Clean Energy Issues Highlight “New Hampshire Energy Week”

Friday, 16 March 2018

At a breakfast during “NH Energy Week,” Governor Sununu said that its time to take the politics out of energy. His office is set to release a long-term energy plan in the next few weeks that lays out the direction that the state should be going regarding energy. “What we do today should be different than what we did five years ago,” he said, adding that the “old school” way of pitting renewables against cost-savings is no longer valid.  

POWER-GEN Needs You: Submit an Abstract Today

Friday, 09 March 2018

Have a listen to this one-minute video that explains all of the new tracks and session types we’ve added to POWER-GEN 2018 and then submit an abstract to speak at the show today. Time is running out – the final deadline is March 16, 2018.  

Wind and Solar Industries Weigh in on Proposed Steel Tariffs

Wednesday, 07 March 2018

About a week ago, U.S. President Trump released news that he was planning to impose tariffs of 25 percent on imported steel and 10 percent on imported aluminum under a rarely used trade law called Section 232, which allows a U.S. President to impose tariffs on imported goods that threaten national security.  

Alaska Freezes Out Wind Energy

Tuesday, 06 March 2018

The two largest private wind energy projects in Alaska were froze out in February, stalled through decisions made by the Regulatory Commission of Alaska. Proponents say the impact is more than loss of green jobs and clean air; in the case of the Delta Wind Farm (DWF), it is threatening residents’ lives.

New Jersey Moves on 1.1-GW Offshore Wind Solicitation

Friday, 02 March 2018

Following on an executive order issued by Gov. Phil Murphy in late January, New Jersey regulators this week approved an order to begin moving the state toward an initial solicitation of 1.1 GW of offshore wind energy.

Could a 12-MW Wind Turbine Save GE?

Friday, 02 March 2018

It’s no secret that GE has been struggling lately. The stock price has plunged and rumors abound that the company might be broken into different segments. If that’s true then at least one segment, renewables, is garnering a lot attention. On March 1, 2018, the company announced it would be making a $400 million investment in offshore wind, specifically to build a 12-MW turbine, the largest the world has ever seen.  

GE Makes Way for 12-MW Haliade-X for Offshore Wind

Thursday, 01 March 2018

GE Renewable Energy yesterday said that it will invest about $400 million through 2021 for development and deployment of the 12-MW Haliade-X, direct-drive offshore wind turbine.

New York Readies Environmental Impact Statement for Offshore Wind Plan

Friday, 23 February 2018

New York is preparing an environmental baseline that it will use to support the state’s offshore wind plans. The New York Department of Public Service approved the release of a draft generic environmental impact statement (GEIS) for public comment, according to a webcast of a Feb. 22 commission meeting.

PG&E Meets California's 2020 Renewable Energy Goals

Wednesday, 21 February 2018

Pacific Gas and Electric Co. has reached California’s 2020 renewable energy goal three years ahead of schedule, and now delivers nearly 80 percent of its electricity from greenhouse-gas free resources.