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A three-year project aimed at developing a set of standards for U.S. offshore wind has been launched by the Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Bureau of Safety and [Read More]


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Despite much support from environmental, labor, justice and educational organizations, the California Assembly adjourned early Saturday morning without taking up a vote for S.B.100, a bill designed to get California to 100% renewable energy by 2045, the Sierra Club has announced. [Read More]

Sweden-based Vattenfall’s chief financial officer (CFO), Stefan Dohler, is leaving the company and becoming the new CEO of EWE AG, a regional utility in Germany. Dohler joined Vattenfall in 1998 and has served as the group’s CFO since December 2016. [Read More]

The American Bureau of Shipping (ABS), a provider of classification and technical services to the offshore and marine industries, has completed the design review of the front end engineering and design (FEED) documentation for the VolturnUS, a floating offshore wind [Read More]

 

The U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) is inviting the public to its fifth meeting of the New York Intergovernmental Renewable Energy Task Force on Oct. 3 in New York. According to the agency, the meeting will continue stakeholder [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy and GreenBiz Group have released a new report highlighting the current drivers and barriers to the corporate and industrial procurement of renewable energy. The research, conducted in August, shows that while the continually improving economics of utility-scale [Read More]


In an effort to address the importance of tackling climate change, M&M’S has launched its Fans of Wind campaign, using “spokescandies” Red and Yellow as advocates for wind energy. M&M’S is a brand of Mars Inc., which says it sources [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China. According to the company, the deal represents one of its largest ever in this market. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 [Read More]

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the 40 MW Jawbone wind development in Kern County, Calif. The Jawbone development is fully zoned for wind generation, says Alterra. Following a collaborative effort that began over a year ago, Alterra [Read More]

Turbine maker Nordex says it has reached 2 GW in installed capacity in the U.K. and Ireland wind markets. Breaking it down by country, Nordex says it has built 1.5 GW in the U.K. and nearly 600 MW in Ireland. [Read More]

German wind developer ABO Wind has tapped Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier for seven projected onshore wind power plants to be constructed over the next two years. According to ABO, the plan is to use up to 31 Siemens [Read More]

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) reports that construction has begun on the 66 MW Hog Creek Wind Project, located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017. [Read More]

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