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High Net-Worth Investors Claim ‘All Of The Above’ On Energy; Renewable And Otherwise

According to a recent Morgan Stanley poll, high-dollar investors favor investment in renewable energy technologies, such as wind and solar.

U.S. Wind Power Installations Surpassed 4.7 GW Last Year,  Although China Still Leads

Bloomberg New Energy Finance reports that U.S. wind installations came back in a big way from a disappointing 2013.

IRS Specifies Performance,  Quality Standards For Small Wind Turbines

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) recently issued guidelines creating safety and performance standards for small wind turbines to be eligible for the 30% investment tax credit.

Hot Times North Of The Border: Canada Tops Previous Record  For Installed Wind Capacity

For the second consecutive year, Canada's wind market has bested the country's previous mark for new installations.

Report: Policy Uncertainty Fuels Market Exodus As Firms Bolt North American Wind Industry

The global wind energy supply chain has yet to recover from the slump that began in 2013. In fact, many segments are undergoing a transformation, according to market research firm FTI Consulting.



The SunZia Southwest Transmission Project, a proposed $2 billion transmission line that would carry wind and solar in New [Read More]


Two Oklahoma lawmakers have introduced legislation to alter state tax subsidies for new wind farms in the state.The legislation, [Read More]

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January 2015 - Volume 11, Number 13

Federal Policy

Congress Hands U.S. Wind Industry ‘Worthless’ Bill

Legislators approved a bill retroactively extending the production tax credit – but passage may have been too little, too late.


Industry At Large: Turbine Technology

Meet The Wind Turbines That ‘Fight Above Their Weight Class’

Thanks to technology advances, so-called Class III wind turbines have become the wind industry’s new workhorse.

Spotlight: Oklahoma

Fossil-Fuel-Rich Oklahoma Digs Into Wind Energy

With its abundant wind resources and business-friendly climate, the oil and gas giant ranks among the leaders for wind generation and installed capacity.

Industry At Large: Environmental Policy

Will Recent Groundwater Law Impact California Development?

Motivated by severe drought conditions, the state passed legislation putting stringent requirements on energy projects that rely on water.

Marketplace: Tools

Tips For Tool-Based Maintenance And Calibration Programs

A proactive approach to preventive maintenance and calibration has been proven to increase productivity and safety while reducing overall expenses.

Project Profile: Origin Wind Farm

Enel Completes Origin, Quietly Builds Powerhouse

Enel Green Power’s North American subsidiary recently finished the 150 MW wind farm – its third operating wind project in the state.

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Projects&Contracts

GE will supply 55 2.75-120 wind turbines to China's Huaneng Corp., for a planned wind project in the country’s Yunnan province. The 151 MW Huaneng Dali Longquan [Read More]


BMR Energy has closed on the financing for its 36 MW wind generation project in Jamaica, located west of Kingston. According to BMR Energy, the $62.7 million [Read More]


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EDF Renewable Energy says the 200 MW Hereford Wind Project reached its commercial operation date on Dec. 22, 2014. In addition, tax equity financing closed with BNY [Read More]


Siemens will supply 21 wind turbines to NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV) for the 48 MW Alexander wind project, located in Rush, Kan. According to Siemens, the [Read More]


Private-asset manager Capital Dynamics, GE Energy Financial Services and Morgan Stanley have completed financing for the 150 MW Briscoe Wind Farm, spanning 20,000 acres in Briscoe County, [Read More]





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