Content Category: New & Noteworthy
Salazar: Enormous Potential For Offshore Wind Development
by NAW Staff on Tuesday April 07 2009
U.S. offshore areas hold enormous potential for wind energy development near the nation's highest areas of electricity demand: coastal metropolitan centers, says Ken Salazar, secretary [read more]
Midwest Utilities Identify Transmission Upgrades For Renewable Energy
by NAW Staff on Monday April 06 2009
Upper Midwest utilities have identified improvements needed in the region's high-voltage electricity transmission system to ensure they can deliver the renewable energy necessary to meet [read more]
Vestas, University Of Wisconsin Partner
by NAW Staff on Friday April 03 2009
Vestas has entered into a long-term partnership with the University of Wisconsin-Madison College of Engineering to propel wind energy research, provide student learning opportunities and [read more]
Energy Systems Network Launched In Indiana
by NAW Staff on Friday April 03 2009
Energy and manufacturing industry executives, state officials and civic leaders have announced a new Indiana-based initiative focused on the cleantech sector. The Energy Systems Network [read more]
OG&E Project Designed To Protect Wildlife
by NAW Staff on Thursday April 02 2009
OG&E has announced a $3.75 million project with the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation (ODWC) to help provide habitat for the lesser prairie chicken, which [read more]
NextEra To Build Wind Turbine Service Facility in Iowa
by NAW Staff on Thursday April 02 2009
Gov. Chet Culver, D-Iowa, and local community leaders joined officials of NextEra Energy Resources LLC to break ground on NextEra's generation repair and service (GRS) [read more]
Survey: Most Americans Do Not View Wind Farms As Harmful
by NAW Staff on Friday March 27 2009
Seventy-nine percent of Americans do not believe a large wind farm project is detrimental to their health and welfare, according to the 2009 Saint Index [read more]
Maine, New Brunswick Support International Energy Corridor
by NAW Staff on Thursday March 26 2009
Gov. John Baldacci, D-Maine, and New Brunswick Premier Shawn Graham will work together to explore the development of a Northeast Energy Corridor. In addition, Irving [read more]
Groups To Conduct Wind Integration Study For NPA
by NAW Staff on Wednesday March 25 2009
Ventyx and EnerNex Corp. have been selected to conduct a yearlong study, in collaboration with the Nebraska Power Association (NPA) and the U.S. Department of [read more]
Maryland Researchers Work On Energy Storage
by NAW Staff on Monday March 23 2009
Researchers at the Maryland NanoCenter at the University of Maryland, College Park, have developed new systems for storing electrical energy derived from alternative sources that [read more]
Accenture Forms Intelligent City Network
by NAW Staff on Monday March 23 2009
Accenture, a global management consulting firm, has formed the Accenture Intelligent City Network, bringing together utilities and city authorities around the world that are committed [read more]
NRC To Study Impact Of Wind Development On Birds, Bats
by NAW Staff on Friday March 20 2009
Cottage Grove, Wis.-based Natural Resources Consulting Inc. (NRC) has been awarded a grant to evaluate the potential impacts of wind energy development on migrating birds [read more]
Acciona Announces Layoffs At Iowa Plant
by NAW Staff on Friday March 20 2009
Acciona Windpower, a subsidiary of Spain-based Acciona Energy, has initiated a reduction in force of 65 employees to scale the workforce to the current demand [read more]
Schwarzenegger Launches the California Green Corps
by NAW Staff on Friday March 20 2009
Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger, R-Calif., has launched the California Green Corps. Building up communities and the state's green workforce, the California Green Corps will place at-risk [read more]
DOE Provides First New Loan Construction Loan Guarantee To Solar Manufacturer
by NAW Staff on Friday March 20 2009
U.S. Energy Secretary Steven Chu has offered a $535 million loan guarantee to Fremont, Calif.-based Solyndra Inc. to support the company's construction of a commercial-scale [read more]
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