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New York governor wants to speed up solar permitting and construction

By Kelly Pickerel New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced he is advancing a 30-day budget amendment to dramatically speed up the permitting and construction of renewable energy projects, combat climate change and grow the state’s green economy. If adopted, the Accelerated Renewable Energy Growth and Community Benefit Act will create a new Office…

Who’s Really Behind the Canadian Railroad Blockades?

By Energy in Depth Transportation and shipping have been massively disrupted in Canada due to protests that—in an attempt to halt the construction of a natural gas pipeline—are blocking among other things, railroads.Recently, activists against the Teck Frontier’s Coastal Gaslink Pipeline, a proposed project that would ship British Columbian natural gas to an LNG facility…

S-5! wins award for standing seam solar mounts on California solar project

By Billy Ludt S-5! Metal Roof Innovations, an authority on metal roof attachment solutions, has been awarded the Metal Construction Association (MCA) Chairman’s Award for metal construction projects of 2019 in the residential category for providing solar mounts to a sustainable California neighborhood. Each year the MCA recognizes outstanding metal construction projects in North America….

AVANA Capital finances 31.3-MW Massachusetts solar portfolio

By Kelsey Misbrener CVE North America and AVANA Capital have successfully closed construction financing totaling $57 million for the 31.3-MW portfolio of six solar photovoltaic projects in the U.S. Principals of the NextPower Capital team served as financial advisors to CVE on the transaction. The CVE SMART Portfolio consists of six assets with a capacity…

Tally of Turtle Creek Wind Farm Project road damage: $746,152 #IA

By National Wind Watch County Engineer Rich Brumm presented the Mitchell County Board of Supervisors with an estimate of $746,152 for road damage caused by the Turtle Creek Wind Farm Project at the board’s meeting last week. The damages were incurred by heavy traffic on both gravel and hard surface roads during the construction phase…

Allen County, Kansas, learns a wind farm lesson #KS

By National Wind Watch Contractors and landowners who hired on for the construction of wind turbines in the Prairie Queen turbine generation field in Allen County have gotten their first lesson in the economic morals of wind farms. That lesson is this: If they don’t want to pay you what they owe, they just don’t….

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