Tag: wind farm
A new analysis of state taxation policies regarding wind energy in the West shows New Mexico is the lowest-cost state for wind farm development, followed by Montana, Colorado and Wyoming. The study, released by the University of Wyoming’s Center for Energy Economics and Public Policy, takes into account wind resource estimates, construction and labor costs, and tax policies.
Xcel Energy proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380 megawatts of new wind generation to its system.
The Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, is now the first commercial-scale wind farm in North Carolina.
Offshore wind company Deepwater Wind announced plans for the Skipjack Wind Farm, a new offshore wind farm that will help Maryland meet its clean-energy goals at far lower prices than state law anticipates, saving Maryland ratepayers millions of dollars.
Detailed planning and a special transport device required to haul turbine blades up a steep, winding road.