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Wanted: U.S.-Israel Renewables, Energy Efficiency Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

BIRD Energy has announced its eighth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency. To be considered for this latest funding, a project proposal must include research and development (R&D) cooperation between [Read More]

PTC-Qualifying Wind Development Changes Hands In Wyoming

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the Boswell Springs project, a 320 MW wind development portfolio in Albany County, Wyo. Alterra acquired the project from Boulder, Colo.-based Intermountain Wind LLC, along with certain partners and affiliates. Intermountain was [Read More]

U.S. Wind Power Now Supports More Than 100,000 Jobs In All 50 States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Having installed more than 8 GW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry now supports a record-high 102,500 jobs.

City Of South Lake Tahoe Makes 100% Renewables Pledge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

South Lake Tahoe, Calif., has become the 26th city in the U.S. and the latest in a growing coalition of mountain communities to officially commit to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. On Tuesday, the South Lake Tahoe [Read More]

Despite End Of Tax Credits, EGP-NA Forges Ahead On Another Okla. Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Even though Oklahoma is ending its wind production tax credits in July, Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA), a subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., is still moving forward on a 300 MW project in the state. The company has kicked off [Read More]

Nordex Scores Big Wind Contract In Brazil

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

The Nordex Group has secured a 195 MW contract for 65 AW125/3000 wind turbines for a project in northeastern Brazil. The Lagoa do Barro project comprises eight individual wind farms that will be located in the state of Piaui. The [Read More]

Xcel’s Interstate Power Line To Act As ‘Indirect Link’ To Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

Construction crews have started work in southeast New Mexico on the first of several high-voltage transmission line segments that will come together as a single, 240-mile “Power for the Plains” corridor linking Texas with New Mexico, Xcel Energy has announced. [Read More]

Done Deal: Oklahoma’s Wind Tax Credits Are Ending Soon

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

Citing “challenging budgetary circumstances,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has put her signature to legislation that will kill wind production tax credits a few years early.

U.S. Renewables Consulting Firms Announce Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

V-Bar LLC, a wind and solar engineering consultant based out of Golden, Colo., is merging with Chinook Wind LLC, an Everson, Wash.-headquartered renewable energy consulting firm. The new company, which is actively operating, is planning an official rebranding next quarter. [Read More]

T-Mobile Contracts For Oklahoma Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

T-Mobile has signed a long-term agreement to buy power from the 300 MW Red Dirt wind farm in Oklahoma. According to T-Mobile, the deal marks the largest wind investment by a U.S. wireless company. T-Mobile will purchase up to 160 [Read More]