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Vermont bill would set new standards for renewable energy

01/23/2015

Vermont is considering a change to its energy policy that would end a practice that critics said amounted to double-counting the environmental benefits of its renewable sources of power.

Oklahoma lawmakers want changes to state wind farm subsidies

01/23/2015

Two Oklahoma lawmakers have filed legislation to alter state tax subsidies for new wind farms in the state.

Feds seek public input on coastal NC wind energy study

01/23/2015

The federal government is inviting the public to comment on an environmental assessment that supports wind energy development off North Carolina.

New facility will use landfill gas to power Anaheim homes

01/23/2015

Officials in California’s Orange County yesterday announced the start of construction on a new facility that will convert landfill gas to electricity at the Frank R. Bowerman landfill east of Irvine.

Siemens to supply wind turbines for Kansas project

01/23/2015

Siemens (NYSE: SI) will supply wind turbines to a 48-MW wind energy project in Kansas.

GE secures financing for 150-MW Briscoe Wind Project

01/22/2015

GE Energy Financial Services (NYSE: GE) has secured the necessary financing for the 150-MW Briscoe Wind Farm in Briscoe County, Texas.

First Reserve to acquire wind power project from Apex Clean Energy

01/22/2015

First Reserve will acquire the 298-MW Kingfisher Wind power project from Apex Clean Energy.

State of energy generation is strong, trade group officials say

01/22/2015

The day after President Obama delivered his State of the Union address, leaders of various energy industry sectors gathered in Washington, D.C. to say that the state of energy production is strong.

The Western Grid Can Weather Disturbances Under High Renewable Penetrations

01/21/2015

Learn how high penetrations of wind and solar energy help the Western Interconnection bridge the crucial first minute following a grid disturbance.

Renewable Energy Roundtable: Production and Investment Tax Policy to be a Top Priority in 2015

01/21/2015

Power Engineering sat down with five movers and shakers in the renewables industry. Find out what they're expecting in the coming year.

2014 Projects of the Year

01/21/2015

Every year, Power Engineering honors some of the best power projects worldwide. Read about the most outstanding successes in the industry.

Hybrid Power: The Relevance of Gas in an Increasingly Renewable World

01/21/2015

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The Debate over Distributed Generation

01/21/2015

As electric utilities reel from significant revenue losses caused by the growth of distributed generation – power produced outside the grid by homes and businesses – power professionals remain deeply divided over the breadth of DG's impact on centralized power.

Regional power operator gives briefing on state of grid

01/21/2015

New England's power system is increasingly shifting from aging oil- and coal-fired plants and to natural gas that relies on pipelines experiencing bottlenecks that drive up prices, the region's electric grid operator said Wednesday.

Republicans: Obama missed the mark on energy issues during State of the Union

01/21/2015

On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama delivered his sixth State of the Union, and the first with Republicans controlling both houses of Congress.

2 groups back away from plan on New Mexico power plant

01/21/2015

Two of the half-dozen organizations that endorsed a utility's plan to shut down half of a coal-fired power plant in northwestern New Mexico are pulling out.

Toshiba America Energy Systems names new president, CEO

01/21/2015

Toshiba has announced that Ali Azad will serve as the first president and chief executive officer (CEO) of Toshiba America Energy Systems Corporation (TAES).

First Wind wind turbine gearboxes to be rebuilt

01/20/2015

First Wind contracted Germany-based Winergy Drive Systems Corp. (WDSC) to rebuild gearboxes for some of the company’s Clipper wind turbines across the U.S.

USVI Tibbar Energy power plant to begin construction

01/20/2015

Tibbar Energy USVI has announced that construction will begin in the second quarter of 2015, on a 7-MW anaerobic digestion biogas power plant, which utilizes VIASPACE's Giant King Grass.

Dominion plans large-scaled solar project in Va.

01/20/2015

Dominion Virginia Power says it's filed an application with state regulators to build the state's first large-scale solar project.