Posts Tagged ‘industry’

Wind energy advocates rally to support industry in Oklahoma

From left, Mark McMillin, Destinee Weeks and Heath Herje on Wednesday meet in the hallway outside the Capitol office of Rep. Claudia Griffith. McMillin manages Red Dirt Wind, a wind farm in Hennessey. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Industry Plans To Sue State If Bill To Cap Companies Passes

House and Senate committees voted to cap state payouts to wind energy companies at $35 million, but the wind industry says the state is backing out on the agreement. “This is absolutely devastating for the wind industry,” said Mark Yates with The Wind Coalition. View full post on Wind Power News

Wind Energy Market – Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast 2018 – ” 2022

Global Wind Energy market is estimated to be $155 billion in 2015 growing at a CAGR of 9.9% to reach $301.3 billion by the year 2022. The rising applications of wind energy technology and depletion of fossil fuel has lead to high growth of the wind energy market. View full post on Wind Power News

Tough Talk As Oklahoma’s Wind Industry Becomes A Political Target

Here's how contentious the wind industry has become in Oklahoma: When a state representative discovered a GPS tracker on his pickup truck late last year, he immediately suspected the industry, in an allegation straight of a political thriller. “I pissed off a huge corporation,” Rep. Mark McBride told a police officer, according to audio from […]

BCC, Bay State Wind will partner on new Mass. energy industry

Community colleges are the nation's rapid response teams for training large numbers of workers for new industries and the ever-changing needs of existing ones. This is an essential role in our economy. View full post on Wind Power News

Tax Commission letter refutes claims of wind industry

The Oklahoma Tax Commission has refuted claims by wind industry representatives that state incentives have expired for the renewable energy source. The state has already paid out more than $63 million in tax credits connected to wind power in the current fiscal year, according to Tony Mastin, executive director of the tax commission. View full […]

The state of the US solar industry: 5 questions answered

Five answers to the state of the solar industry in light of Trump's imposition on solar panels from abroad Editor's note: On Jan. 22, 2018, the Trump administration announced plans to impose punitive duties on solar panels imported from abroad. This decision came in response to a complaint filed by two solar companies, but much […]

Should we even try to save the coal industry?

In his State of the Union speech , President Donald Trump proudly stated his administration had ” ended the war on beautiful, clean coal. ” Indeed, restoring mining jobs in rural America was one of Trump's signature campaign promises. View full post on Wind Power News

Letter: Any disruption to fishing industry from offshore wind…

The region's fishing community has every right to be concerned that new offshore wind farms could affect their industry . In the near term, restrictions will be necessary in the area of construction. View full post on Wind Power News

In the shadow of wind farms: Some resist as wind industry booms

On May 20, 2012, the Sun set while in deep partial eclipse as seen from the U.S. Southwest. This scene was captured from the San Juan Mesa Wind Farm off US-70 highway in Elinda, N.M. Wind energy development has soared in the past decade. View full post on Wind Power News