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GE’s LM Wind Power Opens Up 15th Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

LM Wind Power, a designer and manufacturer of blades for wind turbines, has opened up another blade factory, located in the Baodi District in northeastern China. The new facility is situated 40 kilometers from the company’s existing plant in Tianjin. [Read More]

AWEA Announces New Board Chair, Members And Advisors

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Tristan Grimbert, president and CEO of EDF Renewable Energy, has been elected chair of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) board. He succeeds Chris Brown, president of Vestas Americas. The announcement comes as AWEA kicks off WINDPOWER 2017 in Anaheim. [Read More]

Wind Intelligence Firm MAKE Scooped Up By Verisk Analytics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

MAKE, a research and advisory business for renewable energy, has been acquired by Verisk Analytics, a Jersey City, N.J.-based data analytics provider. MAKE, which specializes in wind power intelligence, will become part of Wood Mackenzie, a Verisk Analytics business focused [Read More]

United Wind Teams With Ag Consulting Firm For Distributed Wind Solutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

Distributed wind company United Wind Inc. has announced a partnership with K·Coe Isom, an accounting and consulting firm for the food and agriculture industry. Under the partnership, United Wind will analyze and customize WindLease solutions for selected K·Coe Isom clients [Read More]

DNV GL Creates On-Demand, Web-Based Forecasting For Wind, Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

DNV GL has added to its suite of short-term wind and solar power forecasting services with the launch of Forecaster NOW, an on-demand Web portal with e-commerce-enabled transactions. The global energy advisory and certification company is demonstrating its new solution [Read More]

Sixteen Trends That Will Buoy U.S. Wind Power Into The 2020s

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Written by Tom Kiernan on May 22, 2017

The head of the American Wind Energy Association lays out a slew of industry, market and policy trends that will outlive the wind production tax credit after its phaseout.

Offshore Wind Investor LEGO Shatters 100% Renewables Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Having supported the development of more than 160 MW of renewable energy since 2012, the LEGO Group has achieved its 100% renewable energy target three years ahead of schedule, the Danish toy manufacturing giant has announced. The company’s latest renewable [Read More]

New Goldwind Americas Exec Joins After Nine Years With Nordex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Goldwind Americas, the Chicago-based subsidiary of Chinese wind turbine company Xinjiang Goldwind Science & Technology Co. Ltd., has appointed Reinhard Sander vice president of engineering and technology. Sander joins Goldwind Americas after almost nine years at Nordex USA Inc., where [Read More]

Suzlon Highlights ‘Another Profitable Year’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Suzlon Group has announced its audited quarterly (Q4 FY17) and annual (FY17) results, showing an all-time-high commissioning for the company: In FY17, Suzlon installed 1,779 MW of wind capacity, taking its cumulative installations to over 11 GW in India and [Read More]

Vestas’ InteliLight System Arrives In U.S. Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Having demonstrated adherence to Federal Aviation Administration standards, Vestas’ InteliLight solution for wind turbines is now ready for U.S. deployment. Combining aircraft detection and aviation light control, the system provides end-to-end aviation safety for wind parks, says Vestas. The U.S. [Read More]