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  • AWEA calls for federal tax policies extension

    The AWEA has sent a letter urging Congress to immediately extend expired and expiring clean energy tax measures.

  • Siemens confirms higher output for Green Port Hull

    Siemens has chosen to go for a more efficient wind turbine blade manufacturing facility at Green Port Hull. The plan is to develop a facility on a single site at Alexandra Dock in Hull.

  • Wind power supports 68% of new electrical capacity in US says FERC

    According to the latest "Energy Infrastructure Update" report from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission's (FERC) Office of Energy Projects, wind power provided over two-thirds (68.41%) of new U.S. electrical generating capacity in...

  • GIB, KKR look to invest in community-scale UK wind projects

    GIB, global investment firm KKR, and specialist investment manager Temporis Capital recently confirmed a £200m lending programme for community-scale renewable energy projects in the United Kingdom.

  • Mainstream Renewable Power co-founder moves on

    Fintan Whelan, co-founder of global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power, last week announced his resignation after more than seven years with the company.

  • Offshore wind farm lifetime extensions: why the ‘beyond 2020’ energy policy dialogue must start now

    Offshore wind, which is rapidly evolving and scaling in response to harsh environments, makes repowering a complex decision, especially without energy policies and incentives set in place.

  • EWEA sees greater role between wind power and ancillary grid services

    A report by the European Wind Energy Association claims wind could play a role in grid support. But for that to materialse, energy markets first need to adapt in terms of efficiency.

  • NJR Clean Energy Ventures acquires 48MW project

    NJR Clean Energy Ventures (NJRCEV) has strengthened its investment in the wind power sector. The company, the unregulated distributed power subsidiary of New Jersey Resources (NJR), last week acquired its third onshore wind project in the Alexander Wind...

  • Blackstone to fund utility scale investments

    Investment firm Blackstone last week confirmed a partnership with an experienced management team, led by Matthew Rosenblum, the founder and chief executive officer at Solops, to create Onyx Renewable Partners (Onyx).

  • ComEd's Grand Prairie Gateway Project gains approval

    The Illinois Commerce Commission has approved Commonwealth Edison Company’s (ComEd) Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a new transmission line that will extend for 60 miles across Ogle, Dekalb, Kane and DuPage Counties.

  • Wind economics more compelling than ever

    Wind power, not shale gas, was the biggest single cause of the fall in US carbon emissions from coal use. The European Union also highlights why wind is becoming an increasingly smarter energy option over “cheaper” sources.

  • MVV Energie invests majority stake in juwi

    Germany energy company MVV Energie is to acquire a 50.1% majority shareholding interest in Wörrstadt, Germany-based juwi via a capital increase.

  • MPUC approves Emera investment

    The Maine Public Utilities Commission (MPUC) has issued its written decision reinstating its approval of Emera’s investment in Northeast Wind Partners and its investment in Algonquin Power & Utilities (AQN).

  • Vattenfall CEO aims to make offshore wind up to 40% cheaper

    It has emerged that Vattenfall’s new CEO Magnus Hall is gearing up to lower prices to match Dong Energy’s plan to make offshore wind at least 40% cheaper.

  • Iberdrola initiates new R&D initiative

    Iberdrola, via its engineering and construction subsidiary, the Scottish University of Strathclyde and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have initiated work on the TLPWIND project, an R&D initiative with a budget allocation in excess of €...

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