2007 FEATURES AND REPORTS

This index lists feature stories, reports and news items that appeared in North American Windpower in 2007.

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Cover Story

  • Wind Power Income Trusts Hang In Balance; Author: Kate Rowland; Jan., p. 1
  • Developers Accept The Island Challenge; Author: Jeff Siegel; Feb., p. 1
  • Tax Credits Drive Innovative Finance Structures; Author: Jennifer Delony; Mar., p. 1
  • Finding Hidden Capacity In Transmission Lines; Authors: Dan Lawry & Bernie Fitzgerald; Apr., p. 1
  • Questioning The True Costs Of Energy Mandates; Author: Jessica Lillian; May, p. 1
  • Transmission: The Industry's Next Growth Challenge; Authors: Vanessa Kellogg & Wayne Walker; June, p. 1
  • Project Financing Evolves In Canadian Power Market; Author: Kate Rowland; July, p. 1
  • DOE Report Tracks Maturation Of U.S. Wind Industry; Authors: Mark Bolinger & Ryan Wiser; Aug., p. 1
  • Quebec Seeks Economic Prosperity Through Exports; Author: Kate Rowland; Sept., p. 1
  • U.S. Ramps Up Education For Wind Power Workforce; Author: Nora Caley; Oct., p. 1
  • Texas Contemplates Its Long-Awaited RE Zones; Author: Jeff Siegel; Nov., p. 1
  • IRS Establishes Safe Harbor Tax Guidelines; Author: William Ewing; Dec., p. 1

