US energy firm to pay $1m for ‘killing birds’

A renewable energy firm in the US has agreed to pay $1 million (£0.6m) for “killing protected birds” at two of its wind farms. Duke Energy Renewables agreed to the amount after pleading guilty to the charges over the deaths of 14 golden eagles and 149 other protected birds. These took place over the last […]

‘Largest’ US energy storage system at wind farm complete

A US renewable energy company has announced the completion of what it claims is North America’s “largest battery storage project” at one if its wind farms. The 36MW energy storage and management system will store excess power from Duke Energy Renewables’ 153MW wind farm in west Texas and release it whenever demand for electricity is […]