Content Category: FYI
Brrrr! U.S. Wind Saved Great Lakes, Mid-Atlantic Consumers $1 Billion During 2014's Polar Vortex
by NAW Staff on Thursday January 08 2015
As extreme cold grips large chunks of the U.S. this winter season, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) notes that wind energy can help protect [read more]
Maine Report Finds Wind Energy Adds Local Jobs, Investment
by NAW Staff on Wednesday January 07 2015
A new report shows that Maine's wind power industry has invested more than $532 million in state-based projects since 2006 with an average of 1,560 [read more]
Navigant: Market For Small, Medium Wind Turbines To Grow Exponentially
by NAW Staff on Tuesday January 06 2015
New capacity installations of small and medium wind turbines (SMWT) are expected to total more than 3.2 GW from 2014 through 2023, according to a [read more]
BOEM Extends Public Comment Period In Virginia Offshore Wind Case
by NAW Staff on Monday January 05 2015
The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has extended the public comment period to allow the public to weigh in on Virginia's proposed offshore wind [read more]
First Wind Provides Assistance To Local Classrooms
by NAW Staff on Wednesday December 31 2014
Boston-based First Wind has partnered with teachers in local classrooms in communities that host First Wind projects to make contributions toward local education projects. Through [read more]
UMaine Completes 56m Wind Blade Test For Gamesa
by NAW Staff on Tuesday December 23 2014
The University of Maine's (UMaine) Advanced Structures and Composites Center has completed static testing of a 56-meter wind turbine blade for turbine manufacturer Gamesa. The [read more]
Pass, Shoot And Score! The NHL Commits To Carbon Neutrality
by NAW Staff on Monday December 22 2014
The National Hockey League (NHL) says it plans to substantially reduce carbon emissions this season, becoming the first U.S. major sports league to achieve carbon [read more]
SDG&E's Sunrise Powerlink Reaches 1 GW Renewable Energy Milestone
by NAW Staff on Friday December 19 2014
San Diego Gas & Electric (SDG&E) has announced that the utility's Sunrise Powerlink transmission line is now transmitting more than 1 GW of renewable energy [read more]
LEEDCo Moves Ahead With Quest To Design U.S.-Made Offshore Turbine Foundation
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 18 2014
The Lake Erie Energy Development Corp. (LEEDCo) has announced it is leading an international engineering team to design an offshore wind turbine foundation optimized for [read more]
Vaisala Triton Supports Windlab With African Wind Development
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 18 2014
Vaisala has announced that wind energy developer Windlab is using the Vaisala Triton Sonic Wind Profiler, a ground-based remote sensing system, to assist with ongoing [read more]
CanWEA Calls For Clear Signal On British Columbia Wind Energy
by NAW Staff on Wednesday December 17 2014
The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is calling for a clear signal on future market opportunities for wind energy in British Columbia in the wake [read more]
EDF's Global O&M Portfolio Nears 11 GW
by NAW Staff on Monday December 15 2014
EDF Energies Nouvelles says its operations and maintenance (O&M) portfolio has grown 20% globally this year, thanks to several new agreements for wind and solar [read more]
U.S. OPIC To Back 100 MW Kenyan Wind Project
by NAW Staff on Monday December 15 2014
Overseas Private Investment Corp. (OPIC), the U.S. government's development finance institution, has approved new financing commitments, including funding to support a Kenyan wind power project. [read more]
Gamesa Inks EUR 750 Million Loan Deal
by NAW Staff on Friday December 12 2014
Gamesa has entered into a EUR 750 million syndicated loan agreement with 15 Spanish and international financial institutions. The company says this agreement structures the [read more]
HYTORC To Help Clemson University Test Giant Wind Turbines
by NAW Staff on Thursday December 11 2014
South Carolina-based Clemson University is in the process of completing its Clemson University Restoration Institute (CURI), a testing facility designed to perform trials on large-scale [read more]
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