Why Aren’t Those Wind Turbines Turning?

It’s called curtailment—and it could be costing the nation a lot of green energy and green money. . Some 292,000 megawatt-hours of wind power were curtailed by the Midwest transmission system operator in 2009; in 2010, that figure jumped to about 824,000 megawatt-hours. At a rule-of-thumb 7 cents per kilowatt-hour, …

Harvest Partners acquires BHI Energy

30 November 2010 NewNet Clean Energy Investor Newsletter Harvest Partners acquires BHI Energy Minnesota Power updates order for higher-capacity Siemens turbines Conergy shares rise after reported debt swap commitment Reservoir Capital raises $3m in share placement Ofgem commits £62m to UK smart grid development GreenHunter Energy transfers subsidiary stock to trust …

Magma Energy threatens to pullout of HS Orka takeover

2 August 2010 DEALS NEWS… Magma Energy threatens to pullout of HS Orka takeover Renewable energy-focused Quorum Business Solutions gains capital investment Clean fuel developer ITM Power’s directors acquire shares Pennsylvania NanoMaterials commercialisation centre awards $450,000 for new energy development Senergy Alternative Energy acquires SGC Engineering, secures US foothold Philippine …

Interesting Times for VC, Greentech and Globespan- GTM Daily

Interesting Times for VC, Greentech and Globespan “If we can’t take companies public, the model doesn’t work.” Will Natural Gas Hurt Renewables? Investment bankers dither about regulations but remain hopeful about alternatives at REFF-Wall Street . Entering Wind’s Jumbo Jet Age Wind industry innovators are upping turbine power from the …