Renewables Make Up Over 50% Of New U.S. Power In First Half Of 2014

According to a recent government report, renewable energy sources, such as wind and solar, continue to dominate new electric generating capacity.

Suzlon Facility Lends Key Assist In Developing 'The Wind Technicians Of Tomorrow'

The turbine manufacturer’s Elgin, Ill.-based training facility is the culmination of a program that puts a new twist on a proven method of instruction.

Having Their Say: CanWEA Clarifies True Source Of Canadian Wind Success

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) takes issue with a recent report summary regarding various renewable energy policies in North America.

FWS Issues Landmark Eagle Take Permit: What Does It Mean For Wind Projects?

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's (FWS) recent decision has far-ranging implications for operating wind farms, as well as for those under development.

'Significant' Opportunity Exists Within Wind Energy's O&M  Services Market

An increasing number of wind turbines are nearing the end of their warranty period, creating significant revenue-generating opportunities within the wind turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) sector.



The Sierra Club is continuing its nationwide ad blitz to urge Congress to renew the production tax credit (PTC) [Read More]


The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) says it is launching television ads this week in Colorado and Iowa to [Read More]


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July 2014 - Volume 11, Number 7

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How Will The EPA’s Clean Power Plan Impact Wind?

The agency’s proposed rule limiting carbon emissions could spell a big opportunity for renewable resources.


Marketplace: Wire & Cable

Why Cable Matters In Wind Reliability, Revenue

Although cables may sometimes be an afterthought, they play a critical role in generation, transmission and distribution.

Marketplace: Wire & Cable

Dispelling Cable Myths: All Lines Are Not Created Equal

Despite an opinion shared by more than a few wind developers, all cables are not the same.

Spotlight: Texas

Should Lone Star Wind Owners Brace For Texas-Sized Trouble?

Despite a near-term boom in construction-related activity in Texas, wind developers in the state may be facing increased development and operating costs going forward.

Industry At Large: Federal Policy

Constitutional Challenges And RPS Programs: What To Expect

The recent defense of Colorado’s renewable portfolio standard could have major implications for other U.S. states.

Project Profile: Hale Community Energy Wind Farm

Everything In Texas Is Bigger - Even The Community Wind Farms

Texas wind developers have pooled their collective forces and are planning to build a 1.1 GW utility-scale community wind project.

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Projects&Contracts

Turbine maker Gamesa reports that it has signed two agreements in Brazil for a total of 214 MW of installed capacity. Gamesa will manufacture, supply, transport, install [Read More]


EDF EN Canada and the Innu First Nations of Mashteuiatsh, Essipit and Pessamit have reached a 20-year agreement to partner in the 350 MW Riviere-du-Moulin wind project, [Read More]


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Nordex has received three contracts totaling 64.2 MW for the installation of its N117/2400 and N117/3000 wind turbines in Turkey. The company will supply Erdem Holding seven [Read More]


NextEra Energy Partners says that the 60 MW Bluewater Wind Energy Center, located in Huron County, Ontario, has achieved commercial operation. Since beginning construction last November, the [Read More]


Vancouver, British Columbia-based Finavera Wind Energy has completed a series of agreements for the sale of its 10% equity interest in the 105 MW Cloosh Valley Wind [Read More]