March 2015 - Volume 12, Number 2

Spotlight: British Columbia

B.C. Wind Industry Seeks Clear Signal

A major new hydroelectric expansion project, known as Site C, could have a profound impact on British Columbia wind projects.

Industry At Large: Wind Farm Operations & Maintenance

Assessing Performance Upgrades: Free Does Not Always Mean Free

Wind farm owners and operators need to carefully examine so-called performance upgrades for optimal turbine performance.

Industry At Large: Forecasting

Inside The DOE’s Wind Forecasting Effort

Backstopped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), several wind industry firms are working on a project aimed at reducing wind-forecasting uncertainties.

Industry At Large: Finance

The Hunt For Canada’s Next Great PPA

Despite a bit of a lull in current off-take agreements, Canadian power purchase agreements (PPAs) have become more lucrative than those offered in several U.S. jurisdictions.

Project Profile: Cape Scott Wind Farm

Cape Scott Exemplifies Community Engagement

Despite tough conditions, GDF SUEZ North America overcame the elements to energize the 99 MW wind farm.

Marketplace: Construction & Equipment

Are Service Providers Prepared For The Crunch?

Many wind developers are planning to break ground on new wind farm construction this year - and that could cause major headaches for construction and equipment firms.

Online Edition


If you haven't subscribed to North American Windpower, you're missing these stories and more. Subscribe today to start receiving your copy of North American Windpower.

IOWA Economic Development id2073
Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015