FYI – Page 7

CAISO Finds Western EIM Continues To Save Millions, Reduce Emissions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2016

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) says that the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) yielded $23.6 million in benefits in the second quarter of this year – all while optimizing renewable energy use to displace nearly 68,000 metric tons of [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewables’ Control Center Reaches Milestone

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 28, 2016

Duke Energy Renewables says its Renewable Control Center (RCC) now serves more than 3,500 MW of wind and solar energy plants across the U.S. since opening its new location in 2015. Specifically, the RCC oversees the company’s more than 2,500 MW [Read More]

DONG Energy Secures New Recruiting Partner

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2016

Matchtech, an engineering recruitment specialist headquartered in the U.K., has secured a 60-month framework agreement with DONG Energy Wind Power A/S. Following a comprehensive tender process, Matchtech has been selected to provide temporary staff to DONG Energy’s Danish locations. The [Read More]

Schneider Electric Links Buyers With Renewable Energy Developers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 26, 2016

Schneider Electric has introduced the New Energy Opportunities (NEO) Network, a collaborative online platform that helps commercial and industrial companies identify and vet renewable energy, cleantech and energy-efficiency prospects. According to Schneider, the network simplifies and accelerates the buying process [Read More]

Senvion To Supply Wind Power In Off-Grid Deal

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 26, 2016

Senvion, a global manufacturer of both onshore and offshore wind turbines, says it has signed a contract with power generation firm EDL to supply wind energy to a hybrid microgrid in Coober Pedy, a remote town in south Australia. In [Read More]

Broadwind Energy Lands $15M Worth Of Tower Orders

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 22, 2016

Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc., a provider of solutions for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets, has announced $15 million worth of new wind tower orders. Broadwind plans to produce the towers in its Manitowoc, Wis., facility for 2017 [Read More]

Executive Order Promotes ‘Climate-Conscious Businesses’ In Vermont

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

When state contracts are awarded each year in Vermont, preference will now be given to companies that are fighting climate change – thanks to a newly signed executive order from Gov. Peter Shumlin, D-Vt. The order directs the secretary of [Read More]

Osage Wind Farm Owner Sends Teachers To Renewables Training Academy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2016

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA), in collaboration with the Pawhuska Public Schools in Osage County, Okla., recently sponsored two local teachers to attend RECharge Academy, a weeklong training workshop on renewable energy. According to EGP-NA, the goal of [Read More]

Gamesa Obtains Type Certification For Its Most Powerful Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

After a year of testing, Gamesa’s 5 MW G132 has been awarded type certification by technical advisor DNV GL. According to Gamesa, the certification verifies the design and performance of the turbine to international standards. The G132 is the turbine [Read More]

European Offshore Wind Developers, Carbon Trust Join Forces To Slash Costs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

Nine of the largest offshore wind developers in Europe – along with the Carbon Trust – have united in their quest to lower offshore wind costs. According to the Carbon Trust, the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program is designed to [Read More]