Govs. Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee were recently joined by John Kerry, former secretary of state, to discuss how governors can step up given the void of federal climate action.
The Borough of West Chester, Pa., on Wednesday became the 45th municipality in the U.S. and second in Pennsylvania to commit to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. The borough council voted unanimously to establish [Read More]
Green Development LLC (formerly Wind Energy Development), a North Kingstown, R.I.-based company with a goal of diversifying Rhode Island’s energy portfolio, has announced Al Bucknam as its new CEO. The appointment is a component of Green Development’s evolution from a [Read More]
Sandia National Laboratories has won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies, including one for subscale wind turbine blades. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their [Read More]
Citigroup Inc. has announced plans to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The bank says it will consider on-site power generation, power purchase agreements for energy-intensive properties such as data centers and the appropriate [Read More]
The lawsuit, filed against BOEM, is seeking summary judgment and requesting the court to invalidate Statoil’s offshore wind lease, which was awarded last year.
U.S. offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is partnering with researchers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the University of Rhode Island (URI) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to assist with their studies of bird and bat activity [Read More]
Toronto-based Northland Power Inc. has announced that the final turbine for the Nordsee One offshore wind project, located in the North Sea, was successfully installed today. Now, the 332 MW offshore wind farm is anticipated to begin full commercial operations [Read More]
ENGIE and the Abraaj Group, an investor operating in growth markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, have announced a new partnership to build a slew of wind farms across India. Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified [Read More]
Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a 97 MW wind turbine supply order in Argentina. Notably, the deal marks the first South American order for the G132-3.465 MW turbine. Siemens Gamesa will install 28 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines [Read More]
Calgary, Alberta-based BluEarth Renewables LP has completed the acquisition of four operating renewable energy facilities from Veresen Inc., including three run-of-river hydro facilities in British Columbia and one wind facility in Ontario. The facilities have a weighted average contract life [Read More]
All of General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities will soon meet their electricity needs with 100% renewable energy, thanks to GM’s new purchase of 200 MW of wind power. GM will be the sole user of the Northwest Ohio [Read More]