Vestas Confirms New Round Of Layoffs At Colorado Manufacturing Facility
on Wednesday October 10 2012 by Laura DiMugno
As promised, Vestas is continuing its workforce reductions in Colorado - this time, at its Brighton, Colo., blade manufacturing plant - due to Congress' failure [read more]
DOE: U.S.' Clean Energy Future Cannot Depend On China's Rare Earths
on Friday June 01 2012 by Laura DiMugno
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a major effort to ensure the U.S. has a reliable supply of rare-earth materials, which are used [read more]
Does A Clean Energy Standard Have Any Chance In Congress?
on Tuesday May 15 2012 by Laura DiMugno
A new study predicts that an 80% by 2035 clean energy standard, similar to the one introduced by Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., in March, could [read more]
Atlantic Wind Connection Offshore Transmission Backbone Moves Forward
on Tuesday May 15 2012 by Laura DiMugno
After conducting a comprehensive review of input from stakeholders and the public, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has announced a major step forward [read more]
Could Virginia's New Energy Laws Undermine Its Wind Power Plans?
on Thursday April 19 2012 by Laura DiMugno
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell recently signed into law several bills that amend the state's energy strategy to conform to what the governor says is an [read more]
New Bipartisan Bill Proposes Two-Year PTC Extension For Wind Power
on Friday March 16 2012 by Laura DiMugno
After failed attempts to attach an extension to the production tax credit (PTC) for wind energy to the payroll tax bill and the recent transportation [read more]
Senate Rejects Measure To Extend Wind Energy Production Tax Credit
on Tuesday March 13 2012 by Laura DiMugno
The U.S. Senate has voted to reject an amendment to S.1813, the Surface Transportation Bill, that would have extended several important renewable energy incentives - [read more]
Senate To Vote On Wind Energy PTC Extension Amendment
on Thursday March 08 2012 by Laura DiMugno
After attempts to tack on a renewable energy production tax credit (PTC) extension to other legislation failed to gain traction, Sen. Debbie Stabenow, D-Mich., has [read more]
German Power Grid Set For Big Boost From Offshore Wind
on Tuesday August 02 2011 by Laura DiMugno
A high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission system is in the works that will connect offshore wind farms to the German electric grid. For the project, called [read more]
N.J. Pulls Out Of RGGI, Despite Strong Public Support
on Thursday May 26 2011 by Laura DiMugno
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has announced that he is pulling the state out of the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) at the end of [read more]
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