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Mark Del Franco

Focusing on all aspects of the wind industry, Mark Del Franco has served as editor of North American Windpower magazine since 2008. From the ongoing saga of the production tax credit to the development of the U.S. offshore wind industry to Ontario's feed-in tariff struggles, Del Franco has covered it all in U.S. and Canada.
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Rebooting New Jersey Offshore Wind: What It Will Take

As the likes of DONG Energy, US Wind and Deepwater Wind circle New Jersey determining state readiness, advocates say New Jersey can live up to its offshore wind potential.

Suddenly Southeast? Working To Unlock The Region’s Wind Barriers

Advocates are working to address the issues that have historically plagued the region, long dismissed for wind power development. 

Blattner Energy Celebrates 110 Years Of Ingenuity And Industry Milestones

Avon, Minn.-based renewable energy and premier power generation contractor Blattner Energy is celebrating its 110th anniversary marked with milestones and achievements. According to Blattner, several...

Beer Giant Signs VPPA With Enel Green Power

Anheuser-Busch has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase the energy delivered to the grid and renewable electricity credits from a portion of...

Goldwind Works Partners With Casper College On Training Program

Chicago-based Goldwind Americas and Wyoming's Casper College are partnering to host the first two-week wind technician training course. Sponsored by Goldwind Works, the training...

DONG Energy Invades Canada, Signs Intent To Develop B.C. Offshore Wind Site

DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a letter of intent (LOI) that gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a...

Raycap Upgrades Surge Protection Device

Raycap has upgraded Strikesorb, its flagship surge suppression device. According to Raycap, the enhancements upgrade the Strikesorb 30 to a Class I surge protective...

AXIS Insurance Taps Tom To Grow Renewables

Seeking to grow its renewable energy business unit, AXIS Insurance has named Christina Tom vice president and renewable energy underwriter. According to AXIS, she will...

Wind Companies Donate To Post-Harvey Recovery Efforts

Wind energy companies will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding as partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative. Participating...
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Maryland Goes All In: PSC Decision Clears Path For US Wind, Deepwater’s Skipjack

The Maryland Public Service Commission reaffirms Gov. Larry Hogan's sentiment that the state is "open for business."

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