FYI

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]

Wind Farm Developer Names New Chief Operating Officer

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 08, 2016

PNE Wind AG, a German developer of onshore and offshore wind farms, has appointed wind energy expert Kurt Sturken chief operating officer, effective Sept. 15. According to the developer, Sturken is reinforcing the executive board chaired by Markus Lesser with national and [Read More]

U.K. College Opening Up Renewables Training Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2016

The U.K.’s Northumberland College is opening a purpose-built training center specifically for teaching about renewable energy. The Wind and Renewables Centre, based at the Port of Blyt, will offer courses and workshops to allow students to gain experience and qualifications [Read More]

ERSG Opens New U.S. Office, Appoints New Executive

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

ERSG Holdings, an energy recruitment business that specializes in onshore and offshore wind energy, smart grid/metering, marine, power, and oil and gas, has opened a new U.S. office based out of Seattle. According to the company, the Seattle office will initially [Read More]

SkySpecs To Demonstrate Drone Inspection Of Wind Turbines

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

Want to see drones in action for wind turbine inspections? SkySpecs will be demonstrating its automated drone technology at the upcoming Wind Energy Expo/WindEurope Summit in Hamburg, Germany. Taking place on Sept. 28 at 2 p.m., the invitation-only demo will [Read More]

GE Joins MIT Energy Initiative, Expands In Boston Area

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2016

In an effort to fund advanced technology solutions to help transform global energy systems, GE is joining the MIT Energy Initiative (MITEI), the Massachusetts Institute of Technology’s hub for energy research, education and outreach. As a sustaining member of MITEI, [Read More]

Suzlon Ranks No. 1 Green Energy Company In India, No. 67 Globally

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 25, 2016

Renewable energy solutions provider Suzlon Group has announced that it ranked 67th in the inaugural Carbon Clean 200 list of clean energy companies worldwide, ranked by their green energy revenues. Moreover, Suzlon topped the list among the seven Indian companies featured for [Read More]