With a continued goal of operating a cleaner energy grid, the California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) board of governors has approved several proposals that ISO says will support improved integration of storage and demand response resources in the wholesale [Read More]


Global Marine Systems Ltd., a provider of engineering and underwater services, has acquired a majority interest in offshore renewables specialist CWind Ltd., based in Colchester, U.K. According to Global Marine – which has main offices in Chelmsford, U.K., and Singapore [Read More]

Not long after Congress passed the multiyear extension of the federal production tax credit (PTC), U.S. Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., has introduced an amendment to a Senate energy bill to completely end one of the wind industry’s most essential incentives [Read More]

With the completion of the Highland wind farm in O’Brien County and the Adams wind farm in Adams County, MidAmerican Energy Co. has wrapped up work on two major projects in Iowa totaling more than 1.2 GW of wind generation. [Read More]


TPI Composites Inc., a U.S.-based manufacturer of composite wind blades, has named three new executives: Mark McFeely, chief operating officer (COO); T.J. Castle, senior vice president of North American wind and global operations excellence; and Richard Yang, vice president for [Read More]

U.S. electricity generated from utility-scale renewable energy projects is expected to grow by 9% this year, based on projections in the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest Short-Term Energy Outlook. Much of the growth comes from new installations of wind [Read More]

Moody’s Investors Service, a provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis, forecasts global issuance of green bonds could surpass $50 billion in 2016, exceeding the $42.4 billion recorded in 2015, which was also the highest level for such bonds [Read More]

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Projects & Contracts

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]

Duke Energy Renewable Services, part of Duke Energy Renewables, has partnered with DTE Energy Co. via a five-year service agreement to operate and maintain seven DTE wind parks totaling 400 MW of capacity. The fully operational wind projects, comprising 247 [Read More]

Vestas has received an order from IMPAX Asset Management for the 36 MW Glanaruddery wind farm, located in County Kerry, Ireland. The deal includes delivery, installation and commissioning of 11 of the company’s V112-3.3 MW wind turbines, as well as [Read More]

Acciona Energy has closed tax equity financing for the San Roman wind farm with Bank of America Merrill Lynch. Acciona recently acquired the 93 MW project as part of the company’s renewed focus on building renewable energy projects in the [Read More]

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