Massachusetts legislators have proposed a bill that calls for the state to adopt a 100% renewable portfolio standard, according to Environment Massachusetts, a statewide, citizen-funded clean energy advocacy group. Under the legislation, H.D.3357 – filed by State Reps. Sean Garballey, [Read More]


The Institute for Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation (IACMI) has announced a project focused on thermoplastic composite advancements for wind turbine blades. IACMI is driven by the University of Tennessee, Knoxville and the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) in partnership with [Read More]

Amid concerns about the economic and employment impacts of California’s ambitious climate policies, a new study on the effects of the carbon cap-and-trade program, the renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and energy efficiency programs in the San Joaquin Valley has found [Read More]

TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power, the two yieldcos of bankrupt renewables company SunEdison, have been seeking potential buyers or new sponsors since September in an effort to break away from SunEdison and remain viable companies. Now, both yieldcos have announced [Read More]


Representing a 30% increase from 2012 through 2015, jobs in New York State’s energy storage sector grew to 3,900 as of the end of 2015, according to a new report from the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority [Read More]

A new white paper from economists at The Brattle Group has examined how the wind industry could use standard electric and gas forward contracts to hedge its revenue to reduce risk over mid- to long-term horizons. The white paper also [Read More]

At yesterday’s confirmation hearing for Steven Mnuchin, now-President Donald Trump’s pick for secretary of the U.S. Department of the Treasury, U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, made a plea for a “smooth transition” of the five-year phase-out of the federal wind [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

The Long Island Power Administration (LIPA) is set to approve Deepwater Wind’s 90 MW offshore wind farm proposed off the coast of Long Island, N.Y., according to a prediction from the National Wildlife Federation (NWF). Following LIPA’s postponement at the [Read More]

Suzlon Group has announced a repeat order of 50.4 MW from a power utility in India. The project will comprise 24 units of S97 120-meter hybrid towers; each has a rated capacity of 2.1 MW. Located in Kutch, Gujarat, the [Read More]

Gamesa has entered into two new agreements with Iberdrola for the supply of 325.5 MW of wind in Mexico. The first contract encompasses the installation and commissioning of 84 G114-2.625 MW turbines (220.5 MW) at the Pier IV wind farm, [Read More]

In a deal representing the largest order ever by either company, United Wind, a U.S. distributed wind developer, has purchased 100 Excel 10 turbines from Bergey WindPower, a small-turbine manufacturer based in Oklahoma. The Bergey Excel 10 wind turbine. which [Read More]

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