FYI

Alison Launches Free Online Course On Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

Alison, a provider of free online learning platforms for workplace skills, has launched a new online course entitled “Wind Energy – From Wind Turbines to Grid Integration.” According to the company, the free course is suited for anyone currently studying [Read More]

Wyoming Wind Coalition Welcomes Tech Manufacturer As New Member

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 13, 2017

The Wyoming Wind Coalition, a group working to promote wind energy in the state, is welcoming its latest member, LogiLube LLC, which describes itself as Wyoming’s first wind industry manufacturer. LogiLube develops products that combine Internet of Things sensors, cloud [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]

Blattner Celebrates 5 GW Of Installed Renewables In 2016

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Avon, Minn.-headquartered Blattner Energy Inc., a power generation contractor and provider of renewable energy construction in North America, installed approximately 5 GW of renewable energy in 2016. Specifically, Blattner installed over 1.4 GW of solar energy and more than 3 [Read More]

Sierra Club Names Its First All-Female Board Executive Committee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

For the first time in the Sierra Club’s 125-year history, the group has elected an all-female board executive committee. The Sierra Club’s board of directors has elected Loren Blackford of New York the new board president. Aaron Mair, immediate past [Read More]

‘Wind Income Is A Gift’: Local Leaders Highlight Michigan Wind

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Citing its economic benefits, many rural communities across Michigan have reiterated strong support for wind energy in the state. “Having spent my entire working life with the stress of farming and its financial uncertainty, I know a lot about facing [Read More]

DONG Energy Offers Free Offshore Wind ‘Safaris’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

The electricity consumption of DONG Energy’s 700,000 residential customers is now covered by clean energy from Danish offshore wind. In turn, the developer is celebrating the milestone by inviting 1,000 Danes on an “offshore wind farm safari.” The free project [Read More]

Renewables Consultancy SgurrEnergy Announces Rebranding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Starting in early May, renewable energy and grid integration consultancy SgurrEnergy will rebrand as Wood Group Clean Energy. Providing engineering and technical advisory services to global renewable energy projects, the Glasgow, Scotland-based company has been a part of Wood Group’s [Read More]

Duke Energy Foundation Funds Bat Conservation International

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Representing the wind industry’s efforts to help protect wildlife, the Duke Energy Foundation, a philanthropic organization of Duke Energy, is awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and [Read More]

DOE Reveals 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the 12 collegiate teams chosen to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition, taking place at next year’s American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. The competition, led by [Read More]