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Patrick Barnard

Patrick Barnard
Patrick Barnard is a seasoned journalist with more than 20 years of experience in newspapers, magazines and online media. Prior to becoming editor for MortgageOrb.com, as well as Secondary Marketing Executive and Servicing Management magazines, he worked as a regional editor for AOL's Patch Media, covering daily news in lower Fairfield County, Conn. He also held editor roles with Technology Marketing Corp. and Penton Media. He started his career in journalism as a reporter for The Darien Times, a weekly newspaper servicing Darien, Conn., eventually rising to the rank of editor. He has also done freelance work for a number of publications. He can be reached at pbarnard@zackin.com.

Construction Begins on 522 MW New Mexico Wind Project

Xcel Energy has broken ground on the 522 MW Sagamore Wind Project, located near Dora in Roosevelt County, N.M.

Cross Winds Project Begins Sending Power to Consumers Energy Grid

Michigan utility Consumers Energy says the 76 MW Cross Winds Energy Park Phase III project in Tuscola County, Mich., has been commissioned...

Nexans Steps into North American Offshore Wind Supply Chain

Nexans says it has initiated a framework agreement with New England-based utility Eversource and offshore wind developer Ørsted whereby Nexans will have...

New Software Solution Wrangles the Wake Effect

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has debuted its Wake Adapt feature for offshore wind turbines - a technology that allows O&M to...

White Mesa Wind Finds Major Corporate Offtakers

Apple, eBay, Samsung and Sprint have inked a joint agreement to purchase 75 MW of power from Apex Clean Energy’s 500 MW...

Report Debunks Illinois Coal Claims, Makes The Case For Wind And Solar

A new report is challenging Dynegy-Vistra’s claim that shuttering Illinois coal plants would lead to disastrous power outages.According to findings from the Natural Resources Defense Council...

Wind And Natural Gas Are Killing Coal, Not ‘War On Coal,’ Study Claims

Cheap natural gas prices and the increasing availability of wind energy are pummeling the coal industry more than regulation, claims a new economic analysis...