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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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Student Wind Turbine Challenge Comes to WINDPOWER 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

The “National KidWind Challenge” is coming to the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017 Conference & Exhibition next month. The challenge is a wind turbine design and performance competition for students in grades four through 12. The teams will [Read More]

GE-Powered Texas Wind Farm Grabs Financing

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Renewables developer Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), a portfolio company of I Squared Capital, has received financing for its Willow Springs project, a 250 MW, GE-powered wind farm in Haskell County, Texas. The $330 million project will receive construction and term [Read More]

7-Eleven Signs Big Wind Power Agreement In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Irving, Texas-headquartered 7-Eleven Inc. has signed an agreement with TXU Energy to purchase 100% wind energy for all of its Texas stores located in “competitive energy markets” – which covers most of the convenience store giant’s locations in the state. The [Read More]

Gamesa And Siemens Wind Power Officially Become One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

With today’s registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay in Spain, the big merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power has officially been finalized. According to the companies, the registration was the last step required to [Read More]

Ohio House Green-Lights Repeal Of Renewables Mandate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Here we go again: Only a few months after Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, vetoed a similar bill, Ohio lawmakers have advanced new legislation to repeal the state’s renewable energy mandate. In June 2014, Ohio became the first U.S. state to [Read More]

Wind PPA Brings Iron Mountain’s Data Centers To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Thanks, in part, to a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for a new wind farm in Ringer Hill, Pa., Iron Mountain Inc. – a provider of storage and information management services – is powering its data center businesses with 100% [Read More]

First Power Achieved At Northland’s Nordsee One Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

The first turbine installed on the 332 MW Nordsee One offshore wind project has begun generating power and is now delivering green electricity into Germany’s grid, according to Northland Power Inc. The installation of the project’s 54 turbines began earlier [Read More]

Vestas Snatches Another Top Wind OEM Title In Slow Year For China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

More wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) rankings are in: According to MAKE’s newly released “Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share” analysis, Western turbine OEMs accounted for four of the top five positions. MAKE says Vestas emerged victorious in [Read More]

Enel’s 400 MW Cimarron Bend Wind Farm Powers Up In Kansas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGPNA), a subsidiary of Italy-based Enel S.p.A., has officially brought online the second and final half of its 400 MW Cimarron Bend wind farm, located in Clark County, Kan. The power from Cimarron Bend [Read More]

New Report Shows How To Boost Safety Of Offshore Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

In an effort to make the International Maritime Organization (IMO) develop international standards, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has revealed new analysis it says could be used to increase the safety of offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians. To create [Read More]