Archive for wind-power – Page 4

Report: Renewables Up, Fossil Fuels And Nuclear Down In First Half

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2017

Domestic production and use of renewable energy sources continued to show strong growth during the first half of this year, while the consumption of both nuclear power and fossil fuels declined, according to a new analysis from the SUN DAY [Read More]

New York To BOEM: Here’s Where We Can Build Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

New York State has asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider identifying and leasing at least four new Wind Energy Areas off New York’s Atlantic Coast. Each would be capable of accommodating at least 800 MW of [Read More]

Groups Denounce Perry’s FERC Request On Grid ‘Threats’ – A Bailout Of Coal, Nuclear?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Not long after the release of the agency’s grid reliability study, Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has formally proposed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take “swift action to address threats to U.S. electrical [Read More]

Another Wind Order For Vestas Through Mexico Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

As part of Mexico’s energy auction, Vestas has received an order for the supply and installation of 27 V136-3.45 MW turbines for a 93 MW wind park in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. In just four months, Vestas has [Read More]

Alliant Energy, Apex Adding 300 MW Of Wind In Iowa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Alliant Energy’s Iowa energy company has announced the Upland Prairie Wind Farm, a 300 MW project in Clay and Dickinson counties in northwest Iowa. The company, having finalized an agreement with Apex Clean Energy, says major construction on the wind [Read More]

DONG Energy Changing Name, Brand To Reflect Clean Energy Focus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Following its strategic transformation from “black to green energy,” the recent divestment of its upstream oil and gas production, and its continued focus on offshore wind, DONG Energy is changing its name.

PacifiCorp Issues RFP For Major Wind Expansion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2017

The new wind is part of PacifiCorp’s Energy Vision 2020 initiative, which will also repower the company’s existing wind fleet and build a 140-mile, high-voltage transmission line in Wyoming.

Delaware Governor Names Who’s Who In Offshore Wind Working Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2017

Gov. John Carney, D-Del., has announced appointments to the Delaware Offshore Wind Working Group, which was established last month by Executive Order 13 to study the potential benefits of offshore wind for the state. “Finding ways to participate in the [Read More]

Sierra Club Pushes For Wis. Utility Wind Farm But Argues More Is Needed

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2017

Yesterday, the Wisconsin Public Service Commission held a hearing to get public input on an Iowa wind development proposed by Madison Gas & Electric (MGE). According to details released by the Sierra Club, which was in attendance, the environmental group [Read More]

Vestas Announces 174 MW Iowa Wind Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 29, 2017

Vestas has received a 174 MW order in the U.S. from MidAmerican Energy Co., a subsidiary of Berkshire Hathaway Energy, for the Wind XI project in Iowa. As part of Vestas’ June 17, 2016, announcement confirming a conditional, master agreement [Read More]