New & Noteworthy

NYSERDA, NYPA Announce Collegiate Commitment To Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 30, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have announced that 55 colleges and universities signed the REV Campus Challenge, pledging to implement clean energy projects and principles on campus and [Read More]

NorSea Establishes Offshore Wind Unit To Expand Services

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 30, 2016

NorSea Group has set up an offshore wind company, NSG Wind A/S, in Denmark, which can deliver the full range of offshore wind industry services. The company says it has already won orders in several countries, including Denmark, Germany, the [Read More]

U.S. Renewable Energy Fared Quite Well In H1, Says Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

Wind and solar grew almost 25% during the first six months of 2016 compared with the first half of 2015, according to SUN DAY Campaign.

New Funding In Massachusetts To Spur Offshore Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

Massachusetts’ Baker-Polito administration has announced $700,000 in funding for nine academic and research institutions across Massachusetts to advance studies relating to offshore wind development. The funding – from the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center’s (MassCEC) Renewable Energy Trust – will support [Read More]

US Wind Kicks Off Next Step In Maryland Offshore Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

US Wind Inc., a Baltimore-based offshore wind development company, has commenced a marine survey to prepare the final layout design for an 80,000-acre project off the coast of Ocean City, Md. US Wind contracted with Alpine Ocean Seismic Survey Inc. [Read More]

MAKE: Policy Clarity Negatively Impacts Long-Term Global Wind Growth

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 25, 2016

Although policy clarity in key wind markets is providing a near-term boost to MAKE‘s global outlook, it is also negatively impacting long-term growth, according to the firm’s Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update for the third quarter. In North America, [Read More]

New Transmission Collaboration To Bring Renewable Energy To Vermont

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 25, 2016

The Vermont Green Line says it has entered into a new partnership with Citizens Energy Corp. to give low-income Vermont residents access to large quantities of renewable energy. By becoming an owner in the Vermont Green Line alongside National Grid, [Read More]

World Energy Forum Calls Global Leaders To Promote Sustainability

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 23, 2016

More than 2,000 world leaders, corporate executives and trade delegates are expected to attend the World Energy Forum 2016 in New York City from Oct. 19-22 featuring sessions on wind power, solar and electricity markets, among other topics. According to [Read More]

EDF EN Canada Sells A 15% Interest In 350 MW Wind Energy Asset

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 23, 2016

EDF EN Canada Inc. says it has divested 15% of its undivided interests in the 350 MW Riviere-du-Moulin Wind Project – the largest wind energy facility in Canada under a single power purchase agreement, the company asserts – and that the [Read More]

Deepwater Wind Eyes Fall For Start Of Commercial Operations

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 22, 2016

Deepwater Wind has completed installation of the five Haliade wind turbines that will power the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm, located roughly three miles off the coast of Block Island, R.I. The wind farm will now undergo a series [Read More]