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AWEA Releases COVID-19 Outlook

COVID-19 will pose significant challenges to the American wind power industry, which represents the largest source of renewable energy in the U.S....

Clean Energy Sector Pens Letter to Congress

In a letter delivered to U.S. House and Senate leadership, the clean energy sector has called for the prompt repair and extension...

Bristol Community College Awarded Grant for Offshore Wind Program

Bristol Community College says it has been awarded an $861,097 grant from the Baker-Polito Administration to implement the innovative National Offshore Wind...

Vineyard Wind Permitting Is Delayed

Vineyard Wind says the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) permitting timeline for the Vineyard Wind 1 Project has...

The White House Commits to Offshore Wind Power

The White House has called for increased spending on efforts to manage the growth of offshore renewable energy development - including offshore...

House Passes Bill with Wind PTC Extension Included

The House passed a tax extenders package this week that includes a one-year extension of the production tax credit (PTC) for wind...

Kerfuffle Coming for Nation Rise Wind Farm?

EDP Renewables Canada Ltd. (EDPR) says it is considering taking legal action upon the Ontario Minister of the Environment, Conservation and Parks’...

Brouillette Confirmed As Next DOE Secretary

The U.S. Senate has confirmed Dan Brouillette to be the 15th U.S. Secretary of Energy, taking the place of Rick Perry, who...

GREEN Act Proposes PTC, ITC Extensions

U.S. Rep. Richard Neal, D-Mass., has introduced the Growing Renewable Energy and Efficiency Now (GREEN) Act, which includes an extension of the...

Lawmakers Reintroduce Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act

U.S. Reps. Bill Pascrell Jr., D-N.J., and Peter T. King, R-N.Y., have introduced the Incentivizing Offshore Wind Power Act of 2019 (H.R.4887)....