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On the basis of its provisional consolidated financial statements for 2016, the Nordex Group has reported that it achieved its targets. Specifically, sales climbed by 40% to EUR 3.4 billion, including sales of EUR 726 million contributed by its new [Read More]


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Siemens is collaborating with unmanned inspections company SkySpecs to deploy automated drone technology for both onshore and offshore wind turbine inspections. The goal of the collaboration, according to the companies, is to develop a push-button inspection system that is faster, [Read More]

Leveraging the Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Windpark Manager 4.0, Wipro Ltd. has announced a new Internet of Things (IoT)-based solution for managing wind projects. The solution manages wind turbines and associated IT infrastructure. HPE’s Windpark Manager 4.0 is based on [Read More]

A new study from Bat Conversation International claims that wind turbines may be threatening the survival of one of North America’s most widespread migratory bats, the hoary bat. According to the nonprofit group’s study, published in Biological Conservation, the hoary [Read More]

 

China-based drone technology company DJI has introduced the new Matrice 200 drone series (M200), which the company has designed for enterprise solutions – e.g., aerial inspections for critical infrastructure, such as bridges and energy facilities, including wind turbines; construction-site mapping; [Read More]

Lt. Gov. Tina Smith, D-Minn., has announced a proposal that would boost Minnesota’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS) from 25% by 2025 to 50% by 2030. According to an announcement from the office of Smith and Gov. Mark Dayton, Minnesota is [Read More]


In a changing policy environment, some mature markets for wind energy growth have plateaued, and others are experiencing or preparing for further expansion, according to a new report from Navigant Research. The report examines the strengths and weaknesses of policies [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

E.ON North America is building two energy storage projects, dubbed Texas Waves, at the sites of the company’s Pyron and Inadale wind farms, which are currently spinning in West Texas. Built in partnership with Greensmith Energy, Texas Waves will consist [Read More]

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 348 MW of wind turbines. Under the contract, Vestas will provide 174 of its V110-2.0 MW turbines. The nacelles, blades and towers will be produced at [Read More]

In partnership with AES Energy Storage, San Diego Gas and Electric (SDG&E) has unveiled what the utility says is the world’s largest lithium-ion battery energy storage facility. Located in Escondido, Calif., the 30 MW facility is capable of storing up [Read More]

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has completed its 184.6 MW Meikle Wind project in British Columbia. Increasing the province’s installed wind capacity by more than one-third, the wind project is British Columbia’s largest, according to the developer. The wind [Read More]

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