FYI – Page 9

Gurit Opens Wind Blade Mould Production Facility In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 13, 2016

Gurit, a Swedish company specializing in the development and manufacture of advanced composite materials, related technologies, and select finished parts and components, has announced that it will open a wind blade mould production facility in Szczecin, Poland. According to Gurit, the [Read More]

Siemens, Alberta Agreement Focuses On Coal-Renewables Transition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 10, 2016

Siemens and the government of Alberta have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) focused on spurring new business opportunities, expanding the company’s footprint in the province, diversifying Alberta’s economy and helping the province transition to a low-carbon economy. The long-term [Read More]

Boston Firm Launches New Cleantech/Energy Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 10, 2016

Detwiler Fenton & Co. (DFC), a Boston-based investment firm and provider of channel research, is launching a new cleantech/energy market intelligence team. The new cleantech/energy team will focus on investment opportunities and equity analysis in the fields of renewables, energy [Read More]

Milbank Advises Fengate Capital In 25% Equity Interest Acquisition

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 09, 2016

Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised Fengate Capital Management, a real asset investment firm based in Toronto, in its acquisition of a 25% equity interest in the San Juan Mesa Wind Project LLC. As previously reported, Fengate acquired [Read More]

Leeward Acquires Membership Interest In Cedar Creek I Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 02, 2016

Leeward Renewable Energy LLC, an affiliate of ArcLight Capital Partners LLC, says that Cedar Creek Wind I Member LLC, a Leeward entity, has completed the purchase of BP Wind Energy North America Inc.’s 33.33% membership interest in CCWE Holdings LLC [Read More]

Westar, Great Plains Energy Announce $12.2B Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

Great Plains Energy Inc., the parent company of Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L), is acquiring Kansas electric utility Westar Energy Inc. in a combined cash and stock transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $12.2 billion, including total [Read More]

Nordex Announces Milestones For U.K./Ireland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2016

The second quarter of the year saw Nordex achieve two milestones in the U.K. and Ireland: The manufacturer passed 2 GW of sold turbines and 1.5 GW of installed capacity. Recently taking Nordex past the 2 GW mark was Irish [Read More]

ACCIONA Presents Wind Farm Tours Through Virtual Reality Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

ACCIONA Energía has created an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience that allows users to make a visit to a wind farm without having to travel to the site. The product – which the company is presenting in public for the [Read More]

DTE Energy Opens Renewable Energy Operations Center In Huron County

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

DTE Energy says it has opened the Huron Renewable Energy Center in Bad Axe, Mich., bringing 25 renewable energy operations and maintenance (O&M) jobs to Huron County. According to David Harwood, director of renewable energy for DTE Energy, the site [Read More]

GE Racks Up Significant U.S. Orders For 2 MW Onshore Models In Q1

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2016

For the first quarter of the year, GE Renewable Energy says its new 2 MW onshore wind turbines were selected in contracts totaling more than 1 GW of new wind capacity in the U.S. With generator ratings from 2.0-2.4 MW [Read More]