Content Category: New & Noteworthy
AAER Breaks Ground In Rhode Island
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 18 2008
AAER, a manufacturer of wind turbines based in Montreal, has broken ground in Portsmouth, R.I., on the future site of the company's first turbine sold [read more]
First Trust ISE Global Wind Index Launched
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 17 2008
First Trust Advisors LP will create the First Trust ISE Global Wind Energy Index Fund, a wind energy exchange-traded fund (ETF). The fund will begin [read more]
Portland General Electric To Join Transmission Group
by NAW Staff on Monday June 16 2008
Portland General Electric (PGE) plans to join the Northern Tier Transmission Group (NTTG), a group of utilities seeking to improve the high-voltage transmission network in [read more]
Iberdrola, Gamesa Sign Large Wind Turbine Contract
by NAW Staff on Friday June 13 2008
Spanish utility company Iberdrola Renewables and Spanish wind turbine manufacturer Gamesa have signed a wind turbine supply contract representing a total capacity of 4,500 MW, [read more]
Wind Set To Offset WPL Coal Plant Expansion
by NAW Staff on Friday June 13 2008
On condition of approval for a proposed expansion at the Nelson Dewey Generating Station, a coal-fired base-load generation plant in Wisconsin, Alliant Energy Corp.'s Wisconsin [read more]
Team Will Evaluate Wind Energy Plans In R.I.
by NAW Staff on Thursday June 12 2008
Gov. Donald L. Carcieri, R-R.I., has unveiled the team of individuals responsible for selecting a contractor to develop and construct a wind energy project off [read more]
AWEA Urges Congress To Take Further Action
by NAW Staff on Wednesday June 11 2008
Following the failure of the U.S. Senate on June 10 to surmount a filibuster on the House tax extender package that included a one-year extension [read more]
DOE Signs MOU With Turbine Manufacturers
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 10 2008
The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with six wind industry turbine manufacturers: GE Energy, Siemens Power Generation, Vestas [read more]
Democratic, Republican National Conventions To Be Powered By Wind, Sun
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 10 2008
The 2008 Democratic and Republican national conventions will be powered with wind and solar energy, Xcel Energy has announced.Xcel Energy will provide enough wind power [read more]
AMSC Receives Order From Sinovel Wind
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 10 2008
Devens, Mass.-based American Superconductor Corp. (AMSC) has received a $450 million order from Beijing-based Sinovel Wind Corp. Ltd. for core electrical components for 1.5 MW [read more]
Initiative To Explore Smarter Electric Grid For Illinois
by NAW Staff on Tuesday June 10 2008
A new public-private collaboration is exploring how smart grid technology may bring the people of Illinois more reliable electric service and a cleaner environment, while [read more]
Siemens Establishing R&D Center In Boulder
by NAW Staff on Friday June 06 2008
Siemens Energy will establish its U.S. wind turbine research & development competence center in Boulder, Colo. The facility is expected to employ an estimated 50 [read more]
DOE Releases Annual Report On Wind Installation
by NAW Staff on Friday May 30 2008
For the third consecutive year, the U.S. was home to the fastest-growing wind power market in the world in 2007, according to the 2007 edition [read more]
WGA, DOE Form Western Renewable Energy Zones Project
by NAW Staff on Friday May 30 2008
Denver-based Western Governors' Association (WGA) and Department of Energy (DOE) have announced the formation of a joint initiative called the Western Renewable Energy Zones (WREZ) [read more]
Nordex To Build Production Facilities In The U.S.
by NAW Staff on Friday May 30 2008
German wind turbine manufacturer Nordex has announced that it will spend about $100 million to establish its own U.S. production facilities for wind turbines and [read more]
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