News - Wind Power Plants

Wind-powered Google data center may be in the works

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
A proposed $600 million data center for Google in central Minnesota would be powered in part by two wind farms with a collect -More

MHI Vestas taps Boston for site of US HQ

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind confirmed Friday that its US headquarters will be based in Boston, where it can provide turbines and -More

Mass. to conduct feasibility study for more offshore wind

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
Massachusetts is launching a feasibility study to review its coast's potential for further offshore wind development, with ho -More

NextEra eyes wind farm in Buchanan County, Mo.

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
NextEra Energy participated in a recent Buchanan County Planning and Zoning meeting to discuss the possibility of building a  -More

Vineyard Wind to advance revitalization project in Conn. city

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
Vineyard Wind will move forward with a multimillion-dollar investment in Connecticut's Bridgeport Harbor area, even though th -More

100% clean energy pledges are in place in 9 states

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
Governors in Illinois, California and at least seven other states have joined the League of Conservation Voters' pledge to mo -More

Opinion: A road map could steer Va. offshore wind forward

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
A master plan or road map would give Virginia the vision needed to leverage its skilled workforce, geographical location and  -More

Shutdown may hinder offshore wind leasing rounds, expert says

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
The partial government shutdown may cause planning delays that stall offshore wind leasing rounds, says Chris LeWand of FTI C -More

Tax credits for renewables are justified, says expert

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
Federal support mechanisms for renewables compensate for the environmental benefits wind and solar offer, and have helped the -More

Hundreds of groups say US lawmakers must back Green New Deal

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
American lawmakers must support the Green New Deal plans to shift away from carbon-emitting fuel sources toward completely re -More

The fear of being laughed at makes cowards of us all.

Smart Brief - Mon, 2019-01-14 19:10
Mignon McLaughlin, journalist and author

EIA: Wind will account for 46% of capacity additions in 2019

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
The US is expected to add 23.7 gigawatts of new generating capacity in 2019, with wind representing 46% of that total, accord -More

Offshore wind a boon for US workers, says AWEA's Sopko

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
The intense interest shown in Massachusetts' recent offshore wind leasing round proves that "Massachusetts and other states,  -More

New England states must collaborate on clean energy

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
Rhode Island, Maine and other New England states are pursuing aggressive clean energy agendas and can advance their respectiv -More

Nordex wins 48-machine supply deal in Texas

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
An undisclosed company has ordered 48 AW125/3150 turbines from Nordex for a 150-megawatt project underway in Texas.  -More

Pattern Energy unloads minority stake in Canadian project

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
Axium Infrastructure has acquired Pattern Energy's minority stake in the 90-megawatt K2 Wind project in Ontario, Canada, for  -More

Colo. utility, Guzman Energy sign 2-way PPA

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
Colorado-based utility Holy Cross Energy and Guzman Energy have signed power purchase agreements with one another to swap win -More

Analysis: Ill. county schools would receive millions from Apex project

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
Apex Clean Energy's proposed Lincoln Land Wind farm would be transformative for Morgan County, Ill., schools, infusing $43 mi -More

Analysis: 2018 polls indicate voters are over coal generation

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
Separate 2018 polls from Pew Research, Gallup and Quinnipiac indicate voters either want to pursue investments in clean energ -More

New support-free wind, solar projects coming to China

Smart Brief - Fri, 2019-01-11 19:10
China will develop a number of wind and solar projects in 2019 without any government support mechanisms, according to the Na -More
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