FYI

  • AMSC Acquires Windtec; Jan., p.18
  • Nova Scotia Project Cancelled; Jan., p.18
  • Uniterre Becomes NaiKun; Jan., p. 19
  • Report: Renewable Energy Storage; Jan., p. 19
  • AWEC Installs Nova Scotia Turbines; Jan., p. 20
  • Vitasi Becomes Welwind Energy: Jan., p. 18
  • Rensselaer Receives Grant; Jan., p. 18
  • Sugarloaf, Sunday River Buy Wind; Jan., p. 20
  • Vestas Realizes 3Q Profit; Jan., p. 20
  • PSE Launches REAP; Jan., p. 20
  • Texas, Ohio Make Facility Bids; Jan., p. 21
  • Noble Receives N.Y. Permits; Jan., p. 20
  • PESCA Opens New Office; Jan., p. 19
  • CT Innovations Issues RFP; Jan., p. 21
  • RFP Draws 315 MW; Feb., p. 42
  • Resort Sells SkiGreen Tags; Feb., p. 43
  • Project Locator Available Online; Feb., p. 43
  • UMQ Passes Resolution; Feb., p. 43
  • Dotronix To Pursue Wind; Feb., p. 43
  • enXco Closes Fenton Financing; Feb., p. 46
  • Insurance Broker Joins HRH; Feb., p. 46
  • Ridgeline, PacifiCorp Sign Interconnect; Feb., p. 46
  • Shear Acquires Vindt; Feb., p. 46
  • $100 Billion Financing In 2006; Feb., p. 46
  • Canadian Hydro Acquires Vector; Feb., p. 46
  • GE, AES Form Partnership; Mar., p. 33
  • Ontario Conducts Wind Study; Mar., p. 33
  • Frontier Buys Green Tags; Mar., p. 33
  • DTE Energy Issues RFP; Mar., p. 42
  • AES To Invest In Wind Power; Mar., p. 42
  • Halifax Enters 20-Year Contracts; Mar., p. 42
  • Outland Relocates Field Office; Mar., p. 42
  • Genesis Studies Wind In 3 States; Mar., p. 42
  • AWS Truewind Relocates; Mar., p. 43
  • EPRI Launches DEM Initiative; Mar., p. 43
  • CanWEA, AESO Conduct Study; Apr., p. 42
  • ACORE Releases REC Contract; Apr., p. 42
  • Canadian Hydro Buys GW Power; Apr., p. 42
  • CPUC Approves Segment One; Apr., p. 42
  • Colorado Institutions Cooperate; Apr., p. 42
  • Oscars Events Go Green; Apr., p. 46
  • Westar Issues 500 MW RFP; Apr., p. 46
  • Students Rally For Wind Power; Apr., p. 46
  • MGE Offers More Wind Energy; May, p. 81
  • DOE Recognizes Missouri Coop; May, p. 81
  • Energy East To Enhance Grid; May, p. 81
  • Interconnection Improved In Mich; May, p. 81
  • Western States Initiate Grid Study; May, p. 82
  • Manitoba Issues 300 MW RFP; May, p. 82
  • Tonbridge Power Obtains Permit; May, p. 83
  • Hydro One Plans Transmission Line; May, p. 83
  • AEP Issues Two RFPs; May, p. 89
  • PUC Approves Idaho Plan; May, p. 89
  • NREL Ranks Green Power Programs; May, p. 90
  • WWFC Offsets Trade Show; May, p. 90
  • WPPI Increases Portfolio; May, p. 90
  • APX Assists M-RETS, UPC; June, p. 73
  • Tribes, Developer Form JV; June, p. 73
  • AWEA Releases Annual Rankings; June, p. 73
  • CPIF Receives Incentive Increase; July, p. 37
  • GMP Offers Choose2bgreen; July, p. 37
  • BPA Partners With EPRI; July, p. 38
  • Price Of Wind Power Reduced; July, p. 38
