Thanks to the completion of its Western Plains wind farm, Topeka, Kan.-based Westar Energy Inc. is now meeting more than half of the annual electricity needs of its customers with emissions-free power. The 280 MW Western Plains wind farm, located [Read More]
A new tax proposed for existing projects could make wind developers think twice before making big capital investments in the state.
A new study from Bat Conversation International claims that wind turbines may be threatening the survival of one of North America’s most widespread migratory bats, the hoary bat. According to the nonprofit group’s study, published in Biological Conservation, the hoary [Read More]
As long as appropriate policies and transmission upgrades are established, New York can rely mostly on energy efficiency and wind and solar power to replace the Indian Point Energy Center, a new report says.
A bill that seeks to accelerate the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) by five years, as well as establish an ultimate target of 100% renewables, has been proposed in California. S.B.584 was introduced on Feb. 17 by State Sen. Kevin [Read More]
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]
Taking the spot back from Goldwind, the Danish company’s return to No. 1 was partially driven by an uptick in U.S. orders, according to preliminary findings from FTI Consulting.
Nope, it’s not a pipe dream: The rapidly flourishing wind industry could help the new administration fulfill its economic and industrial policies.
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]
Launched in March 2016, the Iron & Earth initiative works to help retrain tradespeople in the fossil fuel industry to transition into the renewables sector.