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Navigant Report Examines Competitive Wind Blade Materials Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

A new Navigant Research report is predicting the materials market for wind blades to have an estimated global value of $4.57 billion in 2017. In addition, the firm estimates over $37.34 billion in materials could be produced and purchased between [Read More]

U.S. Senators Introduce ‘Advancing Grid Storage Act’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 27, 2017

U.S. Sens. Al Franken, D-Minn., and Martin Heinrich, D-N.M., members of the Senate Energy Committee, have introduced what they deem a job-creating measure that will help strengthen the country’s energy infrastructure. According to a press release from the senators, the [Read More]

What Could Xcel’s Texas-New Mexico Wind Expansion Do For The Region?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

Xcel Energy’s plans to add more wind power in its Texas-New Mexico service area would boost wind to about 40% of the region’s electricity supply by 2021, according to estimates from the Minneapolis-based energy company. In March, Xcel Energy asked [Read More]

Suddenly Southeast? Working To Unlock The Region’s Wind Barriers

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on September 26, 2017

Advocates are working to address the issues that have historically plagued the region, long dismissed for wind power development. 

Wind Could Power 30% Of Europe By 2030 – But Only Under The Right Policies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

Wind energy has the potential to provide up to 30% of Europe’s power by 2030, according to figures released by WindEurope in its Outlook to 2020 and Scenarios for 2030 reports. According to WindEurope’s projections, Europe could be on course [Read More]

Strong Showing For New York’s Renewable Energy RFPs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

In response to two requests for proposals (RFPs) for clean energy, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have received a total of more than 200 proposals, Gov. Andrew M. [Read More]

Missouri Utility Announces $1 Billion Wind Investment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., is planning a major expansion of wind and solar generation, as well as an overall carbon-emissions reduction. The company, which has 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern [Read More]

Vestas Engineering Partner Opens Up New R&D Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

L&T Technology Services Ltd., an engineering research and development (R&D) services company, has announced the formal establishment of an engineering solutions delivery center in Chennai, India, that is focused on supporting Vestas. According to L&T, the dedicated development center will [Read More]

Hover Energy Names New COO From LM Wind Power, Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Texas-based Hover Energy LLC, a wind energy technology company, has announced Dr. Carsten Westergaard as its new chief operating officer (COO). According to Hover, Westergaard brings more than 25 years of experience in wind energy to the company. He began [Read More]

Iowa Flaunts New Wind Turbine License Plate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Representing the major wind energy presence in the state, license plates with a wind turbine are coming to Iowa next year. According to the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa DOT Director [Read More]