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How Wind Energy Can Power Trump’s ‘America First’ Policies

Nope, it's not a pipe dream: The rapidly flourishing wind industry could help the new administration fulfill its economic and industrial policies.

How A Penn State Student Landed A Career In The U.S. Wind Biz

It’s as if everything Amanda Berta touches turns to gold.In 2015, the senior majoring in energy engineering in Penn State's College of Earth and...

IRS Issues ‘Beginning Of Construction’ Guidance For Wind Developers

The government agency has released the highly anticipated guidance updating the “beginning of construction” requirement for the production tax credit under Section 45 of the Internal Revenue Code.

The Massive Market For Electricity In East Africa

The American Wind Energy Association's Gramlich spent six weeks in East Africa to study the region's burgeoning electricity market. What role can wind energy play?

Emerging UAS Industry To Help Young U.S. Offshore Wind Industry Forge Ahead

In addition to operations and maintenance and pre-construction surveying, drones can be used to help detect listed species, such as the North Atlantic right whale, around offshore wind sites.

Study: Resource At Cape Wind May Be More Powerful, Turbulent Than Expected

Although European studies of offshore wind contend that unstable conditions occur only 20% of the time, a new study finds Cape Wind conditions may actually be unstable between 40%-80% of the time.

Watchdog Group: Coast Guard Stonewalled Approvals Of Offshore Wind Development

For the last six months, we at the Checks & Balances Project have attempted to get basic questions answered about the U.S. Coast Guard’s...

Oklahoma Struggles With The Success Of Its Renewables Tax Policy

The state, which provides a zero-emissions tax credit representing about 20% of the federal PTC of $23/MWh, is currently facing a depletion of its general revenue fund.

Positive Wind Industry Dynamics Overcoming Deflated Power Prices

With growing comfort from long-term capital providers, new off-takers and experienced developers, the wind industry is poised for further expansion despite any short-term challenges.
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Contemplating A Sale: Who Steps In To Scoop Up Adwen?

Several original equipment manufacturers have emerged as potential suitors for the Areva-Gamesa offshore wind player.