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CanWEA Spring Forum: Keynote Speaker Says ‘Wind Energy’s Time Has Come’

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual Spring Forum, held April 4-5 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in the National Capital Region, highlighted the strategic value of Canada’s vast clean energy resources, noting that wind energy is currently poised to [Read More]

Big Wind, Solar And Transmission Investment Planned In Mountain States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power’s integrated resource plan calls for a significant commitment to wind power, including upgrading turbines and adding up to 1.1 GW of new projects by 2020.

Gamesa And Siemens Wind Power Officially Become One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

With today’s registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay in Spain, the big merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power has officially been finalized. According to the companies, the registration was the last step required to [Read More]

Unearthing The Footprints Of Pattern Development’s Meikle Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 30, 2017

While handling road and platform excavations for the Meikle Wind project in British Columbia, the developer discovered dinosaur tracks estimated to be nearly 100 million years old.

Anheuser-Busch InBev Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

Trump Fires Executive Order At Obama’s Clean Power Plan

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Just as he vowed to do, President Donald Trump has issued a review of the Obama administration’s landmark emissions-reduction initiative. However, it’s not doomsday for the renewables industry, some groups say.

AWEA, IWEA: Expect Big Things For Iowa’s Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

By continuing to grow the state’s thriving wind industry, more than 17,000 wind-related jobs could be in Iowa by 2020, according to recent Navigant Consulting analysis, as highlighted by the Iowa Wind Energy Association (IWEA) and the American Wind Energy [Read More]

U.S. Senator Blasts ‘Unreliable’ Wind, Says No To Clean Line Contract

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

Speaking out against buying power from the Plains & Eastern Clean Line, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander claimed that the TVA’s previous experiences with wind power showed how “unreliable” the energy source can be.

AWEA: Ohio Wind Industry In Jeopardy Under Proposed Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 22, 2017

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is speaking out against a proposed Ohio bill that the group says would reduce the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) into an “unenforceable goal” and, in turn, slam the brakes on wind power investment. [Read More]

Xcel Energy Proposes Another Hefty U.S. Wind Expansion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 21, 2017

The Minneapolis-based company is seeking to bring 1,230 MW of wind power to Texas and New Mexico. Just last week, Xcel also announced big wind plans for the Upper Midwest.