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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]

Alliance Consulting Launches RE Association

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

Trumbull, Conn.-based biofuels development company Alliance Consulting LLC has created the Renewable Energy Association of Connecticut (REAC), an organization intended to provide member companies in the state ‘a uniform voice that promotes renewable energy solutions in all forms,’ according to [Read More]

GE Energy To Expand Wind Group In NY

Posted by NAW Staff on July 27, 2007

GE Energy plans to expand its renewables global headquarters in Schenectady, N.Y., with the opening of a new wind product management and customer support center. The new center will create approximately 150 professional jobs by the end of this year, [Read More]

3TIER, Entegrity Offer Firstlook To Schools, Communities

Posted by NAW Staff on July 26, 2007

Seattle-based 3TIER Inc. and Boulder, Colo.-based Entegrity Wind Systems have formed a partnership that will bring 3TIER's Firstlook Wind Assessments to public schools and communities. ‘These organizations have historically not been able to easily validate or finance their wind projects,’ [Read More]