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As the PTC winds down and federal returns continue to shrink, the sooner you repower your turbine fleet, the better.
On April 29, a group of RNRG employees traveled from Vermont to Washington, D.C. to attend the People’s Climate March.
I have worked in the wind energy industry for over three decades. I became and have remained involved because of my long-held concerns about energy security and environmental stewardship. I am convinced that wind is part of the solution.
A moratorium on wind energy in Vermont? And just when it seemed we were making progress. It seems NIMBYism is alive and well around the world.
If you’ve read my past posts, you know I love numbers and finance. If you share those same passions, read on.
Some recent headlines on the PTC (Production Tax Credit) for wind energy have been misleading. Either they confuse a tax credit with a cash hand-out, imply that if not for the PTC wind energy would shrivel up and die, or imply that wind energy receives government support above and beyond...
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Two weeks ago I returned from the wind industry’s big show, WINDPOWER 2012 in Atlanta. I’ll talk more about my experience in a moment, but on my way there I read the current issue of my old High School magazine.
Takeaways from Europe 2012 US market will likely see a drop of nearly 60% through 2013 unless something dramatic happens and a PTC is passed. US market will take 3 years to recover, due to the low cost of energy and slow economic growth Industry is struggling with low...
Lagoon of Birnie Island, Phoenix Islands, KiribatiDuring the rough and tumble of everyday life, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the immediate moment and lose sight of the broader perspective. This is true in all areas of our lives.