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Michigan Utility’s New Program Helps Big Businesses Transition To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Michigan utility Consumers Energy is commencing a new program to help large businesses make a transition to 100% renewable energy. Consumers Energy recently received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission to create the pilot program, allowing large businesses to [Read More]

DNV GL Verifies Duo Of Nacelle-Based LiDAR Systems

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

DNV GL has announced the successful verification of two nacelle-based LiDAR systems at the company’s test site in Janneby, Germany. The campaigns included the verification of an Avent WindIris 4-beam, as well as a ZephIR DM LiDAR system. According to [Read More]

Report: Despite Lack Of Federal Climate Action, Many States On Track To Hit Paris Targets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Govs. Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee were recently joined by John Kerry, former secretary of state, to discuss how governors can step up given the void of federal climate action.

Siemens Gamesa Names New Executive Position For Cyber Security

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has appointed Alan Feeley its new chief cyber security officer, a new position within the company. In addition to his current responsibilities as chief information officer, Feeley will expand and manage the company’s operational framework [Read More]

West Chester, Pa., Establishes 100% Clean Energy Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 21, 2017

The Borough of West Chester, Pa., on Wednesday became the 45th municipality in the U.S. and second in Pennsylvania to commit to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. The borough council voted unanimously to establish [Read More]

R.I. Company Names New CEO After Expansion From Wind To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 21, 2017

Green Development LLC (formerly Wind Energy Development), a North Kingstown, R.I.-based company with a goal of diversifying Rhode Island’s energy portfolio, has announced Al Bucknam as its new CEO. The appointment is a component of Green Development’s evolution from a [Read More]

Sandia Awarded For 3D-Printed, Subscale Wind Turbine Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories has won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies, including one for subscale wind turbine blades. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their [Read More]

Citi Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2020

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Citigroup Inc. has announced plans to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The bank says it will consider on-site power generation, power purchase agreements for energy-intensive properties such as data centers and the appropriate [Read More]

Fishing Industry Takes More Action Against New York Offshore Wind Lease

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

The lawsuit, filed against BOEM, is seeking summary judgment and requesting the court to invalidate Statoil’s offshore wind lease, which was awarded last year.

Federal, University Partners Conduct Wildlife Study At Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

U.S. offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is partnering with researchers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the University of Rhode Island (URI) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to assist with their studies of bird and bat activity [Read More]