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Scottish Renewables Consultancy Sets Up Shop In Alberta

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Green Cat Renewables (GCR), a renewable energy consultancy with bases in Scotland, is expanding into North America by launching an office in Calgary, Alberta. Starting next month, Green Cat Renewables Canada Corp. will provide development support and consultancy services for [Read More]

Suzlon’s U.S. Wind Hub Takes Home AWEA Safety Award

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO), the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of India-based Suzlon Group, has received the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) gold-level Health and Safety Achievement Award 2017 for an operations and maintenance service provider. According to Suzlon, this [Read More]

Sold! Brookfield To Acquire Bankrupt SunEdison’s TerraForm Yieldcos

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

It appears TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power, yieldcos of bankrupt renewables firm SunEdison, will finally be able to come out from underneath the shadow of their troubled parent company. Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to fully acquire TerraForm Global, [Read More]

Cheers To That: U.S. ‘Advanced Energy’ Revenue Double That Of Beer Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

According to newly released data from Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the “advanced energy” industry was a $200 billion industry in the U.S. and a whopping $1.4 trillion industry globally as of the end of 2016. AEE defines “advanced energy” as [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Brings In UAVs For Inspections, Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection services. Following approval from the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority [Read More]

Finnish Financial Company Plans North American Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Taaleri, a financial services company based out of Finland, is setting its sights on the North American renewable energy market. Overall, Taaleri plans to make investments in wind and solar projects in North America, as well as Europe, India and [Read More]

With Five States In ’20 Percent And Up’ Club, Wind Thrives In Rural U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Seeing as 99% of U.S. wind turbines are situated in rural areas, wind energy’s steady growth has been accompanied by a surge of investment in rural America, says the American Wind Energy Association.

Study: More Local Benefits Equal More Support For Canadian Wind Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The more a community is involved in wind energy planning, including getting direct benefits from nearby turbines, the more likely the development will gain local support, according to a new study from London, Ontario-based Western University. The study, conducted by [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Annual Award Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the nominees for the 2017 CanWEA Awards, which recognize those who have made “outstanding contributions” to Canada’s wind power industry. The nominees are as follows: R.J. Templin Award Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study [Read More]

Perry’s Confirmation As DOE Head Faces Mixed Bag Of Reactions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

In a vote of 62-37, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as the 14th secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Perry succeeds Ernest Moniz, who was nominated as DOE secretary in 2013 under the [Read More]