Rocky Forge Wind Given Green Light by Virginia Department of Environmental Quality
Charlottesville, VA – March 2, 2017 – The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved Apex Clean Energy’s “Permit by Rule” (PBR) application for the Rocky Forge Wind project, marking the first time such a project has received the statewide approval and a key milestone for Virginia’s clean energy economy.
Project Is Third IKEA Partnership with Apex
Charlottesville, VA – January 30, 2017 – Apex Clean Energy (Apex) announced today a multi-year contract with IKEA Canada to manage and provide remote operations for the Wintering Hills wind farm located in Alberta, Canada. The 88 MW facility produces enough power to supply approximately 26,000 Canadian homes.
Initiative Follows Avery Dennison Commitments to WWF Climate Savers Program
Glendale, CA and Charlottesville, VA – December 5, 2016 – Global labeling and packaging materials manufacturer Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has signed a wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Apex Clean Energy to offset 50 percent of the company’s U.S.-based greenhouse gas emissions derived from electricity consumption, signaling commitment by Avery Dennison to renewable energy and energy efficient practices and technology.
Washington, DC – November 15, 2016 – The American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) announced the election of five new members to its Board of Directors. The newly elected members include major players from the financial and renewable energy industries, and are a significant addition to ACORE’s already outstanding Board.
As more companies seek to buy renewable energy directly through power purchase agreements (PPAs), Apex Clean Energy has teamed with the corporate procurement working group of the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the C&I PPA team at Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe LLP to produce the Renewable Energy PPA Guidebook for Corporate & Industrial Purchasers.
Charlottesville, VA – October 17, 2016 – For its overall leadership in bringing wind capacity to market and expansion of direct purchasing of clean energy by the public and private sectors, Apex Clean Energy was awarded the 2016 Green Power Leadership Award for Green Power Market Development by the Center for Resource Solutions.
Charlottesville, VA – September 30, 2016 – Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Novus IV wind energy project from Novus Windpower, LLC, headquartered in Guymon, Oklahoma. The project, which is located in Hansford County and Sherman County, Texas, in the north Texas Panhandle, has the potential to bring 360 MW of wind energy into the Southwest Power Pool market and could begin construction as early as 2017.
Charlottesville, VA – September 1, 2016 – Apex Clean Energy (Apex) today announced the promotion of Mark Goodwin to president and chief executive officer of the company. Goodwin joined Apex in 2009 as chief operating officer and was named president and chief operating officer in 2010.
Apex’s previous chief executive officer, Sandy Reisky, will assume the dual roles of chairman of the board and chief strategy officer and will remain involved in key aspects of ongoing operations.
Grant County, OK – August 29, 2016 – Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company, and Apex Clean Energy (Apex) today announced Southern Power’s acquisition of the 147 MW Grant Plains Wind facility from Apex. This is the third facility that Southern Power has purchased from Apex, along with the nearby Grant Wind and Kay Wind.
Charlottesville, VA – August 9, 2016 – Apex Clean Energy has acquired a second project from American Wind Energy Management Corp (AWEM), Sangamon Wind One in western Sangamon County, Illinois. The project has the potential to support 130 MW of wind energy.
“We’re pleased to be working with AWEM to bring another high-quality project to completion,” said Mark Goodwin, president of Apex. “With Sugar Creek before it, Sangamon Wind promises to strengthen Apex’s presence in central Illinois.”