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Monadnock Papers Purchases Wind Energy Credits

Posted by NAW Staff on August 02, 2007

Bennington, N.H.-headquartered Monadnock Paper Mills Inc. has invested in enough Green-e wind power renewable energy credits to cover 100% of the energy used in the manufacture of its graphic arts printing and packaging papers. In recognition of this purchase – [Read More]

Duke Energy Ohio Offers GoGreen Program

Posted by NAW Staff on August 02, 2007

Through a two-year pilot program from the Office of the Ohio Consumers' Counsel and Charlotte, N.C.-headquartered Duke Energy, the utility's customers can now enroll in a green energy program called GoGreen. Customers who sign up for GoGreen will pay a [Read More]

John Deere Wind Energy Expands To Canada

Posted by NAW Staff on August 01, 2007

John Deere Wind Energy, a Johnston, Iowa-headquartered business unit of John Deere Credit, plans to include Canada in its renewable energy development business. The company says it will offer specialized assistance in project finance, construction project management, wind turbine procurement, [Read More]

California Public Utilities Commission Considers RECs

Posted by NAW Staff on August 01, 2007

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has initiated proceedings to begin examining the use of renewable energy credits (RECs) for compliance with California's renewables portfolio standard (RPS). The RPS requires utilities to obtain 20% of their power from renewable sources [Read More]

Pizza Fusion Certified By Green-e For Wind Offsets

Posted by NAW Staff on August 01, 2007

Pizza Fusion, a Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.-based restaurant chain featuring all-natural and organic food, has been recognized by the San Francisco-based Center for Resource Solutions (CRS) for its recent purchase of certified renewable wind energy. Pizza Fusion now offsets all of [Read More]

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts Expands Wind Power Program

Posted by NAW Staff on July 31, 2007

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a Toronto-headquartered hotel company, has extended its partnership with the Pembina Institute, a sustainable energy organization, to include offsetting the energy use of all of the hotel firm's corporate office computers across North America. Since 2006, [Read More]

AAER Signs MOU With Valorem SAS

Posted by NAW Staff on July 31, 2007

AAER Inc., a Bromont, Quebec-headquartered wind turbine manufacturer, has entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with French energy producer Valorem SAS in order to establish the conditions of a joint venture for marketing AAER's 2 MW wind turbine in [Read More]

EPA Recognizes Top Buyers Of RECs

Posted by NAW Staff on July 31, 2007

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released an updated list of the top 25 purchasers in its Green Power Partnership. According to the new rankings, Pepsi Bottling Group, which recently announced an annual 629 kWh purchase of renewable energy [Read More]

FPL Energy Notes Wind Progress, Plans Expansion

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

FPL Energy, a Juno Beach, Fla.-headquartered subsidiary of the FPL Group, currently has 1000 MW of new wind projects under construction, all of which are expected to reach commercial operation by the end of 2007, the company reports. In addition, [Read More]

Kaydon Increases Turbine Manufacturing Investment

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

Ann Arbor, Mich.-based Kaydon Corp., a designer and manufacturer of electronics and energy products, plans to expand its investment in wind turbine manufacturing. According to the company, this expansion phase will entail additional capital expenditures of approximately $25 million over [Read More]