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U.S. Offshore Wind Power Industry Starting to Emerge

Ehren Goossens, Bloomberg July 28, 2015 A few miles off the coast of Block Island, a new U.S. industry is emerging from the Atlantic Ocean. That’s where Deepwater Wind LLC is installing a massive steel frame, more than 1,500 to...

100-MW Kenyan Wind Farm Will Help Power Africa

Renewable Energy World Editors July 27, 2015 As part of President Obama’s Power Africa initiative, the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, announced that it committe...

Major US Corporations Pledge To Increase Renewable Energy Usage, Decrease Carbon Footprint

Justin Sink, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Executives from 13 major U.S. corporations are announcing at least $140 billion in new investments to decrease their carbon footprints as part of a White House initiative to recruit priva...

Hillary Clinton Outlines Renewable Energy Proposals; Will Further Obama Climate Goals

Jennifer Epstein and Mark Drajem, Bloomberg July 27, 2015 Hillary Clinton on Sunday set two "bold national goals" to combat climate change, promising that if she's elected president, she would set the United States on a path toward&nbs...

Regional News from the July/August 2015 Digital Edition of Renewable Energy World

Renewable Energy World Editors July 24, 2015 EcoFasten Solar announced that it launched a new mounting "Rock-It System" that it would be displaying during Intersolar. Product compliance was determined through testing per U...

With 1.6 GW of Wind Capacity Installed in Q2, American Wind Power Continues To Ramp Up in 2015

David Ward, American Wind Energy Association July 23, 2015 With 1,661 megawatts (MW) of newly installed wind turbines coming online during the second quarter of 2015 and more than 13,600 MW under construction, American wind power continues to inc...

Some Hope for US Renewable Energy Tax Credits As Extension Bill Passes Committee

Vince Font July 22, 2015 In a lopsided 23-3 vote, the U.S. Senate Finance Committee voted yesterday to extend a number of renewable energy production tax credits through the end of 2016. The vote allows developer...

How Solar Energy Zones and Easy Permitting Helped Create 3-cent Solar

Susan Kraemer, Correspondent July 22, 2015 Warren Buffet's utility NV Energy has signed the lowest price contract for solar ever, at just US $0.0384 for First Solar’s 100-MW Playa Solar project, beating even its own record low pri...

Researchers Discover How To Site Wind Farms More Quickly, Cheaply

Larry Hardesty July 21, 2015 When a power company wants to build a new wind farm, it generally hires a consultant to make wind speed measurements at the proposed site for eight to 12 months. Those measurements are co...

Did You Hear That? Reducing Construction Noise at Offshore Wind Farms

Dr. Federica Pace July 21, 2015 Marine mammal monitoring and underwater noise mitigation is an integral part of the development of offshore wind farms, which, along with many other developments, generate underwater nois...

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