Wind And Solar Are Catching Up With Nuclear Power, Says Report

A new report from the Worldwatch Institute says nuclear energy's share of global power production is steadily shrinking. Meanwhile, renewables' share keeps growing.

Could New Desert Plan Spell The End Of California Wind Energy Development?

The California Wind Energy Association says it is disappointed with the draft Desert Renewable Energy Conservation Plan, which was recently released by state and federal agencies.

New U.S. House Bill Includes Wind PTC Extension

U.S. representatives have introduced the Bridge to a Clean Energy Future Act of 2014, which would extend the production tax credit (PTC) and other provisions through 2016.

Utility-Scale Wind And Solar Keep Getting Cheaper

A new study measures the levelized cost of energy from various technologies and suggests that the costs of utility-scale wind and solar power are catching up with those of traditional sources, even without subsidies.

The Song Remains The Same: Ontario Seeks More Science Before Lifting Offshore Ban

The Ontario government says the nearly four-year-old offshore wind moratorium will remain in place until the province fully understands the technology’s impact on the environment.


Massachusetts Clean Energy Sector Sees Double-Digit Job Growth, Again

Gov. Deval Patrick, D-Mass., has announced that the Massachusetts clean energy sector saw double-digit job growth for the third [Read More]


Ameren Missouri has filed a 20-year plan that the utility says supports cleaner energy in the state, including major [Read More]


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September 2014 - Volume 11, Number 9

Offshore

Can U.S. Offshore Clear Cost Reduction Hurdle?

Significant developments in the past year show the U.S. offshore market is poised for growth – if costs come down.


Spotlight: Iowa

Familiar Roadblocks Vex (Most) Iowa Developers

Concerns about the federal production tax credit and transmission availability prove that even leading wind industry states, such as Iowa, are susceptible to uncertainty.

Marketplace: Lubrication & Filtration

How Clean Are The Fluids In Your Turbine?

The quality of the oils in your gearbox can go a long way in determining reliability.

Marketplace: Lubrication & Filtration

Effective Strategies For Improved Gearbox Performance

Lubrication and filtration methods should keep gearboxes – and their owner-operators – breathing easily.

Project Profile: Carroll Area Wind Farm

A Community Wind Project Flies Below The Radar In Iowa

NJR Clean Energy Ventures’ Carroll Area Wind Farm, currently under construction, has progressed primarily because of its size.

Industry At Large: Environmental Policy

FWS Mulls Overhauling Eagle Permitting Rule

Although the FWS recently issued the first permit to legally allow a wind developer to take eagles, the agency is contemplating making substantial program modifications.

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Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015

Projects&Contracts

Capstone Infrastructure Corp. has announced approximately C$76 million in new project-level financing for the 25 MW Goulais wind farm. The project is now under construction in the [Read More]


Vestas has received an order for 16 V112-3.0 MW turbines for the Kiyu wind farm in Uruguay. The turbines are scheduled to be delivered in the first [Read More]


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Gamesa has signed an agreement with state-owned utility Vattenfall for the supply of 36 MW in Sweden. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will supply and [Read More]


Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Development have signed a 20-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Ontario Power Authority (OPA) for the 100 MW Belle River [Read More]


Vestas has received an order from Fred. Olsen Renewables to supply a Swedish wind power project. Located in Vasterbotten, the Fabodliden project will have a total capacity [Read More]