US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears

 RES’ supply-chain concerns confirm recent report findings from Wood Mackenzie. FEBRUARY 01, 2019 |JASON DEIGN | greentechmedia.com There's a race to complete wind plants before the PTC runs out. Renewable energy developer RES has warned of U.S. wind project supply chain challenges as the federal Production Tax Credit comes to an end in 2020. “The largest … Continue reading US Wind Player “RES Americas” Warns of Impending Supply Bottlenecks as PTC Disappears

Looming Supply Chain Crunch Threatens US Wind Energy Boom

With their eye only on deadlines wind companies have made a basic project management mistake, in pushing forward with a Wind Rush, to build out as many projects as possible, to collect tax credits, issues with supply chain, transportation and logistics were not considered. Study by Energy Logistics Group More than $2.1 billion in turbine sales … Continue reading Looming Supply Chain Crunch Threatens US Wind Energy Boom

Local 49 rally against RES Americas, “bait-and-switch” with Minnesota workers.

Local 49 Rally Against Outsourcing Jobs, PUC Decides to Table Decision on Bitter Root Wind Energy Project 2018 | IUOE Local 49, Minnesota Local 49 as well as a coalition of labor unions and clean energy advocates prevailed today as the Minnesota Public Utilities commission (PUC) voted unanimously to place the site permit decision on … Continue reading Local 49 rally against RES Americas, “bait-and-switch” with Minnesota workers.

RES Wind project vote postponed opponents cite practice of hiring out of state non-union workers.

Regulators table Canby area wind farm over labor concerns Union said developer of Bitter Root project relies on out-of-state labor. DECEMBER 6, 2018 | Mike Hughlett | Star Tribune State utility regulators postponed a vote to approve a western Minnesota wind farm Thursday after construction unions criticized the project’s nonunion builder for primarily hiring out-of-state … Continue reading RES Wind project vote postponed opponents cite practice of hiring out of state non-union workers.

Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

28th November | Exclusive by Sandra Dick | heraldscotland.com The green energy sector in Scotland has grown rapidly in recent years. Scotland faces being plunged into darkness for days, possibly resulting in deaths and widespread civil disobedience, due to the country’s over-reliance on green energy, a new report has warned. A massive gap in the electricity system caused by … Continue reading Blackouts, deaths and civil unrest: warning over Scotland’s rush to go green

Wind Turbine Fires: Findings from the 2018 US Wind Technical Symposium

ONYX InSight hosted its Third Annual Wind Turbine Technical Symposium in Golden Colorado, September 2018. 10th October 2018 | ONYX InSight US Wind Turbine Technical Symposium, InSight Analytics Limited Wind Turbine Fires: Findings from the 2018 US Wind Technical Symposium This year’s ONYX InSight US Wind Turbine Technical Symposium was a great success.  The focus … Continue reading Wind Turbine Fires: Findings from the 2018 US Wind Technical Symposium

Florida Based Energy Company Violates New Law

NextEra Energy, is putting up new wind turbines without the needed federal approval, in violation of a recently approved state law. Aug 30, 2018 |ALEX CAMERON | News9.com | Oklahoma City, OK HINTON, Oklahoma - The actions of a Florida-based energy company are proving to be a test case for a new law intended to protect … Continue reading Florida Based Energy Company Violates New Law

US Wind Installations To Surge Before PTC Phase-Out In 2021

July 27th, 2018 | Joshua S Hill  | CleanTechnica The US wind energy industry is expected to install more than 30 gigawatts (GW) of new production capacity over the next three years as developers look to take advantage of the wind energy Production Tax Credit that will begin phasing out in 2021. The Production Tax … Continue reading US Wind Installations To Surge Before PTC Phase-Out In 2021