The supervisory board of German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has appointed Jose Luis Blanco to succeed Lars Bondo Krogsgaard as CEO of the company. Nordex says it presented record sales and profits in 2016 and increased its market share significantly; [Read More]
After 17 rounds, a wind energy area of 122,405 acres offshore Kitty Hawk, N.C., received a bid of $9,066,650 from Avangrid Renewables LLC.
On March 9, Oklahoma’s House of Representatives passed H.B.2298, which would end the state’s production tax credit for wind energy production three-and-a-half years earlier than current law. This measure was first proposed in Gov. Mary Fallin’s 2018 executive budget. The [Read More]
New market entrants, including corporate purchasers, are now primary drivers of renewable energy demand in the U.S., says a new Moody’s report.
The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it has received unsolicited lease requests from two companies looking to develop wind projects offshore New York and Massachusetts. The requests, which are for areas on the [Read More]
Just 10 days after the Southwest Power Pool set a new wind penetration record, Denmark produced enough wind energy in one day to power 104% of the country’s energy demand.
The expansion of American wind power is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), citing a new report from Navigant Consulting. These [Read More]
Seeing as 99% of U.S. wind turbines are situated in rural areas, wind energy’s steady growth has been accompanied by a surge of investment in rural America, says the American Wind Energy Association.
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved a “permit by rule” (PBR) application for Rocky Forge Wind, a project being developed by Apex Clean Energy in Botetourt County, Va. According to an announcement from Apex, this marks the [Read More]
Gov. Gina Raimondo, who heads the state with the U.S.’ first offshore wind farm, has announced an ambitious goal for Rhode Island: a tenfold increase in renewables by 2020.