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Alaska Governor Forms Climate Change Sub-Cabinet

Posted by NAW Staff on September 20, 2007

Gov. Sarah Palin, R-Alaska, has signed Administrative Order 238, which establishes a subcabinet to prepare a climate change strategy. According to the governor's office, the Climate Change Sub-Cabinet will examine ways to develop, support and expand renewable energy resource programs [Read More]

Wind Resource Atlas Created For Nova Scotia

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

Researchers from Universite de Moncton and the Applied Geomatics Research Group at the Nova Scotia Community College have created a wind atlas that illustrates the amount of wind available in different areas of Nova Scotia. Maps were created to show [Read More]

Maxwell Technologies Introduces 75-Volt Ultracapacitor Module

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

San Diego-based Maxwell Technologies Inc. has introduced the 75-volt BOOSTCAP ultracapacitor module to provide a scaleable, cost-effective and low-maintenance solution to meet the backup power and power quality requirements of wind turbines and other renewable energy generation equipment. Maxwell says [Read More]

SkyPower Acquires Equity Stake In AAER

Posted by NAW Staff on September 19, 2007

SkyPower Corp., a Canadian renewable energy developer and Lehman Brothers affiliate, has agreed to acquire a 20.9% equity stake in AAER, a Bromont, Quebec-headquartered wind turbine manufacturer. SkyPower has subscribed for 14.2 million shares of the company at C$0.35 per [Read More]

Canadian Fund Launched For Renewables

Posted by NAW Staff on September 18, 2007

Toronto-based Community Power Fund (CPF) has launched a C$3 million fund to support community-owned renewable energy projects in Ontario. Eligible renewable energy projects include wind, solar photovoltaic, solar thermal, small-scale hydro, geothermal and biogas. CPF says incorporated groups, including farmers, [Read More]

AREVA Acquires 51% Of Multibrid

Posted by NAW Staff on September 17, 2007

AREVA has acquired a 51% stake in Multibrid, a Germany-based designer and manufacturer of offshore wind turbines. With this acquisition, AREVA has entered into a joint venture with Prokon Nord, a German offshore wind turbine and biomass plant developer and [Read More]

NGA Launches National Effort To Promote Clean Energy Policies

Posted by NAW Staff on September 17, 2007

National Governors Association (NGA) co-chairs Gov. Tim Pawlenty, R-Minn., and Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, D-Kan., have launched the Securing a Clean Energy Future initiative to promote clean energy policies across the U.S. According to the NGA, the new initiative will enlist [Read More]

Offshore Tracks To Be Leased For Wind Power In Gulf Of Mexico

Posted by NAW Staff on September 14, 2007

The Texas General Land Office (GLO) is seeking bidders for a competitive lease sale for the rights to develop offshore wind power in the Gulf of Mexico. According to the GLO, four offshore tracts will be leased for wind power [Read More]

Colorado Energy Office Adds Three Regional Energy Experts

Posted by NAW Staff on September 13, 2007

The Colorado Governor's Energy Office (GEO) has added three energy experts as regional representatives in response to the growing energy needs in the state. These positions are responsible for community outreach, implementing the GEO's renewable energy and energy efficiency programs, [Read More]

FERC Approves Request To Repay Generators

Posted by NAW Staff on September 13, 2007

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved a joint application from ITCTransmission and Michigan Electric Transmission Co. LLC (METC), subsidiaries of ITC Holdings Corp., made with the Midwest Independent Transmission System Operator to repay generators interconnecting with their systems [Read More]