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An Examination Of The Huge Potential Of Northeast Offshore Wind

Three new reports say the Northeast has the potential for offshore wind development of between 4 GW and 8 GW by 2030, as well as the creation of up to 36,000 jobs. 

Microsoft Announces Another Wind Power Deal

Microsoft Corp. has announced a deal to purchase 100% of the wind energy generated from the Dutch Wieringermeer wind farm, which Vattenfall recently announced...
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N.Y. Grid Operator Announces New Wind Power Record

Strong winds across New York State on Monday morning pushed electricity generated by wind power to a new record for the New York Independent...

Empire District Electric Proposes 800 MW Of New Wind Across Four States

The Empire District Electric Co., based in Joplin, Mo., has proposed a plan to develop an additional 800 MW of wind generation in or...
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Ørsted, Formerly DONG Energy, Sets New Goals And Signs New Deals

The board of directors of Ørsted, formerly DONG Energy, has approved the interim financial report for the first nine months of 2017, when operating...
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MidAmerican Energy Makes More Headway On Iowa Wind

MidAmerican Energy has announced plans to build the third Iowa site selected for construction as part of the company's massive Wind XI project.

Nordex Opens Up New Branch Office In Melbourne

The Nordex Group has established a national representative office in Melbourne, Australia, in order to meet the growing demand for Australian wind, the company...
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EPA Names 2017 Green Power Leaders

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced its 17th annual Green Power Leadership Awards, recognizing 19 Green Power Partners across the country, including...

Vestas Joins RE100 To Spread The Word On Renewables

Committing to reducing the environmental impact of its own operations, Vestas is joining RE100, a group of global companies dedicated to using 100% renewable...

AWEA’s Q3 Update: U.S. Wind Booming For Investors, Utilities & Corporations

The roster of U.S. wind projects under construction and in advanced development has reached the highest level since AWEA first measured the statistic at the beginning of 2016.

Global Infrastructure Partners Acquiring Equis Energy In $5B Megadeal

Equis Pte. Ltd. and U.S.-based investment fund Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) have announced the execution of binding documentation for the sale of 100% of Equis...
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AWEA Underscores Growing Momentum In U.S. Offshore Wind Industry

Close to 1,000 attendees from around the world gathered in New York this week for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) Offshore WINDPOWER Conference....

Want To Invest In Massachusetts Offshore Wind? New Resources Offer Insight

The Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) has released a report that aims to guide industry investment on potential locations for offshore wind manufacturing, as...

CAISO Touts Strong Q3 For Western Energy Imbalance Market

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) says benefits from the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) “remained strong” during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3’17). The...

Aqualis Offshore Snags Deals For New Jersey, Massachusetts Projects

London-headquartered Aqualis Offshore Ltd., a sister company of Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC), has been awarded a contract to provide geotechnical site investigation supervision services at the Ocean Wind project off the coast of New Jersey.

Virginia And London Companies Link Up For U.S. Offshore Wind

London-based BVG Associates (BVGA) and Virginia-based Renewable Energy Resources International have announced a new partnership dedicated to advancing U.S. offshore wind. Andy Geissbuehler, managing partner...

Amazon Wind Farm Texas Now Operational In Scurry County

Amazon Wind Farm Texas is now up and running near Snyder, Texas. Built, owned and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), the 253 MW...

TerraForm Power Yieldco Officially Merges With Brookfield

Renewables yieldco TerraForm Power (TERP) has completed a divorce from its former sponsor, SunEdison, after closing the previously announced merger and sponsorship deal with...

DOE Funds Six Distributed Wind Projects Across The U.S.

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has announced six new contracts, totaling $1.49 million, awarded under the agency’s Distributed...
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Two Coal Plants Closing In Central Texas; Will Wind Overtake Coal In The State?

According to research from the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, wind energy capacity could soon exceed coal capacity in Texas.

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