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.
Southwest Power Pool Inc. (SPP), touting a new wind penetration record of 52.1%, says it has become the first regional transmission organization (RTO) in North America to serve more than 50% of its load at a given time with wind [Read More]
“Wind power isn’t a red or blue industry; it’s red, white and blue,” says Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association, which has just released results from the fourth quarter of 2016.
In her newly laid out budget proposal for the state, Gov. Mary Fallin, R-Okla., is proposing a new tax on wind power, as well as an acceleration of the phase-out of the state production tax credit (PTC). According to the budget [Read More]
Exceeding newly installed capacity from natural gas, nuclear power, oil and coal combined, renewable energy sources made up a big chunk of U.S. electrical generation put into service in 2016.
It was a very good year: In 2016, GE Renewable Energy secured a record 7 GW of onshore wind orders, representing a 19% increase from 2015. The company previously announced that its onshore wind business booked over $3 billion of [Read More]
As expected, the Maryland Senate voted this week on the future of the Clean Energy Jobs Act of 2016, which Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed last year. Like the Maryland House, the Senate also agreed to restore the bill today and [Read More]
In a new report, renewables underwriter GCube emphasizes the long-term financial impact of wind-speed volatility on portfolio and project revenues.
Canada now has nearly 12 GW of installed wind capacity, which is enough to supply 6% of the country’s electricity demand.