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Date State Program Area Title
12/31/2014 Cooperative Approach Utilized for Michigan Wind Project
1/7/2015 Reminder: Deadline for Women of Wind Energy Fellowships is February 27
1/8/2015 Energy Department Announces $2.5 Million to Improve Wind Forecasting
1/9/2015 TN University of Tennessee to Lead Energy Department's New Manufacturing Innovation Institute for Advanced Composites
1/14/2015 AZ Wind Energy Will Power the Super Bowl
1/15/2015 New Maps, Fact Sheets Reveal an 82,000-Plus-Megawatt Opportunity in the Southeast
1/18/2015 ME New York Times Article Features Maine Island Grids, Community Engagement
1/20/2015 Small Wind
IRS Issues New Guidance for Small Wind Turbines to Qualify for Tax Credit
1/22/2015 NC Department of Interior Seeks Public Comments on North Carolina Environmental Assessment
1/23/2015 Econ. Dev.
DOE Creates Jobs Strategy Council
1/24/2015 NM Interior Department Greenlights Transmission Line to Modernize Grid, Unlock Renewable Energy Sources in Southwest
1/26/2015 AZ Schools
Northern Arizona University Installs Second Wind Turbine on Flagstaff Campus
1/29/2015 MA Interior Department Leases Area Offshore Massachusetts for Wind Energy Development
1/29/2015 Schools
Careers in Wind Energy
1/30/2015 Agricultural
Econ. Dev.
Wind Energy Development Beneficial to Rural Oklahoma Communities
2/10/2015 Obama Administration Announces Clean Energy Innovation Initiative
2/11/2015 Econ. Dev.
New Model Demonstrates Offshore Wind Industry's Job Growth Potential
2/18/2015 Schools
Energy Department Announces 2016 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants
2/19/2015 TX Wind Generates More than 10% of Texas Electricity in 2014
2/23/2015 Small Wind
Interstate Turbine Advisory Council Adds Certified Turbine to Unified List
2/23/2015 Schools
KidWind Project Announces 2015 REcharge Academies
2/26/2015 Public Power
Energy Department Names Two Colorado-based Electric Cooperatives as Wind Cooperatives of the Year for 2014
2/27/2015 Agricultural
Small Wind
Small Wind Education Helps Consumers Avoid Mistakes
3/9/2015 Small Wind
DWEA SMART Wind Consortium to Host Final Subgroup Kickoff March 26
3/10/2015 AK Wind Power Conference Connects International Experts on Remote and Islanded Grid Systems
3/12/2015 Econ. Dev.
A Future for Wind Energy: Energy Department Releases Highly Anticipated Wind Vision Report
3/23/2015 Schools
NREL Developers Make Wind Datasets Accessible
3/24/2015 VA BOEM Issues First Wind Energy Research Lease in Federal Offshore Waters
3/30/2015 Agricultural
Small Wind
REAP Funding: When, Where, and How to Apply
4/6/2015 New Interactive Map Shows Promising Potential for America's Wind Energy Future
4/7/2015 Public Comment Period Open for Draft Climate Change Report
4/14/2015 Energy Department Announces New Projects to Help Protect Wildlife at Wind Energy Plants
4/20/2015 ME Islanded Grid Resource Center Hosts Exchange Trip
4/20/2015 Schools
Renewable Energy Educators: Apply by May 1 for 2015 REcharge Academies Scholarships
4/20/2015 How Permitting, Zoning Issues Differ for Distributed Wind
4/24/2015 Econ. Dev.
