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WindLogics Receives Patent For Wind Variability Research Methodology

Posted by NAW Staff on August 07, 2007

WindLogics, a St. Paul, Minn.-based provider of wind analysis and forecasting services, has been issued a patent for its enhanced measure/correlate/predict (MCP) methodology for wind farm locations. These methods, which are the underlying technology behind WindLogics' Valuepoint financial analysis services, [Read More]

NRG Systems Introduces New Generation of Wind Tower Technology

Posted by NAW Staff on August 07, 2007

Hinesburg, Vt.-based NRG Systems Inc., a manufacturer of wind measurement systems, has released the XHD NOW System featuring a 50- or 60-meter XHD TallTower. ‘The XHD TallTower is the foundation of the NRG NOW System,’ says Greg Erdmann, sales manager [Read More]

Major Growth Predicted For Global RE Investment

Posted by NAW Staff on August 07, 2007

Global investment in renewable energy could reach $750 billion within the next 10 years, according to the latest Ernst & Young Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index, which tracks and scores investment in renewable energy. Demand for renewable energy is growing [Read More]

Bosch Rexroth Releases Hydraulic Pitch Drives For Turbines

Posted by NAW Staff on August 06, 2007

Bosch Rexroth, a Bethlehem, Pa.-headquartered subsidiary of the Bosch Group, has released its hydraulic pitch drives to the North American market. According to the company, these devices help maximize the value of wind energy by enabling turbines to shift automatically [Read More]

Illinois Legislature Passes Renewables, Energy Efficiency Standards

Posted by NAW Staff on August 06, 2007

The Illinois General Assembly has approved the Rate Relief and Reform Package, which includes a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) and an energy efficiency portfolio standard (EEPS) for Illinois' utilities that, according to representatives of the Environmental Law and Policy Center [Read More]

House Approves Energy Package With National RE Portfolio Standard

Posted by NAW Staff on August 06, 2007

The U.S. House of Representatives has approved two energy bills: H.R. 3221: New Direction for Energy Independence, National Security and Consumer Protection Act – passed by a vote of 241-172 – and H.R. 2776: Renewable Energy and Energy Conservation Tax [Read More]

Renewable Energy Bill Clears North Carolina House And Senate

Posted by NAW Staff on August 03, 2007

Following several revisions to its original version, Senate Bill (SB) 3, the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Bill, has passed both the House and Senate in North Carolina. According to its text, SB 3 is designed to ‘promote the development [Read More]

Wells Fargo Launches Electricity Hedging Program

Posted by NAW Staff on August 02, 2007

Wells Fargo & Co. plans to offer electricity price hedging to middle-market companies to help them manage their power costs. The hedging program is designed to benefit companies spending at least $1 million annually on electricity and help them purchase [Read More]

Wanzek Construction Names New President

Posted by NAW Staff on July 31, 2007

Jon Wanzek has been named president of Wanzek Construction Inc., a Fargo, N.D.-based heavy and industrial construction firm that specializes in building wind farms, among other project types. Wanzek, who was previously the executive vice president, succeeds his father and [Read More]

SEL Fault Indicator Named UTC Wireless Product Of The Year

Posted by NAW Staff on July 31, 2007

The RadioRANGER Wireless Fault Indication System received the Utilities Telecommunications Council (UTC) Wireless Product of the Year Award during a recent UTC conference and exposition. According to Lake Zurich, Ill.-based E.O. Schweitzer Engineering Laboratories (SEL), which manufactures the RadioRANGER, the [Read More]