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Swedish Company Expands Encoder Offerings For U.S. Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Sweden-based Leine & Linde is expanding its heavy-duty encoder offerings in the North American wind industry. Specifically, WECS Electric Supply – a products distributor for Leine & Linde – has opened two new offices in Oklahoma City and Des Moines, [Read More]

Nordex Wins New Certification For N117/3000 Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

The Nordex Group has received a new unit certificate in Germany for its N117/3000 wind turbine. The certificate pertains to VDE-AR-N 4120 – the technical requirements for the connection and operation of customer installations to a high-voltage network – from [Read More]

Law Firm Welcomes Former White House Clean Energy Advisor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Ali A. Zaidi – who recently served under the Obama administration as the White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) associate director for natural resources, energy and science – has joined global law firm Morrison & Foerster as a [Read More]

Two Cities In The Four Corners Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

This week, Pueblo, Colo., and Moab, Utah, became the 22nd and 23rd cities in the U.S. to commit to a transition to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. On Monday, the Pueblo City Council approved a measure to [Read More]

New Campaign Pushes For U.S. Colleges To Go All In On Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups have launched a campaign that aims to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100% renewable energy. According to the groups, hundreds of colleges and universities – as [Read More]

Iron & Earth: Oil Sands Workers Ready For Renewable Energy Shift

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Launched in March 2016, the Iron & Earth initiative works to help retrain tradespeople in the fossil fuel industry to transition into the renewables sector.

Governors To Trump: Here’s What We Need For Renewables Industry

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

The Governors’ Wind & Solar Energy Coalition, a renewable energy advocacy group headed by bipartisan Govs. Gina Raimondo, D-R.I., and Sam Brownback, R-Kan., is pleading with President Donald Trump and his administration to support and further grow the U.S.’ renewables [Read More]

Wind Makes It Big In Central U.S.; SPP Sets New Record

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 14, 2017

Southwest Power Pool Inc. (SPP), touting a new wind penetration record of 52.1%, says it has become the first regional transmission organization (RTO) in North America to serve more than 50% of its load at a given time with wind [Read More]

Kauai Island Utility Cooperative Beefs Up Renewables Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

The board of directors of the Kauai Island Utility Cooperative (KIUC) in Hawaii recently set a goal of reaching 70% renewable energy by 2030. The target is part of an update to KIUC’s strategic plan for 2008-2023, which set an [Read More]

CWind Announces Expansion Of Offshore Wind Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is extending its offerings by incorporating the resources of its parent company, Global Marine Systems Ltd. Group. CWind currently provides services such as blade repair, corrosion protection, inspections and maintenance [Read More]