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Providing Energy Security to Fort Hood

Providing Energy Security to Fort Hood

The story of Apex’s power purchase agreement with the Defense Logistics Agency–Energy and Fort Hood, which involves the Army’s largest single renewable energy project to date. By: Melissa Peterson, Manager of Business Development   In October 2014,...
Amazon Wind Farm US East completed in North Carolina

Amazon Wind Farm US East completed in North Carolina

Spanning farm fields in Pasquotank and Perquimans counties, the Amazon Wind Farm US East, powered by Avangrid Renewables at Desert Wind, is now the first commercial-scale wind farm in North Carolina. The wind farm reached full commercial operation this month and began...
Senate Plan Targets DEQ Jobs, Wind Projects

Senate Plan Targets DEQ Jobs, Wind Projects

by Kirk Ross RALEIGH — The elimination of 45 positions at the Department of Environmental Quality and a moratorium on wind-energy projects through 2020 are among items raising concerns among environmental groups following the release Tuesday of the Senate’s two-year...
U.S. Wind Manufacturing — North Carolina Ranks 4th

U.S. Wind Manufacturing — North Carolina Ranks 4th

Wind energy manufacturing in the United States is thriving, and North Carolina ranks fourth in the highest number of wind manufacturing plants in the country. Not only is the wind industry providing opportunities for high paying careers, it is also promising long-term...
Wind and The Military

Wind and The Military

Legislation aimed at restricting the development of wind energy projects with the goal of preserving the readiness of military bases in North Carolina has necessitated further inquiry into the subject. As a result, experts from key military stakeholder groups (e.g.,...