Tagged Wind

Zoning hearing held on wind farm project in Packer Township #PA

By National Wind Watch WEATHERLY, CARBON COUNTY (WOLF) – More than 20 wind turbines could be coming to Packer Township, but not without some pushback from people who live there. Hundreds of people attended the first zoning hearing on the Broad Mountain wind farm project Wednesday night. “It’s an 80 megawatt wind farm with 21…

FERC tells Southwest Power Pool to remove its membership exit fee

By Michelle Froese FERC has directed SPP to lift what is considers an unjust membership exit fee. Yesterday, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) directed the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) to eliminate the membership exit fee for non-transmission owners. This decision granted a complaint about SPP’s exit fee raised by the American Wind Energy Association…

Carbon Trust selects winners of export cable competition for floating wind

By Michelle Froese The Carbon Trust announced the five winners of its dynamic export cable competition, as a part of the Floating Wind Joint Industry Project (Floating Wind JIP), which aims to accelerate and support the development of commercial-scale floating wind farms. The Floating Wind JIP is a collaboration between industry partners EnBW, ENGIE, Eolfi,…

LM Wind unveils 107-m turbine blade, currently the world’s largest

By Michelle Froese LM Wind Power is completing the final touches on what it says is the world’s largest wind-turbine blade at 107 meters. The blade is finished the molding process and will next receive post-molding finishing touches. The manufacturing is being done at LM Wind’s factory in Cherbourg, France. LM Wind Power has completed…

Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply

By Joshua S Hill Led by wind power, renewable energy sources generated around 33% of Great Britain’s electricity over the first quarter of 2019, while coal power hit a new low. The post Renewables generate one-third of Britain’s Q1 electricity supply appeared first on RenewEconomy. Read Full Article Here For more great articles: Renew Economy

Nevada moves closer to 50% Renewable Portfolio Standard

By Michelle Froese Nevada is one step closer to expanding its generation and use of clean energy as a the Senate unanimously approved Senate Bill 358, which would boost Nevada’s Renewable Portfolio Standard to 50% by 2030. SB 358 received support from companies of all sizes doing business in Nevada, both in and outside of…

Tenaska begins building 242-MW wind project in northwest Missouri

By Michelle Froese Independent energy provider, Tenaska, says it has successfully closed about $302 million in commercial financing for the 242-MW Tenaska Clear Creek Energy Center, which is now under construction in Nodaway County in northwest Missouri. Construction and operation of Tenaska Clear Creek is expected to boost the economy in northwest Missouri, creating more…

CEWA launches, a new joint venture for offshore renewables

By Michelle Froese Coastal Environments Inc. and Wessex Archaeology Ventures have partnered to create CEWA Inc., a jointly owned U.S. corporation headquartered in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. The new venture aims to deliver expert advice and cultural heritage permitting services to the growing U.S. offshore renewables market. A joint venture, CEWA aims to provide expert advice…

“Opportunity Zone” funds may serve as capital for renewables

By Michelle Froese As the renewable energy industry prepares for a low-subsidy future, the Opportunity Zones program, which provides tax benefits for those investing in low-income areas across the United States, may help provide renewable energy developers with an attractive and competitive source of capital. A tax break offered to investors in Opportunity Zones may…

Entrepreneur launches RENewed Wind and Solar online component resale marketplace

By Kelsey Misbrener Renewable energy entrepreneur David Blittersdorf announced the launch of RENewed Wind and Solar, an online marketplace for refurbished wind and solar equipment. RENewed Wind and Solar’s website, www.renewedwindandsolar.com, offers bargain prices on an array of high-quality pre-owned, refurbished and never-before-used wind and solar equipment. From recalibrated anemometers to second-life solar panels, RENewed…

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