In the third quarter of 2016, U.S. wind power continued to grow at a strong pace, reporting over 20 GW of wind capacity now under construction or in advanced development, according to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) U.S. Wind [Read More]


U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) Secretary Sally Jewell and Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper have announced that 79,350 acres offshore New York will be auctioned off in a commercial wind lease sale on Dec. [Read More]

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) has released a new report showing that 11 states generated at least 10% of their total electricity from wind in 2015 – a significant increase considering that as recently as 2010, only three states had [Read More]

American Bird Conservancy (ABC) and Black Swamp Bird Observatory (BSBO) have filed a 60-day notice of intent to sue the Ohio Air National Guard (ANG) for what they say are violations of the Endangered Species Act and other federal laws [Read More]


Yesterday in Zamudio, Spain, Gamesa held an extraordinary general meeting at which its shareholders amply ratified the resolutions needed to close the merger with Siemens Wind Power. Specifically, they cast 99.75% of votes in favor of the deal. By virtue [Read More]

Yesterday, more than 600 developers, supply-chain companies, investors, policymakers and clean energy advocates filled the halls of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition in Rhode Island. The event is being held just as the nation’s [Read More]

The U.S. has yet again maintained its No. 1 spot as the most enticing renewable energy market for investors in EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI). Notably, however, European countries have regained their ground after falling down the [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Whirlpool Corp. has broken ground on a wind turbine project at its manufacturing plant in Ottawa, Ohio, offsetting the facility’s electrical consumption by more than 30%, or enough energy to power between 300 and 400 American homes each year. According [Read More]

Charlotte, N.C.-based Duke Energy Renewables has signed an agreement with Deepwater Wind to provide remote monitoring and control services for the developer’s Block Island Wind Farm, located off the coast of Block Island, R.I. Duke Energy’s Renewable Control Center (RCC) [Read More]

Quebec-based Boralex Inc. has closed financing totaling EUR 100 million (C$145 million) for three wind projects in France. The financing, provided by Credit Industriel et Commercial (Groupe Credit Mutuel) and BPI France Financement, is for the Mont de Bagny (24 [Read More]

Vermont-based Northern Power Systems Corp. (NPS) has executed a definitive agreement with WEG S.A. in which WEG will acquire NPS’ utility wind assets. Under the agreement, the utility-scale, direct-drive technology developed and deployed by both NPS and WEG will be [Read More]

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