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Sandia Labs Exec Joins DOE’s Renewables, Energy-Efficiency Lab

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2017

Juan Torres has been tapped as associate laboratory director for energy systems integration at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL). NREL is the DOE’s primary national laboratory for renewable energy and energy-efficiency research and development. [Read More]

Canadian Company Gets Nod From MHI Vestas For Offshore Wind ‘Floatel’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 01, 2017

Bridgemans Services Group (BSG), a privately owned Canadian company providing floating accommodations for industrial workforces, has entered an agreement with MHI Vestas to provide full-service “floatel” accommodations and CTV boat landing services for a Belgian offshore wind farm. Having recently [Read More]

Wind Energy Fully Powers Third SC Johnson Site

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 31, 2017

Furthering the company’s commitment to reducing greenhouse-gas emissions, SC Johnson, a manufacturer of household cleaning products, says its manufacturing site in Bay City, Mich., has begun operating on 100% wind energy, joining two other company-owned sites also powered by wind. [Read More]

Mesalands Wind Energy Students To Use Megger’s Electrical Testing Equipment

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 31, 2017

Megger, a Valley Forge, Pa.-based manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, has donated a Digital Low-Resistance Ohmmeter, the DLRO200 Microohmmeter, to Mesalands Community College. According to the college, this new equipment is being used to enhance the curriculum and the hands-on [Read More]

Wind Accounts For Big Chunk Of Xcel Energy’s Southwest Mix

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

Xcel Energy is highlighting its newest corporate sustainability report, which shows the company’s growth in renewable energy across its eight-state service area, stretching from the Upper Midwest to the southwestern states of Texas and New Mexico. In the Southwest – [Read More]

WINDPOWER 2017 Closes With Diverse Panel On Wind Trends

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

American wind power’s future growth will be driven by a diverse range of customers and trends, says the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), highlighting its WINDPOWER 2017 conference, which wrapped up in Anaheim, Calif., last week. Stakeholders representing a corporate [Read More]

Report: U.S. Renewables Generation Four Decades Ahead Of Schedule

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

According to the SUN DAY Campaign, renewable energy’s share of power generation has reached a level that the U.S. Energy Information Administration did not expect to happen for another 40 years.

RES Deploying IdentiFlight System For Eagle Data At Wind Site

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

IdentiFlight International, an affiliate of Boulder Imaging, is deploying two mobile units of its IdentiFlight aerial detection system to a potential wind farm site in Washington State. The mobile detection systems, purchased by Renewable Energy Systems Americas (RES), will be [Read More]

Acciona Commences Operations On Wind/Battery Storage Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 30, 2017

Acciona Energia has started up a hybrid wind-storage plant in Navarre of northern Spain. Located next to an experimental wind farm in Barasoain, the plant will use battery storage solutions that can be applied to commercial wind farms, explains Acciona. The [Read More]

Multi-Strand Aluminum Cable Launches For Down-Tower Wind Work

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Southwire, a Georgia-based wire and cable producer, has launched a new multi-strand aluminum cable particularly suited for down-tower wind turbine applications. According to the company, the cable is more flexible than similar aluminum cables, making it easier to install. Also [Read More]