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Virginia Governor Making Budgetary Allocations for Offshore Wind

As a part of Gov. Ralph Northam’s new budget for Virginia, the commonwealth will see the establishment of the Office of Offshore...

Massachusetts Goes With Mayflower Wind

The Commonwealth of Massachusetts has selected Mayflower Wind Energy LLC - a joint venture of Shell New Energies US LLC and EDPR...

Salt Lake County Opts For 100% Renewable Electricity

The Salt Lake County Council has passed a resolution establishing a goal of powering the county with 100% clean, renewable electricity by...

Another Ohio City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

The Lakewood City Council in Ohio has passed a resolution establishing a goal of 100% clean, renewable energy.

Virginia Announces 420 MW Renewable Energy Agreement

Gov. Ralph Northam, D-Va., has announced an agreement for the Commonwealth of Virginia to purchase 420 MW of wind and solar energy.

Dominion Wins Key Approvals For Virginia Offshore Wind Development

Dominion Energy has received two key determinations from the federal Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) regarding the design, fabrication and installation...

California Signs ‘Clean Power, Smart Power’ Bill Into Law

Gov. Gavin Newsom, D-Calif., has signed into law a bill designed to help California meet its electric grid reliability and climate change...

CanWEA’s 35th Annual Conference In Full Swing

Wednesday's program at the Canadian Wind Energy Association's (CanWEA) Annual Conference and Exhibition in Calgary opened with a focus on Alberta. A...
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Sen. Markey Honored As U.S. Wind Champion

U.S. Sen. Ed Markey, D-Mass., has been named a U.S. Wind Champion for the 116th Congress by the American Wind Energy Association...

Brattle Study: New England Must Accelerate Clean Energy Additions To Meet GHG Goals

New England has committed to achieving at least an 80% reduction in greenhouse-gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. A new study prepared by economists at The...