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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)....

What’s Up With Offshore Wind?

In August, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the branch of the Department of the Interior tasked with managing energy development...

Lawmakers Seek To Boost Federal Wind R&D Funding

U.S. Sens. Tina Smith, D-Minn., and Susan Collins, R-Maine, have introduced bipartisan legislation that would renew and expand the U.S. Department of...

DOI Establishes Authority On Workplace Safety For OCS Offshore Projects

The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) recently announced steps designed to ensure workplace safety on Outer Continental Shelf (OCS) renewable energy...
wyoming

Feds Release EA On Chokecherry And Sierra Madre

The U.S. Department of the Interior's Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has released an environmental assessment (EA) analyzing an additional 396 wind...

Rick Perry Resigning As DOE Secretary

Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has informed President Donald Trump that he will resign from his position,...
energy storage

FERC OKs First Compliance Filings On New Storage Rule

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has approved the first two orders implementing Order No. 841, a rulemaking aimed at breaking down...