FYI

ACCIONA Presents Wind Farm Tours Through Virtual Reality Software

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 25, 2016

ACCIONA Energía has created an immersive virtual reality (VR) experience that allows users to make a visit to a wind farm without having to travel to the site. The product – which the company is presenting in public for the [Read More]

DTE Energy Opens Renewable Energy Operations Center In Huron County

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 19, 2016

DTE Energy says it has opened the Huron Renewable Energy Center in Bad Axe, Mich., bringing 25 renewable energy operations and maintenance (O&M) jobs to Huron County. According to David Harwood, director of renewable energy for DTE Energy, the site [Read More]

GE Racks Up Significant U.S. Orders For 2 MW Onshore Models In Q1

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 18, 2016

For the first quarter of the year, GE Renewable Energy says its new 2 MW onshore wind turbines were selected in contracts totaling more than 1 GW of new wind capacity in the U.S. With generator ratings from 2.0-2.4 MW [Read More]

Edison Energy Company Brings Renewables PPA To The Market

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 18, 2016

Altenex, an Edison Energy company, has made public its proprietary renewable energy purchase agreement (REPA), used for commercial, industrial and institutional clients. The REPA, a power purchase agreement (PPA) for renewable energy, has been used by multiple Altenex clients, including [Read More]

Vestas Finds Strategic IT Partner In Wipro

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 18, 2016

Wipro Ltd. – an information technology, consulting and business process services company – has been selected as a strategic IT partner for Vestas Wind Systems. Wipro will deploy its proprietary LiVE Workspace solution for Vestas as part of a multiyear [Read More]

Blattner Touts Installed Wind Power Milestone For North America

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 16, 2016

Minnesota-headquartered Blattner Energy has announced a new milestone: The company now has 30,000 MW of wind power installed or under contract across North America. According to Blattner, this accounts for approximately one-third of all installed wind power capacity in the [Read More]

Gamesa Opening New Blade Factory In India This Fall

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 11, 2016

Gamesa is building a new turbine blade factory in the town of Nellore in Andra Pradesh – one of India’s fastest-growing wind markets, says the company. With enough capacity to manufacture 250 blades (500 MW) a year, the facility has [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewable Services Nabs Award

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 05, 2016

Duke Energy Renewable Services was recently awarded the operational excellence award by Wind Energy Update at its eighth annual Wind O&M Conference in Dallas. The award recognizes companies that exhibit outstanding performance across the operations and maintenance sector, are thought [Read More]

Gearbox Express Opens New Wisconsin Base Alongside AWEA’s Kiernan

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 04, 2016

Gearbox Express (GBX), a provider of independent, down-tower service for wind turbine gearbox re-manufacturing, has opened a new headquarters in Mukwonago, Wis. Tom Kiernan, CEO of the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), as well as state and local public officials, [Read More]

AWS Truepower Acquires Energy-Related Forecasting Assets Of MESO

NAW Staff
NAW Staff on May 04, 2016

AWS Truepower, a provider of wind and solar consulting and engineering services, has acquired the energy-related forecasting assets of longtime partner MESO Inc. MESO, a founding partner of the former TrueWind Solutions, and AWS Truepower have collaborated for years in [Read More]