Boston-based wind energy developer First Wind has selected Siemens AG to provide wind turbines for its latest wind project in Hawaii.
The Obama Administration has announced a group of pilot projects selected for a newly formed team charged with expediting and simplifying the building of transmission lines in the United States.
The U.S. Department of Energy, or DOE, has awarded $156 million in funding for cutting-edge energy technology projects running the gamut from innovative plant-based fuels to conversion devices aimed at transferring utility-scale solar energy directly to the grid at much higher voltages than is currently possible.
The New Mexico Environmental Improvement Board (EIB), whose former members were all removed in January of 2011 by incoming Republican Governor Susana Martinez, a Palin favorite, has recently begun consideration of measures that would repeal some greenhouse gas (GHG) regulations put in place by former Governor and Democrat Bill Richardson in the waning days of his administration.
Siemens AG (NYSE: SI) said this week its U.S. division Siemens Energy will supply power equipment and long-term service to PacifiCorp’s proposed 637-megawatt (MW) Lake Side 2 combined-cycle gas-fired power plant at Vineyard, Utah, 30 miles south of Salt Lake City. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.