New & Noteworthy – Page 6

Major Texas Wind Developer Makes First Move Outside The Lone Star State

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

With the Sugar Loaf wind project, Tri Global Energy is growing its wind portfolio to more than 2.9 GW of wind power.

NYSERDA Wraps Up First Year Of Wildlife Surveys For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

As part of the state’s initiative to pursue responsible offshore wind development, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed its first year of aerial wildlife data collection over an offshore wind area. Over three years, [Read More]

The DOE’s Annual Lowdown On The State Of U.S. Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

The agency’s annual update covers onshore utility-scale, offshore and distributed wind power, all of which have demonstrated continued growth.

AWEA Kicks Off Inaugural American Wind Week

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 07, 2017

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has kicked off its inaugural American Wind Week, running today through Aug. 12. AWEA says it is recognizing that wind power is now the largest source of U.S. renewable energy capacity and that it [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Final SEIS Released By Feds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 04, 2017

The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management has issued the final supplemental environmental impact statement for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts.

ALLETE Refurbishing Hundreds Of Wind Turbines For PTC Safe Harbor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., has announced a strategic initiative to refurbish 385 turbines at three wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The project includes replacing select blades, gearboxes and generators on turbines [Read More]

Patent Wars Flare Again: GE Tags Vestas For ZVRT In U.S.

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Written by Philip Totaro on August 02, 2017

In a new complaint filed in U.S. District Court, GE lists a number of U.S. wind farms comprising Vestas turbines that potentially infringe a zero-voltage ride through patent.

Deepwater Wind Reveals Plans For Biggest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

According to CEO Jeffrey Grybowski, Revolution Wind, proposed off the coast of Massachusetts, would be the “largest combined offshore wind and energy storage project in the world.”

LEEDCo Moving Forward With Ohio Offshore Demo Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Representing a major step forward for the proposed offshore demonstration project, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project is now in compliance [Read More]

JPMorgan Chase Commits To 100% Global Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 28, 2017

Adding to the growing list of major companies going all-in on renewables, financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has set a new goal to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The firm has over 5,500 [Read More]