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GE Rolls Out Its Biggest Onshore Wind Turbine Yet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

The new 4.8 MW turbine is equipped with a 158-meter rotor, a range of tip heights up to 240 meters and 77-meter-long carbon blades.

AXIS Insurance Taps Tom To Grow Renewables

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 11, 2017

Seeking to grow its renewable energy business unit, AXIS Insurance has named Christina Tom vice president and renewable energy underwriter. According to AXIS, she will be responsible for leading its U.S. West Coast business, underwriting wind, solar and energy storage [Read More]

Wind Companies Donate To Post-Harvey Recovery Efforts

Posted by Mark Del Franco on September 11, 2017

Wind energy companies will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding as partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative. Participating companies include Apex Clean Energy, Blattner Energy, Duke Energy, EDF Renewable Energy, EDP Renewables, Enel Green [Read More]

Vestas Signs Agreement To Build Wind Blade Plant In Russia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2017

The Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) says Vestas has signed an agreement to build a wind turbine production plant in the Ulyanovsk region of Russia. The head of the region, Sergey Morozov; general director of Ulyanovsk Region Development [Read More]

California Mayors, City Officials Throw Support Behind 100% Clean Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

A coalition of California mayors, city councilors and community leaders has delivered a letter to California Assemblymembers to issue their support for moving California to 100% clean energy by 2045 through the passage of S.B.100. The local officials – including [Read More]

Former Vestas, GE Senior Exec Joins Northland Power As COO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Toronto-based independent power producer Northland Power Inc. has named Troy Patton to the position of chief operations officer (COO). According to the company, Patton has more than 20 years of experience in the power generation industry. Most recently, he served [Read More]

AEE Brings Companies Together For The Advanced Energy Buyers Group

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 08, 2017

National business organization Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has announced the launch of the Advanced Energy Buyers Group, a collection of large energy users seeking to expand access to energy that is secure, clean and affordable. AEE says the Advanced Energy [Read More]

N.C. Takes First Step Toward ‘Unnecessary’ Study Regarding Wind Moratorium

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

According to the NC Sustainable Energy Association, opponents of the moratorium are concerned that the study and resulting maps could be used to permanently ban wind projects and limit property rights of landowners.

Denver Releases Study On 100% Renewables, Seeks Public Input

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

A new study released by Denver’s Department of Environmental Health shows that moving the city to 100% clean energy by 2030 or earlier is, in fact, an achievable strategy that Denver can pursue to meet its 80% by 2050 carbon-reduction [Read More]

Honeywell, Intel Launch Drone Inspection Service Suited For Energy Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Wind stakeholders, there’s a new drone inspection service for industrial customers: In collaboration with Intel, Fortune 100 industrial technology company Honeywell has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service, the Honeywell InView, to help clients improve critical [Read More]