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More Big-Name Brands Hop On Board RE100 For 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2017

The 106 members of the RE100 campaign – an initiative uniting influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power – are now taking the total demand for renewable electricity to around 150 TWh annually, which is more than enough to power [Read More]

Blattner Energy Celebrates 110 Years Of Ingenuity And Industry Milestones

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 13, 2017

Avon, Minn.-based renewable energy and premier power generation contractor Blattner Energy is celebrating its 110th anniversary marked with milestones and achievements. According to Blattner, several milestones are worthy of celebration. They include the following: A No. 1 ranking for U.S. [Read More]

Beer Giant Signs VPPA With Enel Green Power

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 13, 2017

Anheuser-Busch has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) to purchase the energy delivered to the grid and renewable electricity credits from a portion of Enel Green Power’s (EGP) 152.5 MW Thunder Ranch wind project. According to the beer baron, the [Read More]

Goldwind Works Partners With Casper College On Training Program

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 13, 2017

Chicago-based Goldwind Americas and Wyoming’s Casper College are partnering to host the first two-week wind technician training course. Sponsored by Goldwind Works, the training program will begin on Oct. 16 on the Casper College campus. Goldwind Works is accepting applications [Read More]

DONG Energy Invades Canada, Signs Intent To Develop B.C. Offshore Wind Site

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 13, 2017

DONG Energy and NaiKun Wind Energy Group have signed a letter of intent (LOI) that gives DONG Energy the exclusive rights to negotiate a joint development agreement for the Haida Energy Field Offshore Wind Project in British Columbia and explore [Read More]

Raycap Upgrades Surge Protection Device

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 13, 2017

Raycap has upgraded Strikesorb, its flagship surge suppression device. According to Raycap, the enhancements upgrade the Strikesorb 30 to a Class I surge protective device, in addition to its present Class II rating, per IEC 61643-11. The enhanced version provides [Read More]

‘Astounding’ Results Announced In U.K. Offshore Wind Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association in the U.K., is highlighting the dramatic fall in the cost of offshore wind, which, according to the results of the country’s latest competitive auction for renewable technologies, is cheaper than the cost of [Read More]

DNV GL Launches Control Hardware-In-The-Loop Testing For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewables certification company DNV GL has opened a control hardware-in-the-loop (CHIL) test facility for renewable energy generation plants. The facility connects physical power plant controllers to a real-time simulator, allowing the controller to be fully tested and validated without the [Read More]

GE Rolls Out Its Biggest Onshore Wind Turbine Yet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

The new 4.8 MW turbine is equipped with a 158-meter rotor, a range of tip heights up to 240 meters and 77-meter-long carbon blades.

AXIS Insurance Taps Tom To Grow Renewables

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 11, 2017

Seeking to grow its renewable energy business unit, AXIS Insurance has named Christina Tom vice president and renewable energy underwriter. According to AXIS, she will be responsible for leading its U.S. West Coast business, underwriting wind, solar and energy storage [Read More]