Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?
on Tuesday April 15 2014 by Joseph Bebon
The gloves have come off in Kansas, where a band of legislators and several anti-mandate groups are pushing to repeal the state's renewable portfolio standard [read more]
Update: Maine Legislature Rejects Governor's Attempt To Change Wind Energy Law
on Tuesday April 01 2014 by Joseph Bebon
Last week, both the Maine House and Senate voted down a governor-backed bill that would have required wind developers in the state to prove a [read more]
Could A Governor-Backed Bill Put Maine's Wind Future In Jeopardy?
on Tuesday March 18 2014 by Joseph Bebon
During these past few weeks, there has been an ever-changing debate in Maine among the governor's administration, legislators, and renewable energy advocates over whether to [read more]
New England's 'Largest' Renewables Procurement Is All Wind, But Less Than Envisioned
on Thursday February 27 2014 by Joseph Bebon
Massachusetts regulators have officially signed off on what the Gov. Deval Patrick administration is hailing as "the largest procurement of renewable energy in New England." [read more]
Case Closed: GE Reveals Root Cause Of Recent Blade Failures
on Thursday December 19 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Following a thorough investigation, GE says a "spar cap manufacturing anomaly" is to blame for the recent blade breaks at the Orangeville Wind Farm in [read more]
Texas' $7 Billion Transmission Initiative Nears Finish Line
on Tuesday December 10 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Texas' Competitive Renewable Energy Zone (CREZ) transmission build-out, representing billions of dollars in investment and a massive effort to help transport wind power across the [read more]
Do Ontario's Updated Wind Power Plans Come Up Short?
on Tuesday December 03 2013 by Joseph Bebon
After seeking public input over the past several months, the Ontario Ministry of Energy has released the province's updated Long-Term Energy Plan (LTEP). The plan [read more]
Southwest Power Pool Grid Keeps Breaking Wind Energy Records
on Wednesday October 16 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Regional transmission organization Southwest Power Pool (SPP) reports that its eight-state market recently reached a new wind generation peak, at least its third such record [read more]
Could Renewable Energy Save Utilities Billions?
on Thursday September 26 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Incorporating high levels of wind and solar power into the Western Interconnection grid, which includes 13 U.S. states and some parts of Canada and Mexico, [read more]
Xcel Energy's Newest Proposal In Colorado Seeks Less Wind Power Than Before
on Wednesday September 11 2013 by Joseph Bebon
In a new filing with the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), Xcel Energy has lowered how much wind energy it is seeking to add to [read more]
U.S. Army Selects Wind Firms For $7B Renewables Program
on Tuesday September 10 2013 by Joseph Bebon
The U.S. Army has chosen 17 wind energy companies to pursue the wind power portion of its $7 billion renewable energy program. Working with the [read more]
Stakeholders Weigh In On Maryland Offshore Wind
on Wednesday April 24 2013 by Joseph Bebon
The Maryland Offshore Wind Energy Act of 2013, recently signed into law by Gov. Martin O'Malley, aims to help boost the local economy and subsidize [read more]
Ontario Wind Power: Worthwhile Investment Or Expensive Waste?
on Tuesday April 16 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Two conflicting reports have set the debate over whether Ontario's Green Energy Act (GEA) harms the region's economy. Established in 2009, the GEA was created [read more]
Midwest Wind Energy Exits Project Development, Sells Off Portfolio
on Thursday March 28 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Illinois-based Midwest Wind Energy (MWE) will no longer actively develop wind farms and has sold the majority of its project development portfolio to Minnesota-based Geronimo [read more]
Top Wind Turbine Supplier Of 2012: Vestas Or GE?
on Tuesday March 26 2013 by Joseph Bebon
Two research firms have released different takes on the wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) market, with MAKE Consulting placing Vestas at No. 1 in [read more]
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