Daily Archives: February 17, 2016

Wind energy company eyes county #KS

By National Wind Watch Lenexa-based Tradewind Energy is eyeing installation of six meteorological towers in northern Marion County to gather preliminary data for a possible wind farm. The towers would be scattered over a 15- by three-mile area and located near the intersections of Chisholm Trail and 360th Rd., Chisholm Trail and 330th Rd., Read…

Scoping report for wind farm #SCT

By National Wind Watch A scoping report for a proposed wind farm at Glen Dye has been submitted to the Scottish Government’s Energy Consents and Development Unit. The proposed site is located on the Fasque and Glendye Estate around 5.5km from Fettercairn and 9km from Edzell. The request for an Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Read…

Wind firm seeks to smooth property tax payments #UT

By National Wind Watch The company that has developed a 27-turbine wind farm north of Monticello is seeking the cooperation of taxing entities to “smooth out” their tax payments over the 20-year life of the project. Representatives from sPower outlined the proposal at the February 9 meeting of the San Juan School Board. Representatives Read…

Arkwright moving ahead with turbines #NY

By National Wind Watch ARKWRIGHT – A project that has been 11 years in the making has finally been given the go-ahead by the town of Arkwright. The wind farm project recently received the final approvals needed by the Arkwright Town Board in order to break ground and install three dozen wind turbines throughout Read…

Australia Telecommunications Firm To Provide Customers Solar & Storage Choices

By Glenn Meyers Future of the Australia electricity market is changing According to RenewEconomy, Telstra Corporation, a large telecommunications concern in Australia, has plans to accelerate rolling out solar and battery storage options to customers. The plans to offer home energy services indicates the company will compete with Australian electricity utilities, growing an Read Full…

Midwest Solar Expo expands NABCEP workshops, Storage Symposium and more

By Kathie Zipp The 3rd annual Midwest Solar Expo is returning to the greater Minneapolis region May 17-19, 2016. The highly-anticipated conference attracts hundreds of solar executives from across the country and is offering a new and improved format and location. The expanded three-day conference will feature an all-star line-up of speakers, additional NABCEP-accredited Read…

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JuiceBox Energy and Simmitri offer solar storage to Silicon Valley

By Kathie Zipp JuiceBox Energy, a privately-held Silicon Valley company committed to providing safe, reliable, intelligent, and connected energy storage, and Simmitri Inc., a provider of sustainable energy solutions, have partnered to offer Silicon Valley customers the JuiceBox Energy storage system. Simmitri Inc. is a Silicon Valley Corporation that has, for decades, helped its Read…

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CanWEA’s O&M Summit to hit Toronto next week

By Michelle Froese With over 11,200 MW of installed wind-power capacity in Canada, and even more wind farms coming online in the coming years, responsible and sustainable operations of wind farms has emerged as a key topic among Canadian stakeholders. To address important operations and maintenance topics, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) welcomes Read…

CanWEA pulls plug in BC

By Todd Westbrook Resources ‘reallocated’ following drop in development prospects Read Full Article Here For more great articles: reNEWS – Renewable Energy News

17 U.S. governors sign clean energy accord

The bipartisan group of governors includes only four Republicans. And while rhetoric does not always match action on the ground, Oregon is considering an increase to its renewable energy mandate. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: pv-magazine.com

Best Regions in U.S. for Growing Bioenergy Crops Identified

By University of Illinois New research has identified regions in the United States where bioenergy crops would grow best while minimizing effects on water quantity and quality. The post Best Regions in U.S. for Growing Bioenergy Crops Identified appeared first on Solar Thermal Magazine. Related posts: For more great articles: Solar Thermal Magazine

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