Broadwind Eyes "Strategic Alternatives" For Wind Services Unit
In its quarterly earnings, Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy says it will begin to evaluate strategic alternatives for its service business, which provides "non-routine" drivetrain and blade maintenance and field services   [read more]
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:06:49 EDT
GE Turbines Will Power Pattern's Meikle Wind
GE will supply Pattern Development with 61 wind turbines for its 180 MW Meikle Wind project, located approximately 33 kilometers north of Tumbler Ridge in the Peace Region of British   [read more]
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 12:04:10 EDT
Renewable Energy Program Funds Project For Solar-Powered Drones
With a goal of creating a "solar soaring power management system" for unmanned aircraft, Fargo, N.D.-based Packet Digital LLC has been awarded a research and development grant from the North   [read more]
Fri, 31 Jul 2015 09:46:05 EDT
Report: Increased Renewables Penetration On The Grid Is Technically, Economically Feasible
A report published by the Materials Research Society (MRS) says that increasing the market share of variable renewable electric power generation in the U.S. from the present 4% is both   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:24:52 EDT
Gamesa Upgrades Medicine Bow Wind Turbines
Gamesa has completed upgrades for the Medicine Bow Wind Farm, located in Carbon County, Wyo. The project's nine wind turbines were upgraded to a rated power of 650 kW and   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 14:15:54 EDT
Trade Association: Bad News, Good News For Germany
Burdened by what has become a boom-and-bust market, onshore wind in Germany suffered in the first six months of this year, notes trade association VDMA Power Systems. In the first   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Gamesa's Net Profit More Than Doubles
Net profit more than doubled for turbine maker Gamesa for the first half of the year ended June 30. Gamesa says net profit reached EUR 97 million, more than doubling   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
Contributions From European Region Lift Nordex
Primed by strong demand in the company's core European region, turbine maker Nordex posted a double-digit sales increase in the first half of this year. Nordex says the European region   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
AWEA: Wind Can Help With Clean Power Plan Requirements
U.S. wind power can help states affordably and reliably comply with the pending Clean Power Plan to cut carbon pollution from power plants, according to a release from the American   [read more]
Thu, 30 Jul 2015 00:00:00 EDT
ArcLight Closes Sixth Fund With $5.6 Billion In Commitments
ArcLight Capital Partners has financially closed its latest fund, ArcLight Energy Partners Fund VI. The fund closed with $5.575 billion in commitments, exceeding its $4 billion target and initial $5   [read more]
Wed, 29 Jul 2015 13:07:40 EDT