SAS Signs Agreement To Support Offshore Wind Farm Work

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 14, 2016

Specialist Aviation Services (SAS) says it has signed a framework agreement with Leonardo Helicopters for six additional AgustaWestland AW169s to support the rapidly growing offshore wind farm market. According to SAS, the aircraft are expected to be delivered between 2017 [Read More]

New Mexico College Students Get Leg Up On Wind Technician Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Granite Services International Inc., an affiliate of GE, is currently conducting its new-hire trainings for wind energy technicians at Mesalands Community College, located in Tucumcari, N.M. Through a three-year partnership, Granite conducts one-week training sessions at the college’s North American [Read More]

GCube Now Underwriting One-Third Of All Canadian Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Renewable energy underwriter GCube Insurance Services (GCube) says it now provides coverage for more than 4 GW of Canadian wind assets; that’s 33% of all wind energy in Canada, according to the company. GCube expects this figure to increase in [Read More]

DONG Energy Brings On Consortium Of Offshore Wind Consultants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2016

DONG Energy’s wind power division has chosen Cathie Associates, Ceteal and Ghenova to provide support for offshore wind projects during the next five years. Cathie Associates, an offshore geoscience and geotechnical engineering consultancy, says it is teaming with Ceteal, a [Read More]

U.S. Nonprofit Teams With Carbon Trust To Advance N. American Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2016

The Carbon Trust and the Business Network for Offshore Wind, a U.S.-based offshore wind supply-chain nonprofit, have signed a memorandum of understanding to collaborate on the development of offshore wind in North America. According to the organizations, initial areas of [Read More]

New Partnership Focuses On U.K. Offshore Wind Training

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2016

NWFTC – a subsidiary of CWind, a U.K.-based offshore wind service company – is partnering with Petans to provide training to the wind power industry. The facilities at U.K.-based Petans have been specially adapted for wind industry courses, which will [Read More]

New U.K. Labels Allow Companies To Trace Origin Of Purchased Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2016

As part of a move to boost the renewables industry, London-based SmartestEnergy will be issuing 500 countries what it says are the U.K.’s first energy labels that specify the source and carbon content of the clean electricity the companies buy. [Read More]

Hamburg Offshore Wind Conference To Focus On Changing Political Conditions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 21, 2016

DNV GL and the Renewable Energy Hamburg Cluster are jointly organizing the Hamburg Offshore Wind conference, taking place April 5, 2017, at the Hotel Hafen Hamburg in Germany. The conference is expected to take place directly after the first round [Read More]

American Wind Action Kicks Off Kansas Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2016

American Wind Action (AWA), an independent and bipartisan group, has planned a highly targeted, six-figure broadcast and cable TV buy – in addition to a digital video and radio ad – that will run during September and October to educate [Read More]

Westar, Great Plains Energy Merger Backed By Kansas City Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 09, 2016

The Kansas City Area Development Council (KCADC) has announced regional support for Great Plains Energy Inc. – the parent company of Kansas City Power and Light Co. – in its pending acquisition of neighboring Westar Energy Inc. According to the [Read More]