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Dominion Virginia Power Puts The Breaks On Offshore Wind Pilot Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

Citing cost concerns, Dominion Virginia Power has placed the Virginia Offshore Wind Technology Advancement Project (VOWTAP), its offshore wind pilot project, on hold indefinitely. VOWTAP [...]


On the Ground in Haiti: Day 5
Source: ECT.coop  |  April 24

Editor’s Note: Zuraidah Hoffman, NRECA International communications manager, is in Côteaux, Haiti, where NRECA International is establishing that country’s first electric co-op. She is providing a first-hand account of her travels in a series for ECT.coop. There’s no stadium seating, but movie night in Haiti is something youngsters look forward to.


GenPro Energy Installs Pika Solar-Wind Hybrid For Nebraska School
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  April 24

South Dakota-based GenPro Energy Solutions has completed the installation of a hybrid energy system from Maine-based Pika Energy for Ravenna Public Schools in Ravenna, Neb. [...]


Co-op Solutions in S.C. Graduate School Classroom
Source: ECT.coop  |  April 24

Call it “Co-op in the Classroom.” An electric cooperative leader led a group of graduate students at the University of South Carolina in using the co-op way to deal with the state’s energy challenges. The Electric Cooperatives of South Carolina’s Mike Couick, standing, outlines the project goals presented to grad students participating


AMSC-Sinovel case given court date
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  April 24

CHINA: The long-running $450 million trade secret case between AMSC and Sinovel is expected to be heard on 11 May.


Dominion's Virginia pilot delayed
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  April 24

UNITED STATES: Dominion Virginia Power said it "remains committed" to developing an offshore project in Virginia, despite having to postpone its 12MW pilot project.


A2Sea to install Burbo Bank Extension
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  April 24

UK: Vessels provider A2Sea has been awarded the turbine installation contract by Dong Energy for the 258MW Burbo Bank Extension in the Irish Sea.


Wind And Solar Lead New U.S. Renewable Energy Generating Capacity
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  April 24

Wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower combined provided more than 75% of the 1.2 GW of new U.S. electrical generating capacity placed into service during the [...]


Kingspan Group Launches U.S. Solar Subsidiary
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  April 24

Ireland-based Kingspan Group plc has launched a U.S. subsidiary that will focus on the commercial and government solar segments. Kingspan Energy Inc., with headquarters in [...]


Previous Stories

Nebraska Public School Installs Wind-Solar Hybrid Energy System
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

E.ON, GE Energy Financial Services Dedicate Grandview Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

FWS: Bi-State Greater Sage-Grouse Population Does Not Require ESA Protection
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

Dominion Virginia Power Puts The Breaks On Offshore Wind Pilot Project
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

FWS: Bi-State Greater Sage-Grouse Population Does Not Require ESA Protection
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

Nebraska Public School Installs Wind-Solar Hybrid Energy System
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

E.ON, GE Energy Financial Services Dedicate Grandview Wind Farm
Source: North American Windpower  |  April 24

Offshore project progress - 24 April
Source: Windpower Monthly  |  April 24

On the Ground in Haiti: Day 4
Source: ECT.coop  |  April 23

USDA Deploys 1.5 MW Solar Array At Maryland Headquarters
Source: SolarIndustryMag.com  |  April 23

Kentucky Public Service Commission Approves Methane Project
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  April 23

On the Ground in Haiti: Day 3
Source: ECT.coop  |  April 22

Congressional Legislation Preserves Large Water Heater Use
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  April 22

USDA Announces Funding for Infrastructure Projects
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  April 22

Energy Department Recognizes Two Texas Partners for Advancing Energy Efficiency
Source: EERE Network News  |  April 22

DOT Announces $500 Million in Seventh Round of TIGER Funding
Source: EERE Network News  |  April 22

Energy Department Announces New Projects to Help Protect Wildlife at Wind Energy Plants
Source: EERE Network News  |  April 22

Report: U.S. Energy-Related CO Emissions Increase in the Past Two Years
Source: EERE Network News  |  April 22

USDA Extends Another $31 Million in Federal Loans and Grants to Electric Cooperatives
Source: CoopLawBlog  |  April 17