American companies are increasingly making their own power – and sales – with wind turbines located near the factories and buildings that consume the power they make, says a recent report from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). According to [Read More]


SkySpecs, an Ann Arbor, Mich.-based provider of autonomous drones for the inspection of wind turbines, has received a small-business voucher (SBV) from the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) office of energy efficiency and renewable energy, according to an announcement from [Read More]

Ingrid Bonde, chief financial officer (CFO) of Stockholm, Sweden-based renewable energy company Vattenfall, is stepping down from her position. Bonde joined Vattenfall in May 2012 as CFO and executive vice president after one year as a member of the board [Read More]

More than 2,000 world leaders, corporate executives and trade delegates are expected to attend the World Energy Forum 2016 in New York City from Oct. 19-22 featuring sessions on wind power, solar and electricity markets, among other topics. According to [Read More]


EDF EN Canada Inc. says it has divested 15% of its undivided interests in the 350 MW Riviere-du-Moulin Wind Project – the largest wind energy facility in Canada under a single power purchase agreement, the company asserts – and that the [Read More]

Deepwater Wind has completed installation of the five Haliade wind turbines that will power the 30 MW Block Island Wind Farm, located roughly three miles off the coast of Block Island, R.I. The wind farm will now undergo a series [Read More]

Wind energy pricing remains attractive to utility and commercial purchasers, according to an annual report released by the U.S. Department of Energy and prepared by the Electricity Markets & Policy Group at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL). Prices offered [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

The final turbine of the 600 MW Gemini offshore wind project has now been installed, according to Toronto, Ontario-based Northland Power Inc., which owns 60% of the project, along with Siemens Financial Services (20%), Van Oord (10%) and N.V. HVC [Read More]

Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy, a Scotland-based subsidiary of Wood Group, has secured a 12-year construction and operational monitoring contract for the 396 MW Merkur offshore wind farm, located in the German North Sea. The scope of the contract includes construction [Read More]

Iberdrola says it will build two new wind farms in the Canary Islands after receiving the go-ahead to commence development on two projects in Tenerife, for an expected investment of up to EUR 40 million. According to Iberdrola, the 13.8 [Read More]

Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors, has been working with Gunkul Engineering, a Thai renewable electricity producer, to bring three wind projects to financial close. MEM says that [Read More]

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