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Nation’s Largest Offshore Wind Farm Gets Green Light

By Kit Kennedy, EcoWatch

With permission from EcoWatch

New York State made clean energy history on January 25, 2017, when the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) approved a contract for the nation’s largest offshore wind project, which will be located in the waters off Eastern Long Island. The approval is the first step toward […]

Watch live: Wind Rally on Capitol Hill

On February 15, 2017  hundreds of wind supporters from across the country are gathering in Washington, D.C. for the first-ever Wind Works for America rally. You’re invited to watch this dynamic event LIVE on Facebook!

You can be a part of the action right from your phone or computer at 4:00 p.m. . Just tune in […]

Interior Department to Auction Over 79,000 Acres Offshore New York for Wind Energy Development

Fourteen companies qualified to bid in 6th competitive lease sale

Date: October 27, 2016 Contacts: Tracey Moriarty (BOEM) 703-787-1571

WASHINGTON – As part of President Obama’s comprehensive Climate Action Plan to create American jobs, develop domestic clean energy resources and cut carbon pollution, Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell and the Bureau of Ocean Energy […]

BOEM and MassCEC Release Marine Wildlife Survey Results to Guide Offshore Wind Development

Massachusetts and Rhode Island Wind Energy Areas Avoid High Concentrations of Protected Species 10-25-2016 WASHINGTON, Contacts: Tracey Moriarty, 703-787-1571

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) announce the results of two new multi-year marine wildlife survey efforts that focus on collecting baseline biological occurrence and distribution data for whale, […]

World’s Leading Expo in the Wind Field

Internationality and Innovation | On- and Offshore Enjoy the videos: From Sept 28, 2016: From October 1, 2016:  

Public Service Department Announces the Implementation of a New Complaint Protocol

Montpelier, Vermont – Vermonters are now encouraged to file complaints directly with Consumer Affairs and Public Information (CAPI) at the Department of Public Service about a company or developer’s  potential failure to comply with the terms and conditions of a Certificate of Public Good (CPG). CPG’s are issued by the Public Service Board for the construction and […]

Nation’s Largest Wind Project Gets Approval

The Iowa Utilities Board approved the nation’s largest wind energy project, which will power 800,000 homes once completed.

Macksburg Wind ProjectMidAmerican Energy

The 2,000-megawatt Wind XI project should be completed by the end of 2019.

“Wind energy helps us keep prices stable and more affordable for customers, provides jobs and economic benefits […]

Santiago’s Metro System to Become World’s First to Be Powered Largely by Solar and Wind

Lorraine Chow | May 31, 2016

The subway system in Chile’s capital will soon be the world’s first to run largely on renewable energy sources.

Santiago’s metro has 103 kilometers of tracks and 108 stations, making it the second-longest metro system in Latin America after Mexico City. Photo credit: Flickr

The Metro de Santiago, […]

Dairy Air Wind Wins Bid to Provide Stably-Priced Renewable Wind Power to Vermont Utilities

Dairy Air Farm’s efforts to host a single-turbine wind project have taken a step forward with the Vermont Public Service Board’s recent order authorizing Vermont Electric Power Producers, Inc. (VEPPI), to award Dairy Air Wind, LLC a “Standard Offer” program contract. Under the contract, the project will supply Vermont utilities with approximately 6,000,000 kilowatt hours […]

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