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Only a few weeks after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit shut down a multi-state plea to stop the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP) – the Obama administration’s landmark course of action for [Read More]

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Across the 28 European Union (EU) member states in 2015, wind accounted for 44% of all new power installations, according to a report from the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says a total of 12.8 GW of wind was [Read More]

By growing wind energy in the state, Coloradans could save $2.7 billion on their electricity bills through 2050, as well as attract over $18 million in annual property tax revenue by 2030, according to new calculations made by the American [Read More]

West Fargo, N.D.-based Wanzek Construction has initiated a new internship program for college graduates – the Wind Tech Development Program. Representatives from Wanzek recently presented the program for students majoring in wind energy technology at Mesalands Community College, located in [Read More]

 

Through its three-year “Smart Blades” research project, the Research Alliance for Wind Energy (FVWE) says it has developed new concepts for making wind turbine rotor blades lighter and more stable. The alliance comprises the German Aerospace Center; ForWind – the [Read More]

Suzlon Group says it has completed type testing and certification of its S111 turbine for 50 Hz and 60 Hz variants. According to Suzlon, this certification acknowledges conformity with standards and regulations for the design, testing and manufacturing of the [Read More]

Law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised EIG Global Energy Partners in the sale of a 50% interest of an onshore and offshore wind farm in the U.K. The buyer was a consortium comprising investment funds managed [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

RES America Developments, a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Americas, says it has reached an agreement to transfer a U.S. offshore wind development lease off the coast of New Jersey to DONG Energy. On Nov. 9, 2015, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [Read More]

Invenergy has signed a 120 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with 3M to provide the global science-based company with renewable energy to help support its operations across North America. The agreement with 3M includes the sale of wind energy [Read More]

Allianz Capital Partners and Bank of America (BofA) Merrill Lynch have jointly invested in two EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE) wind parks in New Mexico. The two operational projects, Roosevelt (250 MW) and Milo (49.65 MW), are adjacently located in [Read More]

German turbine manufacturer Senvion has signed a contract with RES to supply 11 MM82 wind turbines for the Freasdail Wind Farm, located on the Kintyre Peninsula on the west coast of Scotland. The project will be built east of the [Read More]

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