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Lauren Tyler
Lauren Tyler currently serves as editor of NGT News, while also writing and editing for sister publications North American Windpower and Solar Industry magazine. She began her professional career at Zackin Publications in 2014 as an editorial assistant, where she provided proofreading and copy-editing services to several industry publications and managed the delivery of company newsletters. Lauren graduated from Assumption College with a BA in English: Writing and Mass Communications.

Avangrid Signs Major Corporate Off-Taker For Montague Wind In Oregon

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Written by Lauren Tyler on April 27, 2017

Avangrid Renewables plans to break ground on the first phase of the 404 MW Montague Wind Farm in Oregon this fall, with Apple signing on as a corporate buyer.

US Wind Tackles Viewshed Concerns For Maryland Offshore Wind Project

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Written by Lauren Tyler on April 17, 2017

Vying for the Maryland offshore renewable energy credit, the wind developer has offered to move the first line of turbines farther offshore, as far as five miles to the east.

Vestas Nets Turbine Order For 76 MW Repowering Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

Vestas has received an order from Looft-Schmidt Projekte Erneuerbarer Energien GmbH for 22 V112-3.45 MW turbines to be used in a 76 MW repowering project in Northern Germany. According to the company, the turbines will be installed at the Norderwohrden wind [Read More]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to Cleveland.com. As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [Read More]

Facebook To Power Ninth Data Center With 100% Wind Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As noted in a recent announcement from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Facebook has chosen to build its next data center in Papillion, Neb., and has pledged that the new facility will be supplied by 100% wind energy from Omaha Public Power District (OPPD). [Read More]

Clean Energy Day: Engineering The Next Generation

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Written by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

With its Clean Energy Activity Day pilot program, MassCEC is bringing clean energy technologies, including wind power, to life for elementary and middle school students across the state.

Report: Renewables Added Nearly 140 GW To Global Capacity In 2016

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year, according to new research recently published by UN Environment, the [Read More]

Arizona Utility To Expand Renewables Investments, Reduce Coal Reliance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Tucson Electric Power (TEP), which provides electric service to nearly 420,000 customers in southern Arizona, has announced plans to expand the utility’s renewable energy portfolio and reduce its reliance on coal-fired generating resources. TEP says its long-term strategy to build [Read More]

Unimacts Opens New Logistics, Operation Center For Wind Customers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Unimacts, a global industrial manufacturing and supply-chain, third-party logistics company, says it has opened a new logistics and operation center in Brande, Denmark, to support its wind customers. According to the company, the new facility in Brande is strategically located near wind [Read More]

CanWEA Spring Forum: Keynote Speaker Says ‘Wind Energy’s Time Has Come’

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual Spring Forum, held April 4-5 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in the National Capital Region, highlighted the strategic value of Canada’s vast clean energy resources, noting that wind energy is currently poised to [Read More]