Canadian Wind Industry Urges For More Federal Support

The Canadian Wind Energy Association says the country's federal government, once a big industry supporter, should again back wind power.

Wind And Solar Helped California Grid During Challenging Summer

According to the California Independent System Operator, the state suffered from heat waves and drought this year, and wind power played a "significant role" in keeping the lights on.

Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals

Mercom Capital Group recaps investment and merger and acquisition activity during July, August and September.

Yearly Installed Capacity Figures Already Beat 2013 Numbers,  More Wind On The Way: AWEA

While the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) lobbies Congress to extend the production tax credit, the association notes wind projects now under construction signal a vibrant 2015.

Yahoo Inks Contract To Buy Kansas Wind Power

The Internet company plans to log in to the Alexander wind project, which is being built by community developer OwnEnergy.



Pattern Energy Group, a U.S.-based independent power company and big wind player, says newly commissioned wind projects helped its [Read More]


The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has launched a new $2.3 million pilot program to accelerate the transfer of [Read More]

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October 2014 - Volume 11, Number 10

Environmental Policy

Does DRECP Draft Signal Doom For Calif. Wind?

The plan would substantially reduce the amount of land available for utility-scale wind development in Southern California.


Spotlight: Quebec

Quebec’s Wind Market Remains Vibrant – For Now

Advocates in Canada’s second-leading wind province are concerned about a delay in its recently issued request for proposals.

Marketplace: Insurance

Risk And Your Wind Farm: What You Should Know

When it comes to insurance, the name of the game is minimizing your exposure to risk.

Marketplace: Insurance

Risky Business: How To Select The Right Coverage Option

In addition to a general liability policy and warranty, your risk management program should also have a significant insurance component.

Project Profile: Seigneurie de Beaupre

Quebec Consortium Pulls Off Difficult Build

The first phase of the Seigneurie de Beaupre wind farm required careful attention to detail, lots of manpower and plenty of patience.

Industry At Large: Utility Ownership

Utilities Mull Options During EPA Extension

Utilities are poring over the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan to determine their exposure.

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Siemens has signed a long-term agreement with MidAmerican Energy to provide service and maintenance for 958 SWT-2.3 turbines at 12 wind projects in Iowa. The deal, totaling [Read More]


NextEra Energy Partners LP (NEP), a renewables spin-off of NextEra Energy Inc., has entered into agreements for two project acquisitions with indirect subsidiaries of its parent company. [Read More]


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Vestas has received a seven-year renewal agreement from TransAlta Renewables to continue servicing three wind farms totaling 204 MW in Alberta. Vestas will service the Ardenville, Blue [Read More]


Gamesa has sold two wind farm developments totaling 82 MW to EMV, a Greek subsidiary of EREN. Gamesa will build the projects under a turnkey arrangement. Under [Read More]


Iberdrola has announced that West of Duddon Sands, the company's first offshore wind farm, is now fully online - and more than two months ahead of schedule. [Read More]





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