Scott Pruitt, who has served as Oklahoma’s attorney general since 2010, has reportedly been named by President-elect Donald Trump’s Transition Team as the next administrator of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to his biography on the state of [Read More]


Joshua Epel, chairman of the Colorado Public Utilities Commission (PUC), part of the Department of Regulatory Agencies (DORA), is resigning from his position. His four-year term would otherwise expire in January 2019. According to an announcement from Gov. John Hickenlooper, [Read More]

Altech Corp. – a New Jersey-based supplier and distributor of electronic and control components, including for the wind industry – has rolled out a new line of UL ground-fault equipment protection (GFEP) devices. According to the company, the technology enables [Read More]

The Nordex Group has laid the first stone in the foundations for the extension of its head office in Hamburg, Germany. Roughly six years ago, the group decided to build its head office in Hamburg-Langenhorn to place all central functions [Read More]


Google has announced a major milestone in its quest toward becoming powered entirely by renewable energy: It’s set to happen as soon as 2017. According to a company blog from Urs Holzle, senior vice president for technical infrastructure, Google, touting [Read More]

With close proximity to the largest wind farms and oil fields in Texas, Lighthouse Global Energy recently partnered with Heidenhain Corp. to become an official distributor of Heidenhain equipment components. Heidenhain Corp. is the North American subsidiary of Dr. Johannes [Read More]

Speaking at the C40 Mayors Summit in Mexico City, mayors from cities across the U.S. have urged President-elect Donald Trump to recognize what they call a “real and urgent threat” that climate change poses to the world’s cities. In addition, [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Major appliance manufacturer Whirlpool Corp. has broken ground on the Marion wind farm, a project that will help power the company’s Marion, Ohio, manufacturing facility. The three turbines will deliver power directly to the plant. When fully completed, the project [Read More]

Alterra Power Corp. and funds managed by Axium Infrastructure Inc. have extended a service contract for the 144 MW Dokie wind farm, situated in the Peace River District of Northern British Columbia. Vestas has been providing operations and maintenance services [Read More]

Broadwind Energy Inc. has announced $23 million in new wind tower orders from undisclosed customers. The company plans to produce the towers in its Manitowoc, Wis., and Abilene, Texas, facilities. Broadwind expects delivery to take place next year. Stephanie Kushner, [Read More]

Vestas has received an order for what will be the tallest wind turbines in China. The order for 40 V110-2.0 MW turbines was placed by Titan Wind Energy for a project in Licun Town, Heze City, of eastern China’s Shandong [Read More]

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