Vineyard Wind, Woods Hold Group Partner on Current, Tidal Monitoring

Vineyard Wind says it is working with the Woods Hole Group, a local environmental contractor, to deploy current measuring and turbidity monitoring devices along the export cable corridor.   Working with Woods Hole Group, the company hopes to gain insight and … Read More

New Report Compares Clean Energy Wages with Nationwide Median

To understand the quality of employment opportunities in clean energy-related industries, E2 (Environmental Entrepreneurs), the American Council on Renewable Energy (ACORE) and the Clean Energy Leadership Institute (CELI) have commissioned BW Research to analyze wages and benefits of occupations in … Read More

Grijalva, Castor Introduce the Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act

House Natural Resources Committee Chair Raúl M. Grijalva (D-Ariz.) has unveiled his Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act at a virtual press conference with his co-lead, House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis Chair Kathy Castor (D-Fla.), original cosponsors and a range … Read More

PSC Approves Expansion of New York’s Clean Energy Standard

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo says the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC) approved an expansion of the Clean Energy Standard to refocus New York’s existing regulatory and procurement structure on achieving the goals laid out in New York’s Climate … Read More

OPSB Removes Modified Turbine Feathering Requirement from Icebreaker Project

The Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has formally adopted an oral motion – that was unanimously approved – which removes a requirement that Icebreaker Windpower Inc. must completely feather wind turbines, stopping them from rotating, during nighttime hours from March … Read More

Terracon Eases Renewable Site-Selection with Software Enhancement

Terracon, an employee-owned consulting engineering firm, says it has further enhanced Stage1, a site-selection tool, to now include environmental and geotechnical condition assessment.  Stage1 combines Terracon’s extensive project data, compiled over its 50-plus year history, with environmental and geologic data … Read More

NRG Systems Working with NREL on Bat Deterrent Tech

As wind energy installations increase, so does the potential impact on various wildlife species, including bats. Based on available data, migratory tree-roosting bats, such as the Eastern Red Bat and the Hoary Bat, are at the highest risk, though much … Read More

Ameren Unveils Largest-Ever Expansion of Wind Generation

Ameren Corp., a U.S. power company, has established a net-zero carbon emissions goal across all its operations in Missouri and Illinois – while also unveiling its largest-ever expansion of clean solar and wind generation. The clean energy expansion is included … Read More

Republicans Introduce Bill to Eliminate Production Tax Credit

U.S. Sen. Kevin Cramer (R-ND) and John Hoeven (R-ND) have helped to introduce the PTC Elimination Act, a bill to completely phase out the federal production tax credit (PTC) for renewable energy sources like wind. The PTC Elimination Act amends … Read More

House Passes Clean Economy Jobs Act, Seeks Approval from Senate

The House of Representatives has passed the Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act which includes legislation Rep. Mike Levin (D-CA) introduced to promote the development of renewable energy on public lands.  The Clean Economy Jobs and Innovation Act develops renewable … Read More