Wind Power News

Meg Cichon - January 30, 2015

Latest US Offshore Wind Auction Draws Few Bidders

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management held its fourth offshore wind lease auction yesterday, but unlike the action seen in auctions past, the event was much more subdued. The auction...

Bloomberg News Editors - January 27, 2015

Brazilian Bank Raises $408 Million for Renewable Energy and Water Projects

The Brazilian bank Itau Unibanco Holding SA raised 1.05 billion reais ($408 million) to finance renewable energy and water treatment projects.

Renewable Energy World Editors - January 26, 2015

UPDATE: Cape Wind in Jeopardy as Two Utilities Seek to Terminate Power Purchase Agreements

The skies are looking grayer for the Cape Wind offshore wind project as reports indicate that the developer has dropped contracts to buy land and facilities just two weeks after utilities...

Bloomberg News Editors - January 23, 2015

U.S. Wind Power Installations Swelled Sixfold in 2014

Installations of wind power in the U.S. surged sixfold last year, making it the largest market for the technology worldwide after China.

Bloomberg News Editors - January 23, 2015

India Clean Energy Investments Rose 13 Percent to $7.9 Billion in 2014

Clean energy investments in India increased to $7.9 billion last year and are expected to surpass $10 billion in 2015.

Ucilia Wang - January 21, 2015

Obama's State of the Union Speech Highlights US Renewable Achievements, Climate Change Goals

President Obama has been under intense scrutiny for what he would do about climate change ever since he was elected in 2008. Part of that scrutiny takes place during his State of the...

Harris Roen - January 20, 2015

Uncovering Green Alternative Energy Mutual Funds

Not all alternative energy mutual funds are created equal. In a recent interview with the Wall Street Journal, a reporter asked me which alternative energy mutual funds were the most...

Jennifer Delony - January 19, 2015

Energy Storage Safety Plan Addresses Gaps in Codes, Standards, and Regulations

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) Office of Electric Delivery and Energy Reliability’s (OE) recently released “Strategic Plan for Energy Storage Safety” is helping industry stakeholders...

Bloomberg News Editors - January 19, 2015

Renewable Energy Will Shrug Off Oil Slump, Say Analysts

Spending on renewable energy, which surged 16 percent in 2014, will remain strong this year, largely unaffected by the slumping oil prices that have artificially depressed their shares...

Bloomberg News Editors - January 16, 2015

Germany’s Largest Utilities Take Diverging Views on Power Prices

Germany’s two largest generators appear to have radically different views about where power prices are going after a record slump.

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