In the News: Research and Development in Renewable Energy, Small Wind Markets


In the News: Research and Development in Renewable Energy, Small Wind Markets

EVWind
NYSERDA emerges as leading state small wind power incentive program
In 2011, NYSERDA cemented its reputation as a leading state small wind energy incentive program. When Mark Mayhew joined the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) as small wind energy program manager in 2008, NYSERDA received more applications for PV in a week than the small wind program received in a year. Mayhew set out to improve the small wind program. In 2011, NYSERDA cemented its reputation as a leading state small wind energy incentive program.

Washington Post
Cuba’s small-scale successes with solar, wind energy yet to make a nationwide impact
The sleepy country setting that farmer Juan Alonso calls home hasn’t changed much since he was born 74 years ago, with two rustic wooden houses nestled among palm trees against a backdrop of green hills and clear skies.

Market Watch
BP eyes wind, biofuels in alternative energy
The head of BP’s alternative-energy business on Tuesday said biofuel and wind are the starts of the field as the firm ramps up its presence.

KCET Rewire (blog)
California Energy Commission Plows $1.15 Million Into Renewables Research
The California Energy Commission (CEC) announced Wednesday that it had made $1,154,230 in grants to promote research into climate change forecasting and renewable energy technologies in California.

Houston Chronicle
Wind power, natural gas cars get a plug
The Obama administration touted its “all-of-the-above” energy approach in Houston on Thursday with dual promotions supporting natural gas vehicles and a federal tax credit for wind power.

Equities.com
The Urban Turbine Meets the Grid
Predictions of the wind industry flat lining have been the subject of seminars, conferences and white papers for the past year, but it seems like they have been a bit premature. Despite some major setbacks in the past couple of years, wind and solar are still the fastest-growing sources of electrical energy around the world.
 


Share this page: