Boston-based wind energy developer First Wind has completed its first project of 2012.
Boston-based wind energy developer First Wind has selected Siemens AG to provide wind turbines for its latest wind project in Hawaii.
Beasley Forest Products LLC, the largest hardwood sawmill in the U.S., and specialty contractor Land Care Services LLC, have formed a joint venture, Green Power Solutions, to construct what will be Georgia's largest biomass facility in the city of Dublin, after receiving approval from the state's Public Service Commission.
With four utility-scale wind projects already online and another two currently being built, Maine is on track to pass what is viewed as a crucial milestone—of having 200 installed wind turbines—as it moves toward its legislated goal of reaching 2,000 megawatts of wind-power generation by 2015, according to published reports.
The Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative, the United States' first market-based regulatory mechanism to reduce carbon emissions, has completed its 12th quarterly carbon credit auction.
On May 23, the Demand Response and Smart Grid Coalition (DSRG), a “smart grid” trade association coalition, announced that the U.S. Senate had introduced the Electric Consumer Right to Know Act, S 1029.
Texas retains its huge lead as the largest generator of electricity in the U.S., including the largest total amount of renewable energy generation and the largest year-over-year additions of renewable energy, according to EnergyBoom’s analysis of the latest U.S. Energy Information Agency data for January and February 2011 released May 13. Renewable energy in this data is defined as wind, solar, wood-derived fuels and biomass, and geothermal.
This is the first part of my three-part Q&A with Al Ebron, executive director of the National Alternative Fuels Training Consortium (NAFTC). In this first part Ebron talks about the history and mission of NAFTC, his background, and why NAFTC is a pioneer.
ROBERT GLUCK: What is your background and how did you arrive at NAFTC?