Posts Tagged ‘Wind’

Bill proposes taxing solar, increasing wind tax in Wyoming

Legislation has been proposed to increase Wyoming's tax on wind production and impose a new tax on utility-scale solar facilities. House Bill 118 is sponsored by Republican Rep. Thomas Crank, of Kemmerer. View full post on Wind Power News

Oklahoma’s abundance of wind and natural gas help generate power for much of the nation’s midsection

The Western Farmers-owned Pine Ridge solar generation facility, near Apache, was brought online about a year ago. The cooperative has built various solar generating facilities during the past 18 months to study how they can incorporate that form of power generation into its portfolio. 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 […]

Tri Global ENERGYTri Global Energy Continues to Tower Over Wind Energy Development in Texas

Tri Global Energy, a leading U.S. originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, retained its spot as the No. 1 developer of wind energy in Texas, according to the U.S. Wind Industry Fourth Quarter 2017 Market Report from the American Wind Energy Association , the trade association of the U.S. wind energy industry. View […]

Rocky Mountain Power to spend $2 billion on wind farm turbines, upgrades

A transmission line, electrical collector system and a collector substation are proposed to be installed at the Cedar Springs Wind Project approximately 19 miles northeast of Glenrock, according to a public notice from RMP. The upgrades and additions are a part of RMP's Energy Vision 2020 Plan, a plan to add 1,100 megawatts of new […]

Tamil Nadu should double wind energy capacity: IEEFA

New Delhi, Feb 7 : Tamil Nadu should double its wind energy capacity to 15 gigawatts and increase its solar capacity six-fold to 13.8 GW by 2026-27 whilst simultaneously delivering cheaper electricity, the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis said on Wednesday. An IEEFA's report, “Electricity Transformation in India: A Case Study of Tamil […]

Frost & Sullivan Projects Global Annual Investments of $100 Billion until 2025 in Wind Power

A recent analysis from Frost & Sullivan, The Global Wind Power Market, Forecast to 2025, finds that the global wind market has witnessed tremendous growth, with an addition of more than half of the world's wind power capacity over the past five years. The global wind market, onshore and offshore, is driven by various governments' […]

UK built half of Europe’s offshore wind power in 2017

Capacity is growing fast and turbines getting bigger – some almost as large as the Shard Britain accounted for more than half of the new offshore wind power capacity built in Europe last year, as the sector broke installation records across the continent. The windfarms out in the North Sea and other shallow European waters […]

Wind Is Expected to Blow Past Water to Become the Renewable Resource Leader

Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the U.S. Wind power, however, is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by 2019, according to a new forecast Hydroelectric power plants have long been the leading source of renewable electricity in the United States. However, wind power is expected to surpass hydroelectricity by […]

Massachusetts Unveils Three Offshore Wind Farm Proposals

The race is on to build the first utility-scale offshore wind farm in the United States on the federal Outer Continental Shelf. In December, three companies – Bay State Wind, Deepwater Wind, and Vineyard Wind – submitted bids in response to the Request for Proposal issued by the Massachusetts Electric Distribution Companies , in coordination […]