Last week a group of Republican and Democrat Senators introduced legislation that, if enacted, could provide the support America’s offshore wind industry needs to finally live up to its potential. The Offshore Wind Power Act, if signed into law, could provide developers Investment […]
Nissan Leaf Japanese automobile maker Nissan has begun the North American rollout of its Leaf electric vehicle (EV). Last week dealers in Seattle stocked their showrooms with the much-awaited car. Days before, dealerships in California, Oregon and Arizona also began delivering the Leaf […]
1: Dan Reicher, Stanford University Dan Reicher: Leaving Google for Stanford What’s a top-notch energy thinker to do in a time when energy is a second-tier issue in Washington? Former Assistant Energy Secretary Dan Reicher is casting about for the answer to that […]
The Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has approved the 15-year power purchase agreement between National Grid and Cape Wind, following a five-month-long review.
It’s a good news/bad news scenario right now for renewable project developers. Banks are finally funding projects, but accessing that cash is difficult. Banks are requiring a signed, long-term power purchase agreement with a large utility and a cash-rich, A-rated blue-chip backer. Fulfill […]
Massachusetts regulators are expected to conclude their review of Cape Wind’s 15-year power purchase agreement with National Grid early next week, a Massachusetts Department of Public Utilities (DPU) spokesman tells G.E.R.
Morgan Stanley's iconic headquarter in New York The renewable energy and cleantech sector is ripe for a wave of consolidation and Wall Street banks don’t want to miss out on this potentially lucrative stream of green advisory fees. That’s why a growing number […]
Cape Wind says it plans to start discussions with banks to structure a debt and equity funding package supporting the construction of its $1 billion, 420 megawatts offshore wind farm next month.