New & Noteworthy – Page 7

Wind Turbine Powers Robotic Waste-Sorting System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

The first of its kind in the country, a robotic waste-sorting system powered by wind energy is operating in Malmo, Sweden. ZenRobotics Ltd. delivered the “ZenRobotics Recycler” to customer Carl F, a family-owned waste management company that installed a wind [Read More]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [Read More]

Clean Energy Day: Engineering The Next Generation

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

With its Clean Energy Activity Day pilot program, MassCEC is bringing clean energy technologies, including wind power, to life for elementary and middle school students across the state.

Report: Renewables Added Nearly 140 GW To Global Capacity In 2016

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year, according to new research recently published by UN Environment, the [Read More]

Arizona Utility To Expand Renewables Investments, Reduce Coal Reliance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Tucson Electric Power (TEP), which provides electric service to nearly 420,000 customers in southern Arizona, has announced plans to expand the utility’s renewable energy portfolio and reduce its reliance on coal-fired generating resources. TEP says its long-term strategy to build [Read More]

Unimacts Opens New Logistics, Operation Center For Wind Customers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Unimacts, a global industrial manufacturing and supply-chain, third-party logistics company, says it has opened a new logistics and operation center in Brande, Denmark, to support its wind customers. According to the company, the new facility in Brande is strategically located near wind [Read More]

CanWEA Spring Forum: Keynote Speaker Says ‘Wind Energy’s Time Has Come’

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association’s (CanWEA) annual Spring Forum, held April 4-5 at the Hilton Lac-Leamy Hotel in the National Capital Region, highlighted the strategic value of Canada’s vast clean energy resources, noting that wind energy is currently poised to [Read More]

CanWEA Celebrates Canadian Wind Leaders With 2017 Annual Awards

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

At the 32nd Annual Awards of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which took place last night in Gatineau, Quebec, the association honored several industry leaders, innovators and supporters for their exceptional work on behalf of wind energy. The 2017 award [Read More]

Big Wind, Solar And Transmission Investment Planned In Mountain States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power’s integrated resource plan calls for a significant commitment to wind power, including upgrading turbines and adding up to 1.1 GW of new projects by 2020.

Gamesa And Siemens Wind Power Officially Become One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

With today’s registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay in Spain, the big merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power has officially been finalized. According to the companies, the registration was the last step required to [Read More]