New & Noteworthy – Page 9

Nordex Acquiring Producer Of Wind Rotor Blade Molds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2017

The Nordex Group is acquiring Denmark-based SSP Technology A/S, a developer and manufacturer of wind rotor blade molds. SSP Technology, founded in 2001, engineers rotor blade molds and prototypes for turbines between 1.5 MW and 8.0 MW. The largest rotor [Read More]

Another Good Year For Canada Wind: CanWEA Gives The Lowdown

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 31, 2017

Canada now has nearly 12 GW of installed wind capacity, which is enough to supply 6% of the country’s electricity demand.

Global Consultancy Sets Up Northeast Offshore Wind Hub

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Cathie Associates – a geotechnical, geophysical and engineering consultancy for the oil and gas and renewable energy industries – has established a Boston-based hub dedicated to offshore wind. The international firm also has locations in Paris; Brussels, Belgium; London; Hamburg, [Read More]

Key Groups To Missouri Regulators: Approve The Grain Belt Express!

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2017

Earlier this week, a number of organizations filed testimony with the Missouri Public Service Commission to advocate for the approval of Clean Line Energy Partners’ Grain Belt Express Clean Line, an overhead transmission line that the developer says could deliver [Read More]

Report: Rapid Shift To Renewables Driving Rapid Spending On Transmission

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Global annual spending on transmission system infrastructure for large-scale renewable energy integration could grow from $36.7 billion in 2016 to as much as $46.7 billion in 2025, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In the face of growing [Read More]

Update: Enel’s 400 MW Cimarron Bend Begins Operations In Kansas

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on January 26, 2017

In addition to being the largest in Enel Green Power’s global portfolio, the wind farm is the first of EGP-NA’s renewable energy projects to secure a PPA with a corporate off-taker.

IKEA Canada To Take Over 88 MW Alberta Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 26, 2017

Teck Resources Ltd., a diversified resource company based in Vancouver, British Columbia, has entered into an agreement to sell its 49% interest in the Wintering Hills wind power facility to IKEA Canada for C$58.6 million. The joint owner, TA Wintering [Read More]

Deepwater’s Long Island Wind Farm Gets Stamp Of Approval

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

As expected, the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) voted today to approve Deepwater Wind’s South Fork Wind Farm, a 90 MW development proposed 30 miles off the coast of Long Island, N.Y. The 15-turbine wind farm, to be situated out [Read More]

CanWEA Holding Wind O&M Summit In Toronto

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 25, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is inviting operations and maintenance (O&M) professionals and accredited media to gather at its O&M Summit next month in Toronto. Held Feb. 1-2 at the Chelsea Hotel Toronto, the event will include a tabletop [Read More]

Generation Asset Deals Lead The Way In Q4 Power/Utilities Transactions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 24, 2017

Overall, deal activity in the U.S./Canada power and utilities sector in the fourth quarter of 2016 showed decreases over both the previous quarter and the fourth quarter of 2015. However, generation asset deals – renewable energy, fossil and nuclear – [Read More]