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Vestas US development arm gains momentum

Vestas US development arm gains momentum

Danish turbine manufacturer Vestas is moving further into US project development, with its Steelhead Americas subsidiary joining forces with RES Group on a 200MW site in Texas.

'Wind can compete in merchant Alberta', CanWEA claims

'Wind can compete in merchant Alberta', CanWEA claims

Wind power has a future under an Albertan government committed to ending the province's renewable energy auctions, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) believes.

Facebook faces bill for $85m New Mexico link

Facebook faces bill for $85m New Mexico link

New Mexico regulators are demanding social media giant Facebook pays for almost half of a new $85m transmission line that will carry power from a wind project to a data centre.

Conservatives against 'uneconomic wind' win in Alberta

Conservatives against 'uneconomic wind' win in Alberta

The United Conservative Party has been elected to office in Alberta, pledging not to proceed with the province's fourth auction round for renewables.

Engie forms Mexican JV with Japanese utility

Engie forms Mexican JV with Japanese utility

Engie and Japanese utility Tokyo Gas have formed Heolios EnTG -- a 50:50 joint venture (JV) aiming to develop six renewable energy projects in Mexico.

Record jobs total leads industry benefits to the US

Record jobs total leads industry benefits to the US

In direct contradiction to recent rhetoric by the president, the US wind power industry supports a record 114,000 American jobs, more than 500 domestic factories, and over $1 billion a year in revenue for states and communities.