Wanzek Trains, Mentors Future Wind Technicians Out Of College

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NAW Staff on Feb 09, 2016

West Fargo, N.D.-based Wanzek Construction has initiated a new internship program for college graduates – the Wind Tech Development Program. Representatives from Wanzek recently presented the program for students majoring in wind energy technology at Mesalands Community College, located in [Read More]

Milbank Advises Firm On Sale Of Two U.K. Wind Farms

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NAW Staff on Feb 08, 2016

Law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised EIG Global Energy Partners in the sale of a 50% interest of an onshore and offshore wind farm in the U.K. The buyer was a consortium comprising investment funds managed [Read More]

Global Marine Acquires Majority Stake In Offshore-Focused CWind

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NAW Staff on Feb 05, 2016

Global Marine Systems Ltd., a provider of engineering and underwater services, has acquired a majority interest in offshore renewables specialist CWind Ltd., based in Colchester, U.K. According to Global Marine – which has main offices in Chelmsford, U.K., and Singapore [Read More]

E.ON Energy Services Named Authorized Service Provider For Winergy

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NAW Staff on Feb 01, 2016

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy, a supplier of drivetrain components for wind turbines, has named E.ON Energy Services a factory-authorized service provider for inspection, repair and replacement of Winergy equipment. The designation allows E.ON Energy Services to perform up-tower repair and replacement [Read More]

Vision Ridge’s $430M Investment Fund Focuses On Tackling Climate Change

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NAW Staff on Feb 01, 2016

In the wake of a year of global and national changes in climate and energy policy, investment firm Vision Ridge Partners says it has closed a $430 million private investment portfolio focused on later-stage clean energy companies and other sustainable [Read More]

Sumitomo And Japan Steel Works Enter Joint Venture In Brazil

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NAW Staff on Jan 28, 2016

Japan-based Sumitomo Corp. and The Japan Steel Works (JSW) have entered a joint venture agreement with Brazilian steel manufacturer Gerdau to produce and sell wind power generation forged products for the Latin American market, with a focus on Brazil. Production [Read More]

General Cable Awarded Deal For Avista Transmission Rebuild

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NAW Staff on Jan 26, 2016

General Cable, a Kentucky-based provider of wire and cable for the energy, utility and industrial industries, has been awarded an order by utility company Avista to support transmission capacity growth with a high-performance conductor for a new transmission line rebuild [Read More]

SUPERNAP Michigan Data Center To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

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NAW Staff on Jan 22, 2016

Data-center builder Switch has announced plans for its SUPERNAP Michigan data center, located near Grand Rapids, to be powered by 100% renewable energy. As part of this announcement and Switch’s commitment to run all of its data centers on green [Read More]

Santa Monica To Power Municipal Operations With Wind And Solar

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NAW Staff on Jan 18, 2016

El Segundo, Calif.-based 3 Phases Renewables, a renewable energy power solutions provider, has contracted with the City of Santa Monica, Calif., to supply 100% renewable power for all municipal operations. Under the newly signed contract, effective as of this month, [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Opens New Office To Support Mexican Renewables

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NAW Staff on Jan 14, 2016

Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has boosted its presence in the Americas by opening an office in Mexico City. SgurrEnergy, a Wood Group company, says this latest venture provides a base for the consultancy to strategically support the development of renewable [Read More]