Content Category: New & Noteworthy
Siting Board Grants Composite Certificate For Cape Wind
by NAW Staff on Friday March 13 2009
In a unanimous vote, the Massachusetts Energy Facilities Siting Board voted to grant Cape Wind a certificate of environmental impact and public interest that effectively [read more]
Brattle Group Releases Wind Power Study
by NAW Staff on Friday March 13 2009
Wind-generated electricity from the Upper Midwest will become cost-competitive with power generated from more conventional fuel sources like coal, while providing substantial reductions in greenhouse [read more]
DOE Issues Environmental Assessment For Beacon Plant
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 12 2009
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has completed its formal environmental review of Tyngsboro, Mass.-based Beacon Power Corp.'s proposed 20 MW frequency regulation plant in [read more]
Proposed Regulations Promote Adoption Of Renewable Energy
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 12 2009
The Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has opened rule making for the new net-metering and long-term contract provisions of Massachusetts' Green Communities Act. DPU's draft [read more]
LPPC: Congress Should Clear Transmission Development Obstacles
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 12 2009
In testimony to the U.S. Senate Committee on Energy and Natural Resources, the Large Public Power Council (LPPC) - an organization comprised of 23 of [read more]
EPA Proposes National Reporting On GHG Emissions
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 11 2009
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has proposed the first comprehensive national system for reporting emissions of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions [read more]
Experts Discuss North Dakota's Wind Project Potential
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 11 2009
Nearly 100 industry leaders, policy-makers, developers, consultants and landowners recently gathered in Bismarck, N.D., to discuss how new federal and state policies are expected to [read more]
South Carolina To Begin Offshore Wind Study
by NAW Staff on Tuesday March 10 2009
Santee Cooper, Coastal Carolina University and the South Carolina Energy Office plan to launch weather buoys that will measure wind off the coast of Georgetown [read more]
Granholm Signs MOU With Denmark
by NAW Staff on Tuesday March 10 2009
Gov. Jennifer M. Granholm, D-Mich., joined Denmark's Minister of Climate and Energy Connie Hedegaard in signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU), initiating a partnership between [read more]
CWU Study: Wind Project Would Generate Millions Within First Year
by NAW Staff on Monday March 09 2009
The Desert Claim Wind Power project would generate total economic activity of up to $17.3 million in Kittitas County, Wash., during the year in which [read more]
Noble Provides Statement On Wind Turbine Collapse
by NAW Staff on Monday March 09 2009
On March 6, a wind turbine at the Noble Altona Windpark in Altona, N.Y., collapsed, resulting in a small fire. Noble Environmental Power's CEO, Walt [read more]
CMP Report Highlights Benefits Of MPRP
by NAW Staff on Friday March 06 2009
Central Maine Power Co. (CMP) has released a pair of economic impact and benefits reports for the Maine Power Reliability Program (MPRP), a $1.5 billion [read more]
Town Officials Reject Moratorium On Wind Energy Projects
by NAW Staff on Friday March 06 2009
The town of Essex, Ontario, has rejected a moratorium on green energy development - a move that was applauded by the Green Energy Act Alliance. [read more]
Report Shows Solid Foundation For Carbon Market
by NAW Staff on Friday March 06 2009
A report issued by the 10 Northeast and Mid-Atlantic states participating in the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) shows that the competitive process is working [read more]
Expansion Of Stetson Wind Project Approved By LURC
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 05 2009
Newton, Mass.-based First Wind has received approval from the Maine Land Use Regulation Commission (LURC) to build a 25.5 MW expansion of the Stetson Wind [read more]
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