Quantcast

Latest American Wind Energy Association Stories

2008-09-04 09:00:42

BCC Research, the veteran market research firm, has published "Wind Turbines: The US Market", written by Hillpoint Energy's Ben Spitz. The 228-page report takes a detailed look at the US wind turbine market and projects market conditions to 2013 on a statewide basis, for both complete wind turbine systems as well as components. The report can be purchased at http://www.bccresearch.com/report/EGY058A.html. "Wind power is a key clean energy source that is poised to make significant inroads...

58f14f72f26d5f52d127fcc8113df01c1
2008-08-26 06:05:00

A congressional stand-off that has blocked extension of federal tax credits for renewable energy projects is setting off a boom in the wind and solar industries. Developers and customers are racing to install systems by year's end to qualify for the credits, which can cut the cost of a large commercial system by 30%. Wind developer EnXco has spent millions to ensure wind farms in Minnesota and California are spinning this year, says CEO Tristan Grimbert. "We will go the extra mile to be on...

2008-08-17 18:00:46

By Blankinship, Steve The United States wind energy sector continues to believe it is possible to produce 20 percent of the nation's electricity with wind by 2030. But the 20 percent number is not a prediction, guarantee or projection. Instead, according to Randall Swisher, executive director of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), the "20 Percent Vision" is "achievable but not inevitable." He made his comments at AWEA's 2008 conference in Houston. Wind presently provides less than...

2008-08-05 12:00:59

Andover Energy Holdings, Inc. (OTCBB:ADEH) issued a statement today. Brad Tolley, Chief Executive Office, said, "Management is very pleased to announce that Andover Energy Holdings, Inc., has been accepted into the prestigious association of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) that includes global leaders in wind project development, turbine manufacturing, and utilities. This is another step forward for the Company that will enhance our efforts in bringing to market new...

2008-08-04 09:00:55

U.S. becomes top producer of wind power LOS ANGELES, Aug. 2 (Xinhua) -- The United States has become the world's leading wind power producer and is expected to see rapid growth in places like Texas, the Great Plains and California, according to figures released on Saturday. The U.S. wind industry now tops Germany in terms of how much energy is being produced from wind, the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said. Germany still has more installed capacity -- 22,000 megawatts vs....

2008-08-01 18:00:31

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As the unemployment rate reached a four-year high, and after Congress failed this week to extend essential renewable-energy tax credits, the Blue Green Alliance said today that the U.S. is missing an enormous opportunity to create middle-class green jobs that will reinvigorate our economy, increase our energy independence and fight the global-climate crisis. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080131/DC12982LOGO ) "The future of our...

2008-07-27 03:00:33

WASHINGTON _ Led by billionaire Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens, pioneers in the emerging wind-power industry are touting their product as The Next Big Thing as they chart a course to produce at least 20 percent of the nation's electricity in just over two decades. But reaching that goal won't be easy. The most daunting challenge centers on the fundamental question of how to get the product to customers. That will require building thousands of miles of transmission lines to carry electricity...

2008-07-11 09:00:59

TYSONS CORNER, Va., July 11 /PRNewswire/ -- With no clear national energy policy, an upcoming presidential election, and the potential for renewable energy tax credits to expire - jeopardizing jobs and investment in the wind and solar industries - the renewable energy industry is in a state of flux. With this in mind, Reznick Group, a top 20 national CPA firm, is holding its first-ever renewable energy business symposium at the Inverness Hotel and Conference Center in Englewood, Colorado on...

2008-07-01 15:00:49

By Isolde Raftery, The Columbian, Vancouver, Wash. Jul. 1--WASCO, Ore. -- Oskar Villalobos was tired of telling people he worked at Les Schwab. He wanted a job that sounded more impressive and that paid better. Part of him dreamed of making a global impact. So when he read about the renewable energy training program at Columbia Gorge College in The Dalles, he signed up. And after graduating from the six-month pilot program, he landed a job at the Biglow Canyon wind farm as a...

8a1e07683bfc2a7d5258e70baddbd3871
2008-06-24 09:45:00

A contract to build the United States' first offshore wind farm was announced on Monday. The 25-year agreement would be between Bluewater Wind Delaware LLC, who will construct the offshore field of wind turbines off the Atlantic coast, and Delmarva Power, a local Delaware utility company that would purchase 200 megawatts of generated power. Officials from both companies announced the details of the contract during a news conference in Newark, Delaware. The wind farm will include approximately...


Word of the Day
baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
Related