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RES Begins Construction Of EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) reports that construction has begun on the 66 MW Hog Creek Wind Project, located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017. [Read More]

Two More U.S. Municipalities Pledge 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2017

The Sierra Club has announced that two more U.S. municipalities have made commitments to transition to 100% clean energy – the Town of Hillsborough, N.C., and the Borough of Phoenixville, Pa. On Monday, Hillsborough became the first town in North [Read More]

More Big-Name Brands Hop On Board RE100 For 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2017

The 106 members of the RE100 campaign – an initiative uniting influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power – are now taking the total demand for renewable electricity to around 150 TWh annually, which is more than enough to power [Read More]

RES Americas OK’d For Glacier Ridge Wind Farm In N.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas recently received a siting permit from the North Dakota Public Service Commission for the second phase of its 300 MW Glacier Ridge Wind Farm. According to a local report from Inforum, the commission has unanimously [Read More]

‘Astounding’ Results Announced In U.K. Offshore Wind Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association in the U.K., is highlighting the dramatic fall in the cost of offshore wind, which, according to the results of the country’s latest competitive auction for renewable technologies, is cheaper than the cost of [Read More]

DONG Energy Inks Contract For World’s Largest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

DONG Energy has been awarded a contract to build its Hornsea Project Two offshore wind farm at the lowest-ever price for offshore wind in the U.K., according to the company. At 57.50 British pounds/MWh (approximately $76.32/MWh), the strike price for [Read More]

DNV GL Launches Control Hardware-In-The-Loop Testing For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewables certification company DNV GL has opened a control hardware-in-the-loop (CHIL) test facility for renewable energy generation plants. The facility connects physical power plant controllers to a real-time simulator, allowing the controller to be fully tested and validated without the [Read More]

GE Rolls Out Its Biggest Onshore Wind Turbine Yet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

The new 4.8 MW turbine is equipped with a 158-meter rotor, a range of tip heights up to 240 meters and 77-meter-long carbon blades.

Vestas Signs Agreement To Build Wind Blade Plant In Russia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2017

The Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) says Vestas has signed an agreement to build a wind turbine production plant in the Ulyanovsk region of Russia. The head of the region, Sergey Morozov; general director of Ulyanovsk Region Development [Read More]

California Mayors, City Officials Throw Support Behind 100% Clean Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

A coalition of California mayors, city councilors and community leaders has delivered a letter to California Assemblymembers to issue their support for moving California to 100% clean energy by 2045 through the passage of S.B.100. The local officials – including [Read More]