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Minnesota Commission Revokes Permit for Comfrey Wind Project

Barry Cassell October 8, 2015

The Minnesota Public Utilities Commission issued an Oct. 6 order revoking a site permit, first issued in 2008, for the 31.5-MW Comfrey Wind Energy LLC project.


EIB Links Green Bonds to Projects in Second Push for Climate

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg October 6, 2015 The European Investment Bank is the first issuer to link its individual green bonds to the projects they finance in a second move to respond to the call from world leaders to scale up fin...

BOEM Greenlights Offshore Wind for North Carolina

Renewable Energy World Editors October 6, 2015

BOEM has released a finding of no significant impact for commercial wind lease issuance on the Atlantic OCS offshore North Carolina.


Nordex Buys Acciona Wind Unit for $880 Million to Expand Abroad

Brian Parkin and Lydia Mulvany, Bloomberg October 5, 2015 Germany’s biggest wind-turbine maker agreed to purchase its counterpart in Spain in a transaction that will create the fifth-largest manufacturer worldwide amid a shift toward renewable e...
clean energy

India Pledges Clean Energy Push in UN Climate Submission

Alex Nussbaum and Anindya Upadhyay, Bloomberg October 2, 2015 India, the world’s third-biggest polluter, pledged to slow the rise of greenhouse gases produced by its growing economy and to rapidly build up clean energy sources, becoming the las...
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Drones to Play Greater Role in Wind Turbine Inspections

Power Engineering Editors October 1, 2015

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles will play a greater role in wind turbine inspections according to a report recently published by Navigant Research.

energy storage

NextEra to Invest $100 Million in Energy Storage Technology

Christopher Martin and Jim Polso, Bloomberg September 30, 2015

NextEra Energy Inc. plans to invest $100 million in energy-storage systems over the next year to back up its fleet of solar and wind energy plants.

renewable energy

Poland’s Renewable Energy Market Draws New Investors

Anna Hirtenstein, Bloomberg September 30, 2015 Impax Asset Management Group Plc, a London-based investment firm, has completed a 182 million Polish-zloty ($48 million) refinancing for its Kisielice wind farm in northern Poland after t...
offshore wind

Japan: Goto City Aims to Become ‘Islands of Energy’ by Harnessing Offshore Wind

Junko Movellan, Correspondent September 30, 2015 Off the coast of Kagoshima island, a part of Goto City in Nagasaki prefecture, Japan’s first on-gird 2 MW floating offshore wind turbine (FOWT) is about to complete its mission as a ...
clean energy

U.K. Labour Party Planning ‘Clean Energy Boom’ for Country’s Cities

Alex Morales, Bloomberg September 29, 2015

The U.K. Labour Party does not plan to renationalize utilities if it wins the next election, its spokesperson on energy, Lisa Nandy, plans to say Tuesday...


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