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TPI Composites Inks Another Wind Blade Contract With Gamesa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has entered into a new long-term agreement with Gamesa. From its new manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey, TPI will supply wind blades for Gamesa through 2022. TPI has [Read More]

Big Wind, Solar And Transmission Investment Planned In Mountain States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power’s integrated resource plan calls for a significant commitment to wind power, including upgrading turbines and adding up to 1.1 GW of new projects by 2020.

Gamesa And Siemens Wind Power Officially Become One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

With today’s registration of the combined company in the Mercantile Registry of Biscay in Spain, the big merger between Gamesa and Siemens Wind Power has officially been finalized. According to the companies, the registration was the last step required to [Read More]

Ohio House Green-Lights Repeal Of Renewables Mandate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 03, 2017

Here we go again: Only a few months after Gov. John Kasich, R-Ohio, vetoed a similar bill, Ohio lawmakers have advanced new legislation to repeal the state’s renewable energy mandate. In June 2014, Ohio became the first U.S. state to [Read More]

Vestas Snatches Another Top Wind OEM Title In Slow Year For China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

More wind turbine original equipment manufacturer (OEM) rankings are in: According to MAKE’s newly released “Global Wind Turbine OEM 2016 Market Share” analysis, Western turbine OEMs accounted for four of the top five positions. MAKE says Vestas emerged victorious in [Read More]

New Report Shows How To Boost Safety Of Offshore Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

In an effort to make the International Maritime Organization (IMO) develop international standards, the Danish Maritime Authority (DMA) has revealed new analysis it says could be used to increase the safety of offshore vessels carrying wind turbine technicians. To create [Read More]

Iowa Group Underscores Low Power Prices For The Wind-Rich State

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Iowa produces more electricity from wind per capita than any other state, but importantly, according to new findings from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP), the state’s leadership in wind production has not come at a great expense to ratepayers. “This [Read More]

Unearthing The Footprints Of Pattern Development’s Meikle Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 30, 2017

While handling road and platform excavations for the Meikle Wind project in British Columbia, the developer discovered dinosaur tracks estimated to be nearly 100 million years old.

Report: The Rise Of Corporate Wind PPAs In The Great Plains

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI) Business Renewables Center, a nonprofit helping corporations buy renewable energy, has released a report highlighting the rise of wind energy for corporate purchasers in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). According to Anthony Teixeira, senior associate [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Draft Supplemental EIS Now Available For Comment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. Last summer, a [Read More]