Google Inks 407 MW Wind Power Contract In Iowa
Internet giant Google has entered a deal for MidAmerican Energy to supply its new Council Bluffs, Iowa, data center with up to 407 MW of wind energy. The power will   [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:10:08 EDT
Connecticut Ends Three-Year Moratorium On Wind Development
In a unanimous vote, Connecticut legislators have approved regulations on wind power development and ended a three-year moratorium on new turbines in the state. According to an Associated Press report,   [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 13:09:31 EDT
Fund Manager La Caisse Invests In Quebec Wind Farm
La Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec, an institutional fund manager, has invested C$42 million in the Parc des Moulins wind energy project, which is operated by Invenergy Wind   [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Oklahoma Enacts Law Authorizing Tariff On Residential Solar And Wind
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has signed S.B.1456, which enables retail electricity providers to impose a tariff on customers who install grid-connected distributed generation (DG) systems, such as residential solar power   [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
GE Signs Turbine Converter Support Agreement With EDF EN
GE has signed a framework agreement to provide support services for the converters used in EDF EN's wind projects throughout Europe. Under the deal, GE engineers will help EDF troubleshoot   [read more]
Wed, 23 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Senvion Examines Heating Issue With Its Offshore Wind Turbines
Senvion has identified heating issues in the rotor bearings of some its offshore wind turbines, and the German manufacturer says it has tapped external specialists to validate what it believes   [read more]
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 14:05:32 EDT
Gamesa Completes First Commercial Wind Farm Equipped With 4.5 MW Turbines
Simo, the first commercial wind farm equipped with Gamesa 4.5 MW wind turbines, has been commissioned in Finland, where the company has installed four G128-4.5 MW machines for TuuliWatti. The   [read more]
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 11:06:58 EDT
Western Texas Community College Announces Wind Energy Degree Program
Western Texas Community College (WTC) says it is offering an Associate of Science degree that could prepare students to earn their undergraduate degree in wind energy from Texas Tech University.   [read more]
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Bird Groups Target LEEDCo's Icebreaker Offshore Wind Pilot
Two bird conservation groups have again teamed up to target another proposed wind project, this time setting their sights on Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.'s (LEEDCo) Icebreaker offshore demonstration wind   [read more]
Tue, 22 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Majority Of Ohio Voters Support State Clean Energy Law
At a time when Ohio's renewable energy standard is coming under attack, voters overwhelmingly support maintaining the state's current energy-related laws, according to a new poll released by Ohio Advanced   [read more]
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 13:48:18 EDT