 2016, wind energy will help power three GM Mexico facilities.

GM makes its largest green energy purchase to date; 50 MW wind deal

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General Motors has made its largest renewable energy procurement to date, purchasing enough wind power to equal the electricity needs of 16 of its US facilities, including business offices in Fort Worth and Austin, Texas, a major assembly and stamping complex in Arlington, Texas, and 13 parts warehouses east of the Mississippi River. GM will purchase 50 megawatts of power produced at Cactus Flats, a 150-megawatt wind farm being developed by RES in Concho County, Texas.

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GE Receives $1.4B Contract to Supply Turbines for Largest Wind Farm Yet Built in the US

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billion contract from independent power producer Caithness Energy to supply wind turbines and provide services for an 845-megawatt (MW) wind farm project to be located in Oregon. The wind farm, called Shepherds Flat, has received the majority of the necessary government permits to operate and is ready to be built. When completed it will be larger than any wind farm currently in operation around the globe. GE has received a $1.4

2009 64

DOE awarding >$24M to 77 projects through Technology Commercialization Fund

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Johnson Matthey, Billingham, UK Enabling Autonomous Wind Plants through Consensus Control, $250,000 RES Group, Broomfield, Colo. Vivint Solar, Lehi, Utah Wind Turbine Drivetrain Reliability Assessment and Remaining Useful Life Prediction, $100,000 WindESCo, Boston, Mass. Arlington, Texas Environmental Insights Explorer for Buildings, $750,000 Google, Mountian View, Calif.

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US Army and Air Force planning to develop 1GW of renewable energy on installations by 2025

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New sources of clean energy will vary among installations, he said, and will include solar, wind, biomass and geothermal developments. The Army will host the Army-Air Force Energy Forum 12 July in Arlington, Va. The US Army and Air Force are planning to develop 1 billion watts of renewable energy on their installations by 2025.

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Global Power Company AES Raises $1.58B Through Stock Sale to China Investment Corp; Approx. 15% Stake

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AES also announced the signing of a letter of intent with CIC to raise an additional $571 million of equity for an approximate 35% interest in its wind generation business. AES, with headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, owns and operates a diverse portfolio of power generation and distribution businesses in 29 countries.

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S4 Energy Solutions to Develop Plasma Gasification Project at Waste Management Landfill for Waste to Fuels and Power

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and InEnTec LLC, plans to develop a plasma gasification facility at Waste Management’s Columbia Ridge Landfill in Arlington, Oregon. Wind power is also generated at the landfill, with 67 windmills producing more than 100 MW of renewable energy for PacifiCorp.

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DOE ARPA-E awards $156M to projects to 60 projects to accelerate innovation in clean energy technologies

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for High Power Wind Generators The University of Houston will develop a new, low-cost. superconducting wire that can be used in future advanced wind turbine generators. used to make a wind turbine generator lighter, more powerful, and more efficient. has traditionally been too expensive to use in wind generators. superconducting wind generators more practical for. Arlington). the cost of wind turbines and electric vehicles by developing a.

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