Archive for clean-energy

GE Renewable Energy To Supply 120 Turbines For Texas Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has announced a commitment to provide Invenergy with 120 GE2.5-116 90-meter turbines for the Santa Rita wind farm in Reagan County, Texas. The 300 MW wind farm, which is expected to be commissioned by the end of the [Read More]

GE Chosen To Provide Cybersecurity For Invenergy Fleet

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 24, 2017

GE Renewable Energy says it has inked a cybersecurity agreement with clean energy provider Invenergy not only to secure Invenergy’s wind turbine fleet, but also to secure a framework to add more turbines to its network in the future. According [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa To Provide Turbines For Four Wind Projects

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2017

Siemens Gamesa says it will deliver 16 wind turbines with a total capacity of 50 MW for four onshore projects in Germany. The new projects, located in Schleswig-Holstein, Lower Saxony and Saxony-Anhalt, include orders for a total of 11 turbines of [Read More]

Trump’s Proposed Budget Shrinks EPA, DOE Funding

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 23, 2017

President Donald Trump has released his fiscal year 2018 budget proposal, which includes cuts to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Unsurprisingly, many clean energy and environmental advocacy groups are speaking out in response to [Read More]

Sierra Club Names Its First All-Female Board Executive Committee

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 22, 2017

For the first time in the Sierra Club’s 125-year history, the group has elected an all-female board executive committee. The Sierra Club’s board of directors has elected Loren Blackford of New York the new board president. Aaron Mair, immediate past [Read More]

Illinois Microgrid Project Houses Wind, Solar And Natural Gas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 19, 2017

Ameren Corp. has completed what the energy company is touting as one of the most technologically advanced utility-scale microgrids in North America. The $5 million facility, located at Ameren’s Technology Applications Center adjacent to the University of Illinois campus in [Read More]

Maryland Goes All In: PSC Decision Clears Path For US Wind, Deepwater’s Skipjack

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 11, 2017

The Maryland Public Service Commission reaffirms Gov. Larry Hogan’s sentiment that the state is “open for business.”

New Hampshire Town Makes 100% Renewables Pledge

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

The Town of Hanover, N.H., has voted to establish a goal of transitioning to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. The article approved at Tuesday’s town meeting sets a community-wide goal of transitioning to 100% renewable electricity by 2030 [Read More]

Nordex: First-Quarter Results ‘In Line’ With Expectations

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

The Nordex Group has reported sales and earnings that were in line with guidance during the first quarter ended March 31. Nordex reported a modest 2% sales increase to EUR 648.4 million compared with EUR 637 million in the first quarter [Read More]

Gamesa – Pre-Siemens – Posts Strong Sales, Earnings 

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

Gamesa registered strong revenue and profitability in the January-March period, shortly before the April 3 merger with Siemens Wind Power, the turbine maker reports. In the first quarter ended March 31, Gamesa’s net profit grew 39% more than in the year-ago [Read More]