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A wind generation facility that its producer, Pattern Energy, calls the largest wind generation facility in the Caribbean began producing energy on the island of Puerto Rico Oct. 28.
Industry says election validated its champions
Now that the election is over and wind energy advocates won in both parties up and down the ballot, the industry is calling for an immediate extension of a federal tax credit that is due to expire at year’s end.
SPP's Katherine Prewitt to participate in upcoming TransForum East
Ahead of her participation in TransmissionHub’s TransForum East in December in Arlington, Va., Katherine Prewitt, director of planning with the Southwest Power Pool spoke with TransmissionHub about the challenges of integrating renewable resources in the East Coast.
Annual census puts total close to 120,000
Nearly 120,000 solar jobs exist in the United States this year, a 13% increase over the previous year’s census, according to a new report released by The Solar Foundation (TSF).
EIA data examines 2011 capacity
The Energy Information Administration (EIA) reports that grid-connected solar photovoltaic (PV) solar installations topped 3,536 MW in 2011.
Plan filed to meet environmental objections
The proposed Bowers Hill wind project in Maine has been shrunk to 48 MW, or about 40% smaller than it was originally conceived three years ago.
Wind project is in development and would sell power to TVA
The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission on Oct. 26 approved the sale of a Kansas wind power project to affiliates of NextEra Energy (NYSE: NEE).
Chances remote until after the election, if then
Investors in the wind supply chain, including private equity firms and public pension fund managers, have called for an immediate extension of the federal production tax credit.
Commercial lease offshore Delaware announced
While NRG Energy (NYSE:NRG) put active development of offshore wind projects on hold in late 2011, the U.S. Department of the Interior (DOI) has granted company subsidiary NRG Bluewater Wind Delaware exclusive right to submit offshore wind energy plans.
Exelon–commissioned study advocates credit lapse
The wind production tax credit (PTC), is wasteful, distorts markets and has been on the books long enough for the industry to stand on its own, a new study says.