Monthly Archives: December 2014

Distributed wind letter to Obama administration

  Distributed wind seems to be getting a lot of support from politicians and investors around the world, but no more so than from the original author of the wind energy tax credit back in 1992, Senator Chuck Grassley. Last … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 17, 2014 |

Largest African wind farm to be supplied by Vestas

  Vestas, the largest wind turbine manufacturer in the world, has just received the order to supply wind turbines for the wind farm, Lake Turkana Wind Power project, which is to be located in Kenya. According to Vestas, it will … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 16, 2014 |

How does Senator Chuck Grassley feel about wind energy tax credits?

  Who is Sen Chuck Grassley? He is a Republican Senator in Iowa, but you may know him as the one who authored the wind energy tax credit back in 1992. He has been a strong advocate of the wind … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 12, 2014 |

SunEdison buys wind energy in the form of a $2.4 billion First Wind acquisition

  SunEdison has just completed its purchase of First Wind, a wind energy developer based in the US, which makes them the largest renewable energy development company in the world. The deal was really made by their subsidiary company, TerraForm … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 11, 2014 |

Orenda sets renewables industry benchmark with ‘performance guarantee’ protection

  Performance Guarantee just one of a raft of new initiatives offering ‘peace of mind’ to farming and rural communities   Livingston, Scotland 10th December 2014; In a move that radically shifts the risk profile of wind investments in the … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 11, 2014 |

Iowa’s anti-wind groups fighting tax credits

  An anti-wind action group in Iowa, not surprisingly funded by oil businesses, is trying to take a stab at the wind energy tax credits in the state. Congress will have to make a decision on the federal wind energy … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 5, 2014 |

Ecotricity offers free electricity through small wind turbines

  An interesting business offer by a South Uist wind energy company allows crofters and landowners free electricity through small wind turbines installed on their properties. The additional benefits for property owners is that Ecotricity insures and maintains the wind … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on December 4, 2014 |