The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition has appointed Gov. Gina Raimondo, D-R.I., and Gov. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., the group’s chair and vice chair, respectively, for 2017. Rhode Island has positioned itself as a leader in offshore renewable energy, says [Read More]


The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced $3.5 million in funding available for the private sector with solutions to make it easier, less costly and less time-consuming to connect renewable resources, such as solar and [Read More]

The Cherokee Nation Tribal Council has approved the leasing of more than 4,000 acres of tribal trust land in Oklahoma to wind farm developer PNE Wind. Cherokee Nation – the federally recognized government of the Cherokee people – says the [Read More]

As part of his continued efforts to fight for domestic energy security, Rep. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., recently paid a visit to United Wind’s turbine construction site on a local wind farm in Ripley, N.Y. During the visit, Reed reviewed the construction [Read More]


Europe can integrate a larger share of renewables into the power system, provided policymakers take significant steps to overhaul electricity markets, according to the Market4RES study, a European Union-funded project. The Market4RES study claims that more flexible electricity markets would significantly [Read More]

Global renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon has officially opened its newest aerodynamic technology rotor blade manufacturing facility in the city of Badnawar, in the Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh, India. The inauguration was conducted by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of [Read More]

Gamesa says it has concluded implementation of its turbine production-boosting Energy Thrust program for a French utility at 28 wind farms located in Spain, Portugal, France and Poland. The company says this upgrade suite, which boosts average turbine output by [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

Gamesa has reached a new product strategy milestone by receiving the first order in China for its G114-2.5 MW turbine. Specifically, the company will supply 38 of these turbines to state-owned developer Zhognmin at two wind complexes. The order also [Read More]

E.ON says it is strengthening its renewables business in the U.S. by building new projects, signing new power purchase agreements (PPAs) and finalizing new plant services agreements. The company says it just began construction on its Radford’s Run Wind Farm, [Read More]

Enel Green Power, an owner and operator of renewable energy projects, has signed a 10-year power purchase agreement (PPA) to supply wind power to offices of the banking and financial services company HSBC in Mexico. According to the company, the PPA [Read More]

As the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) continues to yield proven benefits, the California Independent System Operator (ISO) and El Centro Nacional de Control de Energia (CENACE) have announced that the Mexican electric system operator has agreed to explore participation [Read More]

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