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Next-Gen Gangway In Action At Walney Extension Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth’s “next-generation gangway” is now in operation for MHI Vestas’ Walney Extension Wind Farm in the Irish Sea. The gangway is operating on the subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Start from Vroon Offshore Services. The ship is [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of 3.4M140 EBC Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.4M140 EBC wind turbine prototype. The turbine, equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and new pitch control system to reduce turbine load, was installed in Heckelberg, Germany, for the Notus energy Group. [Read More]

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Attorney General Mike Hunter claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, which will own 30% of the project, did not adhere to a competitive bidding process.

Energy Department Hit With Lawsuit Over Grid Study

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

The Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE [Read More]

TPI Composites, Senvion Ink Wind Blade Manufacturing Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Arizona-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind markets including Asia, Australia and South America. The blades will be produced [Read More]

Duke Energy Carolinas Seeks 500 MW Of Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500 MW of wind capacity that would be delivered to the company’s transmission system. DEC expects the RFP to help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 [Read More]

Yet Another U.S. City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 14, 2017

Last Thursday, just days after Orlando, Fla., established a similar goal, Nevada City, Calif., joined the growing list of U.S. cities that are officially committed to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Surrounded by city council members, key members of [Read More]

Fifty Entities Urge N.C. Governor To Take Action On Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

On Wednesday, 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups and environmental organizations sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., to urge him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of North Carolina’s energy plan. According to signee Environment [Read More]

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

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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.

Northern Power Rolls Out Turnkey Energy Storage Suite

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

Northern Power Systems Corp., a Vermont-based provider of distributed energy power systems, is now offering a suite of megawatt-scale energy storage solutions that incorporate various battery types and capabilities, depending on the application and end-user need. The company has already [Read More]