NS Power: Wind Generates 50% Of Nova Scotia's Electricity
On June 24, 50% of electricity generated in Nova Scotia came from wind power - a new record in the province, according to utility NS Power. The record level of   [read more]
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:37:23 EDT
AWEA: Ohio Budget Bill A ‘Missed Opportunity'
The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is characterizing an Ohio budget bill as a "missed opportunity" to re-open wind energy development in the state. "While House Bill 64 contains a   [read more]
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:31:12 EDT
Duke Energy Upgrades Notrees Energy Storage System
Duke Energy is in the process of updating its 36 MW energy storage and power management system located at the company's 153 MW Notrees Windpower Project in West Texas. According   [read more]
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:17:09 EDT
Gamesa Lands First Latin American Order For The G128
Gamesa has received an order for the G128-5.0 MW turbine in the Latin American market - the first time the turbine platform will operate in the region. According to the   [read more]
Tue, 30 Jun 2015 12:06:43 EDT
SunEdison, TerraForm Power Close Haul From Atlantic Power
SunEdison and its yieldco TerraForm Power have closed the previously announced acquisition of Atlantic Power's 521 MW portfolio of operating wind power plants. The all-cash deal includes five projects located   [read more]
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:15:58 EDT
FAA Grants 333 Exemption To UAV Provider SkySpecs
The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) service provider SkySpecs an exemption under Section 333. The exemption is the only type of clearance that authorizes companies   [read more]
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 14:15:40 EDT
Broadwind Energy: PTC Renewal Helps Spur Tower Orders
Thanks to the extension of the production tax credit (PTC), Broadwind Energy announced $50 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. "With the extension of the   [read more]
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:21:43 EDT
Vestas Receives 185 MW Order In Chile
Turbine maker Vestas has received an order calling for 56 V117-3.3 MW turbines for a wind farm located in Atacama, Chile. According to Vestas, the contract includes supply and installation   [read more]
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:16:41 EDT
MHI Vestas Confirms Offshore Order
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind has been appointed the preferred supplier for an offshore project in Denmark. According to MHI Vestas, Vattenfall has appointed MHI Vestas Offshore Wind preferred supplier for   [read more]
Mon, 29 Jun 2015 12:12:57 EDT
Ontario Teachers' Pension Expands Ownership Of BluEarth Renewables
Ontario Teachers' Pension Plan has acquired all of the outstanding shares of BluEarth Renewables. The pension plan, through its Teachers' Private Capital group, has been a lead investor in BluEarth   [read more]
Fri, 26 Jun 2015 12:54:39 EDT