On Friday, the United States Department of Agriculture rolled out two new funding programs which it hopes will both increase the production of advanced biofuels and also promote the use of renewable energy to create the biofuel.
BP plc and Sempra Energy have announced plans to make a combined investment of $1 billion dollars to develop two wind farms.
Competitive Power Ventures Holdings, LLC (CPV) has announced its renewables division, CPV Renewable Energy Company, has closed construction financing on its latest wind project in Kansas.
Enel Green Power S.p.A., the renewable energy division of Italy's largest utility, has announced that a consortium of investors led by JPMorgan Chase would invest some $340 million in two U.S. wind farms in return for a stake in the projects and voting rights.
As part of the RE-Powering America’s Land Initiative, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which manages the Superfund reclamation initiative, and the U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, are considering using brownfields and closed landfills to develop renewable energy projects.