The head of the American Wind Energy Association lays out a slew of industry, market and policy trends that will outlive the wind production tax credit after its phaseout.
President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Unsurprisingly, many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out in response to [Read More]
GE Energy Financial Services, a business unit of GE, has surpassed $15 billion in renewable energy investments across wind, solar and other renewable energy projects globally. Additionally, GE Renewable Energy has repowered a total of 300 wind turbines – representing the [Read More]
LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of blades for wind turbines, has opened up another blade factory, located in the Baodi District in northeastern China. The new facility is situated 40 kilometers from the company’s existing plant in Tianjin. [Read More]
Tristan Grimbert, president and CEO of EDF Renewable Energy, has been elected chair of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) board. He succeeds Chris Brown, president of Vestas Americas. The announcement comes as AWEA kicks off WINDPOWER 2017 in Anaheim. [Read More]
MAKE, a research and advisory business for renewable energy, has been acquired by Verisk Analytics, a Jersey City, N.J.-based data analytics provider. MAKE, which specializes in wind power intelligence, will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business focused [Read More]
Distributed wind company United Wind Inc. has announced a partnership with an accounting and consulting firm for the food and agriculture industry. Under the partnership, United Wind will analyze and customize WindLease solutions for selected clients across the U.S.
Siemens Gamesa says it will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50 MW for four onshore projects in Germany. The new projects, located in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, include orders for a total of 11 turbines of [Read More]
Chicago-based Goldwind Americas, a wholly owned subsidiary of Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd., (Goldwind), has signed an agreement with Renewable Energy Systems Americas Inc. (RES) to acquire the 160 MW Heart of Texas Wind Project, located in McCulloch [Read More]
EDF Renewable Services (EDF RS) and 3M have announced a new agreement to install 3M wind vortex generators on wind turbines across the U.S. The collaboration will leverage the materials expertise of 3M with the installation and wind turbine blade [Read More]
Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has begun construction on EDP Renewables North America’s (EDPR NA) 99.1 MW Redbed Plains Wind Farm in Oklahoma. Located in Grady County – just southwest of Oklahoma City – the project will comprise 48 Siemens Gamesa [Read More]
Enel Green Power Espana (EGPE) was recently awarded 540 MW of wind power capacity in Spain during the country’s renewable energy auction. The tender was launched by the Spanish government to help the country achieve its target to cover 20% [Read More]