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Broadwind Energy Closes On $20 Million Credit Facility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 27, 2016

Broadwind Energy Inc., an Illinois-based provider of wind components and services through its towers, gears and energy services divisions, has closed on a new three-year $20 million asset-based credit line with The PrivateBank. According to the new credit line terms, [Read More]

American Wind Action Supports Rick Yoder For Omaha Public Power Board

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 27, 2016

American Wind Action (AWA), an independent, bipartisan, pro-wind energy group, has launched a $50,000 radio and digital video advertising campaign in support of Rick Yoder for the Omaha Public Power District Board of Directors. According to the energy group, AWA’s [Read More]

Law Firm Stoel Rives Establishes Climate Change Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 26, 2016

U.S. law firm Stoel Rives LLP has formed a multidisciplinary “Climate Change Initiative” team, which the firm says will help clients prepare for the risks and avail themselves of the opportunities resulting from the business and economic impact of climate [Read More]

DONG Energy Celebrates 1,000 Offshore Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

DONG Energy says it has become the first company worldwide to install 1,000 offshore wind turbines. DONG commissioned offshore turbine No. 1,000 in Germany at Gode Wind 2, one of the many wind farms that the company fully or partially [Read More]

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]