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Dominion’s Offshore Demo Project Loses Federal Funding
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

The U.S. Department of Energy is withdrawing $40 million in funding for Dominion Virginia Power’s proposed offshore wind demonstration project, which would install two 6 MW turbines in federal waters about 24 miles off the coast of Virginia Beach. Dominion plans to consult with other members of the project team, known


Baltimore Ravens, Constellation Complete Solar Project At Team’s HQ
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 27

On Thursday, competitive retail energy supplier Constellation joined the Baltimore Ravens to flip the switch on a new 400 kW solar generation project at the football team’s headquarters and training facility in Owings Mills, Md. “The Ravens have worked hard to be a model of sustainability for the NFL and our


SEIA Appoints Tom Kimbis Interim President
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 27

Tom Kimbis, general counsel and vice president of executive affairs for the Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA), will serve as the association’s interim president starting June 1. According to SEIA, Kimbis has worked at the organization since 2010, acting as the primary liaison for the U.S. solar industry to the federal


Offshore Project Progress - 27 May
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 27

EUROPE: Recent project progress from ScottishPower Renewables' 1.2GW East Anglia Three as it begins on the planning process, Eneco's Norther site and the Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea.


Senvion to install new 3.4MW prototype in Germany
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 27

GERMANY: Senvion will install a prototype of its new 3.4M140 low-wind turbine in Janneby, northern Germany.


Traffic Stalled Briefly for Years of Benefits
Source: ECT.coop  |  May 27

A few hours of inconvenience for thousands of motorists in Indiana could improve electric service reliability for Indiana electric cooperative members for decades to come. Hoosier Energy crews raise traffic signal lines to make way for a transformer’s move to one of the G&T’s substations. Photo By: Chris Johnson/ Hoosier Energy) Hoosier


AWEA responds to Trump
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 27

UNITED STATES: The American Wind Energy Assocation (AWEA) has hit back at Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump following the billionaire's speech on energy in North Dakota.


Another Step Forward: Nevada Task Force OKs Grandfathering Proposal For Solar NEM
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 27

On Thursday, Nevada’s New Energy Industry Task Force passed a motion recommending to grandfather in existing rooftop solar customers under previous net energy metering (NEM) rules for 20 years. The vote comes shortly after a technical committee approved a similar motion and sent it to the full task force for


Marine Terminal Plans Big Demo Project Featuring Microgrid
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  May 27

Building on a shared commitment to eliminate pollution from port-related operations, Pasha Stevedoring and Terminals L.P. and the Port of Los Angeles have announced they are launching the Green Omni Terminal Demonstration Project, a full-scale, real-time demonstration of zero- and near-zero-emission technologies at a working marine terminal. “This is a Wright


Previous Stories

DNV GL’s Crivella Named Women Of Wind Energy’s 2016 Rising Star
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

Senvion Signs German Contract For New 3.4M140 Turbine
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

DOI-Approved Oregon Wind Project Gets Rejected In Federal Court
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

DNV GL’s Crivella Named Women Of Wind Energy’s 2016 Rising Star
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

Dominion’s Offshore Demo Project Loses Federal Funding
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

DOI-Approved Oregon Wind Project Gets Rejected In Federal Court
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

Senvion Signs German Contract For New 3.4M140 Turbine
Source: North American Windpower  |  May 27

AWEA 2016: RPS cost £12/MWh in 2014
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  May 26

Construction begins on Dairyland Power and Richland Electric Solar Projects
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 26

USDA Invests More Than $200 Million in Electric Infrastructure Improvements in Five States
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 26

Lawmakers Say Co-ops Should Count in 2017 Census
Source: ECT.coop  |  May 23

Middle Tennessee Cooperative Withdraws Offer to Purchase Electric Utility
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 20

Wabash Valley Power Association Purchases Participation Interest in Illinois Power Plant
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  May 20

Co-ops, USDA Team on Classrooms, Rural Jobs
Source: ECT.coop  |  May 18

In Missouri, Fishing for College Scholarships
Source: ECT.coop  |  May 16

Energy Department Announces $3 Million for Industry HPC Access
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

DOI Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Off New York's Shore
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Lab-Corps Program Announces Second Round of Training for Entrepreneurial Teams at National Labs
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23

Eagles are Making Wind Turbines Safer for Birds
Source: EERE Network News  |  March 23