Wind Industry Participates in Joining Forces Initiative
4/27/2015 RI Rhode Island Officials Mark Start of Construction on First U.S. Offshore Wind Farm
5/4/2015 GA Georgia Wind Working Group Facilitates Georgia Tech Energy Expo
5/4/2015 Boise State University Wins Collegiate Wind Competition 2015
5/6/2015 Energy Secretary Moniz Promotes U.S. Energy System Upgrade on Daily Show
5/14/2015 Energy Department Releases Request for Information on Offshore Wind Strategy
5/14/2015 Energy Department Extends Offshore Wind Request for Information Deadline
5/14/2015 Wind Industry Adopts Voluntary Protocol to Reduce Bat Impacts
5/18/2015 Energy Department Launches New Wind Technology Resource Center
5/18/2015 HI Hawaii Moves toward 100% Renewables by 2045
5/19/2015 Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States
5/19/2015 WINDExchange Summit Participants Learn More about Wind Industry's Status, Successes, and Challenges
5/21/2015 MT Montana Celebrates 10th Anniversary of Renewable Portfolio Standard
5/26/2015 Governors Ask Congress to Renew PTC
5/29/2015 Local Ownership Provides Local Benefits with Community Wind Projects
6/3/2015 Policy
UCS: Most States on Track to Meet Clean Power Plan 2020 Benchmarks
6/9/2015 HI Hawaii First State to Adopt 100% Renewable Energy Goal
6/10/2015 Small Wind
USDA Announces 2015 Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Grant Awards
6/16/2015 Small Wind
NREL Issues Special Notice Regarding Solicitation for Distributed Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project
6/16/2015 IRENA App Delivers Global Renewable Energy Data
6/18/2015 CO Policy
FERC Removes Obstacles Limiting Distributed Renewable Energy in Colorado
7/7/2015 New Facebook Data Center to Be Powered by 100% Wind Energy
7/10/2015 Denmark Produces 140% of Its Electricity Demand from Wind Power on July 10, Exports Excess
7/12/2015 NC South Getting Its First Big Wind Farm Soon
7/14/2015 CO Policy
Federal Judges Rule: Colorado's Renewable Portfolio Standard Legal
7/14/2015 AK Senate Energy and Natural Resource Committee Holds Hearing on Islanded Energy Systems
7/27/2015 Small Wind
SMART Wind Consortium Continues Distributed Wind Roadmapping Effort
8/3/2015 Policy
President Obama, EPA Release Clean Power Plan
8/7/2015 Agricultural
Small Wind
USDA Funds $63 Million in Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Programs
8/10/2015 Wind Energy Boom Couldn't Come at a Better Time
8/11/2015 AZ Clean Power Plan Creates Renewable Energy Opportunities in Arizona
8/17/2015 Energy Department Funds Safety Solution for Offshore Wind Turbine Workers
8/24/2015 NREL Releases Technology Baseline of Cost and Performance Data with Standard Scenarios Report
8/24/2015 Agricultural
Small Wind
Investing in Small Wind Can Provide Big Success
9/1/2015 Native Americans
Energy Department Issues Tribal Climate Change Report, $6 Million for Native American Clean Energy Projects
9/2/2015 Wind Development Helping Rural Montana Economy
9/3/2015 AZ Schools
Northern Arizona University Adapts Wind for Schools Curriculum for Outreach on Easter Island
9/16/2015 Energy Department Announces New Actions to Spur Clean Energy Manufacturing Growth and Innovation
9/16/2015 Econ. Dev.
Energy Department Announces $70 Million for Innovation Institute on Smart Manufacturing
9/16/2015 White House Launches Climate Action Champions Initiative
9/23/2015 New Pilot Accepting Small Business Requests to Work with National Labs
9/28/2015 White House Announces Actions to Support Offshore Wind Development
9/28/2015 Econ. Dev.
Energy Department's State Energy Program Funds Awards to Advance Northeast Offshore Wind Market
9/29/2015 Community Distributed Wind Provides Local Benefits
9/30/2015 Federal Energy Management Program Launches New Training Series
10/1/2015 Major New Wind Projects Make Headlines
10/1/2015 Small Wind
New and Improved Distributed Wind Policy Tool Available
10/1/2015 Small Wind
Energy Department Helps Manufacturers of Small and Mid-Size Wind Turbines Meet Certification Requirements
10/6/2015 Agricultural
Small Wind
USDA Announces New Round of REAP Funding
10/8/2015 MN Public Power
Xcel Energy to Bring More Renewable Resources Online
10/26/2015 TX City of Dallas Sources 100% of Its Energy Needs from Wind, Leads U.S. Cities in Green Power Usage
11/2/2015 Southeast Wind Industry Supply Chain Assets Highlighted in New Online Map
11/2/2015 Global Atlas for Renewable Energy
11/2/2015 RE-Powering Electronic Decision Tree Tool
11/9/2015 NJ Interior Department Auctions 344,000 Acres Offshore New Jersey for Wind Energy Development
11/10/2015 Econ. Dev.
