Gov. Jerry Brown, D-Calif., has signed into law four new bills that are expected to directly impact energy storage in California. According to the California Energy Storage Alliance (CESA), the bills will collectively grow the behind-the-meter and utility-scale energy storage [Read More]


Through a new licensing agreement with Mark Luke Wind Energy LLC, Minnesota-based SheerWind’s wind power generating systems will now be marketed and deployed in South Dakota. The agreement is SheerWind’s first of its kind in the U.S. and sixth globally. [Read More]

Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) is requesting proposals for additional wind energy resources that must be in commercial operation by Dec. 31, 2018. Proposed projects must be located in Oklahoma and have a minimum nameplate rating capacity of 80 [Read More]

Acciona Energia has reached an agreement with industrial software firm Sentient Science to extend the working life of the manufacturer’s global wind turbine fleet. The agreement, signed at the WindEnergy Hamburg fair, covers the possible use and validation by Acciona [Read More]


ExxonMobil, a fuels and lubricants supplier, has introduced a new synthetic turbine grease that the company says can protect pitch, yaw and generator bearings from extreme-temperature conditions from as high as 248 degrees F to as low as -58 degrees F, [Read More]

Turbine supplier Siemens has released two product announcements that it says will aid in wind energy reliability and efficiency. In its first announcement, it says that it has, after extensive research and development over the last few years, launched a [Read More]

Senvion, a global manufacturer of both onshore and offshore wind turbines, has introduced a new turbine variant suitable for sites with medium wind speeds – the Senvion 3.6M140. According to Senvion, the energy yield at wind speeds of 7.5 m/s [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

GE Renewable Energy (GE) has signed an agreement with Turkerler Holding, an Ankara, Turkey-based wind energy investor, to supply a total of 50 MW of wind energy capacity at the Tire Wind Farm, in Izmir, Turkey. Under the agreement, GE [Read More]

Novatus Energy has selected E.ON Energy Services to manage four wind farms across three states: two in Texas, one in Maine and one in Washington. Under the terms of the five-year agreement, E.ON will provide complete asset management, site supervision [Read More]

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has committed to acquire a 90 MW interest in the 180 MW Armow Wind power facility, located in Ontario, from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development). Pattern Energy will acquire the interest in the project for [Read More]

Suzlon Group has secured wind turbine orders with a combined capacity of 111.3 MW. The orders are from corporate customers such as Serum Institute of India Ltd. and Rajasthan Gum Group, as well as several small to midsize enterprises. The [Read More]

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