Renewable Energy World (North America Edition) Magazine Article Archives

- May 19, 2011

Wind Farm Contracting and Financing

In this time of ongoing technical, economic and political change, investors and lenders continue to take a cautious approach to determining whether to provide financing for a U.S. wind...

David Wagman - May 18, 2011

The Interview: Public Incentives Roundtable

During the recession, about the only game in town was the Treasury Department's cash grant program, known as "1603"," a reference to its section within the American Recovery and Reconstruction...

- May 17, 2011

What Happens When the Incentives Expire?

Wind projects, along with other renewable energy technologies, have benefitted in a variety of ways from federal incentive programs. The Section 1603 cash grant program, the Department...

Jennifer Runyon - May 16, 2011

Seeds of a Biomass Coalition Taking Hold

The recent Heating the Northeast with Renewable Biomass conference showed signs that the biomass industry is reaching maturity.

David Wagman - May 13, 2011

The Deal: Innovations in Community Wind Finance

A decade ago, community wind projects in Minnesota developed financial structures that have driven much of the first wave of financial innovation within the community wind sector.

Stephen Lacey - April 29, 2011

The Interview: Leadership Roundtable

James G.P. Dehlsen is a pioneering figure in wind power and renewable energy. In 1980, Dehlsen founded Zond Corp. and served as its CEO and Chairman of the Board. The company, which...

- April 28, 2011

Anaerobic Digestion: Unaddressed Opportunity

While wind and solar generally grab the lion's share of headlines on renewable energy, there are less celebrated, untapped renewable energy resources that can add to the U.S.'s energy...

David Wagman - April 25, 2011

Solar on Campus

Situated on 375 rolling and tree-covered acres in Wayne, N.J., William Paterson University might offer an idyllic classroom setting, but a less-than-ideal spot for solar energy.

Russell Ray - April 21, 2011

Canada Hydropower: Liquid Cornerstone

Canada is already the world's second-largest hydropower producer behind China. But Canada is bent on producing more, driven by its vast potential for hydropower generation and demands...

David Wagman - April 19, 2011

Canadian Renewable Energy Market Overview

Renewable energy's fortunes in Canada lean heavily on government support, making 2011 a particularly crucial year in places like British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Ontario...

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