U.S. Interior Sets January Date For Huge Massachusetts Offshore Wind Auction
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced that more than 742,000 acres offshore Massachusetts will be offered for commercial wind energy development in a Jan. 29, 2015, competitive   [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:51:13 EST
Texas Co-ops Sign Up For Oklahoma Wind Energy
Apex Clean Energy has secured renewable energy purchase agreements with two Texas-based electric cooperatives for the majority of the output from an Oklahoma wind project. According to Apex, the 150   [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:27:16 EST
EDF Commissions La Mitis Community Wind Project In Quebec
EDF EN Canada Inc. and Energie Renouvelable de La Mitis have announced the commissioning of the 24.6 MW La Mitis community wind project in Quebec. EDF EN Canada owns 70%   [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 11:11:05 EST
Vestas Secures 46.2 MW Swedish Wind Order
Vestas has received a turbine order from a BlackRock-managed fund for the 46.2 MW Brotorp wind project in Sweden. Arise Windpower is in charge of developing the project, which is   [read more]
Tue, 25 Nov 2014 10:55:16 EST
Wind Energy Dominates New U.S. Power In October
Wind power provided over two-thirds (68.41%) of new U.S. electrical generating capacity in October, according to the latest Energy Infrastructure Update report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). Specifically,   [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 14:29:16 EST
Allete Inks Contract To Develop And Sell North Dakota Wind Farm
Allete Clean Energy (ACE) has finalized a development agreement with Montana-Dakota Utilities for a 107 MW wind farm in North Dakota. Under the deal, ACE will develop and construct the   [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 10:49:14 EST
Invenergy Completes Financing For 207 MW Texas Wind Project
Invenergy has arranged debt and tax equity project financing for its 207 MW Rattlesnake Wind Energy Center, which is currently under construction in Glasscock County, Texas. Affiliates of Morgan Stanley   [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST
New Jersey Regulators Reject Fishermen's Energy Again
The New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) has again rejected Fishermen's Energy's 25 MW offshore wind demonstration project, proposed off the coast of Atlantic City. In March, the New   [read more]
Mon, 24 Nov 2014 00:00:00 EST
Wind Power Champion Sen. Grassley Demands PTC Extension
U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has again stood up for U.S. wind power, having urged his colleagues in Congress to extend the production tax credit (PTC) and not "pull the   [read more]
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 12:28:24 EST
Data Center Interest In Renewable Energy Is On The Rise
Renewable energy is among the top emerging technologies being considered by data center owners to help address power and cooling costs, according to a new survey conducted by construction services   [read more]
Fri, 21 Nov 2014 11:54:27 EST