  • RI Studies Wind Power Potential; July, p. 38
  • UPC Green Tags Certified; July, p. 39
  • MWF Creates Renewables Fund; July, p. 39
  • Eagles Expand Green Campaign; July, p. 39
  • Paul Smith's Offsets CO2; July, p. 39
  • Pax Supports Wind Farm; July, p. 40
  • WPSC Explores Wind Options; July, p. 40
  • JV Brings Tower Facility; July, p. 40
  • NRG Calibrates Anemometers; July, p. 40
  • ITC Approved As KS Utility; Aug., p. 54
  • Firm Launches RE Group; Aug., p. 54
  • KPMG Forecasts RE Growth; Aug., p. 55
  • Bullfrog, Pembina Form Partnership; Aug., p. 55
  • AmerenUE Offers Green Power; Aug., p. 57
  • Icing Funding Received; Aug., p. 57
  • LM Glasfiber Plans Global Office; Aug., p. 58
  • NREL Signs MOU With Riso; Aug., p. 58
  • Xcel Eyes Grand Meadow; Aug., p. 58
  • Esurance To Offset Emissions; Aug., p. 58
  • SCE Applies For Final Segments; Aug., p. 62
  • Xantrex Partners With SDTC; Aug., p. 62
  • RMP PLans WY Transmission; Aug., p. 62
  • Listing Date For Futures; Sept., p. 67
  • Energy Companies Form Acterra Group; Sept., p. 67
  • HTC COmmits To Renewables; Sept., p. 67
  • Horizon Reaches Portfolio Agreement; Sept., p. 67
  • Tonkon Torp Expands Practice; Sept., p. 68
  • Progress Energy Florida RFP; Sept., p. 68
  • Snohomish County PUD RFP; Sept., p. 68
  • REpower Expands Operations; Sept., p. 68
  • CPC Launches Projects Division; Sept., p. 68
  • San Diego Creates Trade Association; Sept., p. 68
  • ARSC To Acquire Mag-Wind, VAWT; Sept., p. 70
  • Counties Join Climate Initiative; Sept., p. 70
  • Utility Launches NSTAR Green; Sept., p. 70
  • Yahoo! Doubles RE Purchase; Sept., p. 70
  • Yaskawa Expands Through Partnership; Sept., p. 70
  • Kaydon Expands Manufacturing; Sept., p. 71
  • FPL Energy Plans Expansion; Sept., p. 71
  • REAC To Promote RE; Sept., p. 71
  • EPA Updates Top 25 List; Sept., p. 71
  • California PUC Considers RECs; Sept., p. 71
  • John Deere To Target Canada; Sept., p. 72
  • Duke Energy Offers GoGreen; Sept., p. 72
  • Monadnock Papers Purchases Credits; Sept., p. 72
  • Village Receives Study Grant; Sept., p. 72
  • Ascot Creates RE Insurance Platform; Sept., p. 72
  • Garrad Hassan Opens New Offices; Sept., p. 72
  • AAER Signs MOU With Valorem SAS; Sept., p. 72
  • FQM, Innergex II Form Partnership; Sept., p. 73
  • Xantrex Partners With SDTC; Sept., p. 73
  • Fairmont Offsets Computer Emissions; Sept., p. 73
  • Pizza Fusions Receives Green-e; Sept., p. 74
  • Terra Nostra Goes Green; Oct., p. 43
  • Be Green Receives Certification; Oct., p. 43
  • Municipal Groups Form Wind Co-op; Oct., p. 43
  • Ontario Joins RE Partnership; Oct., p. 44
  • Avantair Offsets Emissions; Oct., p. 44
  • PUC Approves Settlement; Oct., p. 44
  • Iowa Plant Ships Blades; Oct., p. 44
  • Conference Uses Offsets; Oct., p. 44
