September 2014 - Volume 11, Number 9


Can U.S. Offshore Clear Cost Reduction Hurdle?

Significant developments in the past year show the U.S. offshore market is poised for growth – if costs come down.

Spotlight: Iowa

Familiar Roadblocks Vex (Most) Iowa Developers

Concerns about the federal production tax credit and transmission availability prove that even leading wind industry states, such as Iowa, are susceptible to uncertainty.

Marketplace: Lubrication & Filtration

How Clean Are The Fluids In Your Turbine?

The quality of the oils in your gearbox can go a long way in determining reliability.

Marketplace: Lubrication & Filtration

Effective Strategies For Improved Gearbox Performance

Lubrication and filtration methods should keep gearboxes – and their owner-operators – breathing easily.

Project Profile: Carroll Area Wind Farm

A Community Wind Project Flies Below The Radar In Iowa

NJR Clean Energy Ventures’ Carroll Area Wind Farm, currently under construction, has progressed primarily because of its size.

Industry At Large: Environmental Policy

FWS Mulls Overhauling Eagle Permitting Rule

Although the FWS recently issued the first permit to legally allow a wind developer to take eagles, the agency is contemplating making substantial program modifications.

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