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  • Cape Wind lease for New Bedford terminal ended

    A $4.5 million deal between the state and the developers of a proposed wind farm off Cape Cod to use New Bedford as a staging and construction site has been terminated, a sign critics say is more evidence the project is dead. The Massachusetts Clean...
  • Energy company says it has secured funding for wind farm

    The energy company planning an offshore wind farm near Block Island says it has secured more than $290 million in financing to move forward with the project. Deepwater Wind announced Monday that its subsidiary Deepwater Wind Block Island has reached...
  • Environmentalists rally in support of Cape Wind

    Environmentalists are rallying on Boston Common this weekend to call on National Grid to reinstate its contract to buy half the power from the proposed Cape Wind offshore wind farm. Organizers of the Saturday rally say they are hoping to attract...
  • Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion

    Spanish Company Iberdrola To Buy UIL Holdings For $3 Billion
    Iberdrola SA, a Spanish utility and wind power company, said Thursday it plans to acquire Connecticut's UIL Holdings for $3 billion. The acquisition will combine Iberdrola's U.S. energy companies with UIL Holdings to create a new, $18 billion...
  • Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road

    Batavia aldermen hold off on asking Aurora to open closed-off road
    Batavia aldermen are split on whether to pressure Aurora into removing a gate on Wagner Road off Mesa Lane to unclog heavy traffic on Batavia streets. The discussion was tabled Tuesday night after the council disagreed about whether or not the gate...
  • Second golden eagle in 3 years killed at Nevada wind farm

    The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has confirmed another golden eagle has been killed at a Nevada wind farm near the Utah line, and conservationists are demanding federal regulators do something about it. Fish and Wildlife Service spokesman Dan...
  • Appeals filed against western Illinois wind-energy line

    A group that represents property owners and a utility have appealed Illinois Commerce Commission approval of plans to build an electricity line designed to bring wind energy from Iowa to Illinois. The (Ottawa) Times reports (http://bit.ly/1FOEeWn ) the...
  • Florida cities fight offshore drilling

    Florida cities fight offshore drilling
    As more communities along Florida's Atlantic coastline dig in against offshore drilling, several civic, business and environmental leaders spoke out this week against federal plans to open ocean waters to exploration. Last summer, the Obama...
  • Candidates give their take on clean energy efforts

    Candidates give their take on clean energy efforts
    Candidates in the April 7 City Council election are making their feelings known about Naperville's future in the area of renewable energy. The issue was one of the topics put forth during the recent Rotary Club of Naperville candidate forums....
  • Maine wind industry alarmed over utility panel's proposal

    Maine's reshaped Public Utilities Commission wants to reconsider two proposed wind projects it approved two months ago, a move critics say would damage the integrity of the regulatory process and scare off future renewable-energy investors. The...
  • Leases for wind turbines off Carolinas could come in 2016

    The first leases allowing wind turbines offshore of the Carolinas are expected to be let next year although some still worry the massive turbines could harm tourism upon which coastal communities depend. Concerns the turbines will spoil views from...