  • Haida Gwaii Centre Opens; Oct., p. 45
  • Helimax Energy Now Certified; Oct., p. 45
  • Staffing Firm Opens RE Unit; Oct., p. 45
  • PUCO Sets Green Pricing; Oct., p. 46
  • NM Establishes 20% Wind Goal; Oct., p. 46
  • DMI Finalizes Plant Purchase; Oct., p. 47
  • Consumers Energy Reaches 10,000; Oct., p. 47
  • Pure Power RECs Certified; Oct., p. 47
  • Jackson Hole Offsets Energy; Oct., p. 47
  • Second Wind Makes Inc. 5,000; Oct., p. 47
  • APS Expands RE Programs; Oct., p. 48
  • Matney-Frantz Chooses Firstlook; Oct., p. 48
  • Xcel Develops Tracking System; Oct., p. 48
  • TXU Shareholders Approve Merger; Oct., p. 48
  • SNHU Joins EPA Partners; Oct., p. 48
  • Acorn Invests In EnerTech; Oct., p. 49
  • WindLogics Moves Headquarters; Oct., p. 49
  • DTE Reaches Program Milestone; Oct., p. 49
  • CellTrust Expands Offset Options; Oct., p. 50
  • Baldacci, Graham Discuss Energy; Oct., p. 50
  • Florida DEP Seeks Proposals; Oct., p. 50
  • Juice Energy RECs Green-e Certified; Oct., p. 50
  • Hail Switches To Wind Power; Oct., p. 50
  • Criterion Launches Clean Energy Fund; Nov., p. 40
  • Allyn Forms 3PL Department; Nov., p. 40
  • Green-e Certifies SUEZ RECs; Nov., p. 41
  • Sunflower Supports 25x'25 Initiative; Nov., p. 41
  • Hydro Quebec Evaluates Tenders; Nov., p. 41
  • SunChips Snacks Get Green-e Logo; Nov., p. 42
  • Okefenoke Joins Green Power EMC; Nov., p. 42
  • Gexa Lowers Wind Rates; Nov., p. 42
  • TWR Lighing Makes Inc. 5,000 List; Nov., p. 44
  • Tower Tech Acquires RBA; Nov., p. 44
  • Towns Authorize REC Purchase; Nov., p. 44
  • RE Transmission Initiative Formed; Nov., p. 44
  • Travelers Considers Wind Insurance; Nov., p. 45
  • Wyoming Program Receives Green-e; Nov., p. 45
  • PGA Event Powered By Renewables; Nov., p. 45
  • BC To Call For Clean Power; Nov., p. 45
  • Wind Energy Powers PA County; Nov., p. 46
  • ING To Use Wind Power; Nov., p. 46
  • Black & Veatch Expands RE Group; Nov., p. 46
  • Wind Prospect Enters NA Market; Nov., p. 47
  • Hotel, Expo Buy RECs; Nov., p. 47
  • SkyPower Secures 200 Wind Turbines; Nov., p. 47
  • Pepco Powers D.C. Hotel; Nov., p. 47
  • Second Wind Opens Factory; Dec., p. 28
  • PSE Seeking Power Supplies; Dec., p. 28
  • REPower Expands In Germany; Dec., p. 28
  • National Wind Acquires Romuld; Dec., p. 28
  • Tonbridge Closes Debt Facility; Dec., p. 29
  • AWE Announces USDA Grants; Dec., p. 29
  • Algonquin Power Makes Donation; Dec., p. 29
  • CRS Certifies Clear Choice; Dec., p. 29
  • Sundance Square Buys RE; Dec., p. 30
  • List Highlights Cleantech Leaders; Dec., p. 30
  • 3Degrees Launches Spin-Off Company; Dec., p. 31
  • GL Joins Forces With Helimax; Dec., p. 31
  • PPL EnergyPlus Buying RECs; Dec., p. 31
  • NativeEnergy, 3C Form Partnership; Dec., p. 31

