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Regardless of what the Trump administration thinks about climate change, the clean energy jobs sector in the US is currently creating new positions at a faster rate than most other sectors within the country’s economy.Combined, the country’s solar and...
Two European companies—Statoil Wind US LLC and PNE Wind AG—have requested for federal offshore wind energy leases off the coasts of New York and Massachusetts.In their requests, Statoil Wind (a subsidiary of the Norwegian energy company Statoil) and PNE...
The institutional investor, Caisse de Dépôt et de Placement du Québec (CPDQ), has offered $90 million in term-loan financing for the Mont Sainte-Marguerite wind farm project in Chaudière-Appalaches.Developed in partnership with Pattern Energy Group, as well as several municipalities...
On Wednesday, February 22, 2017, Denmark tapped into wind energy to generate 97 gW-hours (gWh) of power and managed to supply the electricity needs of the entire country for the day.This huge achievement for the country is partly...
Vattenfall, a Swedish power company, is now seeking approval for the upgrade and expansion of the Clashindarroch Wind Farm in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.The plans to expand the 36.9 mW onshore wind farm include the addition of 16 wind turbines, which...
Australia will use one of its largest and newest wind farms to officially prove that wind farms are truly able to contribute to energy security.The basic goal of the trial is to show that wind farms can offer frequency...
The three China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) wind power projects, with a total installed capacity of 200 mW, are scheduled to start operating commercially in the middle of this fiscal year.According to the Ministry of Planning and Development of Pakistan,...
Denmark has broken a benchmark in wind energy with its large prototype wind turbine that can generate around 216,000 kWh of power in 24 hours.In late 2016, MHI Vestas Offshore Wind revealed the 9mW prototype, called the V164-8.0 MW....
People in Long Island, New York celebrated after the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) approved plans for an offshore wind energy project that is stated to be the largest of its kind in the US as of yet.Upon completion,...
According to an industry report by the Offshore Wind Programme Board (OWPB), offshore wind power costs in the UK played around $121 per MWh in 2016, representing a 32% drop from four years ago.The OWPB report indicates that the...

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