FYI

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]

‘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]

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]

Spanish Solar Firm Branches Out Into Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Following 10 years in the solar photovoltaic sector, Spain-headquartered consulting and engineering firm Enertis is branching out into the wind power market. Enertis, which already has a presence in more than 40 countries, expects to have the most success in [Read More]

Enel Green Power North America Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2017

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA) recently inaugurated its new North American headquarters in Andover, Mass. EGP-NA, part of the renewable energies division of the Italy-based Enel Group, owns and operates renewable energy projects in North America. The company [Read More]

Wind Advocacy Group Takes Action In North Dakota

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 17, 2017

Pro-wind group American Wind Action (AWA) has announced a new public education campaign in North Dakota. AWA, an independent and bipartisan organization, is executing a six-figure broadcast and cable TV buy, in addition to a statewide digital video ad. They [Read More]