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N.C. Takes First Step Toward ‘Unnecessary’ Study Regarding Wind Moratorium

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

According to the NC Sustainable Energy Association, opponents of the moratorium are concerned that the study and resulting maps could be used to permanently ban wind projects and limit property rights of landowners.

Denver Releases Study On 100% Renewables, Seeks Public Input

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

A new study released by Denver’s Department of Environmental Health shows that moving the city to 100% clean energy by 2030 or earlier is, in fact, an achievable strategy that Denver can pursue to meet its 80% by 2050 carbon-reduction [Read More]

Honeywell, Intel Launch Drone Inspection Service Suited For Energy Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Wind stakeholders, there’s a new drone inspection service for industrial customers: In collaboration with Intel, Fortune 100 industrial technology company Honeywell has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service, the Honeywell InView, to help clients improve critical [Read More]

Wind Tech Students At N.M. College Get Another Boost From Megger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Thanks to a new donation from Megger, a manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, students at Mesalands Community College’s Wind Energy Technology Program will have another opportunity to use industry equipment and gain real-world training experience. Based in Tucumcari, N.M., [Read More]

Poll Shows Strong Support For Clean Energy In Ohio’s Coal Country

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 06, 2017

Voters throughout Ohio overwhelmingly support policies that encourage greater production of renewable energy and increasing energy efficiency, including renewable energy standards and revising wind turbine set-back rules to better accommodate wind farm siting, according to statewide polling recently completed on [Read More]

How DONG Energy Dismantled The World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

The dismantling process for the world’s first offshore wind farm has now been completed, DONG Energy has announced. The Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, located near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark, was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project to [Read More]

Vattenfall Plans Significant Job Cuts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

Citing a “rapidly changing energy landscape,” European wind developer Vattenfall has decided to cut costs by 2 billion Swedish krona, equaling $250.9 million, in its workforce by 2020. The Swedish energy company says it must adapt in order to stay [Read More]

Report: We’re On A Good Track With Renewables – But Not The Paris Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

There is no single solution for achieving the target of a low-carbon world, DNV GL says. Instead, multiple achievable actions must be taken both locally and globally, involving collaboration within the energy sector and across industries.

EDPR Launches Wind Blade Recycling Program With Spanish Researchers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC) – a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, or CSIC) – for the implementation of a wind turbine blade [Read More]

Nordex To Cut 400-500 Jobs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

The Nordex Group is planning to cut 400-500 jobs as part of its new “cost-cutting program,” which the company has initiated in response to the continuing decline in demand and sharp change in market conditions in Germany, as well as [Read More]