Archive for windpower – Page 6

New York Offshore Wind Alliance Appoints New Head

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 07, 2017

Joe Martens, who served as New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s first commissioner of the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC), is joining the New York Offshore Wind Alliance (NYOWA) as its new director, the organization has announced. NYOWA [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Final SEIS Released By Feds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued the final supplemental environmental impact statement for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts.

Alliant Energy Seeks Approval For Half-Gigawatt Wind Expansion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

Alliant Energy’s Iowa utility subsidiary is seeking approval from the Iowa Utilities Board to add up to 500 MW of wind energy in Iowa. The company received approval in 2016 for a similar expansion. The combined projects would represent a [Read More]

DOE’s Wind Tech Head Takes New Role At Hydropower Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

Jose Zayas is leaving his role as director of the Wind Technologies Office at the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and joining Cube Hydro Partners LLC as vice president of partnerships and strategic initiatives. Cube Hydro Partners, based in Bethesda, [Read More]

How Have Climate And Renewables Policies Affected California’s Inland Empire?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

A new study on the economic effects of existing climate and clean energy policies in California’s Inland Empire estimates a net benefit of $9.1 billion in direct economic activity and 41,000 net direct jobs from 2010 to 2016. When accounting [Read More]

Proposed Project Would Bring Wind From Northern Maine To Boston

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Another wind and transmission project under Massachusetts’ clean energy request for proposals (RFP) has been laid out by Maine Power Express LLC (MPX), a joint venture of Loring Holdings LLC, National Resources Energy LLC and Transmission Developers Inc. The proposed [Read More]

Midwest Power Company Signs PPA For Invenergy Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

WPPI Energy, a nonprofit power company serving locally owned electric utilities in Wisconsin, Upper Michigan and Iowa, has entered into a power purchase agreement (PPA) for Invenergy’s Bishop Hill III Wind Energy Center. The 132 MW facility is scheduled to [Read More]

Vestas Picked For Cactus Flats Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co., for the Cactus Flats wind farm in Texas. The 148 MW order comprises supply and commissioning of 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines and a 20-year [Read More]

Invenergy Announces Project Bonds For Latin American Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 03, 2017

Invenergy’s 70 MW Campo Palomas wind project, located in the Salto Department of Uruguay, has issued investment-grade-rated project bonds for approximately $135.8 million in the U.S. Private Placement Market. The proceeds of the project bond issuance will be used to [Read More]

ALLETE Refurbishing Hundreds Of Wind Turbines For PTC Safe Harbor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., has announced a strategic initiative to refurbish 385 turbines at three wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The project includes replacing select blades, gearboxes and generators on turbines [Read More]