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Governor, UPC Wind Commemorate Mars Hill Anniversary

Posted by NAW Staff on March 26, 2008

UPC Wind commemorated the first year of full commercial operations for Mars Hill Wind at an anniversary event. Since beginning commercial operations on March 27, 2007, Mars Hill Wind has generated more than 1.3 million kWh of electricity and a [Read More]

Mid-Atlantic Co-op Links With Delmarva Power On RFP

Posted by NAW Staff on March 26, 2008

Old Dominion Electric Cooperative, in association with its members, including Delaware Electric Cooperative, have joined Delmarva Power's competitive bidding process to acquire land-based wind energy to supply their customers. The utilities made the announcement after Delmarva Power received more than [Read More]

AES Names Ned Hall As Executive Vice President And President

Posted by NAW Staff on March 26, 2008

AES Corp. has named Ned Hall executive vice president and president for the company's wind generation division. AES' wind generation business currently has more than 1,000 MW of wind generation in operation and 5,000 MW of wind projects in various [Read More]

Sebelius Vetoes Coal Bill, Establishes Advisory Group

Posted by NAW Staff on March 25, 2008

After vetoing a bill that would have allowed development of two new coal-fired power plants, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius (D-Kansas) signed executive order 08-03, which establishes the Kansas Energy and Environmental Policy Advisory Group. ‘We know that greenhouse gases contribute to [Read More]

WNEA Elects Paul Knapp To Its Board

Posted by NAW Staff on March 25, 2008

Wind Energy America Inc. (WNEA) has elected Paul R. Knapp Sr. to its board of directors. Knapp is president and CEO of Space Center Ventures, a St. Paul, Minn.-based venture capital fund. He has served on the boards of a [Read More]

FERC Offers Guidance On RTO, ISO Interconnection Queue Process Improvements

Posted by NAW Staff on March 24, 2008

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has directed regional transmission organizations (RTOs) and independent system operators (ISOs) to report on the status of their efforts to improve the processing of their interconnection queues. The request follows a Dec. 11, 2007, [Read More]

EverPower Hires Chris Shears

Posted by NAW Staff on March 24, 2008

EverPower Renewables Corp., a developer of utility-grade wind power projects, has hired wind energy industry veteran Chris Shears as senior vice president of development. Shears will assume a senior role in the development group and will be responsible for evaluating [Read More]

Wind Industry Experts Collaborate On RELIAWIND

Posted by NAW Staff on March 20, 2008

Garrad Hassan (GH), a provider of products and services for the wind industry, and nine other industry and academic leaders have put together a proposal for European Union support for the new RELIAWIND project, with the aim of measuring and [Read More]

Biologist Joins ODNR To Study Wind Development Impact On Wildlife

Posted by NAW Staff on March 20, 2008

Keith DeWitt Lott, a wildlife biologist whose area of expertise is bat and bird activity, has joined the Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) division of wildlife to study the effects of wind turbines on native and migrating wildlife, especially [Read More]

Huntsman Signs 20x’25 Standard For Utah

NAW Staff
Written by Angela Beniwal on March 20, 2008

Gov. Jon Huntsman Jr., R-Utah, has signed the Energy Resource and Carbon Emission Reduction Initiative (Senate Bill 202) that establishes a renewable portfolio standard (RPS) for the state. The bill states that beginning in 2025, 20% of electrical corporations' and [Read More]