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Avangrid, Vineyard Wind Partner On Offshore Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Avangrid Renewables and Vineyard Wind have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop a large-scale offshore wind project, located off the coast of Massachusetts. Avangrid is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer that [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names Markus Tacke New CEO

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The board of directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unanimously appointed Markus Tacke the company’s new CEO. According to the company, the appointment is effective immediately. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martin, who announced in April his intention to step down. [Read More]

Suzlon Renews 399 MW Service Portfolio With EDPR

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO) has inked a long-term renewal on a wind energy portfolio that consists of four sites in three U.S. states totaling 399 MW of Suzlon’s S88 turbine technology. According to Suzlon, the operations and maintenance contracts [Read More]

Innogy Sets Sail With Chris Wissemann, Makes Big Splash With Renewables Hires

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hoping to gain a foothold in the U.S. offshore wind and solar markets, Essen, Germany-based developer innogy SE has added a pair of industry executives with deep roots in renewable energy, including offshore wind executive Chris Wissemann. According to innogy, Wissemann, [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

U.S. Senator Proposes Clean Energy For America Act

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to overhaul and streamline the current system for federal energy tax credits. According to Wyden, the proposed Clean Energy for America Act includes technology-neutral tax credits for [Read More]

Winergy Offers Technical Training For Turbine Gearbox Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy is offering its “Winergy Factory Training Program,” which provides technical training, to its preferred vendors and customers. According to the company, it allows participants to improve their skills in the maintenance and repair of Winergy gearboxes and [Read More]

Renewable Choice Energy Issues RFI For North American Developers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), which was acquired earlier this year by Schneider Electric, has issued a renewable energy request for information (RFI) for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in North America. The RFI will allow the combined RCE and Schneider [Read More]

Trump Makes ‘Ironic’ Choice For Head Of DOE Renewables Office

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE): Daniel Simmons, former vice president of policy at the Institute for Energy Research [Read More]

Wind And Solar Forecasting System Launching For 2 GW Kuwait Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Further expanding its work in renewable energy, the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait. According to NCAR, the $5.1 [Read More]