New & Noteworthy – Page 7

U.S. Wind In Q2: Notable Construction, Offshore And Rural Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than 40% more U.S. wind projects are under construction or in an advanced stage of development than at this time last year, according to second-quarter results released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Across the country, 29 [Read More]

Judge Green-Lights SunEdison Bankruptcy Deal, Reorganization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than a year after filing voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SunEdison has now been granted approval to exit Chapter 11 and reorganize as planned, despite opposition from shareholders and investors. According to a report from Bloomberg, [Read More]

Wind Investor Takes Stake In Canadian Developer Boralex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (la Caisse) has acquired a 17.3% interest in Quebec-based Boralex, which develops, builds and operates renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. La Caisse acquired all of the Class A common [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Announces Quarterly Results, New Onshore CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has released its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April to June), showing a decrease in global revenue but an expansion in operations and maintenance (O&M) service revenue. During this period, the company [Read More]

GE And Invenergy Working On 2 GW Wind Farm In Oklahoma Panhandle

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The 800-turbine wind farm is part of the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher Energy Connection, which includes approximately 350 miles of transmission built by American Electric Power.

Report: Renewables Capable Of Being ‘America’s Energy Choice’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

In the last decade, clean energy in the U.S. has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that were once novelties – solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs and electric cars – have become everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. [Read More]

New York Gov. Cuomo Plans Transmission Rebuild With Renewables In Mind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 21, 2017

In an effort to strengthen the reliability of New York’s electric power grid and enable more upstate renewables to connect to the statewide power system, Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has announced plans to rebuild 78 miles of power transmission [Read More]

Feds Approve Site Assessment Plan For Bay State Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has approved the site assessment plan (SAP) for Bay State Wind, a utility-scale offshore wind project proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. According to DONG Energy and New [Read More]

College Professor Biking 1,250 Miles To Promote Midwest Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

Jim Tinjum, an avid bicyclist and professor of energy engineering and sustainability at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is in the middle of a 1,250-mile biking trip dedicated to promoting wind energy. According to the university, Tinjum is biking for three [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Shuttering Ontario Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Siemens Wind Power Ltd., as part of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, has decided to close its wind blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario, by early 2018. The closure, affecting 340 employees, will be conducted in phases through the rest of [Read More]