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Solar advocates, Duke Energy reach net metering agreement in North Carolina

By John Engel Follow @EngelsAngle Duke Energy and solar industry stakeholders have reached an agreement on net metering policy in North Carolina that will help expand distributed solar generation and benefit utility customers, the parties announced Tuesday. The Solar Energy Industries Association, the primary lobbying group for the industry, commended the years-long process to craft…

Wind farms face deadline on lighting systems #ND

By National Wind Watch The Public Service Commission will be considering the extensions and waivers on a case-by-case basis. A number of wind farms in North Dakota have asked for an extension – or a waiver – of the state requirement that they must have a new lighting system – called ADLS, or “Aircraft Detection…

Local rep opposes Icebreaker project #OH

By National Wind Watch HURON – Green energy proponents are trying to save a stalled effort to build a wind farm in Lake Erie near Cleveland. And they apparently won’t get any help from state Rep. D.J. Swearingen, R-Huron. Swearingen says he is “vehemently” opposed to providing state money to save the pilot project to…

Windfarm concerns prompt council vote #IRL

By National Wind Watch Donegal County Councillors have today voted to seek changes to wind energy policies in a proposed variation to the County Development Plan. An in-depth discussion took place on the issue at today’s county council meeting. The proposed variation by the Planning Authority deals with a wind energy policy framework on the…

Wind farm planning appeal to be lodged before Christmas #SCT

By National Wind Watch Viking Energy’s appeal against a decision by councillors to reject a proposal to move the location of two concrete batching plants is set to be lodged in the coming weeks. The decision, made by Shetland Islands Council’s planning committee in September, went against the recommendation of officers. A Viking Energy Wind…

Google Buys Offshore Wind Power from Ørsted

By Adnan Durakovic Ørsted has signed a 12-year corporate power purchase agreement (CPPA) with Google under which […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Offshore Powerhouses Tapped for VindØ Energy Island

By Adnan Durakovic Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has signed a partnership agreement with four companies within marine […] [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]] Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Offshore Wind » News by topic

Renewables account for 20% of U.S. electricity generation through Q3 2021

By Kenneth Bossong Washington DC — Driven by strong solar and wind power growth, electrical generation by renewable energy sources (i.e., also including biomass, geothermal, hydropower) accounted for 20.45% of total U.S. production during the first three-quarters of 2021, according to a SUN DAY Campaign analysis of new data released by the U.S. Energy Information…

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