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  • Goldwind Americas, unit of Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology, signs deal with US' Renewable Energy Systems The US unit of a Chinese company that is among the leading manufacturers of wind turbines for power generation is about to start a major wind-power project in Texas. Goldwind Americas, a subsidiary of China's Xinjiang Goldwind Science and Technology Co Ltd, signed an agreement on ...
  • May 23--FITZWILLIAM -- A solar array approximately 60- to 80-times more powerful than any currently in the state may be coming to hundreds of acres in Fitzwilliam. Ranger Solar of Yarmouth, Maine, is proposing to install a 60- to 80-megawatt solar array in town that would far surpass power levels generated by existing solar power systems in New Hampshire. The company is looking to put the ...
  • A clean energy company that wants to put four towers on a Pulaski County ridge to test conditions for a wind farm has received clearance from the Federal Aviation Administration. The FAA determined this week that the 198-foot-tall test towers would not pose a hazard to passing aircraft. Approval by the agency is an early step in plans by Apex Clean Energy of Charlottesville to build an ...
  • WEST SPRINGFIELD - State energy officials announced more than $1 million in funding to support upgrades to hydroelectric facilities in three communities. Facilities receiving grant funding are Mini-Watt Hydroelectric in Orange, Pioneer Hydro Electric in Ware, and A&D Hydro Inc. in West Springfield. The initiatives, announced during Earth Week, are aimed at increasing Massachusetts' ...
  • MOREHEAD CITY - Sections of wind turbines have been coming into the N.C. Port since last week and will continue through August, as the items are transported elsewhere in the state for a land wind turbine farm. As a result, there may be temporary traffic delays around the port through the summer, as the trucks are loaded and sent out to Edenton. The final destination is Elizabeth City, but the ...
  • A PLEA by a wind farm developer for a two-year time extension for a major 17 turbine project has been unceremoniously rejected by Inverness south planning applications committee. Meeting in Inverness on Tuesday, Nanclach Ltd hit a major stumbling block when its bid to have its existing permission for Tom Nan Clach Wind Farm at Glenferness extended from three years to five was thrown out. ...
  • May 20--MAR LIN -- A group of students at Schuylkill Technology Center -- South Campus recently installed a solar energy system to heat water at the school. The system was acquired thanks to a $2,997 environmental education grant the school received from the state Department of Environmental Protection in April 2015, which was matched by $2,997 from the school, Andy J. Wollyung, a plumbing and ...
  • May 20--CHEYENNE -- A proposed increase in wind energy taxes could thwart a massive wind power project in southern Wyoming, an executive of the company leading the project reiterated Thursday. Bill Miller, the president of Power Company of Wyoming, made the remarks at the Wyoming Business Report's Wyoming Energy Summit on Thursday afternoon in Cheyenne. The company has been trying to build the ...
  • May 19--The future was on the minds of some OGE Energy Corp. shareholders as they asked executives at the company's annual meeting on Thursday about solar generation, battery storage and regulatory issues. Shareholders defeated a resolution sponsored by the New York State Common Retirement Fund that would have asked OGE Energy's board to assess its response to distributed generation such as ...
  • May 20--Clean-energy activists who filed an initiative petition that would require Ashland to produce 10 percent of its own electricity from "new, local and clean" sources by 2020 are counting their solar panels before they're plugged in. Unlike other local municipalities, Ashland owns and operates its own electric utility. Also unlike other cities who depend on Pacific Power and its coal- and ...