Content Category: New & Noteworthy
NREL, Clemson University Collaborate On Wind Energy Testing Facilities
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 10 2015
The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and Clemson University have signed a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to help the wind energy industry improve [read more]
CanWEA: Wind Energy Leads In New Capacity Additions For Canada
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 09 2015
Since 2010, 38% of all new capacity in Canada came from wind energy - more than any other competing form of electricity, according to data [read more]
Hawaii Makes History: Becomes First State To Enact 100% Renewable Portfolio Standard
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 09 2015
Gov. David Ige, D-Hawaii, signed a bill into law that mandates state utilities to procure 100% of their electricity from renewable energy sources, making Hawaii [read more]
DOE Backstops Effort To Transition Veterans Into Utility Industry
by NAW Staff on Monday June 08 2015
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) is backstopping an effort to bring veterans into the utility power industry. Working together with the U.S. Department of [read more]
Gamesa Recognizes Internal Tech Innovation
by NAW Staff on Friday June 05 2015
Two engineers working in a Gamesa joint venture have developed an application that enables automatic turbine rotor positioning. According to Gamesa, the application enables automatic [read more]
Electric Co-op Lets EV Owners Tap into Wind Energy
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 04 2015
Great River Energy, a Minnesota-based not-for-profit electric cooperative, and its participating member cooperatives have launched Revolt, a program Great River says allows customers to fuel [read more]
Developer Claims Ontario Government Officials Knowingly Destroyed Emails, Obfuscated Evidence
by Mark Del Franco on Thursday June 04 2015
Offshore wind developer Trillium Power Wind Corp. is claiming that Ontario officials knowingly destroyed and obfuscated evidence relating to its lawsuit against the provincial government. [read more]
AWEA: 2016 Spending Bill Contains $70 Million In Cuts To Wind R&D
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 03 2015
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says a 2016 spending bill for energy and water programs contains about $70 million in budget cuts for wind [read more]
Icebreaker Offshore Wind Project To Incorporate New Foundation Design
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 02 2015
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) says that the Icebreaker offshore wind project planned for the Ohio waters of Lake Erie will use an [read more]
NYSERDA Proposes New Strategies To Continue Support Of Large-Scale Renewables
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 02 2015
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says it will use new and improved strategies to support large-scale renewables, such as wind [read more]
Wyden Seeks Update On Radar Issue That Is Preventing 4 GW Of Wind
by NAW Staff on Monday June 01 2015
Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Ore., says outdated Air Force radar is preventing the installation of 4 GW of installed capacity from producing electricity in eastern Oregon [read more]
Construction Worker Killed Near Wind Farm Construction Site
by Mark DelFranco on Friday May 29 2015
A subcontractor was killed on Wednesday morning, May 27, in an accident that occurred on a county road near the construction of Invenergy's Prairie Breeze [read more]
Is This The End? N.J. Appellate Court Denies Fishermen's Appeal
by Mark DelFranco on Friday May 29 2015
The Appellate Division of the Superior Court of New Jersey has ruled against the Fishermen's Atlantic City Wind Farm (FACW), claiming that the New Jersey [read more]
Renewable Share Of U.S. Energy Consumption Highest Since 1930s
by NAW Staff on Thursday May 28 2015
Renewable energy accounted for 9.8% of total domestic energy consumption in 2014. This marks the highest renewable energy share since the 1930s, when wood was [read more]
Santander, Pension Plans Launch Global Renewable Energy Investment Firm
by NAW Staff on Thursday May 28 2015
Banco Santander SA, Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan and the Public Sector Pension Investment Board will launch Cubico Sustainable Investments, a London-headquartered firm established to manage [read more]
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