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Wind Blade Plant Breaks Ground In Little Rock

Posted by NAW Staff on October 22, 2007

Wind turbine blade manufacturer LM Glasfiber, based in Denmark, has announced the ground breaking of its new blade factory in Little Rock, Ark. It is LM Glasfiber's third blade manufacturing facility in North America and its 11th worldwide. The plant [Read More]

Attorney Appointed To C-BED Advisory Task Force

Posted by NAW Staff on October 22, 2007

Dan Yarano, an attorney with Fredrikson & Byron, has been appointed to Minnesota's Community Based Energy Development (C-BED) Advisory Task Force. C-BED promotes locally owned renewable energy production facilities, including wind projects. Yarano, chairman of Fredrikson & Byron's energy group, [Read More]

PPM Energy Funds Wind Tech Training

Posted by NAW Staff on October 19, 2007

Portland, Ore.-based PPM Energy has donated $250,000 for college training programs for the Columbia Gorge Community College renewable energy technician training program in Oregon and the new PPM Energy classroom at Iowa Lakes Community College wind energy and turbine technology [Read More]

Senators Introduce Expanded Climate Change Legislation

Posted by NAW Staff on October 19, 2007

Sens. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., and John Warner R-Va., have introduced climate change legislation proposing mandatory greenhouse gas reductions. The latest refinements to the Lieberman-Warner bill outline a cap-and-trade strategy to reduce emissions from covered sectors by 15% by 2020 and [Read More]

Heeger Joins Clipper Windpower Board

Posted by NAW Staff on October 18, 2007

Alan J. Heeger, Nobel laureate and professor of physics at the University of California Santa Barbara (UCSB), has been elected to Clipper Windpower's board of directors. Heeger, who won the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 2000, is a director for [Read More]

Microfield Group Names Harris To Board

Posted by NAW Staff on October 18, 2007

Portland, Ore.-based Microfield Group Inc. has named Phillip G. Harris to its board of directors. Harris has over 30 years of energy industry experience. He recently retired as president and CEO of PJM Interconnection and chairman of the PJM board. [Read More]

California ISO Board Of Governors Approves Changes

Posted by NAW Staff on October 18, 2007

The California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) Board of Governors has approved making changes to its federal tariff that spell out how a new financing tool will work to remove barriers for renewable power trying to access the power grid. [Read More]

Groups Ask CPUC To Enforce Renewable Energy Targets

Posted by NAW Staff on October 18, 2007

Two conservation groups have asked state regulators to enforce California requirements that utilities obtain 20% of their energy from renewable sources by 2010, as mandated by California's renewable portfolio standard (RPS). The Center for Biological Diversity and The Sierra Club [Read More]

NaiKun Appoints Tony Fogarassy As General Counsel

Posted by NAW Staff on October 17, 2007

Tony Fogarassy has been named director of corporate projects and general counsel for Vancouver-based NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc., where he will support commercial negotiations and help manage corporate projects related to commercial property, resource tenure, environmental assessment and regulatory [Read More]

ISO/RTO Council Issues Reports On Markets

Posted by NAW Staff on October 17, 2007

Reports released today by the ISO/RTO Council (IRC) highlight the value that North America's Independent System Operators (ISOs) and Regional Transmission Organizations (RTOs) bring to the electricity markets they administer. The three reports focus on the progress of competitive markets, [Read More]