Archive for clean-energy

From Nuclear To Renewables: Can New York Make The Change?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 23, 2017

As long as appropriate policies and transmission upgrades are established, New York can rely mostly on energy efficiency and wind and solar power to replace the Indian Point Energy Center, a new report says.

Boralex Closes Financing For Ontario Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

Boralex Inc. has closed C$33.4 million in financing for the 10 MW Port Ryerse wind farm, located on privately owned land in Ontario. Boralex develops, builds and operates renewable power facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. On Feb. 7, [Read More]

Gamesa Keeps On Growing In Indian Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Gamesa has secured wind turbine orders totaling 278 MW at seven wind sites in India. In total, the company has been commissioned to install 139 of its G114-2.0 MW and G97-2.0 MW wind turbines for several customers. Gamesa will supply, [Read More]

Law Firm Welcomes Former White House Clean Energy Advisor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Ali A. Zaidi – who recently served under the Obama administration as the White House Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) associate director for natural resources, energy and science – has joined global law firm Morrison & Foerster as a [Read More]

New Campaign Pushes For U.S. Colleges To Go All In On Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Environment America and the Student Public Interest Research Groups have launched a campaign that aims to secure commitments from American colleges and universities to shift to 100% renewable energy. According to the groups, hundreds of colleges and universities – as [Read More]

Dairyland Signs Iowa Wind PPA With Avangrid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 15, 2017

Through a new agreement with Avangrid Renewables, Wisconsin-based Dairyland Power Cooperative will begin buying 80 MW of energy from the Barton Wind Farm, located in Kensett, Iowa. Effective Feb. 15, the power purchase agreement (PPA) is a result of Dairyland’s [Read More]

Iron & Earth: Oil Sands Workers Ready For Renewable Energy Shift

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on February 14, 2017

Launched in March 2016, the Iron & Earth initiative works to help retrain tradespeople in the fossil fuel industry to transition into the renewables sector.

CWind Announces Expansion Of Offshore Wind Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 13, 2017

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, is extending its offerings by incorporating the resources of its parent company, Global Marine Systems Ltd. Group. CWind currently provides services such as blade repair, corrosion protection, inspections and maintenance [Read More]

Vestas Lays Out Full-Year 2016 Results

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

For full-year 2016, Vestas is reporting a wind turbine order intake of 10,494 MW and a service order backlog valued at EUR 10.7 billion. In comparison, the company’s wind turbine order intake was 8,943 MW in 2015, and the service [Read More]

Gamesa Wins Debut Order For New G126-2.625 MW Machine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2017

Gamesa has secured the first order for its new G126-2.625 MW turbine, a machine suited for areas with low wind speeds. The company has entered into an agreement with Thai developer Gunkul Engineering Public Co. Ltd. for the supply of [Read More]