AWEA Market Database Pro: The power of information, unleashed
On November 8, we released AWEA Market Database Pro, a brand-new and powerful tool that gives you easy access to complete, validated data on all operating wind energy projects and wind energy related manufacturing facilities in the U.S.
Two weeks of news: Diverse wind power purchases, turbine orders illuminate industry on the move
AWEA’s U.S. Wind Industry Third Quarter Market Report, released at the end of last month, conveyed that industry activity had picked up. A slew of news in the last week-plus concerning some key industry indicators, as well as a fascinating and unexpected trend, bore that out.
Tom Gray, wind energy and AWEA pioneer, honored with Board Resolution at Fall Symposium
Tom Gray, an industry veteran of over 35 years and a wind power expert who has been associated with AWEA since the early years of the association's existence, recently told leadership that, at last, it’s time for him to step aside, effective at year’s end, so that he can enjoy pursuing his many interests.
Industry mourns loss of Bob Anderson—clean-energy champion, regulator, Montanan
Industry members across the country this week mourned the loss of Bob Anderson, the former commissioner of the Montana Public Service Commission and long-time champion of clean energy and the environment who touched the lives of countless individuals.
Interior Secretary, Senator set for Offshore WINDPOWER next week
U.S. offshore wind energy development has achieved major milestones in 2013, with several projects in the advanced development stages, successful competitive lease auctions and the U.S. Department of Energy’s major investment in advanced demonstration projects. Against that backdrop, the AWEA Offshore WINDPOWER Conference & Exhibition, hosted in partnership with the Offshore Wind Development Coalition (OffshoreWindDC), will take place next week in Providence, R.I., with a strong lineup of industry leaders and top officials.
First AWEA state forum in CO highlights industry resurgence
With over 100 stakeholders from a variety of backgrounds and interests in attendance, AWEA’s first Colorado Wind Forum, held Tuesday at the University of Denver, celebrated how far the industry has come and where it’s headed in terms of achieving more wind power in Colorado
Supply Chain Connections: UpWind, SMART BLADE team with 3M team on Vortex Generator
Operation & maintenance service provider UpWind Solutions, Inc., and wind energy aerodynamics expert SMART BLADE said they have partnered with 3M to deliver new Vortex Generators (VGs) for wind turbine rotor blades.
AWEA defends PTC before House Oversight Subcommittee
AWEA testified on Wednesday morning in defense of the renewable energy Production Tax Credit (PTC) before the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee’s Subcommittee on Energy Policy, Health Care, and Entitlements.
Next up, Massachusetts: Second major announcement in a week shows renewables progress in Northeast
Last week it was Connecticut, tapping affordable wind energy produced by EDP Renewables North America. This week it’s Massachusetts going down the same prudent road—courtesy of First Wind, Iberdrola Renewables, and Exergy Development. One business day after last Friday’s announcement of renewable energy contracts in Connecticut, neighbor Massachusetts made a splash on Monday with news that the state’s largest utilities have signed power purchase agreements with a total of six wind farms from developers First Wind, Exergy, and Iberdrola. Once again, the prices for the wind-generated electricity will come at prices that are highly competitive with the cost of other generation sources.
'Historic moment' for Connecticut: State renewables procurement includes 250-MW EDP project
Calling the action ?the most significant step Connecticut has ever taken? in clean energy, Governor Dannel P. Malloy announced the selection of two renewable energy projects that will supply state electricity consumers via power contracts that include one from a 250-MW wind project in Maine.