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Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency Seeks Wind, Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

The Kentucky Municipal Energy Agency (KyMEA) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for renewable energy. Specifically, the RFP is soliciting proposals to supply electric capacity and energy from renewable sources between May 1, 2019, and June 1, 2022, for [Read More]

Wind Technician Training Grows At New Mexico College

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

GE affiliate Granite Services International Inc. has expanded its wind technician training programs at Mesalands Community College’s North American Wind Research and Training Center in Tucumcari, N.M. Granite, which uses the facility to conduct new-hire training and summer intern training, [Read More]

The Wind Coalition Speaks Out On Recent Anti-Wind Op-Eds

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

The Wind Coalition is speaking out on what it calls “misleading op-eds” from groups lobbying against wind power in Oklahoma. Jeffrey Clark, president of The Wind Coalition, says in a response from the group, “Over the years, groups lobbying against wind energy [Read More]

Rhode Island Governor Plots Whopping 1,000% Renewables Increase

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Gov. Gina Raimondo, who heads the state with the U.S.’ first offshore wind farm, has announced an ambitious goal for Rhode Island: a tenfold increase in renewables by 2020.

Berkshire Hathaway Companies Deploy Uptake Platform For 5 GW Wind Fleet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

Two subsidiaries of Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE), an $84 billion international portfolio of energy businesses, are deploying Uptake Technologies’ solutions across their wind power fleets, which account for approximately 5 GW of capacity. Chicago-based Uptake Technologies provides a predictive-analytics, Software [Read More]

Vestas Appoints Head Of New Asia-Pacific Unit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

To strengthen its presence in the Asia-Pacific (APC) region, Vestas announced last week that the current APC sales business unit (SBU) would be re-organized into two new SBUs: SBU CHI, covering China and Mongolia, and SBU ASP, covering all other [Read More]

Natural Power Announces U.S. Hire For Renewables-Environment Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2017

In an effort to expand its services for the North American renewable energy industry, Scotland-headquartered Natural Power has announced the appointment of Christine Sutter as head of environment in North America. Sutter will be responsible for providing environmental and permitting [Read More]

Report Examines Small, Medium Wind Turbine Market Over Next Decade

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

A new Navigant Research report analyzing the global market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs) estimates that the installed capacity of this market could grow from 176.4 MW in 2017 to 446.0 MW in 2026. The report, examining the [Read More]

Acciona Merger Helps Drive Big 2016 Sales Increase For Nordex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 01, 2017

On the basis of its provisional consolidated financial statements for 2016, the Nordex Group has reported that it achieved its targets. Specifically, sales climbed by 40% to EUR 3.4 billion, including sales of EUR 726 million contributed by its new [Read More]

How Would Oklahoma’s Anti-Wind Tax Affect The State’s Industry?

Contributors
Written by David K. Burton & Binyomin Koff on February 28, 2017

A new tax proposed for existing projects could make wind developers think twice before making big capital investments in the state.