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March 2015 - Volume 12, Number 2

Spotlight: British Columbia

B.C. Wind Industry Seeks Clear Signal

A major new hydroelectric expansion project, known as Site C, could have a profound impact on British Columbia wind projects.

Industry At Large: Wind Farm Operations & Maintenance

Assessing Performance Upgrades: Free Does Not Always Mean Free

Wind farm owners and operators need to carefully examine so-called performance upgrades for optimal turbine performance.

Industry At Large: Forecasting

Inside The DOE’s Wind Forecasting Effort

Backstopped by the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), several wind industry firms are working on a project aimed at reducing wind-forecasting uncertainties.

Industry At Large: Finance

The Hunt For Canada’s Next Great PPA

Despite a bit of a lull in current off-take agreements, Canadian power purchase agreements (PPAs) have become more lucrative than those offered in several U.S. jurisdictions.

Project Profile: Cape Scott Wind Farm

Cape Scott Exemplifies Community Engagement

Despite tough conditions, GDF SUEZ North America overcame the elements to energize the 99 MW wind farm.

Marketplace: Construction & Equipment

Are Service Providers Prepared For The Crunch?

Many wind developers are planning to break ground on new wind farm construction this year - and that could cause major headaches for construction and equipment firms.

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