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Arteche PQ Names President/General Manager

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

Arteche PQ Inc., a New Berlin, Wis.-headquartered manufacturer of electrical power equipment designed to improve efficiency and quality of power, has hired Gary Anderson as president and general manager. Anderson most recently served as president of Drive Source International (Dynamatic) [Read More]

National Ski Areas Association Reports Widespread Green Energy Use

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

The National Ski Areas Association has released its seventh annual report on the sustainable slopes environmental charter for ski areas. The charter was adopted in June 2000 and revised in 2006 as a collection of environmental best practices for ski [Read More]

Ontario Residents Support Wind Farms

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

According to a recent survey conducted by Innovative Research Group Inc. (IRG), the majority of Ontario, Canada, residents who live in areas where wind development projects are in place support these projects and wind energy in general. Nine in 10 [Read More]

AWEA Promotes RPS In New Media Campaign

Posted by NAW Staff on July 30, 2007

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has begun a major media campaign – including television advertising – to encourage support for a national renewable energy/portfolio standard (RPS). The organization's television advertisement will run in nine media markets, specifically seeking support [Read More]

Luminant, Shell To Develop 3,000 MW Texas Wind Farm

Posted by NAW Staff on July 27, 2007

Shell WindEnergy Inc. and Luminant, TXU Corp.'s competitive power generation business, have formed a joint development agreement to build a 3,000 MW wind project in the Texas Panhandle and to work together on other renewable energy developments in Texas. Shell [Read More]

Maglev Wind Turbine Technologies Launched

Posted by NAW Staff on July 27, 2007

Maglev Wind Turbine Technologies (MWTT), a developer and manufacturer of magnetically levitated commercial wind turbines, has officially begun operations. According to the Sierra Vista, Ariz.-headquartered company, with the use of magnetic levitation turbine technology, the wind turbine floats on a [Read More]

SUEZ Energy North America Acquires Ventus Energy

Posted by NAW Staff on July 27, 2007

Houston-based SUEZ Energy North America, an affiliate of Belgium-based SUEZ Energy International, has signed an agreement to acquire Toronto-headquartered wind power development company Ventus Energy Inc. The transaction will involve the purchase of 100% of the shares of Ventus for [Read More]

Zurich Names Kovar Head Of Domestic Energy Casualty

Posted by NAW Staff on July 26, 2007

Schaumburg, Ill.-based Zurich, a property-casualty insurance company, has named Kenneth Kovar head of U.S. domestic energy casualty. ‘We are fortunate to have Kenneth leading this unit,’ says Steve Rand, Zurich's head of commercial markets. ‘His years of experience, knowledge of [Read More]

Rate Relief Package Promises More RE For Illinois Customers

Posted by NAW Staff on July 25, 2007

Ameren Corp. and the Ameren Illinois utilities have unveiled a $488 million rate relief package that includes a mandate for adding renewables to the utilities' generation portfolio. The broad-based assistance is part of a more than $1 billion agreement that [Read More]

New NGA Chair Pawlenty Announces Clean Energy Plan

Posted by NAW Staff on July 24, 2007

Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., recently elected chair of the National Governors Association (NGA), has named an initiative called Securing a Clean Energy Future as his focus during his term as NGA chair. According to the governor's office, Securing a Clean [Read More]