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2009-02-09 07:00:00

Project would facilitate movement of 12,000 MW of energy from wind rich areas NOVI, Mich., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- ITC Holdings Corp. (NYSE: ITC) today announced that over the past year it has worked to develop the "Green Power Express", a network of transmission lines that would facilitate the movement of 12,000 megawatts (MW) of power from the wind-abundant areas in the Dakotas, Minnesota and Iowa to Midwest load centers, such as Chicago, southeastern Wisconsin, Minneapolis and...

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2009-02-03 13:25:00

Wind power capacity jumped 50 percent last year to over 25 gigawatts in the US alone, making the nation the world's top producer of wind power, according to an industry survey released on Monday. The US replaced Germany as the world's No. 1 source of wind power installations, however Germany gets a much higher percentage of its electricity from wind power, according to industry figures. New US wind energy installations totaled 8,358 MW for a total installed capacity of 25,170 MW compared to...

2008-11-14 12:00:19

Aubrey K. McClendon, Chairman of the American Clean Skies Foundation (ACSF), announced today that Denise Bode, Chief Executive Officer of ACSF, would be leaving the foundation next month to become the President of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). "We are very proud of what Denise has helped build at the American Clean Skies Foundation," said McClendon. "We wish her continued success in her new position and look forward to continuing to work closely with Denise. We share the...

2008-11-14 12:00:19

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) today announced the appointment of Denise Bode as its new CEO, effective January 2, 2009. Bode will succeed Randall S. Swisher, who is retiring after a 19-year stint with AWEA. Bode, who is currently CEO of the American Clean Skies Foundation, is a nationally recognized energy policy expert and served for nine years on the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. Her experience in the energy field is extensive and includes seven years as President...

2008-11-12 09:00:39

News Advisory: When: Thursday, November 13, 10:00 am (Eastern Time) What: National News Teleconference Who: Randall Swisher, Executive Director, American Wind Energy Association Karl Gawell, Executive Director, Geothermal Energy Association Linda Church Ciocci, Executive Director, National Hydropower Association Rhone Resch, President, Solar Energy Industries Association Call-in details: 1-866-412-1090, conference ID: 7337 7992 The leaders of the...

2008-10-29 12:00:24

Southwest Windpower, the leading manufacturer of small wind turbines, played a leadership role in the passage of new legislation creating a federal-level tax credit for qualified small wind turbines -- a significant leap for the small wind industry as a whole. This legislation marks the first federal incentive for small wind systems since 1985. On Friday, Oct. 3, 2008, the Emergency Economic Stabilization Act of 2008, H.R. 1424 was passed which included a new federal-level investment tax...

2008-10-22 18:00:22

The U.S. wind energy industry installed 1,389 megawatts (MW) this quarter, bringing to 4,204 MW the total of wind power projects completed in what is expected to be another record year, the American Wind Energy Association announced today in its 3rd quarter market report. With even more reported under construction, the industry is on track to surpass the banner year of 2007, when 5,249 MW were installed, with a total of about 7,500 MW this year (7,500 MW would generate enough electricity...

2008-10-13 03:00:31

By Hagadone, Zach Part of more than $100 billion in tax breaks squirreled away in Congress' $700 billion financial rescue bill are two measures worth a combined $7.7 billion that are the life's-blood of the country's - and Idaho's - renewable energy industry. The Production Tax Credit gives wind, geothermal, biomass and other renewable power generators a one-year, 30 percent break on construction costs, and the Incentive Tax Credit provides homeowners and commercial users with an...

2008-09-18 12:00:00

Speakers that span the political spectrum, representing the Clean Energy NOW coalition of more than 200 organizations, joined forces today to call for Congressional action to extend the renewable energy and energy efficiency tax credits before the conclusion of the September legislative session. While the credits are set to expire at the end of the year, this week the Senate Finance Committee announced an energy tax deal--agreeing to an $18 billion package which includes clean energy tax...

2008-09-08 09:00:44

Minnesota Power's plan to harness wind energy from the plains of North Dakota and transmit it to customers took an important step forward with the signing of an agreement to purchase an interstate transmission line and phase out a long-term contract to buy coal-generated electricity. Minnesota Power, an ALLETE company (NYSE:ALE), announced its intent to buy the transmission line in May as part of its strategy to develop wind energy in order to meet a state mandate requiring a 25 percent...


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