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Wisconsin Targets 100% Carbon-Free Electricity

Gov. Tony Evers, D-Wis., has signed Executive Order No. 38, which focuses on achieving 100% carbon-free electricity in Wisconsin.
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Maryland Establishes Governor’s Task Force On Wind, Solar Development

Gov. Larry Hogan, R-Md., has signed Executive Order 01.01.2019.09, establishing the Governor’s Task Force on Renewable Energy Development and Siting, which will work to...

New Texas Tax Law A Boon For Renewable Energy Development

Gov. Greg Abbott, R-Texas, recently signed into law H.B.3143, which will extend the life of the Chapter 312 abatement program in Texas....
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Scout Wins Construction Permit For Sweetland Wind Farm, Seeks PPA

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently approved a construction permit for the Sweetland Wind Farm, a 200 MW wind energy...

CanWEA Praises Alberta’s Decision To Return To ‘Energy-Only’ Market

The government of Alberta has decided to return to an "energy-only" market, which is expected to be a boon for the Canadian...

Vineyard Wind Gets Green Light For Cape Cod Transmission

In a win for Vineyard Wind's offshore project, the Massachusetts legislature has enacted bipartisan legislation authorizing the Barnstable Town Council to grant...

DTE Energy OK’d To Purchase Three Wind Farms

The Michigan Public Service Commission (PSC) has approved, in part, DTE Electric Co.’s renewable energy plan, including the purchase of three Michigan...

New York Makes Offshore Wind History With 1.7 GW Procurement

Today, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by former Vice President Al Gore, selected two offshore wind projects totaling nearly 1.7...
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NextEra Gets Green Light For South Dakota Wind Project

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) recently approved a permit, with conditions, for the construction of the Crowned Ridge Wind Farm.
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South Dakota PUC Approves 250 MW Triple H Wind Farm

The South Dakota Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has approved a construction permit for Engie's Triple H Wind project, a wind facility capable...