Job and Economic Development Impact (JEDI) Model
11/16/2015 ME Energy Department Commits Additional Funding to Maine, Lake Erie Offshore Wind Projects
11/23/2015 SC U.S. Department of Interior Begins Process to Develop Wind Energy Offshore South Carolina
11/23/2015 ME University of Maine Dedicates Ocean Engineering Lab for Wind Energy Testing
11/23/2015 Policy
Administration Announces New Greenhouse Gas Emissions Targets for Federal Agencies
11/23/2015 Energy Department Announces Two Wind Energy Projects through Partnership with Israel
12/1/2015 OH Norwegian Wind Developer to Build LEEDCo Offshore Wind Project near Cleveland
12/1/2015 Schools
KidWind Project Announces 2016 Challenge Dates
12/16/2015 EERE Unveils New Strategic Plan
12/17/2015 Small Wind
Energy Department Helps Alaska Native Village Save Money, Generate Wind Power
12/17/2015 EERE Seeks Stakeholder Feedback on Necessary Resources to Expand Renewable Energy Deployment
12/18/2015 Agricultural
Congress Passes Extension of Production Tax Credit, Investment Tax Credit
12/18/2015 Instagram Photographers Conduct Tour of American Wind Farms
1/1/2016 DE Schools
University of Delaware Announces Wind Energy Graduate Research Fellowships
1/1/2016 NOAA: 2015 is Earth's Warmest Year by Widest Margin on Record
1/5/2016 Vaisala and Southeastern Wind Coalition Join Forces to Determine Regional Wind Potential
1/6/2016 Policy
Governors' Wind Energy Coalition Appoints New Leaders
1/12/2016 Schools
DOE/NREL Issue Sources Sought for Wind for Schools Project Sustainability Plan
1/12/2016 EIA Forecasts Wind Capacity to Increase by 14% in 2016
1/14/2016 Energy Department Announces $220 Million in Grid Modernization Funding
1/14/2016 NY New York Governor Calls for State Offshore Wind Master Plan
1/15/2016 Danish Wind Power Breaks Records in 2015
1/25/2016 Small Wind
SWCC Grants Small Wind Turbine Certification to Pika T701
1/25/2016 NOAA, CIRES Study: Rapid, Affordable Energy Transformation Possible
1/25/2016 GA Georgia Tech and Georgia DNR Launch Marine Planning Application to Support Responsible Offshore Energy Development
1/27/2016 Energy Department Issues Funding Opportunity Announcement for $5 Million in State Energy Program Competitive Awards
2/1/2016 Energy Department Partners with National Labs, Organizations to Apply Advanced Manufacturing Methods to Wind Turbine Blade Production
2/1/2016 New Governors' Wind and Solar Energy Coalition Will Work to Advance Both Technologies
2/1/2016 Energy Department Makes Up to $7 Million Available for Technical Assistance to Tribes
2/5/2016 More New Wind Energy Projects Installed in Europe and United States in 2015 than Other Generation Sources
2/9/2016 Understanding Climate Change Impacts on Water Resources
2/16/2016 Governors Sign Accord for a New Energy Future
2/17/2016 Energy Department Releases Clean Energy Poster Series
2/18/2016 New Technology Could Protect Birds of Prey Flying near Wind Turbines
2/25/2016 Policy
States Setting Wind Energy Records Also Suing over Clean Power Plan
2/26/2016 Small Wind
Wind Turbine Showcased in Energy Department Headquarters
3/1/2016 MD Maryland Public Service Commission Opens Application Period for Offshore Wind Projects
3/1/2016 Energy Department Issues RFI: Eagle Impact Minimization Technologies and Field Testing Opportunities
3/3/2016 MN Minnesota Generated 21% of Its Electricity from Renewable Energy in 2015
3/10/2016 Energy Department's Small Business Vouchers Pilot Selects 33 Small Businesses for Lab Collaboration
3/10/2016 OR Policy
Oregon Ends State's Coal Use through Legislative Action
3/16/2016 NY BOEM Announces Milestone for Wind Energy Development Offshore New York, Receives Unsolicited Lease Requests for Projects off Oahu
3/21/2016 CA BOEM Initiates Review of Proposal for Wind Energy Project Offshore California
3/22/2016 MA Massachusetts Clean Energy Center Issues Offshore Wind Research Request for Proposals
3/22/2016 AWEA: U.S. Rural Landowners Receive $222 Million a Year from Wind Projects
3/24/2016 VA BOEM Approves Virginia's Offshore Wind Research Activities Plan
3/24/2016 Innovative Drivetrain Testing for Wind Turbines Nears Completion
3/25/2016 Energy Department to Participate in Plains and Eastern Clean Line Project
3/28/2016 Energy Department Explores Potential of Wind Power to Stabilize Electric Grids
4/1/2016 OH Cleveland Indians Baseball Team to Power Stadium with Wind Energy
4/7/2016 IRENA: 2015 Sets Record for Renewable Energy
4/11/2016 Testing the Wind in the Columbia River Gorge: Energy Department Funds Effort to Improve Wind Forecasts
4/22/2016 Department of the Interior Announces Two Tribal Energy Funding Opportunities
5/1/2016 Econ. Dev.
Energy and Commerce Departments Announce Lab Partnership Opportunities for U.S. Small Businesses and Manufacturers
5/1/2016 NM New Mexico Reaches Milestone, Enters "1-Gigawatt Club"
5/1/2016 NY Northeast Organizations Collaborate on Regional Offshore Wind Development Roadmap
5/1/2016 Offshore Wind Hub Offers Updated Listings for Atlantic Coast States
5/1/2016 Policy
State Policy Opportunity Tracker (SPOT) for Clean Energy
5/1/2016 Global Atlas for Renewable Energy
5/1/2016 Small Wind
A2LA Renews and Expands Small Wind Certification Council Accreditation
5/1/2016 MT "Charge!" Campaign Launched in Montana
5/6/2016 IA At Iowa Forum, U.S. Energy Secretary Stresses Security
5/13/2016 CO Agricultural
Small Wind
NREL Distributes Wind Competitiveness Improvement Project Round Four Funding
5/23/2016 DC Schools
Small Wind
Energy Department Announces Partnership with DWEA to Support Wind for Schools Project