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The Ins And Outs Of De-Risking Renewable Energy Investments

The following is adapted from Energy Innovation's Designing Climate Solutions: A Policy Guide for Low-Carbon Energy. Reducing the risk of investment in renewable energy projects is...
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Hooray For S.B.100! Now What Happens For Wind Energy?

California was one of the first states to adopt a renewable portfolio standard (RPS), requiring electrical utilities to procure 20% renewable energy by 2020....

The Importance Of Choosing The Right Wind Turbine Grease

Getting the most of evolving opportunity in the wind power market requires reliable operation and dependability in every component of a turbine, and it’s...

With PTC Deadlines Looming, Could Wind Catcher Cancellation Be Part Of A Trend?

News broke at the end of July that American Electric Power Co. (AEP) scuttled plans to develop an approximately $4.5 billion, 2 GW wind...

Why Are Utilities Going Down Clean Energy Paths? It Makes Good Business Sense

Michigan’s DTE Energy recently pledged to reduce carbon pollution by more than 80% by 2050. Another Michigan utility, Consumers Energy, committed to phase out coal generation over the...
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Maryland Offshore Wind Is Gaining Steam

Since Maryland first enacted its Offshore Wind Energy Act in 2013, it has continued along a trajectory to become a national leader in offshore...

What’s Happening With Maine Wind Power?

Ten years ago, Maine’s Task Force on Wind Energy set ambitious goals for wind development in the state, including a 2015 target of 1,000...

How To Close The ‘Clean Power Gap’

The gap between how much wind and solar energy we need to install to curb climate change and how much we are projected to...

Maine Proposes New Rules For Wind Energy Development

  After more than a year of a pre-rulemaking process, including the issuance of two drafts, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) has commenced...
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Unpacking The New Wind IEC Standard: What Does It Mean For Remote Sensing?

The wind industry is still familiarizing itself with new IEC guidelines and what they signal about where remote sensing stands today.

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