Posts Tagged ‘U.S.’

Wisconsin U.S. Attorneys Actively Prosecuting Trade Secret Theft – With Mixed Results

The United States Attorneys' Offices in Wisconsin criminally prosecuted two trade secret theft cases last week. In the Eastern District of Wisconsin , the United States charged a former employee, Tan Liu, with 12 counts of stealing trade secrets from his former employer, Rockwell Automation, Inc. According to the government, in the last few weeks […]

U.S. wind power expected surpass hydro in 2018

The sun sets behind several 285ft tall 2.5 MW Clipper wind turbines at the BP Sherbino Mesa II Wind Farm, Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, in Fort Stockton. After cutting its solar program last year, BP is beefing up its investments into wind energy and recently launched its fourth Texas wind farm, in Fort Stockton. View […]

Coastal oil and gas drilling won’t affect offshore wind projects, U.S. official says

The Trump Administration's decision to offer nearly all coastal U.S. waters for oil and gas drilling won't interfere with the government's aggressive steps to lease those waters for possibly thousands of wind turbines, federal officials said. The U.S. Interior Department's Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, which will oversee both programs, already has granted a 70,000-acre […]

How to Get Wyoming Wind to California, and Cut 80% of U.S. Carbon Emissions

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U.S. Fisherman Are ‘Losing Ground’ To Massive Offshore Wind Farms

U.S. fisherman are pushing back against plans to construct offshore wind farms along the East Coast, claiming the large clusters of turbines affect navigation, regulation and fish behavior, The Associated Press reports. “You ever see a radar picture of a wind farm? It's just one big blob, basically,” Massachusetts fisherman Eric Hansen told the AP. […]

Vestas says “pleased” U.S. tax bill retains PTC phase-out

Vestas, the world's top wind turbine manufacturer, said Thursday it was “pleased” the final U.S. tax bill retains a phase-out of production tax credits, after concerns over the bill had shaved almost a quarter of its share price. “We are pleased that the approved tax bill retains the PTC phase-out,” Vestas said, adding it expected […]

U.S. energy approach will affect national security

On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General Assembly session, state legislators joined clean energy advocates in Annapolis to push for legislation that would significantly boost Maryland's use of renewable energy, while creating the largest clean energy jobs training program in state history, supporters say. On the first day of the 2016 Maryland General […]

One of the biggest U.S. oil fields turns to an unexpected power source: solar

The Belridge oil field near Bakersfield, California, is one of the largest in the country. It has been producing oil for more than a century and last year produced around 76,000 barrels a day, according to operator Aera Energy. View full post on Wind Power News

Texas wind energy projects worth about $11 billion threatened by U.S. House tax vote Thursday

The wind energy industry is warning that $10.9 billion worth of Texas projects could be threatened by a U.S. House vote Thursday. The House is scheduled to decide on tax reform that includes retroactively slashing the wind energy production tax credit. View full post on Wind Power News

USTDA Supports Renewable Wind Energy in Vietnam Through U.S. Solutions

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Company 2 , a leading Vietnamese power engineering company, to support development of a 100 megawatt wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected DVN KEMA Renewables, Inc. to carry out the project design and feasibility study. View full post on […]