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Fifty Entities Urge N.C. Governor To Take Action On Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

On Wednesday, 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups and environmental organizations sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., to urge him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of North Carolina’s energy plan. According to signee Environment [Read More]

Major Texas Wind Developer Makes First Move Outside The Lone Star State

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Written by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

With the Sugar Loaf wind project, Tri Global Energy is growing its wind portfolio to more than 2.9 GW of wind power.

Northern Power Rolls Out Turnkey Energy Storage Suite

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Northern Power Systems Corp., a Vermont-based provider of distributed energy power systems, is now offering a suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. The company has already [Read More]

New AWEA Resource Shows Every Wind Farm And Factory In The Country

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Using a new map tool released by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), anyone can now easily view the location of every utility-scale wind project and wind-related manufacturing facility in the U.S. With the very first American Wind Week in [Read More]

Clean Power Plan Litigation Suspended For 60 More Days

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 10, 2017

On Tuesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit announced that long-pending litigation over the Clean Power Plan (CPP), an Obama administration policy establishing the first-ever regulations on carbon pollution from existing U.S. power plants, will [Read More]

NYSERDA Wraps Up First Year Of Wildlife Surveys For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

As part of the state’s initiative to pursue responsible offshore wind development, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed its first year of aerial wildlife data collection over an offshore wind area. Over three years, [Read More]

Brouillette Sworn In As DOE Deputy Secretary After Strong Senate Support

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

Dan Brouillette, a former executive at Ford and USAA, has been sworn in as the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). According to the agency, Brouillette has three decades of experience in both the public and private [Read More]

Orlando Votes Yes On 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 09, 2017

On Tuesday, the Orlando, Fla., city commission unanimously approved a resolution establishing a goal to transition Orlando to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. According to the Sierra Club, Orlando is now the largest city in Florida to make [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Claims Tallest Wind Turbines In Asia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing the tallest wind turbines on the continent, the company claims. The turbines, equipped with 153-meter towers and 56-meter blades, reach a total height of 210 meters. The Sarahnlom wind [Read More]

The DOE’s Annual Lowdown On The State Of U.S. Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

The agency’s annual update covers onshore utility-scale, offshore and distributed wind power, all of which have demonstrated continued growth.