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New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission, concerned about the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget, says the wind and solar rebate programs themselves may also face changes.

Suzlon Announces Wind Order From New Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

Suzlon Group has won a 50.4 MW order from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based Alfanar Energy. The deal represents Alfanar’s first renewable energy project in India and its first contract with Suzlon. Suzlon will supply 24 units of its S111-90m wind turbine [Read More]

Wind Group: Anti-Offshore Measure In Maryland ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Become Law

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

In response to a recently approved anti-offshore-wind amendment in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, Liz Burdock, executive director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, believes the measure is “highly unlikely” to be signed into law with the bill. [Read More]

Inauguration Day For Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

On Sunday, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munchen’s (SWM) 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was inaugurated. Located 90 kilometers west of Sylt, an island in northern Germany, Sandbank is expected to avoid more than 700,000 metric tons of carbon-dioxide emissions each [Read More]

Dominion Energy Issues RFI For Renewables Purchase Options

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]

Vaisala, Federal Partners Reveal Extensive Wind Measurement Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Vaisala and its project partners have completed what they say is the largest-ever wind measurement campaign, making available 18 months of meteorological data from over 200 devices in the U.S. Northwest. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Wind [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Notches Mexican Wind Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Siemens Gamesa has inked a Mexican wind turbine order totaling 76 MW from independent developer Fuerza y Energia Limpia de Tizimin. Over the course of this year, the firm will be installing 36 G114-2.1 MW turbines at the Tizimin wind [Read More]

New York Gov. Cuomo Plans Transmission Rebuild With Renewables In Mind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

Vestas Announces Texas Wind Order With Alterra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Flat Top Wind I LLC, an indirect subsidiary of Alterra Power Corp., for the 200 MW Flat Top wind project in central Texas. The order, the company’s first with Vestas in [Read More]

100% Clean Energy Bills Now Proposed In Both House And Senate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

The House version of a landmark 100% clean energy bill rolled out earlier this year has been introduced by U.S. Reps. Jared Polis, D-Colo.; Raul Grijalva, D-Ariz.; Jared Huffman, D-Calif.; and Pramila Jayapal, D-Wash. According to the lawmakers, the “100 [Read More]