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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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Enel Kicks Off Construction Of Peru’s Biggest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP) has started construction of Wayra I, Enel’s first wind farm in Peru. Located in the district of Marcona in the Ica region, the facility (previously named Nazca) will have a total capacity of 132 MW, [Read More]

Wind Tech Students At N.M. College Get Another Boost From Megger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Thanks to a new donation from Megger, a manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, students at Mesalands Community College’s Wind Energy Technology Program will have another opportunity to use industry equipment and gain real-world training experience. Based in Tucumcari, N.M., [Read More]

How DONG Energy Dismantled The World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

The dismantling process for the world’s first offshore wind farm has now been completed, DONG Energy has announced. The Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, located near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark, was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project to [Read More]

Vattenfall Plans Significant Job Cuts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

Citing a “rapidly changing energy landscape,” European wind developer Vattenfall has decided to cut costs by 2 billion Swedish krona, equaling $250.9 million, in its workforce by 2020. The Swedish energy company says it must adapt in order to stay [Read More]

E.ON Gets To Work On Energy Storage At Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

E.ON has begun construction on its Texas Waves energy storage projects, which are co-located at the company’s existing Pyron and Inadale wind farms in west Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 MW, short-duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery [Read More]

Report: We’re On A Good Track With Renewables – But Not The Paris Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

There is no single solution for achieving the target of a low-carbon world, DNV GL says. Instead, multiple achievable actions must be taken both locally and globally, involving collaboration within the energy sector and across industries.

EDPR Launches Wind Blade Recycling Program With Spanish Researchers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC) – a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, or CSIC) – for the implementation of a wind turbine blade [Read More]

First Power Generated At DONG Energy’s Walney Extension

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Walney Extension Offshore Wind Farm, located off the coast of Cumbria, England. Now that MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has installed the first of 40 V164-8.0 MW turbines, power is [Read More]

Nordex To Cut 400-500 Jobs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

The Nordex Group is planning to cut 400-500 jobs as part of its new “cost-cutting program,” which the company has initiated in response to the continuing decline in demand and sharp change in market conditions in Germany, as well as [Read More]

UC Berkeley Study Highlights Diversity Of California’s Renewables Workforce

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

A new study from the Center for Labor Research and Education at UC Berkeley is highlighting disadvantaged and underrepresented workers’ prevalence in entry-level, “career-track” jobs in the construction of renewable energy projects in California. According to UC Berkeley, the impact [Read More]