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13 Jun | Gov. Malloy and DEEP Announce Selection of 250 MW of Renewable Energy Projects

Governor Dannel P. Malloy and Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Commissioner Robert Klee today announced that Connecticut has selected over 250 MW of clean and renewable energy projects as part of DEEP’s recent Clean Energy Request for Proposals. The projects include the state’s first procurement of offshore wind, in addition to multiple fuel cell projects and a new anaerobic digestion facility.

07 Jun | The Maine Jobs Project

Maine faces an urgent need for good-paying jobs to address job losses in legacy manufacturing industries, which have disproportionately impacted rural communities.

01 Jun | The Crown Estate closes offshore wind extensions opportunity

The Crown Estate yesterday closed its application process for offshore wind farm extension projects. This follows the announcement in February this year.

31 May | Offshore Wind: From the Margins to the Centre-Ground

Offshore wind energy stands on the cusp of rapid and widespread growth. Breakthroughs in fixed bottom and floating foundations, and the development of giant turbines able to power thousands of homes, are creating new deployment opportunities and driving cost reductions across the industry.

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12 Jun | Revolution in the Russian wind power market

On June 9, the second stage of the renewable energy projects selection in Russia was completed. As previously noted, in the market, serious rivalry in the wind energy sector was expected and these expectations were met. In fact, there was a price revolution in the market, which in future will determine the market’s main development thrust in Russia.

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12 Jun | RCG boosts US team with several new hires

The Renewables Consulting Group (RCG), today announces the appointment of several new hires in its New York office to support the accelerating offshore wind market in the United States and renewable energy projects worldwide. The experienced personnel include AJ Negrelli, Emily Kuhn, and Craig Hutchinson.

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12 Jun | New WWEA Publication: Identifying success factors for wind power

The World Wind Energy Association had the opportunity to work together with the Korean Wind Energy Industry Association (KWEIA) on identifying the key success factors for the uptake of wind power deployment in several key markets. The purpose of the study has been to provide guidance for the government of the Republic of Korea which has recently decided to scale up the deployment of wind power and other renewable energies and has started to set up the appropriate legal and regulatory frameworks, based on practical experience gained from other parts of the world.

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12 Jun | Vietnam Wind Power: Huge opportunities – Challenges remain

The Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) opened its first ever wind power conference in Vietnam today, gathering leading national and international industry players to discuss the development of the sector with government.