Pattern Development has filed a siting certificate with the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) for the Southern Cross Transmission project, which would bring Texas wind to the Southeast U.S. The project is an approximately 500 kV, high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission [Read More]
Northeastern U.S. states have ambitious renewable energy goals, but will barriers to siting new wind generation and transmission in a land-constrained region stymie their efforts?
Vestas has expanded its 2 MW wind turbine platform with two new variants: the V116-2.0 MW and V120-2.0 MW, designed to deliver a higher power output in areas with medium, low and ultra-low wind. Featuring 116- and 120-meter rotors, the [Read More]
GE has completed its $1.65 billion acquisition of LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based technology developer and manufacturer of rotor blades for the wind energy industry. The completion of the transaction follows regulatory approval in the European Union, the U.S., China and [Read More]
Having installed more than 8 GW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry now supports a record-high 102,500 jobs.
Citing “challenging budgetary circumstances,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has put her signature to legislation that will kill wind production tax credits a few years early.
Vying for the Maryland offshore renewable energy credit, the wind developer has offered to move the first line of turbines farther offshore, as far as five miles to the east.
Having passed both the House and Senate, a bill ending Oklahoma’s wind tax credits on July 1 now heads to the desk of the governor, who proposed the early sunset in the first place.
On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a commitment to transition the city’s hundreds of municipal buildings to 100% renewable energy by 2025. According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Forest Claypool; Chicago [Read More]
With its Clean Energy Activity Day pilot program, MassCEC is bringing clean energy technologies, including wind power, to life for elementary and middle school students across the state.