Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard

A new study analyzes the potential benefits of state renewable energy mandates, as well as recommends what such policies should include.

Sen. Reid Vows To Bring Wind PTC To A Vote By Year's End

Nevada's senior senator provides some encouragement to wind industry advocates during his annual Clean Energy Summit.

Steadily, Wind Turbine OEMs Resume R&D Investment

An increased commitment to research and development will likely lead to wind energy innovation - not to mention a likely increase in patent-protected technology.

Quebec Government Postpones Wind Power RFP; No New Date Scheduled

The request for proposals (RFP) is part of an overall 800 MW wind power tranche that will serve as a bridge to the next phase in the province's energy future.

Setting The Record Straight: How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill?

Several peer-reviewed studies are more or less in agreement with avian mortality rates caused by wind turbines. However, one study, which is wildly off from the others, is most often cited in the media. Why?



Cape Wind continues to push forward, having entered into a lease agreement with the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) [Read More]


ABB has announced it will install its PowerStore solution, a commercial flywheel technology, to integrate with a battery system [Read More]


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September 2014 - Volume 11, Number 9

Offshore

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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Projects&Contracts

Moventas has annoucned an agreement with Eesti Energia to service two WWD3 turbines at the Aulepa wind park in Western Estonia. Moventas says emerging failures were detected [Read More]


In the company's second sale announcement this week, EDF EN Canada Inc. says it has divested a chunk of its ownership stake in the Saint-Robert-Bellarmin wind project. [Read More]


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Independent resource company Canadian Imperial Venture Corp. (CIVC) has entered into a letter of intent (LOI) to acquire Beothuk Energy Inc. (BEI), developer of a 180 MW [Read More]


Alstom has kicked off construction of the 90 MW Lotnisko wind farm in Poland, the first wind project being built by the company's Polish subsidiary. Alstom was [Read More]


Enel Green Power (EGP) says it is continuing to grow its presence in Latin America, with the company building two new wind projects in Mexico and Uruguay [Read More]





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