Kansas Renewables Mandate Survives Yet Another Attack, But Is It Too Early To Celebrate?
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 (RPS). Recently, the state Senate   [read more]
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 16:14:02 EDT
Ontario Is Officially Coal-Free, Shuts Down Final Plant
Ontario has become the first jurisdiction in North America to fully eliminate coal as a source of electricity generation. The Thunder Bay Generating Station, Ontario's final remaining coal-fired facility, has   [read more]
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:17 EDT
Twelve States Produced 80% Of U.S. Wind Power In 2013, Says EIA Report
In 2013, 12 states accounted for 80% of U.S. wind-generated electricity, according to preliminary generation data released in the U.S. Energy Information Administration's (EIA) March Electric Power Monthly report. The   [read more]
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 12:56:03 EDT
Akuo Chooses GE Turbines For Texas Wind Project
French developer Akuo Energy has announced that its Chicago-based subsidiary, Akuo Energy USA, has selected 56 GE 1.7-103 wind turbines to power its Rocksprings Phase I wind farm in Val   [read more]
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 11:24:17 EDT
Siemens Receives Order For BorWin3 North Sea Grid Connection
In consortium with contractor Petrofac, Siemens has won an order from TenneT for the 900 MW BorWin3 offshore wind grid connection in the North Sea. Under the deal, Siemens will   [read more]
Tue, 15 Apr 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Samsung And Pattern Complete Ontario's Largest Wind Project
Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group Inc. have flipped the switch on their 270 MW South Kent project in Ontario, making it the largest wind farm in Ontario   [read more]
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:10:01 EDT
Siemens Canada Enters 23 MW Wind Deal In Saskatchewan
Siemens Canada has won a 23 MW order from Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. for the Morse wind project, located in southern Saskatchewan. Siemens will supply, deliver and commission 10   [read more]
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:09:51 EDT
LM Wind Power Sees Revenue Drop In 2013, Cites Challenging Market
Danish blade manufacturer LM Wind Power experienced some financial declines in 2013, with full-year revenue reaching EUR 488 million versus EUR 687 million in 2012. Furthermore, earnings before interest, taxes,   [read more]
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 12:09:36 EDT
Regulators Seek Comment On Proposed Southline Transmission Project
The U.S. Bureau of Land Management (BLM) and Western Area Power Administration (WAPA) have issued a draft environmental impact statement (DEIS) for the Southline Transmission Project, a proposed 360-mile transmission   [read more]
Mon, 14 Apr 2014 11:03:45 EDT
CalWEA Says 50% Renewables Target In California Is Possible, Affordable
A recent study performed for California's five major utilities by the research firm Energy and Environmental Economics (E3) provides a roadmap for achieving 50% renewable energy by 2030 in the   [read more]
Fri, 11 Apr 2014 11:56:46 EDT