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Under a bill recently passed by the state’s Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee, a North Dakota lawmaker is seeking a two-year moratorium on wind power development. State Sen. Dwight Cook, R-District 34, added an amendment on wind power to [Read More]


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Much to the dismay of many environmental advocacy groups, Scott Pruitt was officially sworn in as the 14th administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on Friday. Pruitt succeeds Gina McCarthy, who President Barack Obama named EPA head in 2013. [Read More]

All of Michigan’s electric providers met or exceeded the state’s 10% renewable portfolio standard (RPS) in 2015, according the Michigan Public Service Commission’s (MPSC) seventh annual report on the implementation of the RPS. Notably, wind energy represented a big share [Read More]

The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has decided not to grant a preliminary injunction in the lawsuit brought by a host of fishing communities, associations and businesses – led by scallop industry trade group the Fisheries Survival [Read More]

 

Vermont-based wind turbine company Northern Power Systems Corp. has named Kevin Kopczynski to the company’s board of directors. He replaces Marcus Baker, president of the Baker Cos. Inc. Kopczynski is senior director of research and development at First Solar. He [Read More]

A bill that would provide a multiyear extension of the investment tax credit (ITC), including for small-scale wind power and other clean energy technology, has been re-introduced by bipartisan lawmakers. U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Mike Thompson, D-Calif., have [Read More]


Coming off a record year for its onshore wind sector, GE has made two executive changes within its renewables businesses. Anne McEntee has been named vice president of the renewable energy services division, and Pete McCabe will succeed McEntee as [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

A wind farm on Sable Island, Nova Scotia, is meeting its demise this year. Citing further renewable energy advancements since the project was installed, as well as extreme weather on the island, Parks Canada is shutting down the project. The [Read More]

Senvion has signed a conditional contract to supply more than 300 MW of wind turbines in Australia for Nexif Energy. The engineering, procurement and construction – as well as maintenance – contracts are for the 25-turbine Glen Innes Wind Farm [Read More]

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

In support of its planned 750 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Maryland, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. has teamed up with JDR Cable Systems Ltd., which is supplying underwater power cables for the project. US Wind is one [Read More]

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