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  • 10 November 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Massachusetts law requiring utilities to purchase more electricity from renewable energy sources has helped make the state more…  (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, November 10, 2011;

  • 24 October 2011

    Cape Wind’s financial shortcomings have short-circuited New Bedford’s marine commerce terminal, a state-funded development that has yet… By Greg Turner (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, October 24, 2011

  • 17 October 2011
    Business & Finance, Grid Connection

    American Superconductor Corporation today announced that it is now doing business as AMSC and introduced a new corporate identity in order to foster strong, sustainable growth. AMSC’s wind and grid offerings are now branded as Windtec Solutions and Gridtec Solutions to better reflect the company’s expertise across the power lifecycle. The value of AMSC’s solutions […]

  • 13 October 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    NStar and Northeast Utilities on Wednesday said Massachusetts regulators can’t force them to buy power from the Cape Wind offshore wind farm… By Jay Lindsay  (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, October 13, 2011

  • 12 October 2011
    Authorities

      U.S. Interior Secretary Ken Salazar says the nation’s second offshore wind power lease could be weeks away.   By Alex Dominguez (Associated Press) [mappress] Source: Associated Press, October 12, 2011

  • 10 October 2011

    Ever wonder how much power we could harness from the wind? Lewis Crathern knows first-hand. Champion kitesurfer and star of indie film ‘The Man That Touched The Sky’, Lewis stunned the world when he jumped over Brighton Pier in the UK in 2010. An avid crusader for the cause of renewable energy for many years, […]

  • 4 October 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind Associates, the company behind the 130-turbine wind farm to be built in Nantucket Sound, are urging Massachusetts regulators… By Erin Ailworth (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, October 04, 2011

  • 9 August 2011

      A BOSTON-based entrepreneurial guru has called on the Scottish Government to support a key wave energy venture which has the potential… By Bill Magee (scotsman) [mappress] Source: scotsman, August 09, 2011

  • 27 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Carnegie Wave Energy Limited announces the appointment of Mr John Leggate, CBE, FREng to its Board of Directors as a non-executive director. Scottish-born and London-based, Mr Leggate is a highly experienced oil and gas and venture capital industry executive. He worked for over twenty seven years for BP, most recently as the Group Chief Information […]

  • 20 July 2011
    Authorities

    A Marshfield lawmaker is pushing to make one of the state’s oldest energy sources new again. State Rep. James Cantwell, D-Marshfield, wants the state to encourage research and investment in hydrokinetics – the harnessing of energy from moving water – by allowing private companies and municipalities to sell back any energy they create through this […]

  • 19 July 2011
    Business & Finance

    Robert F. Kennedy Jr. is accusing the Patrick administration of holding up Nstar’s proposed $4.6 billion merger with Northeast Utilities until the firms sign a deal to purchase electricity from the planned Cape Wind project. “In effect, the state administration is trying to hold hostage the proposed Nstar-Northeast Utilities merger unless the two electric companies […]

  • 27 June 2011
    Business & Finance

    Marcy L. Reed, National Grid’s new president in Massachusetts, yesterday defended the utility’s decision to purchase power from Cape Wind…  By Erin Ailworth (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, June 27, 2011

  • 16 June 2011
    Business & Finance

      The Alstom Board has approved a major reorganisation of the company proposed by Patrick Kron, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Alstom. This reorganisation is effective on 4 July 2011. Alstom has undergone a period of strong growth, followed by the necessary adaptation to a tougher economic environment created by the crisis. As the […]

  • 24 May 2011

    Cape Wind foes have launched their legal challenge to state regulators’ approval of the electricity deal between National Grid and the… By Greg Turner  (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 24, 2011

  • 19 May 2011
    R&D

    Wind turbine makers will push their new blades to the breaking point at a government-funded testing center that opened for business…   By Greg Turner (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 19, 2011;

  • 17 May 2011
    Business & Finance

    A Middleboro company working with Cape Wind has formed a multinational joint venture with two other firms to build structures for wind…   By Herald Staff (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, May 17, 2011;

  • 21 April 2011
    Business & Finance

    Cape Wind cleared its final regulatory hurdle yesterday but remains only halfway to its green-energy goal with no other utility yet… By Donna Goodison (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, April 21, 2011;

  • 24 February 2011
    Environment

    Massachusetts is looking for help tracking whales, sea turtles and other marine wildlife as it weighs the best location for off-shore wind…   (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, February 24, 2011

  • 17 February 2011
    Authorities

    Sen. Scott Brown is calling on a federal agency to provide for public review and comment on Cape Wind’s bid for approval of its construction… By Michael Norton (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, February 17, 2011

  • 10 February 2011

    The largest wind turbine blade testing facility in the world is nearly ready to open its doors in Charlestown.   By Aaron Orlowski (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, February 10, 2011

  • 2 February 2011
    Business & Finance

    Today, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation and Enforcement Director Michael R. Bromwich delivered remarks at the Second Annual Offshore Wind Power North America Conference in Boston, Mass. Director Bromwich discussed the current status of offshore renewable energy projects, how the reorganization of the former Minerals Management Service will affect future offshore renewable energy projects […]

  • 27 January 2011
    Training & Education

    Law Seminars International presents a comprehensive conference on Offshore Energy Development in Boston on March 3 & 4. This seminar will examine the current state of permitting requirements, interagency cooperation, national leadership and its impact on offshore renewable energy development as well as the relationships between offshore wind and other seabed users. The Offshore Energy […]

  • 17 January 2011

    U.S. Sen. Scott Brown yesterday expressed reservations about a proposal for huge offshore wind farms south of Martha’s Vineyard and… By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, January 17, 2011

  • 4 January 2011
    Business & Finance

    Congress’ failure to adopt climate change legislation, the Gulf oil spill and the United States’ first greenhouse gas rules top an… By Lisa Rathke (boston) [mappress] Source: boston, January 04, 2011

  • 4 January 2011
    Authorities, Business & Finance

    Shareholders of NStar (NYSE:NST) will be asked to approve the proposed merger with Northeast Utilities (NYSE: NU) at a special meeting March…   (bizjournals) [mappress] Source: bizjournals, January 04, 2011

  • 3 January 2011

    Massachusetts electric ratepayers could get jolted by plans to open up huge swaths of federal waters south of Martha’s Vineyard and… By Jay Fitzgerald (bostonherald) [mappress] Source: bostonherald, January 03, 2011