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Wyoming To Protect Greater Sage-Grouse Population
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 19 2015
Thanks to a first-of-its-kind conservation bank restricting energy development across a large swath of central Wyoming land, the greater sage-grouse can breathe a little easier. [read more]
MAKE: China To Install 21.5 GW Of Wind Capacity This Year
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 18 2015
New research by MAKE Consulting shows that China is projected to add more than 20 GW of grid-connected wind power capacity this year. Further, the [read more]
Walmart Signs PPA With Akuo Energy USA For Texas Wind Project
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 18 2015
Walmart has agreed to purchase approximately 80% of the output generated by Akuo Energy USA's 50 MW Rocksprings Wind Farm, located near Del Rio, Texas. [read more]
How Adding A Second, Smaller Rotor May Increase Energy Output
by Mike Krapfl on Tuesday March 17 2015
Hui Hu picked up a 3D-printed model of a typical wind turbine and began explaining two problems with the big, tall, three-bladed machines. First, says [read more]
Ontario Court Rules In Favor Of Northland Power
by NAW Staff on Tuesday March 17 2015
The Ontario Superior Court of Justice has ruled in favor of Northland Power in the independent power producer's global adjustment suit against the Ontario Electricity [read more]
Siemens, Egyptian Government In Massive Wind Deal
by NAW Staff on Monday March 16 2015
Turbine supplier Siemens and the Egyptian government have reached an agreement to install 2 GW of wind power and a 4.4 GW combined-cycle power plant. [read more]
IREC Releases Report On Deploying Distributed Energy Storage
by NAW Staff on Monday March 16 2015
A report released by the Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) says that the market for distributed energy storage, while still in its infancy, has a [read more]
Energy Department Throws Support Behind Larger Wind Turbine Blades
by NAW Staff on Monday March 16 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) will provide $1.8 million in funds for the development of larger wind turbine blades that will help capture more [read more]
Vestas To Ramp Up Employment At Colorado Blade Factory
by NAW Staff on Monday March 16 2015
Turbine maker Vestas says it will hire up to 400 workers for its Windsor, Colo.-based blade facility. Vestas says it is encouraged by a rebounding [read more]
Dow To Power Manufacturing Facility With South Texas Wind
by NAW Staff on Friday March 13 2015
Dow Chemical Co. has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with Bordas Wind Energy LLC to purchase 200 MW annually for its Freeport, Texas-based [read more]
Federal Energy Subsidies Fall 23% Over Four-Year Period
by NAW Staff on Friday March 13 2015
Federal energy subsidies fell 23% in the 2010-2013 time frame, according to a release by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA). According to EIA, total [read more]
SEWC To BOEM: N.C. Offshore Wind Buffer Zone Overly Protective
by NAW Staff on Friday March 13 2015
The Southeastern Wind Coalition (SEWC) recently submitted comments to the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) during the comment period for the North Carolina draft [read more]
Report Outlines How European Offshore Wind Could Compete With Gas And Coal
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 12 2015
The European offshore wind industry could become cost-competitive with conventional forms of energy such as gas, coal and nuclear within a decade, according to a [read more]
Obama Administration Highlights Bright Future And Many Benefits Of U.S. Wind Power
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 12 2015
A highly anticipated government report says U.S. wind power could double over the next five years and ultimately become one of the country's largest sources [read more]
Ontario Officially Launches Call For 300 MW Of Wind Power
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 11 2015
Ontario's Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) has launched a long-awaited 565 MW renewable energy request for proposals (RFP), of which 300 MW will be dedicated [read more]
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