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Betsy Lillian
Betsy Lillian is an associate editor of North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She also serves as the editor of sister publication Unmanned Aerial Online and has been with Zackin Publications since 2012.
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Senvion Supplying Turbines For Mediterranean Sea’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Senvion has signed an exclusivity agreement for what it says will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Senvion was appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30 MW Taranto offshore [Read More]

Rocky Mountain Institute Offers Market Analysis Platform For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have launched a software platform that aims to help buyers and developers of renewable energy projects better understand which locations are more likely to be economically attractive across deregulated [Read More]

Nevada Utility Seeks 50 MW Of ‘Qualifying Facility’ Resources

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Responding to a requirement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 25 MW of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-defined “qualifying facility” resources in southern Nevada and 25 MW of such [Read More]

Graduation Day: Future Wind Technicians Finish Training In Michigan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

On Friday, 11 students from across the country are graduating from Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s wind technician training program. According to the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based college, 10 men and one woman have spent the past six months training for five days [Read More]

Nordex’s N131/3000 Wind Turbine Making French Debut

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Nordex Group has scored a hat trick in France by winning three new contracts totaling 36 MW of wind capacity. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 [Read More]

Tri Global Energy Sells Texas Wind To NextEra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Tri Global Energy, a Dallas-based originator and developer of utility-scale wind energy projects, has announced the sale of assets of the 80 MW Fiber Winds Energy Project to NextEra Energy Resources LLC. The wind farm, located in Crosby County, Texas, [Read More]

Vestas Grabs Order For Greece’s Largest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order to supply and install 25 units of V136-3.45 MW wind turbines for what the company says will be Greece’s largest wind farm. Totaling 90 MW, the turbines will be installed for customer [Read More]

Toy Giant Hasbro Makes 100% Global Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

Rhode Island-headquartered Hasbro Inc. has already achieved its goal of 100% renewables and carbon neutrality in the U.S. and is now bringing the commitment to a global scale.

GE Signs Long-Term Service Deal For Wind In Turkey

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

In support of the development of clean energy in Turkey, GE Renewable Energy and Fina Enerji have concluded negotiations to broaden their cooperation program into a comprehensive, 10-year, full-service agreement (FSA), complemented by a two-year trial of GE’s Predix-powered Digital [Read More]

Wind, Solar Comprise 10% Of Monthly U.S. Generation For First Time

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 14, 2017

For the first time, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), monthly electricity generation from wind and solar (including utility-scale plants and small-scale systems) has exceeded 10% of total U.S. electricity generation. Citing March data for its Electric Power [Read More]