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UK: Moventas has said that its proposed expansion in the UK, including the construction of a factory, will be put on hold until the offshore market in the country recovers, but said is looking to expand in the US.
UNITED STATES: A new report into deploying large-scale offshore wind off the Californian coast will pose a number of major planning hurdles.
UNITED STATES: The US Senate has introduced its new tax bill but made no new proposals to the renewable-energy-supporting production tax credit (PTC), placing its on a collision course with the other legislative chamber, the House of Representatives (HoR).
UNITED STATES: The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has joined forces with other energy industry groups to oppose the US Department of Energy's (DOE) recommendation to promote coal and nuclear plants "to support grid resiliency".
UNITED STATES: Pattern Energy posted a net loss of $48.4 million in the third quarter, the company reported.
UNITED STATES: American Electric Power (AEP), the utility which owns the 2GW Wind Catcher site in Oklahoma, intends to spend an extra $1.8 billion on new renewable generation between 2018 and 2020.
UNITED STATES: A new tax bill launched in the US Congress could cut the production tax credit (PTC) from its current $0.023/kWh to $0.015/kWh.
UNITED STATES: Construction of the 730-mile TransWest Express (TWE) transmission project could start in 2019, if all permits are secured and there is enough electricity demand in California.
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).
UNITED STATES: As the US wind industry races to complete projects before the PTC expires, concerns are growing over looming tax reforms and the threat of border tariffs.
UNITED STATES: The governor of Maryland has revealed a package of environmental measures including funding for the renewables sector, but faces criticism from the green lobby over his veto for 2016's clean jobs bill.
CANADA: Energy company Emera has launched a solicitation for wind and hydro supply to be delivered south to Massachusetts, a plan that will finally test the feasibility of what Canadian wind energy producers have long imagined could be an important new market opportunity.
UNITED STATES: Wind operators in the US Midwest may have been deliberately over-forecasting their production to increase the compensation they receive from the regional grid operator.