EWEA: European Council Leaders Showed 'Lack Of Ambition' On Renewables Target
On Oct. 23, European Council leaders gathered in Brussels, Belgium, and set four targets for the European Union's (EU) 2030 climate and energy policy framework. The European Council agreed to:   [read more]
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 12:29:51 EDT
Moventas Takes Mobile Operations Center On Multi-City U.S. Tour
Gear manufacturer and service provider Moventas is taking its mobile operations center on a multi-city U.S. tour to give wind farm owners and operators a better understanding of its services.   [read more]
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:19:09 EDT
Vestas Gets Fourth Order From Hanas - This Year
Vestas has received a 50 MW contract from Hanas, the fourth order the Chinese investment firm has placed this year with the turbine maker. According to Vestas, the contract calls   [read more]
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 11:15:46 EDT
GE To Close Tehachapi Manufacturing Plant; Related Work Will Transition To Pensacola, Fla.
GE Energy will close a Tehachapi, Calif.-based regional manufacturing facility that produces machine heads and hubs for wind turbines. Through November, GE will transition all related manufacturing activity in Tehachapi   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 15:53:26 EDT
Hannon Armstrong Acquires Wind Portfolio In Partnership 'Flip' Transaction
Hannon Armstrong Sustainable Infrastructure Capital Inc. has agreed to acquire a portfolio of 10 operating wind projects from an affiliate of JPMorgan Chase & Co. for $144 million. The wind   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:52:23 EDT
Alstom Will Supply Additional ECO 122 Turbines For Brazilian Project
Turbine maker Alstom will supply eight wind turbines to the Pontal 2A wind project in southern Brazil. The contract, worth around EUR 26 million, is with Enerplan, a power company   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:19:05 EDT
Gamesa Enters Jordan's Wind Market
Turbine maker Gamesa has signed its first contract in Jordan, where the company will supply 66 MW to Elecnor. Under the terms of the agreement, Gamesa will install 33 of   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 14:07:23 EDT
Recapping The Wind Industry's Third-Quarter Deals
Global wind power venture capital (VC) funding reached $140 million in the third quarter of this year (Q3'14), compared with $48 million in Q2'14, according to a new report from   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT
Starwood Energy Group To Buy 250 MW Ohio Project
Greenwich, Conn.-based private equity firm Starwood Energy Group has agreed to purchase the 250 MW Northwest Ohio Wind Project, located in Ohio's Van Wert and Paulding counties. Starwood is buying   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT
ICC Approves Key Illinois Transmission Line
Commonwealth Edison's (ComEd) Grand Prairie Gateway Project, a transmission line that is expected to remove wind energy bottlenecks in Illinois, has received approval by the Illinois Commerce Commission (ICC). According   [read more]
Thu, 23 Oct 2014 00:00:00 EDT