Industry At Large

  • Concerns Over Sound Emissions Become Syndrome; Author: Jennifer Delony; Jan., p. 16
  • Ontario Wind Studies: Comparing Apples To Oranges; Author: Kate Rowland; Jan., p. 22
  • Oceanwind Pitches Floating Offshore Wind Farms; Author: Jennifer Delony; Jan., p. 24
  • Where Is The Wind In NYPA's Power Portfolio?; Author: Jeff Siegel; Jan., p. 28
  • Study Helps Direct Ontario's Renewables Action Plan; Author: Nicholas W. Miller; Jan., p. 32
  • DOE Set To Designate National Corridors; Author: Jennifer Delony; Feb., p. 18
  • The 2006 Minnesota Wind Integration Study; Authors: Ken Wolf, Matt Schuerger, Mark Ahlstrom & Bob Zavadil; Feb., p. 22
  • Construction Contracts Under NY Law: A Primer: Author: Kenneth O'Reilly; Feb., p. 28
  • Effects Of Wind Turbine Operation On Butterflies; Authors: Jessica Grealey & David Stephenson; Feb., p. 32
  • Negotiating A Power Purchase Agreement; Author: Michael Weizman; Feb., p. 34
  • Marking And Lighting Wind Turbine Farms; Mar., p. 8
  • New Mexico Extends Net Metering To 80 MW; Author: Jennifer Delony; Mar., p. 28
  • Green Power Programs Market Consumer Choice; Author: Kate Rowland; Apr., p. 18
  • Offshore Resource Matched To Energy Use; Authors: Willett Kempton, Cristina L. Archer, Amardeep Dhanju, Richard W. Garvine & Mark Jacobson; Apr., p. 22
  • A Comparison Of RPS Scenarios For Colorado; Authors: Travis Madsen, Timothy Telleen-Lawton, Will Coyne & Matt Baker; Apr., p. 28
  • How To Keep All Your Winds Favorable; Author: David Trebel; May, p. 30
  • Sound Defense For A Wind Turbine Farm; Authors: Robert D. O'Neal & Richard M. Lampeter; May, p. 34
  • Educating Children About Clean Energy; Authors: Ward Eames, Brian F. Keane & Kevin Plagman; May, p. 40
  • Identifying And Avoiding RF Interference; Author: Lester E. Polisky; May, p. 48
  • Wind-Hydrogen Projects Gain Momentum; Author: Kate Rowland; May, p. 66
  • The Beginning Of A 'Powerful' Friendship; Author: Shelley Paventy; May, p. 70
  • Environmental Justice: The Hidden Siting Barrier; Author: Risa Beckwith; May, p. 70
  • Community Wind Gains Momentum Despite Hurdles; Author: Kate Rowland; June, p. 18
  • A Proactive Approach To Cultural Resources; Author: Steven J. Blondo; June, p. 30
  • IESO Philosophy On Reactive Power Compensation; Authors: Ahmed Maria, Mauro Facca & John Diaz de Leon; June, p. 56
  • U.S. Market Lures Turbine Manufacturers; Author: Carl Levesque; June, p. 70
  • CDMs In Oaxaca Benefit Mexico And Spain; Author: Shelley Paventy; July, p. 18
  • NRC Outlines Wind Development Framework; Author: Jennifer Delony; July, p. 20
  • Hedges Open Doors For Merchant Wind; Author: Jennifer Delony; Aug., p. 26
  • New Mexico's Evolving Clean Energy Economy; Author: Joanna Prukop; Aug., p. 31
  • Understanding Wind Turbine Lightning Strikes; Author: Pape Momar Lo; Aug., p. 36
  • UL 1449 Addresses Wind Turbine Safety; Author: Matt Hemphill; Aug., p. 44
  • Environmental Monitoring Mitigates Construction Impact; Author: Marjolaine Castonguay; Sept., p. 10
  • Industry Awaits Possible National RPS Law; Author: Jessica Lillian; Sept., p. 30
  • Joint Venture Activity Increases In Market; Author: Nora Caley; Sept., p. 42
  • Utilities Move Confidently To Wind Farm Ownership; Author: Jennifer Delony; Sept., p. 48
  • Energy Politics And Economic Effects Of The PTC; Author: Allan T. Marks; Sept., p. 52
  • New Policies Needed To Assess BC Project Impacts; Author: Charlie Palmer; Sept., p. 54
  • Green Purchases Extend Reach Of Wind's Brand; Author: Jennifer Delony; Sept., p. 64
  • North America Plans For Green-Collar Jobs; Author: Chanda Kapande; Oct., p. 22
  • Canada's Wind Generates More Than Electricity; Author: Kate Rowland; Oct., p. 26
  • IPPs Present Untapped Investment Opportunities; Author: Charles Morand; Oct., p. 52
  • Increasing Renewables On The Western Grid; Author: Nora Caley; Nov., p. 10
  • A Wind-Side Look At U.S. Power Deregulation; Author: Jennifer Delony; Nov., p. 14
  • Can U.S. Offshore Wind Projects Succeed?; Author: Jessica Lillian; Nov., p. 26
  • Proponents Prioritize Canadian Siting Standards; Author: Jennifer Delony; Nov., p. 38
  • Seeking Standards For U.S. Siting And Approvals; Author: Lewis T. Putman; Nov., p. 48
  • NA Emissions Markets Await Federal Legislation; Author: Kate Rowland; Dec., p. 22
  • California Approves Voluntary Siting Guidelines; Author: Sue Marquette Poremba; Dec., p. 36
  • Can The Transmission Gride Stay Aloft?; Authors: Ron Davis, Kollin Patten, Anthony Visnesky and Dora Yen Nakafuji; Dec., p. 44

