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FERC Reforms Aim To Improve Operations Of Wholesale Power Markets

Posted by NAW Staff on February 27, 2008

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed new rules to improve operations in organized electric markets, boost competition and bring additional benefits to consumers. The proposed reforms, outlined in a notice of proposed rulemaking on competition, are designed to [Read More]

Poll: People Like Renewables But Hesitate Over Costs

Posted by NAW Staff on February 27, 2008

According to a Financial Times/Harris Poll conducted online by Harris Interactive, many people in the five largest countries in Europe as well as in the U.S. like the idea of renewable energy, but do not want to pay any more [Read More]

NYSERDA Announces Renewable Energy Initiatives

Posted by NAW Staff on February 27, 2008

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has launched two initiatives that will help strengthen the evolving renewable energy arena in New York. These initiatives grew out of the efforts and recommendations of Lt. Gov. David Paterson's [Read More]

Colorado Governor’s Energy Office RFP

Posted by NAW Staff on February 26, 2008

The Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for a third party to administrator the Colorado Carbon Fund, a voluntary carbon offset program to support new energy efficiency, renewable energy and greenhouse gas mitigation projects [Read More]

New York Renewable Energy Task Force Makes Recommendations

Posted by NAW Staff on February 26, 2008

New York Lt. Gov. David A. Paterson, chairman of the state's renewable energy task force, has announced 16 recommendations as part of a road map to significantly increase renewable energy generation in the state. ‘Increasing the state's supply of clean, [Read More]

Study: Transmission Line Would Lower NY Wholesale Electricity Costs

Posted by NAW Staff on February 26, 2008

New York Regional Interconnect Inc. (NYRI) has submitted a supplemental filing to the New York Public Service Commission that details research findings on the economic and environmental impacts of NYRI's proposed transmission line, as well as alternative routing options. The [Read More]

Westwood Announces New Shareholders

Posted by NAW Staff on February 26, 2008

Energy and land development consultant Westwood Professional Services Inc. has approved two new shareholders for its organization, energy client manager Aaron Tippie and wind energy development director Rick Haglund. Tippie joined Westwood in 2005 to assist with the firm's growing [Read More]

Xcel Energy RFP

Posted by NAW Staff on February 22, 2008

Xcel Energy has issued a request for proposals (RFP) seeking bids for new wind power generation. The company is seeking to acquire up to 150 MW of generation through this solicitation in support of the Colorado Resource Plan. The company [Read More]

Idaho Wind Integration Case Resolved

Posted by NAW Staff on February 22, 2008

After nearly three years of deliberation between Idaho's regulated utilities, wind developers and state regulators, three cases involving how much it costs to add wind to utilities' transmission grids have been resolved. Three orders issued by the Idaho Public Utilities [Read More]

Bruce Joins Flash Technology

Posted by NAW Staff on February 22, 2008

Flash Technology, a division of SPX, has named Pete Bruce business development manager of wind energy for the company's aviation obstruction lighting business group. Bruce has been with Flash technology for eight years covering sales in Mexico and the southern [Read More]