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The U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has decided not to grant a preliminary injunction in the lawsuit brought by a host of fishing communities, associations and businesses – led by scallop industry trade group the Fisheries Survival [Read More]


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Vermont-based wind turbine company Northern Power Systems Corp. has named Kevin Kopczynski to the company’s board of directors. He replaces Marcus Baker, president of the Baker Cos. Inc. Kopczynski is senior director of research and development at First Solar. He [Read More]

A bill that would provide a multiyear extension of the investment tax credit (ITC), including for small-scale wind power and other clean energy technology, has been re-introduced by bipartisan lawmakers. U.S. Reps. Tom Reed, R-N.Y., and Mike Thompson, D-Calif., have [Read More]

Coming off a record year for its onshore wind sector, GE has made two executive changes within its renewables businesses. Anne McEntee has been named vice president of the renewable energy services division, and Pete McCabe will succeed McEntee as [Read More]

 

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has invested in its largest crew-transfer vessel to date: a 27.4-meter-long catamaran that can hold 20,000 liters of fuel and 20 tons of cargo. Suited for long stretches of work [Read More]

In an effort to enable the business to operate more efficiently and flexibly, Siemens is giving its mechanical drives (MD) unit a new setup. In the future, the unit will be managed as a separate company under the Siemens umbrella. [Read More]


Sweden-based Leine & Linde is expanding its heavy-duty encoder offerings in the North American wind industry. Specifically, WECS Electric Supply – a products distributor for Leine & Linde – has opened two new offices in Oklahoma City and Des Moines, [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

For the first time, Siemens Wind Power will be providing the full scope of work – including the foundations – for an offshore wind farm, the EnBW Hohe See project. Hohe See owner EnBW has now made a final investment [Read More]

In support of its planned 750 MW offshore wind farm off the coast of Maryland, Baltimore-based US Wind Inc. has teamed up with JDR Cable Systems Ltd., which is supplying underwater power cables for the project. US Wind is one [Read More]

Gamesa has secured wind turbine orders totaling 278 MW at seven wind sites in India. In total, the company has been commissioned to install 139 of its G114-2.0 MW and G97-2.0 MW wind turbines for several customers. Gamesa will supply, [Read More]

Through a new agreement with Avangrid Renewables, Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative will begin buying 80 MW of energy from the Barton Wind Farm, located in Kensett, Iowa. Effective Feb. 15, the power purchase agreement (PPA) is a result of Dairyland’s [Read More]

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