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SaskPower Launches RFP For 200 MW Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 07, 2017

SaskPower has entered the request for proposals (RFP) phase of its competitive process seeking a 200 MW utility-scale wind project. According to the Saskatchewan utility, eight of the 23 independent power producers that entered the request for qualification (RFQ) phase [Read More]

Boralex Names New Exec For Legal Affairs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 07, 2017

Pascal Hurtubise has been named vice president, chief legal officer and corporate secretary of Quebec-headquartered Boralex, a developer, builder and operator of renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. In his new role, Hurtubise will be in charge [Read More]

Wind Moratorium Bill Awaits Fate In North Carolina

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2017

A North Carolina bill seeking a moratorium on new wind farm permits through 2018 due to military concerns is awaiting a final decision from Democratic Gov. Roy Cooper. According to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), a last-minute amendment to [Read More]

EU Alleges ‘Incorrect Or Misleading’ Info On GE, LM Wind Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 06, 2017

The European Commission (EC) is alleging that GE breached European Union (EU) merger procedural rules during the company’s acquisition of LM Wind Power earlier this year. According to a press release from the commission, GE has been sent a statement [Read More]

NAW Exclusive: Sen. Grassley Talks Trump, Perry And Wind Tax Credits

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Written by Betsy Lillian on July 05, 2017

“We’ve heard him say things about wind energy killing birds, but that doesn’t mean he’s against wind energy,” argues the senior U.S. senator from Iowa.

Vestas Announces Half A Gigawatt Of U.S. Wind Orders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 03, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from MidAmerican Energy Co., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for 170 V110-2.0 MW turbines for the Wind XI project in Iowa. In addition, the Danish turbine manufacturer has announced another 200 [Read More]

Invenergy Files $325M Suit With Polish Energy Company Over Wind Agreements

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 03, 2017

Through its affiliated companies, Invenergy has filed a series of lawsuits against Tauron Polska Energia S.A., one of four major energy companies in Poland, in relation to the termination of wind energy agreements. According to Invenergy, the four suits, seeking [Read More]

Rocky Mountain Power Advances Major Wind, Transmission Plans

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 03, 2017

Salt Lake City-based Rocky Mountain Power is asking regulators in three states to approve an initial plan to significantly expand the amount of wind power serving its customers by 2020. Regulatory filings in Wyoming, Utah and Idaho seek to advance [Read More]

Washington City Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2017

The Edmonds, Wash., City Council has approved a resolution establishing a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% renewable energy by 2025. According to the Sierra Club, Edmonds represents the first city or town in Washington state to commit to 100% [Read More]

United Wind Teams With Ag Development Firm For Distributed Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 30, 2017

Distributed wind energy developer United Wind Inc. has announced a partnership with AGPROfessionals (AGPRO), a real estate and development firm for the agriculture and food processing industry. Through the partnership, AGPRO will integrate distributed wind in facility development plans, where [Read More]