Renewable Energy Systems Agrees to Construct & Operate 102 MW Lamesa Solar Facility
July 8, 2016 | "The 102 MW Lamesa Solar Facility will be developed in Dawson County, Texas, and will be owned by Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Company. The project was originally being developed by BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, before entering into a joint development...."
RES Announces Agreement to Construct and Operate The Lamesa Solar Facility
July 8, 2016 | "Renewable Energy Systems (RES), a leader in the development, engineering and construction of wind, solar, transmission, and energy storage projects...."
Southern Co. (SO) Unit Acquires Texas-Located Lamesa Solar Facility
July 7, 2016 | "Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power announced the acquisition of its third Texas solar project in less than a year - the 102-megawatt (MW) Lamesa Solar Facility - from RES America Developments Inc. (RES). "The Lamesa project is an excellent fit for Southern Power's business model," said Southern Power President and CEO Buzz Miller...."
Southern Scoops Texas Solar
July 7, 2016 | "Southern Company subsidiary Southern Power has acquired the 102MW Lamesa solar farm in Texas from RES America Developments. Res co-developed Lamesa, which will consist of..."
Connecticut Pepperidge Farm Bakery Completes 1-MW Solar Array
April 8, 2015 | "Campbell Soup Company, in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings and SunPower Corp., announced that a 1-MW solar array at its Pepperidge Farm bakery in Bloomfield, Conn., has officially come online..."
BNB Fires Up 1 MW Array at Pepperidge Farm Bakery in Connecticut
April 7, 2015 | "BNB Renewable Energy Holdings has completed a 1 MW solar project at Campbell Soup Co.'s Pepperidge Farm bakery in Bloomfield, Conn...."
Campbell Announces New Solar Array at Pepperidge Farm Bakery in Bloomfield, Conn.
April 7, 2015 | "Campbell Soup Company, in partnership with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings and SunPower Corp. today announced that a 1-megawatt (MW) solar array at its Pepperidge Farm bakery in Bloomfield has officially come online..."
Solar Farm Gets Tax Abatement
November 29, 2014 | "A 10-year tax abatement for a proposed solar energy farm, which is being planned just southeast of Lamesa, was approved by the Dawson County Commissioners Court this past Monday...."
MARS Chocolate Maker Plans to Power Entire US Operation with a 118-Turbine Wind Farm
June 10, 2014 | "Here's some sweet news. MARS, the makers of popular chocolate treats such as Snickers and M&M's, plans to slash its global carbon footprint by 24% with a new 118-turbine wind farm that will power all 37 of its factories across the United States...."
Mars Agrees to Construct 200 MW Wind Farm
May 15, 2014 | "Mars Incorporated has agreed to the construction of a wind farm that will have a generation capacity of a whopping 200 MW. That is enough to cover the electricity usage of its entire US operations! Mars' US operations comprise 70 sites, including 37 factories and 25,000 associates...."
Mars is Moving Toward Carbon Neutral Operations
May 14, 2014 | "Mars, Incorporated, in partnership with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas, announced an agreement April 30 on a new 200MW wind farm that will generate 100 percent of the electricity needs of Mars' U.S. operations, which is comprised of 70 sites, including 37 factories and 25,000 Associates...."
Erecting of Wind Turbines to Begin in Next Few Weeks
May 14, 2014 | "Construction of the Mesquite Creek Wind, LLC, project in eastern Dawson County near the caprock should get underway within the next few weeks. Orlando Puig, project manager, and Jos Nicholas, founding principal with BNB Renewable Energy Holdings, LLC, told the Dawson County Commissioners COurt on Tuesday afternoon that they had closed on development of the project about the end of April...."
Mars Moves Into Large-Scale Wind
May 6, 2014 | "Food company Mars has spelled out its plans to become 100% carbon neutral following its 201MW power purchase agreement with a Texas wind project...."
200 MW of Mars Wind: Enough to Make 13 Billion Snickers Bars
May 1, 2014 | "Mars – the company that makes Snickers, Skittles and a host of other products – announced yesterday that it has invested in a Texas wind farm that will generate roughly the same amount of electricity that it uses in its U.S. facilities...."
Sumitomo to Build Next US Wind Farm in Texas
May 1, 2014 | "Sumitomo Corp. plans to develop and operate a wind farm on its own in the U.S. state of Texas. The trading house recently bought out American power producer BNB Renewable Energy's stake in a development company established as a 50-50 joint venture through a Sumitomo subsidiary...."
News Roundup: Wind-Powered Snickers, Shaping Up U.S. Wind, Cape Wind Doe Loan Advances
May 1, 2014 | "Today news highlights a major decision by Mars, Inc. to power its operations with wind, a record over-12GW of American wind energy under construction, and Cape Wind's forward progress with its DOE loan application...."
Mars Partners with Sumitomo on 200-Megawatt Wind Farm in Texas
April 30, 2014 | "Mars, Inc., the closely held maker of M&M's candies and Uncle Ben's rice, will partner with Sumitomo Corporation of Americas on a 200-megawatt wind farm in Texas...."
With REC Purchase, Mars Moves Toward Carbon-Neutral Operations
April 30, 2014 | "In an effort to reduce its carbon footprint, Mars says it will purchase enough renewable energy certificates (RECs) from the soon-to-be-built Mesquite Creek wind farm to offset the energy used in its U.S. operations...."
Mars to Cut Carbon Emissions 25 Percent by Investing in Texas Wind Farm
April 30, 2014 | "U.S. candy and food products multinational Mars is taking bold steps towards meeting ambitious triple-bottom-line sustainability goals. Aiming to be completely carbon-neutral by 2040, today Mars announced it is partnering with the Sumitomo Corporation of Americas and BNB Renewable Energy Holdings to build a wind farm in Texas capable of producing enough renewable electricity to power all of its U.S. operations...."
Solar Project Proves to be MmmMmm Good for Campbell's Soup
March/April 2012 | "The Campbell Soup Company has taken a big spoonful of PV power, with the installation of a 9.8 MW solar power system at its Napoleon, Ohio, facility, said to be the largest food production plant in the world...."