A committee created by Governor Kate Brown to “identify viable pathways” for Principle Power to secure a revenue contract for its 24MW WindFloat Pacific pilot project off the coast of Oregon held its first meeting on 29 September.
US wind farm operations and maintenance (O&M) contractor UpWind Solutions and Danish-Swiss technology outfit Romo Wind have forged a strategic relationship through which the latter's patented iSpin technology will be sold into the Americas markets.
06 October 2015 06:46 GMT
To the consternation of the renewables industry, Ontario's government appears inclined to make large-scale energy storage a prerequisite for bringing big wind and solar projects onto the province's oversupplied grid in the future.
06 October 2015 12:44 GMT
Even as Brazil's president Dilma Rousseff was preparing a deep cabinet reshuffle last week, mines and energy minister Eduardo Braga was at an event telling power sector leaders that rooftop solar in the country will be the new frontier for energy, showing his confidence that he'd be staying in the government.
05 October 2015 03:51 GMT
Developer Deepwater Wind is busy pursuing power off-take opportunities in southern New England and the greater New York City metropolitan region for its proposed ONE offshore project in federal waters south of Rhode Island-Massachusetts, chief executive Jeff Grybowski tells Recharge.
02 October 2015 07:19 GMT
US Wind this month will submit an application for offshore renewable energy certificates (ORECs) to the Maryland Public Service Commission for approval, a key development step for an initial 250MW project phase in federal waters 12 miles east of Ocean City.
02 October 2015 05:39 GMT
Chile plans to get 70% of its power generation from renewable energy sources by 2050 – up from 10% today – led by wind and solar, which will have installed capacities of more than 20GW each under a newly-published roadmap.
01 October 2015 03:44 GMT
Developer Cape Wind has adopted a low public profile as it works to get America’s pioneering utility-scale offshore project back on track against opponents in the courts, while addressing the vexing problem of finding buyers for the power, Dennis Duffy, vice president of regulatory affairs, tells Recharge.
01 October 2015 02:40 GMT
The US Department of Energy aims to decide early this fall on whether to give three public/private consortia more time to meet four “critical” requirements it set for them to receive up to $46.7m each to deploy advanced technology offshore wind technology projects, a senior DOE official says.
30 September 2015 01:45 GMT
Jeb Bush, still seen as a leading candidate for the Republican presidential nomination despite flagging poll numbers, fleshed out his plan for the US energy sector on Tuesday, saying the Obama Administration’s Clean Power Plan must be “stopped in its tracks”.
30 September 2015 01:01 GMT
Dong Energy is targeting spring 2016 to carry out geophysical/geotechnical, bathymetric and environmental survey work for its proposed Bay State Wind project to be located in federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts, Recharge learns.
29 September 2015 11:55 GMT
Brazil will have to invest heavily in the development of renewable technology to reach its goal to supply 23% from non-hydroelectric sources by 2030, said local commentators who nevertheless declared the target feasible and welcomed the ambition it represents.
29 September 2015 07:43 GMT
US Wind, a subsidiary of Italy’s Renexia, has completed bathymetric, environmental and geophysical/geotechnical survey work in two commercial wind lease areas off the coast of Maryland, where it plans to install a meteorological tower in 2016, Recharge learns.
29 September 2015 04:10 GMT
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