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Leaked DOE report shows grid coping well with more wind

Leaked DOE report shows grid coping well with more wind

UNITED STATES: Variable renewable resources are not a reliability risk for America's electricity grid, according to a leaked preliminary draft of a closely watched report for the US Department of Energy (DOE).

Pulling out of Paris is an empty gesture

Pulling out of Paris is an empty gesture

UNITED STATES: Following Donald Trump's announcement that he was taking America out of the Paris climate agreement, US states, cities and companies have lined up to pledge their continued support for it, while analysts disagree on what the country's exit actually means.

Pioneering state takes on Trump over climate

Pioneering state takes on Trump over climate

UNITED STATES: California has introduced a bill requiring 100% of electricity to be sourced from renewables by 2045, putting the state at loggerheads with the pro-fossil-fuel federal government.

Cheap power, brutal competition

Cheap power, brutal competition

UNITED STATES: With low gas prices pushing down wholesale prices, developers are finding utilities are keener to buy wind farms than the power they generate.


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Market status report

Market Status: United States - Two-year boom could add more than 16GW

UNITED STATES The US is expecting a healthy volume of wind installation in 2015, around 50% up on 2014 as developers scramble to use December's extension of the wind production tax credit (PTC).

Special reports

US wind industry - Special Report

US wind industry - Special Report

Windpower Monthly examines the major issues dominating the US wind market

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Operations & Maintenance - Special Report 2013

Windpower Offshore looks at operations and maintenance strategies that can help cut the cost of offshore wind energy as the sector continues to grow.

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Latin America - Special Report 2013

Windpower Monthly looks at the continuing growth of wind power in Latin America as more countries prepare to build substantial capacity.