San Carlos, Calif.-based PRENAV has raised $6.5 million in seed financing from investor Crosslink Capital, along with Haystack, Liquid 2 Ventures and WI Harper Group. These organizations join existing investors Pear Ventures, Toivo Annus and a number of others. PRENAV [Read More]


Although policy clarity in key wind markets is providing a near-term boost to MAKE‘s global outlook, it is also negatively impacting long-term growth, according to the firm’s Global Wind Power Market Outlook Update for the third quarter. In North America, [Read More]

CWind, a service provider to the offshore wind industry, and Rotos 360, specialists in turbine operations and maintenance (O&M) in onshore and offshore environments, say they are providing blade repair and maritime logistics services working out of the port of [Read More]

The Vermont Green Line says it has entered into a new partnership with Citizens Energy Corp. to give low-income Vermont residents access to large quantities of renewable energy. By becoming an owner in the Vermont Green Line alongside National Grid, [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]

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Projects & Contracts

Danish fund management company Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) has acquired 100% of Offshore MW LLC, a company holding a 166,886-acre offshore wind energy lease south of Martha’s Vineyard in Massachusetts. The lease was issued by the U.S. Bureau of Ocean [Read More]

The Nordex Group has confirmed that negotiations are currently being held with its partner, Acciona Energia, regarding a 183 MW wind farm in Chile. In the latest round of tenders on the Chilean energy market, Acciona Energia was awarded a [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy says it has secured five-year Digital Wind Farm services contracts for two aging wind farms in central Japan – the 30 MW Shirama wind farm and 22 MW Chosi project. According to GE Renewable Energy, Kinden Corp.’s [Read More]

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

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