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Deepwater Deploys Aconex Platform For Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 07, 2017

To manage project information during the design and construction of the Block Island Wind Farm, Deepwater Wind turned to Aconex Ltd., an Australia-based provider of a platform connecting teams on construction and engineering projects. According to Aconex, close collaboration among [Read More]

DONG Energy Installing Battery System At Burbo Bank

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 07, 2017

Using a combination of wind and battery power, DONG Energy is planning to offer frequency response from its Burbo Bank Offshore Wind Farm. The 2 MW battery system, set to be installed by the end of the year, will enhance the [Read More]

MHI Vestas Launches V164-9.5 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

MHI Vestas has launched its massive V164-9.5 MW offshore wind turbine, built on the V164 platform and capable of powering 8,300 U.K. homes. According to MHI Vestas, a 50/50 joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, the [Read More]

Town Council Pushes For Offshore Wind In Gulf Of Maine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

Despite the president’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, town councilors in New Hampshire are trying to take action on climate change at the local level by pushing for an offshore wind task force. According to a [Read More]

Turbine Blade Fails At NextEra Oklahoma Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

The blade on one of the GE 1.7 MW turbines at the Breckinridge Wind Energy Center will need to be replaced, says project owner NextEra.

New York State Rolls Out Major Renewable Energy Initiative

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

In light of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare citizens [Read More]

Trio Launches New Service For Offshore Wind Inspection Contracts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch a new service for offshore wind clients. Officially launching at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London on June 6, the new service – www.Offshorewindspect.com – will offer [Read More]

Wind Vet Joins San Francisco Renewables Law Firm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Cleantech Law Partners, a law firm dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy industry, has welcomed attorney Joshua Nathan to its team. Nathan has held the position of general counsel for Vestas American Wind Technology, Acciona Energy North America and Third [Read More]

Spanish Telecommunications Company Commits To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Spain-based telecommunications company Telefonica is upping its renewable energy goal of 50% by 2020 to 100% by 2030. The company, a new member of RE100, says 44% of its electricity consumption already comes from renewables – which is equivalent to [Read More]

Kansas City Power & Light To Retire Coal Units, Look Toward Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 02, 2017

Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) is planning to retire six generating units at the company’s Montrose, Lake Road and Sibley coal plants. In 2015, KCP&L announced it was considering retiring the coal units or converting them to an alternative [Read More]