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Lawmakers Propose Offshore Wind For Territories Act

U.S. Sens. Bill Cassidy, R-La., and Brian Schatz, D-Hawaii, have introduced the Offshore Wind for Territories Act, bipartisan legislation that would authorize...
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Markey, Ocasio-Cortez Propose Green New Deal Resolutions

U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., and U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., have introduced joint resolutions in the Senate and House, respectively,...
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Canada Reaches Nearly 13 GW Of Installed Wind Capacity

Canada’s wind energy industry further expanded its installed capacity in 2018 by more than half a gigawatt, according to new year-end findings...
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AWEA: Wind In Q4 Was All About Big Brands And Utilities

Fortune 500 brands and a range of other non-utility entities, including cities and universities, are catalyzing America’s growing demand for renewable energy...
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FTI Consulting: PTC Time Crunch Could Jeopardize Repowering Opportunities

As the U.S. wind energy market races to complete projects before the production tax credit (PTC) cliff, opportunities for repowering existing assets...
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Canada Joins International Renewable Energy Agency

Canada has officially become a member of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).Canada joins 159 countries in...
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EIA: 2019 To Be Biggest Year For New Wind Capacity Since 2012

Source: EIAThe U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) expects non-hydroelectric renewable energy resources, such as solar and wind,...
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Government Shutdown Delays BOEM’s Vineyard Wind Meetings

Because of the government shutdown, the U.S. Department of Interior's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is postponing public meetings on its...
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Congress Passes Farm Bill With Renewables Funding Intact

The House and Senate have passed the Agriculture and Nutrition Act of 2018, otherwise known as the farm bill, which keeps intact funding...

Senate Confirms McNamee As FERC Commissioner

In a move denounced by clean energy groups, the U.S. Senate has confirmed Bernard McNamee as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission...

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