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WINDPOWER 2017 Closes With Diverse Panel On Wind Trends

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

American wind power’s future growth will be driven by a diverse range of customers and trends, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), highlighting its WINDPOWER 2017 conference, which wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., last week. Stakeholders representing a corporate [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Generation Four Decades Ahead Of Schedule

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

According to the SUN DAY Campaign, renewable energy’s share of power generation has reached a level that the U.S. Energy Information Administration did not expect to happen for another 40 years.

RES Deploying IdentiFlight System For Eagle Data At Wind Site

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

IdentiFlight International, an affiliate of Boulder Imaging, is deploying two mobile units of its IdentiFlight aerial detection system to a potential wind farm site in Washington State. The mobile detection systems, purchased by Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES), will be [Read More]

Acciona Commences Operations On Wind/Battery Storage Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

Acciona Energia has started up a hybrid wind-storage plant in Navarre of northern Spain. Located next to an experimental wind farm in Barasoain, the plant will use battery storage solutions that can be applied to commercial wind farms, explains Acciona. The [Read More]

Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Launches For Down-Tower Wind Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Southwire, a Georgia-based wire and cable producer, has launched a new multi-strand aluminum cable particularly suited for down-tower wind turbine applications. According to the company, the cable is more flexible than similar aluminum cables, making it easier to install. Also [Read More]

Renewables-Focused DONG Energy Finds Buyer For O&G Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

Last year, Denmark-based energy group DONG Energy announced its intention to stray away from its oil and gas (O&G) business and focus more on renewable energy. Now, the company has found a buyer for its upstream O&G unit. DONG Energy [Read More]

Merged Firms Officially Establish ArcVera Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

The combined company of V-Bar LLC and Chinook Wind LLC has officially commenced operations as ArcVera Renewables. The two announced their agreement to merge on April 17. The Golden, Colo.-based company is now providing consulting and technical services for wind [Read More]

A Rundown Of AWEA’s WINDPOWER 2017

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

“Wind power has grown to be America’s largest source of renewable capacity because we’ve delivered on our promises,” remarked AWEA CEO Tom Kiernan at this week’s show in Anaheim, Calif.

PJM Capacity Auction Procures Half A Gigawatt Of Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

During its annual capacity auction, regional transmission organization PJM Interconnection recently procured 165,109 MW of resources for the period of June 1, 2020, to May 31, 2021. This included 504.3 MW of wind resources and 119 MW of solar resources. [Read More]

Kansas Regulators Deny Petition For Reconsideration Of Westar, Great Plains Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2017

The Kansas Corporation Commission (KCC) has denied the petition for reconsideration filed jointly by Great Plains Energy Inc. and Westar Energy Inc. regarding the KCC’s April 19 order denying approval of Great Plains’ acquisition of Westar. Great Plains Energy and [Read More]