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Gamesa – Pre-Siemens – Posts Strong Sales, Earnings 

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

Gamesa registered strong revenue and profitability in the January-March period, shortly before the April 3 merger with Siemens Wind Power, the turbine maker reports. In the first quarter ended March 31, Gamesa’s net profit grew 39% more than in the year-ago [Read More]

Maine Bill Seeking To Move Floating Wind Turbines Dies

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

On May 9, a legislative committee in Maine voted unanimously to deny a bill aimed at forcing the University of Maine to move a pair of demonstration floating wind turbines farther from the coast of Monhegan Island. The bill, introduced [Read More]

AWEA Hires Energy Policy Strategist Amy Farrell

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Amy L. Farrell, a strategist and expert in energy, environmental and regulatory policy, has been named senior vice president for government and public affairs at the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). According to AWEA, Farrell will oversee federal regulatory affairs, [Read More]

Technostrobe Claims Success After Trial Period

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The TechnoCentre eolien has successfully tested the LIDS solution, developed by Technostrobe, on its research site.

Timken Co. Acquires AeroTorque

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

North Canton, Ohio-based Timken Co. has acquired AeroTorque Corp., a U.S. manufacturing and engineering firm for torque damping products and torque monitoring for wind turbines. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to AeroTorque, the deal includes the assets [Read More]

Alberta’s Environment Minister Lauds Renewables

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The Alberta government’s efforts to encourage development of the province’s abundant wind energy resource and diversify its fossil fuel-dependent economy have captured the attention of investors, who see a long-term opportunity for growth in the market, according to Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s [Read More]

Renewable NRG Systems Sold

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

Hinesburg, Vt.-based Renewable NRG Systems has been sold to St. Louis conglomerate ESCO Technologies. The terms of the transaction were not disclosed. A manufacturer of filtration and fluid control products for the aviation, space and process markets, ESCO says it [Read More]

MAKE: Record-Low Prices For Renewables Indicate Global Cost-Competitiveness

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The global renewable energy industry has grown significantly since 2010, enabling widespread achievement of cost reductions and lowering the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for renewable technologies, according to new research from MAKE Consulting. Although regional variability in LCOE for [Read More]

U.S. Reps. Flip The Switch On Energy Storage Caucus

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

U.S. Reps. Chris Collins, R-N.Y., and Mark Takano, D-Calif., have launched the Advanced Energy Storage Caucus in Congress. The two lawmakers created a similar Battery Energy Storage Caucus in 2015, and this latest endeavor builds on that effort with an [Read More]

RES Sells IdentiFlight LLC Assets To Boulder Imaging Affiliate

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the assets of IdentiFlight LLC to IdentiFlight International LLC. IdentiFlight International is jointly owned by Boulder Imaging, a Colorado-based expert in machine vision solutions, and certain private investors affiliated with the company. According to [Read More]