Posts Tagged ‘State’

Wind power leader denies spying on Oklahoma state lawmaker

The head of an Oklahoma wind power trade group on Thursday flatly denied a state lawmaker's suggestion to police that someone connected to the industry put a tracking device on his truck to spy on him. Oklahoma Wind Coalition Executive Director Mark Yates said in a statement that wind industry representatives are not involved in […]

Cuomo: State to seek 800 megawatts of offshore wind power

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo on Wednesday said the state will seek solicitations for “at least” 800 megawatts of offshore wind this year and next, following his call for 2,400 megawatts of offshore wind in the state by 2030. The announcement, in the governor's State of the State address, further asserts the state's role in what […]

Northern Oklahoma wind farm becomes operational to power a state business

Parties to an agreement to supply wind-generated power to a company that operates a manufacturing plant in Oklahoma have flipped the switch on their deal. The Rock Falls Wind Project, in Kay and Grant counties northwest of Blackwell and owned by the Blackwell Economic Development Authority, went operational earlier this month. View full post on […]

Bay State Wind opens downtown New Bedford office in wind power bid

NEW BEDFORD – Bay State Wind officially cut the ribbon on a downtown office Thursday, joining two others in a show of confidence that New Bedford will become the hub of the wind energy business in Massachusetts. Bay State Wind is a partnership with the Danish energy firm  Ørsted, formerly Danish Oil and Natural Gas, or […]

Utility proceeds with big wind investment in top coal state

President Donald Trump's efforts to roll back coal and climate-change regulations aren't discouraging a utility from making a $3.5 billion investment in wind energy, the bulk of which will build dozens of new wind turbines in the top coal-producing state. Rocky Mountain Power is ready to present its detailed wind plan to regulators in Wyoming, […]

Walters: State Legislative Panel Approves Wind Rules

After yet another lengthy meeting full of intensive questioning, a panel of state lawmakers appeared to run out of steam and, in a couple of quick voice votes, on Thursday approved a set of sound rules for wind turbines crafted by the Vermont Public Utility Commission. The eight-member Legislative Committee on Administrative Rules gave its […]

Orange Renewable Awarded 200 MW Wind Project in the State of Tamil Nadu

NEW DELHI: Orange Renewable, a 100pc subsidiary of Singapore-based AT Holdings Pte. Ltd, has secured a 200 MW Wind Power project in the State of Tamil Nadu under an intensely competitive global bid floated by Solar Energy Corporation of India . View full post on Wind Power News

NY State clears way for more offshore wind

The New York State Energy and Research Development Authority has issued a report identifying two new “areas for consideration” off Long Island that could be used to generate 1,600 megawatts of offshore wind power. NYSERDA asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management to consider the roughly 1 million acres of federal waters off Long Island's […]

Climate and energy are becoming focal points in state political races | John Abraham

The latest example, Minnesota gubernatorial candidate Rebecca Otto has a strong clean energy proposal As soon as Donald Trump won the presidential election, people in the US and around the world knew it was terrible news for the environment. Not wanting to believe that he would try to follow through on our worst fears, we […]

Victoria moves to become first state to enshrine renewable energy targets in law

Government says law, which will include 40% renewables by 2025 and commitment to invest in new projects, will send a strong signal to investors The Victorian government has introduced legislation to enshrine its renewable energy targets in law and establish a reverse auction mechanism to build 650 megawatts worth of new projects. The premier, Daniel […]