Quebec Government Postpones Wind Power RFP; No New Date Scheduled

The request for proposals (RFP) is part of an overall 800 MW wind power tranche that will serve as a bridge to the next phase in the province's energy future.

Setting The Record Straight: How Many Birds Do Wind Turbines Really Kill?

Several peer-reviewed studies are more or less in agreement with avian mortality rates caused by wind turbines. However, one study, which is wildly off from the others, is most often cited in the media. Why?

Six Takeaways From The IRS' Start Of Construction Guidance: What You Need To Know

The IRS recently issued guidance to wind developers to further spell out what "start of construction" means. Will you be covered?

Eagle Take Permits For Wind Farms - Will They Fly?

Now that the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has issued the first permit allowing the legal take of eagles, can wind developers expect more certainty in the agency's application process?

Despite 2013 Challenges, U.S. Wind Power Reaches All-Time Low Price

In a new report, the U.S. Department of Energy details the highs and lows of the country's wind industry last year, and the agency maintains that the U.S. sector remains strong.

Report: U.S. Cleantech Jobs Double In Second Quarter

More than 12,500 clean energy and clean transportation jobs were announced in the U.S. during the second quarter of [Read More]

The Town of Ithaca, N.Y., has purchased green power from Boulder-based Renewable Choice Energy to offset all of the [Read More]

Online Edition

September 2014 - Volume 11, Number 9


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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Wind Jobs


Invenergy Wind has completed project financing for its 60 MW Spring Canyon Expansion Wind Energy Center, which is currently under construction in Logan County, Colo. Rabobank Nederland, [Read More]

Vestas has received an order from EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) to supply turbines for a 58 MW wind farm in Poland. The contract is part of [Read More]

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Turbine maker Vestas has received a third order from Finland which features wind turbines perched on Large Diameter Steel Towers (LDST). According to Vestas, customer reconcept GmbH [Read More]

Invenergy Wind has arranged project financing for its 21.15 MW Le Plateau 2 wind farm, which is currently under construction in Quebec. According to Invenergy, the New [Read More]

NextEra Energy Canada says both recently completed Ontario-based wind farms have started to produce power. The 60 MW Adelaide Wind Energy Center and 73 MW Bornish Wind [Read More]

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