FYI – Page 5

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 Betsy Lillian 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]

Equity Offering Nets Pattern $270 Million

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 22, 2016

Pattern Energy Group has completed an equity offering of its common stock, which netted the San Francisco-based wind developer approximately $270 million. The company notes the equity offering was at the high end of its range. Pattern says it intends [Read More]

Business Network For Offshore Wind Opens New Jersey Office

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 19, 2016

The Business Network for Offshore Wind, a U.S. offshore wind supply-chain company, says it has opened its Woodbridge, N.J., office. “By expanding to New Jersey, which has the potential to provide more than 4 GW of offshore wind power, the [Read More]

Vaisala To Make Wind Resource Data Sets Available Via IRENA Global Atlas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 11, 2016

Vaisala, an environmental and industrial measurement company and provider of renewable energy consulting services, says it has partnered with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) to provide a new level of access to its global renewable energy resource data. According [Read More]