Content Category: New & Noteworthy
Study: EPA Regulations May Result In Over 50,000 MW Of Coal Plant Retirements
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 09 2010
A new study by The Brattle Group finds that emerging U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations on air quality and water for coal-fired [read more]
Deepwater Significantly Expands R.I. Project, Plans Regional Transmission Network
by NAW Staff on Wednesday December 08 2010
Providence, R.I.-based developer Deepwater Wind says it will build a 1,000 MW offshore wind project off the coast of Rhode Island that will serve multiple [read more]
NextEra To Replace Thousands Of Altamont Pass Wind Turbines
by NAW Staff on Tuesday December 07 2010
California Attorney General Edmund G. Brown Jr. announced an agreement to upgrade the quarter-century-old wind turbines in Altamont Pass to make them more [read more]
As Culver Exits Iowa Statehouse, He Will Keep Fighting For Wind
by Mark Del Franco on Tuesday December 07 2010
Since his election in 2006, Gov. Chet Culver, D-Iowa, has been a key advocate for wind energy on the state and national scene. However, in [read more]
Mitsubishi Power Systems To Invest In Offshore Wind R&D Center
by NAW Staff on Monday December 06 2010
Mitsubishi Power Systems Europe Ltd. (MPSE) plans to invest up to 100 million pounds sterling for the creation of the Centre for Advanced [read more]
National Wildlife Federation Report Tallies Up To 6 GW Of Atlantic Offshore Wind Projects
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 02 2010
States and offshore wind developers are making significant progress in advancing offshore projects along the Atlantic coast, according to a new report issued by the [read more]
Ontario Plant Will Use Domestic Steel To Manufacture Wind Towers
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 02 2010
Ontario's newest wind tower manufacturing plant is expected to bring 300 new full-time jobs and up to 400 construction and indirect service jobs to the [read more]
U.N. Climate Change Conference Begins In Cancun With Calls For Commitment, Compromise
by NAW Staff on Wednesday December 01 2010
The United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP) in Cancun, Mexico, began this week with calls for commitment and compromise. In his opening speech, [read more]
Report: China Surges Ahead In Global Renewable Energy Race
by NAW Staff on Tuesday November 30 2010
China's record spending on its wind industry this quarter represented nearly half of all funds invested in new wind projects around the world, [read more]
Study: Wind Energy Produces More Jobs And Business Growth For Iowa
by NAW Staff on Tuesday November 30 2010
Iowa's wind power supply chain comprises 80 Iowa companies with a total of over 2,300 employees in manufacturing alone, according to a study [read more]
Report: Renewable Distributed Energy Generation Market To Triple In Size By 2015
by NAW Staff on Tuesday November 30 2010
Renewable distributed energy generation (RDEG), which includes both distributed small wind power and solar photovoltaics (PV), is an emerging mode of operations that [read more]
REpower Part Of Largest Project Financing In Offshore Wind Industry
by NAW Staff on Monday November 29 2010
In what the company says is the largest project financing in the offshore wind industry, REpower Systems and the Belgian offshore project development company C-Power [read more]
DOI Launches Initiative To Speed Offshore Wind Energy Development Off Atlantic Coast
by NAW Staff on Wednesday November 24 2010
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) launched a wind energy initiative to facilitate siting, leasing and construction for offshore wind projects on the Atlantic [read more]
Ontario Updates Long-Term Energy Plan
by NAW Staff on Wednesday November 24 2010
The Ontario government has strengthened its commitment to wind energy through its updated Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP). The LTEP envisions 10,700 MW of renewable [read more]
New Mexico To Invest $50 Million For Energy Transmission System Upgrade
by NAW Staff on Wednesday November 24 2010
Gov. Bill Richardson, D-N.M., and the New Mexico Renewable Energy Transmission Authority's board of directors have announced that it has issued its first $50 million [read more]
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