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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]

Wind Energy Update Hosting ‘Wind O&M Dallas’ Next Month

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2017

As wind power continues to grow year-over-year in the U.S., it has never been more important for wind energy professionals to maximize energy generation and operating efficiency, according to a new analysis from Wind Energy Update, which is hosting a [Read More]

Enel Joins Federally Funded Initiative To Advance Clean Energy Start-Ups

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

Enel Green Power North America Inc., the U.S.-based renewables subsidiary of Enel S.p.A., has become a global partner and strategic advisor to Energy Excelerator, a Hawaii-based incubator for clean energy start-ups. As a global partner, Enel will be part of [Read More]

Senvion CEO Meets With Prime Minister Trudeau

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 20, 2017

Last Friday, Jurgen Geissinger, CEO of Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion, met with Justin Trudeau, Canada’s prime minister. Geissinger was an attendee of the St. Matthew’s Banquet in Hamburg, Germany, where Trudeau was the honored invitee. Senvion says it has [Read More]

Delaware State Opens Renewable Energy Education Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

Exelon Corp. and Delmarva Power, a public utility owned by Exelon, have announced the opening of Delaware State University’s (DSU) Renewable Energy Education Center. The companies say the Renewable Energy Education Center will help increase access to clean energy and [Read More]

As Next Step In Renewables Focus, DONG Energy Says Goodbye To Coal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 02, 2017

Demark-based energy group DONG Energy is planning to not only exit the oil and gas (O&G) industry in 2017, but also stop the use of coal by 2023. Since 2006, DONG Energy says it has reduced its coal consumption by [Read More]

Major U.S. Climate March Planned For April 29

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

In the wake of last weekend’s Women’s Marches, activists have announced a “People’s Climate March,” which will take place on April 29 in Washington, D.C., and across the country. The effort is being organized by a coalition formed out of [Read More]