Since 2007, more than 40,000 MW of new wind generation has been built in the U.S., according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Tens of thousands of new turbines are operating, a testament to the entrepreneurial and engineering spirit of renewable development firms, equipment…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/wind-2/how-to-generate-better-intelligence-more-wind-power-and-increased-profits-u-s-according-to-the-american-wind-energy-association-awea/ American Wind Energy Association, AWEA, How to Generate Better Intelligence, procurement and construction (EPC), thermal plants, U.S., Variable energy resources (VERs), Wind Power and Increased Profits
The increasing penetration of wind energy on U.S. grids is affecting electricity markets in a big way.
First, the good news.
“Nobody disputes the fact that adding more wind energy to the grid displaces more expensive sources of generation,” explained American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/renewable-energy/wind-energy-and-the-myth-of-widespread-negative-pricing-explained-american-wind-energy-association-awea/ American Wind Energy Association, AWEA, Efficiency, Electricity Grid, Energy and Economy, energy prices, Finance, grid reliability, Myth of Widespread, Negative Pricing explained, Politics & Legislation, production tax credit (PTC), Subsidies, Utilities, Wind, Wind energy
SAN FRANCISCO – A unit of Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican Energy Holdings Co. plans to invest $1.9 billion to build additional wind farms in Iowa that would increase its wind generating capacity in the state by about half.
MidAmerican Energy Co., Iowa’s largest utility, plans to…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/buffetts-midamerican-plans-1-9-billion-of-wind-farms-in-iowa-unit-of-warren-buffetts-midamerican-energy-holdings-co/ American Wind Energy Association, Buffett’s MidAmerican Plans, Energy Holdings Co, Warren Buffett’s MidAmerican, Wind Farms in Iowa
The U.S. wind industry is soaring now that last year’s uncertainty over renewal of the federal production tax credit for wind power is ancient history. A last-minute shift in Congress resulted in renewal of the credit on January 1st, and leading wind turbine manufacturer GE has just credited…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/whos-afraid-of-the-big-bad-production-tax-credit-for-wind-power-industrys-windpower-2013-expo-in-chicago/ American Wind Energy Association, Energy Storage, energy storage technologies, Intermittent Energy Sources, wind energy storage facility
Chicago – Kicking off the AWEA Windpower 2013 event in Chicago, the new leadership of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) took to the stage and underscored a five-point plan to build a viable and sustainable industry centered around developing a unified message backed by personal…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/new-awea-leadership-urges-strategy-unity-for-us-wind-industry-kicking-off-the-awea-windpower-2013-event-in-chicago/ American Wind Energy Association, AWEA Windpower 2013, EDP Renewables North America, event in Chicago, Kicking off, New AWEA Strategy, US Wind Industry
Generating a sense of electricity like the thousands of wind turbines in the region, the WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition officially went online today in Chicago, a hub for the American wind energy industry. New leadership for the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is being…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/global-events/windpower-2013-conference-exhibition-ramps-up-in-chicago-an-american-wind-hub-american-wind-energy-association-awea/ American Wind Energy Association, American wind hub, AWEA, in Chicago, U.S., Wind energy, WINDPOWER 2013 Conference & Exhibition
After the extension of the Production Tax Credit on January 1, 2013, GE (NYSE: GE)’s renewable energy unit said it has signed 1 GW of U.S. wind turbine orders as of May 6. GE also debuted its newest wind turbine product during the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA)’s Windpower…http://alternativeenergy.com.pk/international-news/ge-contracts-1-gw-of-wind-turbines-post-ptc-extension-american-wind-energy-association-aweas-windpower-2013-conference-and-exhibition-in-chicago/ American Wind Energy Association, AWEA, in Chicago, Post-PTC Extension, wind turbines, Windpower 2013 conference and exhibition