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Austin Named Municipal Energy Conservation Officer
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Suzanne Austin, a policy analyst with the town of Oakville in Ontario, has been named a municipal energy conservation officer (MECO). She becomes the first individual formally designated a MECO since chief energy conservation officer Peter Love called for appointments throughout the province last fall. Love has encouraged further [read more]
House Passes Renewable Energy Bill
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The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) praised the 236 to 182 vote in the House of Representatives on a bill that includes an extension of the renewable energy production tax credit. The bill, which would be financed by ending tax incentives for oil and natural gas producers, includes $17 billion [read more]
MTCC Will Offer Green Electricity To Clients
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The Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) plans to offer green electricity to clients and event planners to help them reduce the environmental footprint of their events. In addition, the MTCC will use green electricity to power its administrative offices and electronic signage. To achieve this, the MTCC is partnering with [read more]
Hotel Chain Will Purchase Wind Power RECs
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Accor North America has announced an agreement between its Sofitel Hotels and wind energy supplier Community Energy Inc. to purchase wind energy for all nine Sofitel locations in the U.S. This purchase of wind power in the form of renewable energy certificates qualifies Sofitel Hotels as an Environmental Protection Agency [read more]
Tetra Tech Awarded Wind Projects In Wyoming
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Engineering firm Tetra Tech Inc. has been awarded three wind energy projects totaling approximately $150 million by PacifiCorp, a utility that serves the western U.S. Work on the three projects will begin immediately and is expected to be completed in December. Tetra Tech will provide engineering, procurement and construction services [read more]
NaiKun Completes Commercial Agreement
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NaiKun Wind Energy Group Inc. has completed a commercial agreement with the Lax Kw'alaams First Nation regarding transmission routing for NaiKun's proposed offshore wind project. The NaiKun offshore wind energy project site is located in Hecate Strait with a planned transmission interconnection point south of Prince Rupert, in the traditional [read more]
LM Glasfiber Manufactures First Blade Set At New Plant
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LM Glasfiber recently completed three LM 40.3 meter blades. The blades are the first to be supplied to Acciona Windpower from LM Glasfiber in Little Rock. LM Glasfiber broke ground on its new plant in the port of Little Rock, Ark., last October. While the new plant is being constructed, [read more]
AAER Retains Services Of Wind Advisor
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AAER Inc., a Canadian wind turbine manufacturer, has retained the services of Helmut W. Moll, a strategic advisor in the wind industry, to assist the company in developing additional banking relationships and further expand its supply chain. Through this relationship, AAER will have access to administrative and office infrastructure in [read more]
Hansen Names Bersch Corporate Director Of Strategic Procurement
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Hansen Transmissions International NV, a global gearbox designer, manufacturer and supplier in the wind market, has appointed Gerd Bersch as corporate director of strategic procurement. Bersch brings to Hansen expertise in supply chain management, particularly in a gearbox production environment. According to the company, Bersch will help align efforts [read more]
California Companies Form Green Power Group
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Several California companies have formed the Green Power Group - California Affiliates. Group founders Advanced Micro Devices, Apple Inc., BT Americas, Cisco Systems, eBay, Google Inc., Hewlett-Packard, Intel Corp., Intuit, Levi Strauss & Co., News Corp., Pactiv Corp., Patagonia and Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will share the best practices for purchasing [read more]
BEF Supports Consumer Protection Standard For Carbon Offsets
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The Bonneville Environmental Foundation (BEF) and the Center for Resource Solutions have announced that BEF clean energy offsets are now Green-e Climate certified. BEF is one of the first organizations in the renewable energy industry to offer carbon offsets certified by Green-e Climate. BEF's renewable energy certificates (or Green Tag) [read more]
FERC Reforms Aim To Improve Operations Of Wholesale Power Markets
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The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has proposed new rules to improve operations in organized electric markets, boost competition and bring additional benefits to consumers. The proposed reforms, outlined in a notice of proposed rulemaking on competition, are designed to ensure just and reasonable rates and to remedy undue discrimination [read more]

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D.H. Blattner - Seeking Site Managers, Superintendents & Forepersons, Electrical Engineers & Superintendents, Field Engineers, Safety Coordinators, Crane & Heavy Equipment Operators, Tower Climbers and more...

Schneider Power Inc. - Corporate and Technical Opportunities Available

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Wanzek - Seeking Site Project Managers, Wind Energy Superintendents, Turbine Erectors, Crane Operators, Electrical Superintendent, Electrical Engineer

EAPC - Seeking Wind Resource Analyst

GE - Field Engineering Professionals, Product Service Engineers, Wind Training Specialist, Wind 2nd Level Engineer, Wind Customer Manager, Various Opportunities in Renewable Energy

Nordic Windpower - Executive VP of Operations

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PowerWorks - Seeking a Corporate Attorney

Rev 1 - Seeking Site Managers, Wind Commissioning and Maintenance Technicians, HV/Substation and Mechanical Commissioning, I&C Technicians, DCS Engineers, Navy Nuclear Trained Personnel and more...

Global Windpower - Seeking O&M Site Manager, Field Service Technicians, Gearbox Repair Specialists, Blade Repair Technicians

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Dialight - Seeking Western Regional Manager - LED Obstruction Marker and Beacon Lights

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EMS - Construction Manager, Purchasing Manager, Project Manager, Power Conversion Systems Specialist, Field Engineers, Technical Trainer, Traveling Technicians

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Garrad Hassan - Seeking in the USA: SCADA Project Engineer, Senior Electrical Engineer and Electrical Engineer and Wind Resource Analyst; in CANADA - Technical Due Diligence Manager and Wind Resource Analyst

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