Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power
on Thursday October 16 2014 by NAW Staff
Internet company Yahoo has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with New York-based community wind developer OwnEnergy. Under the terms of the PPA, Yahoo [read more]
Wind And Solar Are Catching Up With Nuclear Power, Says Report
on Tuesday September 30 2014 by NAW Staff
Advocates of nuclear energy have long been predicting its renaissance, yet this mode of producing electricity has been stalled for years. Renewable energy, by contrast, [read more]
Could New Desert Plan Spell The End Of California Wind Energy Development?
on Thursday September 25 2014 by NAW Staff
The U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) and California Natural Resources Agency have released a long-awaited draft plan to guide renewable energy development and conservation [read more]
New U.S. House Bill Includes Wind PTC Extension
on Tuesday September 23 2014 by NAW Staff
U.S. Reps. Earl Blumenauer, D-Ore., and Dave Loebsack, D-Iowa - along with 16 more members of Congress - recently introduced new legislation to extend expired [read more]
Utility-Scale Wind And Solar Keep Getting Cheaper
on Thursday September 18 2014 by NAW Staff
Utility-scale wind and solar power are increasingly cost-competitive with traditional energy sources such as coal and nuclear, even without subsidies, according to a new report [read more]
Why States Should Adopt A Renewable Portfolio Standard
on Thursday September 11 2014 by NAW Staff
Some states throughout the U.S. have implemented various policies to encourage renewables and energy efficiency that could be adopted by neighboring states to improve local [read more]
Alstom Board Picks GE's Bid Over Joint Proposal From Siemens And MHI
on Monday June 23 2014 by NAW Staff
French conglomerate Alstom has signaled the end of a heated bidding war for its energy assets. The company's board of directors has unanimously approved U.S.-based [read more]
Report: Key Policies Keep U.S. And Canada Among Global Renewable Energy Leaders
on Thursday June 19 2014 by NAW Staff
Policies set by federal and state governments in the U.S. and Canada are driving the growth of renewable power generation and maintaining the countries' status [read more]
Nationwide Ad Blitz Targets Congress Members For Inaction On Wind PTC Extension
on Thursday June 12 2014 by NAW Staff
The Sierra Club has launched a national ad campaign calling on Congress to reauthorize the production tax credit (PTC) for wind power. The environmental group [read more]
Global Wind Power Capacity To More Than Double By 2020
on Tuesday June 10 2014 by NAW Staff
Despite an overall slump in installations last year, global wind power capacity will more than double from 319.6 GW at the end of 2013 to [read more]
AWEA Touts Clean Air Benefits Of U.S. Wind Power
on Tuesday May 27 2014 by NAW Staff
The 167.7 million MWh of wind energy produced in the U.S. in 2013 reduced carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions by 126.8 million tons - the equivalent [read more]
Global Wind Power Sector Created 80,000 More Jobs Last Year
on Tuesday May 13 2014 by NAW Staff
In 2013, about 834,000 people were employed in the wind power industry worldwide, an approximately 11% increase from 753,000 in 2012, according to a new [read more]
What Developers Want Addressed At This Year's WINDPOWER Conference
on Tuesday May 06 2014 by NAW Staff
Members of the wind industry have converged in Las Vegas this week to attend the American Wind Energy Association's WINDPOWER 2014 Conference and Exhibition. New [read more]
Report Disputes U.S. Agency's Renewable Energy Projections
on Thursday April 17 2014 by NAW Staff
In December, the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released a draft report projecting that the nation would get about 16% of its electricity from renewables [read more]
AWEA Highlights U.S. Wind Success Stories Of 2013
on Thursday April 10 2014 by NAW Staff
As many expected, new U.S. wind installations took a massive dive in 2013. However, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has released its U.S. Wind [read more]
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