Idaho PUC To Examine Wind Issues

Posted by NAW Staff on December 08, 2010

Idaho's three major investor-owned utilities are petitioning the Idaho Public Utilities Commission (PUC) to investigate a number of issues related to small-power projects that qualify for a rate published by the commission. The utilities are also asking that the eligibility [Read More]

Clean Edge’s Clean Energy Leadership Index Ranks Top Clean Energy States

Posted by NAW Staff on December 07, 2010

Against an uncertain federal landscape, the U.S. continues to lead the charge in driving clean energy innovation and advancing the clean energy economy, according to Clean Edge's U.S. Clean Energy Leadership Index. The index provides analysis and ranking of how [Read More]

NRG Energy Acquires Bluewater Wind From Babcock And Brown

Posted by NAW Staff on November 09, 2009

Princeton, N.J.-based NRG Energy Inc. has acquired Bluewater Wind, an offshore wind development businesses, from Babcock & Brown and Arcadia Windpower. The transaction was funded with cash on hand, for an undisclosed sum. ‘As public policy trends toward ever-increasing renewable [Read More]

Department Of Treasury Releases Cash Grant Guidelines And Application Instructions

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on July 09, 2009

The U.S. Department of the Treasury has released its long-anticipated guidelines and application instructions for payments for renewable energy property under Section 1603, commonly known as cash grants. The cash grants, which have been eagerly awaited since February's passage of [Read More]

Report Forecasts Millions Of Renewable Energy Jobs

Posted by NAW Staff on January 16, 2009

The renewable energy and energy efficiency (RE&EE) industries represented more than 9 million jobs and over $1 billion in U.S. revenue in 2007, according to the American Solar Energy Society's Green Collar Jobs report. According to the report, the renewable [Read More]

Senate Passes Legislation Extending PTC For Wind

Posted by NAW Staff on September 24, 2008

The Senate passed a bill that extends expiring tax credits for renewable energy production. The legislation, which passed by a vote of 93-2, includes energy tax incentives totaling approximately $18 billion, fully paid for by several offset provisions, including a [Read More]

Suzlon Buys Areva’s Shares Of REPower Systems

Posted by NAW Staff on June 10, 2008

Suzlon Energy Ltd., with U.S. headquarters in Chicago, has acquired Areva's total stake of approximately 30% in REpower Systems AG of Germany. This acquisition consolidates Suzlon's total holding in REpower to approximately 66%. Suzlon also enjoys voting rights of approximately [Read More]

KPCB Launches Green Growth Fund

Posted by NAW Staff on May 02, 2008

Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers (KPCB), a Silicon Valley venture capital firm, has launched the Green Growth Fund, a $500 million investment vehicle intended to help speed mass market adoption of solutions to the world's KPCB separately announced the formation [Read More]

Report: Global Market For EES Worth $3.8 Billion By 2013

Posted by NAW Staff on January 24, 2008

According to a new technical market research report, ‘Utility Power Storage Technologies’ from BCC Research, the global market for electric energy storage (EES) is expected to be worth $2.6 billion in 2008. This is expected to increase to over $3.8 [Read More]

RNK Capital Forms The GreenLife Organization

Posted by NAW Staff on November 29, 2007

RNK Capital, an investor in renewable energy and carbon emission reduction projects, has announced the formation of The GreenLife Organization, a provider of comprehensive, global solutions for businesses, institutions and individuals to reduce their carbon footprints. GreenLife plans to purchase [Read More]