SunEdison, the bankrupt renewables company, has announced it is working with its two yieldcos, TerraForm Power and TerraForm Global, to explore selling SunEdison’s controlling Class B shares in both companies. According to a press release, this initiative will be conducted [Read More]
Illinois’ 25 largest wind farms have supported 20,173 jobs during construction and will add $6.4 billion to local economies over their 25-year life spans, according to findings from a new study released by Illinois State University’s Center for Renewable Energy. The [Read More]
Target says it has entered into an agreement with Starwood Energy Group to purchase a portion of power from the firm’s 211 MW Stephens Ranch Wind project near Lubbock, Texas. In a company announcement, the retail giant says the 40 [Read More]
OrbisEnergy, an innovation and incubation center in Lowestoft, Suffolk, in the U.K., says it has launched the SCORE program, a grant funding opportunity totaling 6 million British pounds intended to help small and midsize businesses develop new technologies – particularly [Read More]
With growing comfort from long-term capital providers, new off-takers and experienced developers, the wind industry is poised for further expansion despite any short-term challenges.
At the request of the New York State Energy and Research Development Authority (NYSERDA), the Long Island Power Authority (LIPA) has postponed its board of trustees meeting that will consider Deepwater Wind’s proposed offshore wind farm. In a statement, LIPA [Read More]
Several original equipment manufacturers have emerged as potential suitors for the Areva-Gamesa offshore wind player.
Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., has announced a plan to introduce new legislation that would require 100% of U.S. energy to come from renewable sources by 2050. Merkley made the announcement during a panel he hosted at the Netroots Nation Conference titled [Read More]
Certification and standards body DNV GL has launched a new joint industry project (JIP) with 14 global partners to mutually develop a recommended practice for the coupled analysis of floating offshore wind turbines, effectively reaching a unified standard for the [Read More]
Seacat Freedom, the latest addition to wind farm support vessel operator Seacat Services’ 12-strong fleet, has been dispatched to DONG Energy’s Race Bank offshore wind project following the boat’s official naming ceremony at Seawork 2016. According to Seacat Services, the deployment [Read More]