Marketplace

  • New Opportunities For Tribal Land Projects; Author: Michael P. O'Connell; Jan., p. 30
  • Wind Modeling Provides Financial Edge; Authors: Ray Yang & Anthony Ciccone; Feb., p. 14
  • Wind Energy Powers Changes To Port Services; Author: Marie Wise; Mar., p. 16
  • An Application Of TVSS At Storm Lake; Author: Robert Schlesinger; Mar., p. 36
  • Coupling, Damping In Wind Turbine Design; Author: Bryan Haltom; Apr., p. 32
  • Market Demand Boosts Blade Production; Author: Nora Caley; May, p. 20
  • Making Wind Power Sustainable And Profitable; Author: David Marcus; May, p. 76
  • Arc Fault Mitigation In Wind Farms; Author: Bob Fesmire; June, p. 34
  • Occupational Safety For Wind Power's Workforce; Author: Steve Wilder; June, p. 40
  • Energy-Efficient Conductors Improve Power Delivery; Author: Dave Bryant; June, p. 46
  • A Study Of Wind Power Storage In Ireland; Author: Cyrstal Quast; June, p. 60
  • Improving Construction For Wind Turbine Structures; Authors: Thomas L. Weinmann & Adrian T. Ciolko; June, p. 76
  • Wind Farm Infrastructure: A Primer; Author: Brian Sedgwick; July, p. 28
  • Tower Technologies Reach New Heights; Author: Nora Caley; Aug., p. 22
  • GIS Exposes Geographical Characteristics Of Site Data; Author: David McKittrick; Aug., p. 28
  • Managing Gearbox Failure With Oil Debris Monitoring; Authors: Duka Kitaljevich & Oliver Rusch; Aug., p. 50
  • Wind Data Set Shortens Prospecting Cycle; Authors: Bart Nijssen & Kenneth Westrick; Sept., p. 58
  • Industry Manages Risk With Customized Coverages; Authors: Mike McMullen & Cindy Henry; Sept., p. 62
  • Steps To Successfully Securing Equity Agreements; Author: Jessica Lillian; Oct., p. 18
  • A Coordinated Approach To Wind Farm Construction; Author: Diane Reinebach; Nov., p. 30
  • Regulations Drive Grid Connection Technologies; Author: Nora Caley; Dec., p. 18

Project Profile

  • BQ Energy Puts Brownfields To Work; Author: Nora Caley; Jan., p. 6
  • Kaheawa Drives First-Ever Conservation Plan; Author: Jeff Siegel; Feb., p. 6
  • Judith Gap Makes Money For Schools; Author: Nora Caley; Mar., p. 6
  • Prince Rises As Brookfield's Model; Author: Jennifer Delony; Apr., p. 6
  • PPM Energy's Shiloh Enjoys Green Celebrity; Author: Jennifer Delony; May, p. 6
  • Twin Groves Puts Illionois In Top Ten; Author: Jennifer Delony; June, p. 6
  • Gulf Winds Carry PEI's Eastern Kings; Author: Jennifer Delony; July, p. 6
  • Leaning Juniper I Fulfills Acquisition Provision; Author: Jennifer Delony; Aug., p. 6
  • Cartier Sets Community Involvement Precedent; Author: Jennifer Delony; Sept., p. 6
  • NPPD's Ainsworth Wind Farm Celebrates Two Years; Author: Jennifer Delony; Oct., p. 6
  • Central Texas Projects Look To The Hedge; Author: Jennifer Delony; Nov., p. 6
  • Soderglen Plays Alberta's Spot Market; Author: Kate Rowland; Dec., p. 6

Spotlight

  • Change Takes Hold In New York's Wind Industry; Author: Nora Caley; Jan., p. 12
  • Montana Set To Export Its Future Wind Power; Author: Nora Caley; Mar., p. 10
  • Construction Delays Threaten Ontario's Potential; Author: Jennifer Delony; Apr., p. 8
  • 20x'10: Will California Meet Its Mandate?; Author: Jennifer Delony; May, p. 10
  • Market Changes In Illinois To Bolster Development; Author: Jennifer Delony; June, p. 12
  • Wind Power Thrives In The Maritimes; Author: Jennifer Delony; July, p. 8
  • Developers Consider Options In Oregon; Author: Jennifer Delony; Aug., p. 10
  • Nebraska Prioritizes Community Development; Author: Jennifer Delony; Oct., p. 10
  • Texas Contemplates Its Long-Awaited RE Zones; Author: Jeff Siegel; Nov., p. 1
  • Alberta Says Farewell To Its Generation Cap; Author: Jennifer Delony; Dec., p. 14