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GE And LM Wind Power Complete $1.65B Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

GE has completed its $1.65 billion acquisition of LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based technology developer and manufacturer of rotor blades for the wind energy industry. The completion of the transaction follows regulatory approval in the European Union, the U.S., China and [Read More]

New Danish Alliance Seeks U.S. Offshore Wind Partnerships

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Forming a Danish offshore wind alliance looking to team up with American companies, Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, LICengineering and Semco Maritime have joined forces with The Trade Council of Denmark’s Wind Energy Advisory. The new alliance, focusing on the [Read More]

Senvion Launches 2.XM Wind Turbine Platform In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

German wind turbine manufacturer Senvion is launching four new products for the Indian market. Senvion’s four product variants include the 2.4M110, 2.4M114, 2.3M120 and 2.3M124 wind turbines, which have rotor diameters of 110-124 meters and power ratings of 2.3-2.4 MW. [Read More]

Svendborg Brakes Rolls Out New Yaw Brake Tool For Wind Maintenance

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

Svendborg Brakes, a supplier of yaw brakes to the global wind industry, has introduced a new yaw brake lifting and installation tool. According to the company, the new tool aims to improve worker safety and reduce the time taken to [Read More]

Wanted: U.S.-Israel Renewables, Energy Efficiency Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 20, 2017

BIRD Energy has announced its eighth funding cycle for U.S.-Israel joint project proposals with a focus on renewable energy and energy efficiency. To be considered for this latest funding, a project proposal must include research and development (R&D) cooperation between [Read More]

U.S. Wind Power Now Supports More Than 100,000 Jobs In All 50 States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

Having installed more than 8 GW of new wind power for a second straight year, the U.S. industry now supports a record-high 102,500 jobs.

City Of South Lake Tahoe Makes 100% Renewables Pledge

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 19, 2017

South Lake Tahoe, Calif., has become the 26th city in the U.S. and the latest in a growing coalition of mountain communities to officially commit to 100% renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. On Tuesday, the South Lake Tahoe [Read More]

Done Deal: Oklahoma’s Wind Tax Credits Are Ending Soon

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

Citing “challenging budgetary circumstances,” Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has put her signature to legislation that will kill wind production tax credits a few years early.

U.S. Renewables Consulting Firms Announce Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 18, 2017

V-Bar LLC, a wind and solar engineering consultant based out of Golden, Colo., is merging with Chinook Wind LLC, an Everson, Wash.-headquartered renewable energy consulting firm. The new company, which is actively operating, is planning an official rebranding next quarter. [Read More]

AWEA, Clean Energy Groups Back Proposed FERC Changes

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 17, 2017

A number of clean energy groups, including the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), are voicing their support for proposed interconnection changes by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) to improve the efficiency and transparency of interconnection requests, as well as [Read More]