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Pakistan ‘lacks clear strategy’, says WWEA – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyPakistan ‘lacks clear strategy’, says WWEAWindpower MonthlyGovernment should also clearly define the roles and responsibilities of federal and provincial institutions involved in clean energy development, the World Wind Energy Association (WWEA) suggested. The lack of a national renewable energy strategy, grid …and more »

Europe agrees to 32% target – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyEurope agrees to 32% targetWindpower MonthlyWind energy trade body WindEurope welcomed the increased goal, adding “this agreement the EU stays in the race for Global competitiveness on renewables”. “The Renewables Directive sets out concrete measures to underpin the delivery of the target.

Conn. to buy offshore wind power for first time – WTNH.com (press release)

WTNH.com (press release)Conn. to buy offshore wind power for first timeWTNH.com (press release)Conn. to buy offshore wind power for first time. DEEP announced on Tuesday it has accepted a bid from one of three companies to go ahead and start the building process. Read More » 8 hours ago. Watch More Videos ». LAKANA …

State Taps First-Ever Offshore Wind Power In Clean Energy Program – Hartford Courant

Hartford CourantState Taps First-Ever Offshore Wind Power In Clean Energy ProgramHartford CourantThe Malloy administration on Wednesday directed the state’s first purchase of offshore wind power, joining Connecticut with southern New England’s drive to generate wind power from the Atlantic Ocean. The state, announcing its renewable energy projects …Connecticut taps Deepwater Wind for offshore projecttheday.comConnecticut to Buy Offshore Wind Power for the First TimeU.S. News & World ReportConnecticut to procure 200 MW of offshore power from Deepwater Wind’s Revolution projectWindpower Engineering (press release)WNPR Newsall 50 news articles »

UMaine wind power expert remains optimistic despite PUC vote – WABI

WABIUMaine wind power expert remains optimistic despite PUC voteWABI”The good news is wind offshore the coast of Maine is there and is going to be there no matter who is in office in the state of Maine,” he said. “The National Renewable Energy lab put a report out last year that ranked Maine as the number one state on …Regulators deal setback to Maine wind energy project | WorkBoatWorkBoatall 9 news articles »

About those anti-wind power billboards on I-35… – City Pages

City PagesAbout those anti-wind power billboards on I-35…City PagesSmaller text invites you to a website, MNGreenEnergyFails.com, where you’ll find a 24-page report—“The High Cost of Failure”—detailing the evils of wind power in Minnesota. While once we enjoyed electricity prices 20 percent below the national …

A Big Win for Wind Power in Virginia – WVTF

WVTFA Big Win for Wind Power in VirginiaWVTFWhen it comes to wind power, 12 states produce 80% of the energy, and Virginia is not among them. But that could be changing. At KidWind, a national competition of high school students determined to design ne…

Wind turbine to power university’s alternative-energy research and education – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)Wind turbine to power university’s alternative-energy research and educationWindpower Engineering (press release)Donation of a new wind turbine will boost alternative-energy research and educational opportunities at the University of Dayton Research Institute’s (UDRI’s) Energy Experience Center (EEC). The 6-kW turbine, valued at more than $25,000, was donated by …

Q&A: ‘It is important to create value beyond turbine sales’ – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyQ&A: ‘It is important to create value beyond turbine sales’Windpower MonthlySpeaking exclusively to Windpower Monthly, Vestas’ northern and central European president Nils de Baar explains the rationale behind the move, and what it takes to be successful as competition intensifies. Why did Vestas decide to take a holding in …

IEEFA update: The American wind-energy horse is out of the barn – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)IEEFA update: The American wind-energy horse is out of the barnWindpower Engineering (press release)Average wind-power purchase agreements had fallen to $20 per megawatt-hour (MWh) by 2016, and in December 2017, Xcel Energy — the Minnesota company that provides power to millions of customers across eight states — reported that a …Analysis: Wind Power Prices Low, But Decline Unlikely to ContinuePower Engineering MagazineReinventing Power Documentary Highlights Community Benefits Of Renewable EnergyCleanTechnicaall 3 news articles »

GE, GPG secure wind-turbine contract for Australia’s Crookwell 2 Wind Farm – Windpower Engineering (press release)

Windpower Engineering (press release)GE, GPG secure wind-turbine contract for Australia’s Crookwell 2 Wind FarmWindpower Engineering (press release)GE Renewable Energy announced an agreement with Global Power Generation Australia (GPG) to supply and install 28 3.4-MW wind turbines at one of Australia’s largest renewable developments, the 91-MW Crookwell 2 Wind Farm near Goulburn.

Germany extends citizens’ permitting requirement – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyGermany extends citizens’ permitting requirementWindpower MonthlyThe advantages enjoyed by citizens’ projects had created uncertainty in the German onshore market, according to the German Wind Energy Association (BWE). Citizens’ groups had enjoyed a 54-month implementation period for projects — two years longer …

UK onshore wind to fall below wholesale price by 2023 | Windpower … – Windpower Monthly

Windpower MonthlyUK onshore wind to fall below wholesale price by 2023 | Windpower …Windpower MonthlyInstead of needing a subsidy, onshore wind farms would pay back the extra money they receive, saving UK consumers £1.6 billion (€1.82 billion) over the …New report highlights cost-saving benefits of onshore wind in the UKWindpower Engineering (press release)Onshore wind farms could blow in £1.6bn of savingsThe Timesall 10 news articles »

Skeptical about wind power economics – theday.com

Skeptical about wind power economicstheday.comDavid Collins’ column “Pros and cons of $15 million dollar investment at State Pier to accommodate offshore wind projects” (June 1), was slanted toward skepticism and Benjamin Kail’s article “Region’s leaders pitch New London to offshore wind suppliers …