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N.Y. announces clean energy push

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N.Y. announces clean energy push | Opinion: Proposed N.C. wind energy moratorium would be harmful | Proposed Ind. wind farm suffers legal setback
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N.Y. announces clean energy push
New York state issued bid requests last week for dozens of clean energy projects valued at up to $1.5 billion. The solicitation includes wind projects and is aimed at helping the state reach its clean energy targets.
Newsday (Long Island, N.Y.) (tiered subscription model) (6/2) 
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Opinion: Proposed N.C. wind energy moratorium would be harmful
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The three-year moratorium being considered by the North Carolina legislature would deny the state one of its most useful sources of renewable energy, writes William Markham, a professor emeritus at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. "[W]ind farms generate significant lease payments to landowners, often become major taxpayers in rural counties, and generate some well-paid maintenance jobs," he writes.
The News & Record (Greensboro, N.C.) (6/3) 
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Proposed Ind. wind farm suffers legal setback
The Indiana Supreme Court refused to hear an appeal from Apex Clean Energy of a lower court decision regarding a proposed wind farm in Rush County. The Indiana Court of Appeals had upheld a lower court's ruling to enforce a larger setback requirement for the wind farm.
News-Examiner (Connersville, Ind.) (5/30) 
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GE plans to deploy huge North Sea wind platform
A massive wind platform is almost ready to be sent to the North Sea, General Electric said. The platform, built in Germany, is part of the DolWin3 project and will bundle power from three offshore wind farms.
Bloomberg (6/2) 
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Operations & Maintenance
NextEra Energy investigating blade break
NextEra Energy Resources is investigating a blade break on a turbine at the 98.1-megawatt Breckinridge wind farm in Oklahoma that happened Wednesday. "We believe this was an isolated equipment issue, but we are inspecting each of the turbines at the wind farm to ensure they are operating normally," said NextEra's Bryan Garner.
ReNews (UK) (6/2) 
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Economy, Energy & Trends
US states, cities will continue support for renewables, Danish official says
Danish Energy Minister Lars Lilleholt said he sees US states and cities continuing their support for clean energy despite the planned US exit from the Paris climate agreement. "It's my expectation that a number of US states, East Coast states and Texas, among others, will continue to back this," he said.
Bloomberg (6/4) 
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UK green economy poised for growth, industry leaders say
Building powerhouse green businesses in the UK is within reach, but requires commitment from the government, says a group representing more than 30 low-carbon companies.
The Guardian (London) (6/4) 
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Policy Watch
Senate panel to consider Energy, Interior, FERC nominees
The Senate Energy and Natural Resources Committee is expected to vote on four nominees Tuesday: Dan Brouillette as deputy energy secretary, David Bernhardt as deputy interior secretary and Neil Chatterjee and Robert Powelson to fill Republican seats on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission.
The Hill (6/5),  E&E News (subscription required) (6/5) 
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N.Y. takes a big first step toward 50% renewable energy
As one of the country's largest economies and most populous states, it was a big deal when New York state passed a 50% by 2030 clean energy standard last year. Now, the Empire State has taken the first meaningful steps toward meeting that goal: It announced a renewable energy solicitation aimed at making progress on the 50% target. Learn more.
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