AWEA and several major wind developers are applauding an omnibus amendment – now included in the state’s proposed budget – to bring a “commonsense approach” to siting wind turbines in Ohio.
Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based LeMond Composites has entered into an exclusive, 20-year licensing agreement with Deakin University in Australia to enhance the production of carbon fiber, which LeMond believes is a key component of the future of efficient energy use. Founded [Read More]
Vestas is rolling out a new 4.2 MW wind turbine platform in three variants: V150-4.0/4.2 MW, V136-4.0/4.2 MW and V117-4.0/4.2 MW. First introduced in 2010 as the V112-3.0 MW, the company’s 3 MW platform – now in its fourth generation [Read More]
Alliant Energy’s Wisconsin utility, Wisconsin Power and Light Co., has issued a request for proposals (RFP) to add 200 MW to its wind generation portfolio. Qualifying structures include asset sales, develop-transfers or build-transfers, and power purchase agreements. Resources being considered [Read More]
In an effort to help the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba transition to renewable energy, ABB is providing an advanced microgrid to WEB Aruba N.V., the main power utility serving the island. ABB says the microgrid will help WEB Aruba [Read More]
Clean energy advocacy groups say PJM’s new “always available, all-year requirement” puts renewables at a disadvantage, considering their performance can vary according to seasons.
The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that up to $6.3 million is now available for emerging energy storage technologies that have not yet been commercialized but could support renewable power sources in the state. [Read More]
Senvion has closed a financial contract with Elicio NV for the Alibunar wind farm in Serbia. Under the 42 MW order, Senvion will deliver, install and commission 21 MM100 turbines. The installation is planned to take place in the first [Read More]
The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects – including wind, solar, biomass and energy efficiency – to receive funding of $7.8 million. The selections are the result of [Read More]
In connection with Fortum Energy’s recently being awarded a series of onshore wind projects in a renewable energy auction in Russia, Vestas expects to soon enter the Russian wind market. According to the turbine manufacturer, the Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund [Read More]