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EDP Considers IPO For Holding Group

Posted by NAW Staff on January 31, 2008

The executive board of directors of Energias de Portugal S.A. (EDP), a Portuguese utility, recently resolved, after general and supervisory board's favorable prior opinion, to prepare a potential initial public offering of EDP Renovaveis S.L., an EDP group for renewable [Read More]

Finance Committee Approves Stimulus Plan With PTC Extension

Posted by NAW Staff on January 31, 2008

On Jan. 30, the Senate Finance Committee voted 14-7 in favor of an economic stimulus plan authored by Chairman Max Baucus, D-Mont., that includes an extension and modification of credit for the production of electricity from renewable resources. The proposed [Read More]

DOE, Hawaii Sign Clean Energy Agreement

Posted by NAW Staff on January 30, 2008

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and the state of Hawaii have signed a memorandum of understanding establishing the Hawaii Clean Energy Initiative, a long-term partnership designed to transform the state's energy system to one that uses renewable energy and [Read More]

AMSC Receives Wind Turbine Electrical Systems Orders

Posted by NAW Staff on January 29, 2008

American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC), an energy technologies company, has received more than $3 million in orders for its wind turbine core electrical components and systems from Canada's AAER Inc. and China's CSR Zhuzhou Electric Locomotive Research Institute (ZELRI). According to [Read More]

Intel Tops EPA Green Power Partner List

Posted by NAW Staff on January 29, 2008

Intel Corp. will purchase more than 1.3 billion kWh of renewable energy certificates (RECs) annually as part of an approach to reduce its impact on the environment, making the company the single-largest corporate purchaser of green power in the U.S., [Read More]

Gamesa USA Names Rashid Abdul Senior Vice President

Posted by NAW Staff on January 28, 2008

Gamesa USA, a subsidiary of turbine manufacturer Gamesa, has announced the appointment of Rashid Abdul as senior vice president of corporate affairs and assistant to CEO Julius Steiner. In this role, Abdul will serve as executive secretary and member of [Read More]

NaiKun Appoints Senior Advisors

Posted by NAW Staff on January 28, 2008

Vancouver, British Columbia-based NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has appointed three senior advisors to its bid advisory committee. Peter Besenovsky joins as senior advisor for turbine supply. Besenovsky is a partner at Sage Stone LLC with experience in the finance, [Read More]

DEC Proposes Wind Energy Project Guidelines

Posted by NAW Staff on January 25, 2008

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) has proposed guidelines to assist commercial wind energy developers in assessing the potential impacts turbines may have on birds and bats. Developed in consultation with energy officials, wildlife advocates and other [Read More]

Governor Releases Report On Renewable Energy Transmission Access

Posted by NAW Staff on January 25, 2008

Gov. Jim Gibbons, R-Nev., has released the Phase 1 report prepared by the Renewable Energy Transmission Access Advisory Committee (RETAAC). Gibbons created this advisory committee in May 2007 to identify potential development locations for renewable energy and assess existing and [Read More]

American Electric Technologies Appoints Hare

Posted by NAW Staff on January 25, 2008

American Electric Technologies Inc. (AETI), a supplier of custom-designed power distribution and control solutions for the traditional and alternative energy industries, has appointed Neal Hare to the newly created position of chief technology officer. ‘Neal has been a key member [Read More]