Race is on … for next ocean wind farm

Rewind five or six years, and developers up and down the East Coast were competing against each other to reach a milestone known in their industry as “steel in the water.” The pack included Bluewater Wind, which was touting a project off the Delaware coast, Fishermen's Energy, with a pair of proposals in New Jersey, […]

The Drastic Effects of Trump’s Reversal of Obama-Era Climate Regulations

The People's Climate March on Saturday will protest the Trump administration's pro-climate change policies of increasing U.S. carbon dioxide and methane emissions. The U.S. committed at Paris to reducing its emissions by 1/4 of 2005 levels by 2025. View full post on Wind Power News

Minnesota power plant that burns turkey litter faces closure

A plant in western Minnesota that burns turkey litter and was once heralded by politicians could soon be shutting down. Reed Anfinson, who serves on the city of Benson's economic development authority, tells Minnesota Public Radio that 45 employees of Benson Power, formerly known as Fibrominn, were told this week that the plant could close. […]

Wind energy developers plan open house in Plainview on Thursday

NextEra Energy Resources, the developer of the Hale Wind Project, will team up with Xcel Energy to answer questions about the new wind farm near Plainview at an open house from 3 to 5 p.m. Thursday at the Plainview Country Club. Xcel Energy announced in March it plans to purchase the Hale Wind Project from […]

Caddo County Couple Fighting Against Wind Turbines

Homeowners in Western Oklahoma are divided over wind energy. While many property owners are leasing their land for wind turbines, others are trying to escape their shadow. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Power Converter Market 2017 Global Analysis, Opportunities and Forecast to 2022

The Global Wind Power Converter Industry Situation and Prospects Research report is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the Wind Power Converter industry. In 2016, the world economy expanded by just 2.2 per cent, the slowest rate of growth since the Great Recession of 2009. View full post on Wind Power […]

Developer pulls plug on proposed wind farm near Searchlight

Turbine towers as tall as the Palms reach into the sky at the Spring Valley Wind Energy facility near Great Basin National Park in eastern Nevada on Aug. 14, 2014. The wind farm is facing renewed scrutiny after the death of a second, federally protected golden eagle at the site. View full post on Wind […]

Outside the Box: Wind power will keep growing astronomically, no…

The future of federal policies to cut carbon dioxide pollution for existing power plants, such as the Environmental Protection Agency's Clean Power Plan rule , remains uncertain for the near term. But even with this uncertainty on carbon policy, other factors will continue to drive wind energy's astronomical growth – benefiting in particular the rural […]

China’s wind power capacity continues to grow in Q1

China's installed wind power capacity continued to grow in the first quarter this year, according to the National Energy Administration . China had 151 million kilowatts of installed wind power capacity as of the end of the first quarter, up 13 percent year on year. View full post on Wind Power News

Tory windfarm policy endangers cheap energy in UK, commission finds

Shell-sponsored group says wind is ‘increasingly the cheapest form of electricity’ and urges Tories to review ban on subsidised onshore windfarms Conservative opposition to windfarms risks the UK missing out on one of the cheapest sources of electricity, according to the head of a Shell-funded industry group. Adair Turner, chair of the Energy Transitions Commission, […]