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Tampa Electric RFP

Tampa Electric has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy projects. Projects for consideration must be in commercial operation by Jan....

Texas PUC Makes CREZ Designations

The Texas Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has directed the Electric Reliability Council of Texas to develop transmission plans to serve between 10,000 MW...

Listing Date Set For Wind Power Futures

U.S. Futures Exchange (USFE) will begin listing Wind Power futures - its first renewable energy contracts - on Aug. 24. Seven contracts derived...

WINDPOWER 2007 Delivers Road Map For 20x’30 Vision

The American Wind Energy Association's (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2007 conference in early June provided the association with a platform to delineate both the extensive...

Haida Nation Formalizes Support For Offshore Wind Power

NaiKun Wind Development Inc., a subsidiary of Vancouver-based NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc., has made aggressive progress since March in the development of...

FERC Recognizes Favoritism In Interconnection Policy

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) officially acknowledged the unique characteristics of renewable generation facilities with its approval in April of the California...

Offshore Market Potential Ignites Aggressive Bids For REpower

Suzlon Energy A/S and AREVA Group SA have made headlines recently for their competing bids to take over Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer REpower...

CREZ Nominations Deliver 8,000 MW Panhandle Proposal

The latest phase in Texas' competitive renewable energy zone (CREZ) initiative has revealed a proposal that could help the state address a need...

Centre CORUS To Support Nordic Wind Energy Technologies

The TechnoCentre éolien Gaspésie - les �les, a Murdochville, Quebec-based organization dedicated to the advancement of Quebec's wind industry, recently inaugurated Centre CORUS,...

Utilities Anticipate A Hydrogen Future

Xcel Energy, a Minneapolis-headquartered electricity and natural gas provider, and the Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) recently unveiled their $2...

Green Pricing Drives Interest, Not Sales

Shelton Group, a Knoxville, Tenn.-based communications agency, recently released the results of its Energy Pulse 2006 survey, which investigates energy consumption habits and...

Canadian, U.S. Wind Markets Experience Parallel Growth and Challenges

In its 2005 budget, the Canadian government committed to increasing the Wind Power Production Incentive (WPPI) program to a target of 4,000 MW...

Federal Governments Going Green

While corporations and organizations in the U.S. and Canada continue to sign up for green power purchases at a rapidly increasing rate, the...

U.S. Passes 10,000 MW In Wind Capacity

August of 2006 will go into the history books as the month the U.S. wind industry reached numbers that can be described as...

Wind Goes To School

Like a student growing up, wind has come a long way since its appearance on a school campus in Iowa more than a...

Environmental Committee Concluding Work On Wind Impacts

A much-anticipated study of utility scale wind projects ordered by the U.S. Congress is entering the final phase of deliberations before a draft...

Industry Conference Sees Large Goal And Starts Drawing Map To Reach It

More than 5,000 people attended WINDPOWER 2006 in Pittsburgh this week, making it the largest-ever American Wind Energy Association conference and exhibition.The official...

Carbon Reduction Policies Could Benefit Wind Generation

While developing a national consensus on climate change policies and the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHG) has been...

Standard Contracts Could Boost REC Markets

While developing a national consensus on climate change policies and the reduction of carbon dioxide (CO2) and other greenhouse gases (GHG) has been...

Colleges Jump Into Wind Operator Training

'Tight supplies' has become a catch phrase when pros in the booming North American wind industry talk about wind turbines, but the phrase...

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