Archive for clean-energy – Page 5

Former Vestas, GE Senior Exec Joins Northland Power As COO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Toronto-based independent power producer Northland Power Inc. has named Troy Patton to the position of chief operations officer (COO). According to the company, Patton has more than 20 years of experience in the power generation industry. Most recently, he served [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of New 3.6M140 EBC Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.6M140 EBC (Eco Blade Control) onshore wind turbine prototype, located at the Windtestfeld Nord in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The 3.6M140 EBC, designed for moderate and strong wind speeds, was installed for 4testwind GmbH. [Read More]

AEE Brings Companies Together For The Advanced Energy Buyers Group

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 08, 2017

National business organization Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has announced the launch of the Advanced Energy Buyers Group, a collection of large energy users seeking to expand access to energy that is secure, clean and affordable. AEE says the Advanced Energy [Read More]

N.C. Takes First Step Toward ‘Unnecessary’ Study Regarding Wind Moratorium

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

According to the NC Sustainable Energy Association, opponents of the moratorium are concerned that the study and resulting maps could be used to permanently ban wind projects and limit property rights of landowners.

Denver Releases Study On 100% Renewables, Seeks Public Input

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

A new study released by Denver’s Department of Environmental Health shows that moving the city to 100% clean energy by 2030 or earlier is, in fact, an achievable strategy that Denver can pursue to meet its 80% by 2050 carbon-reduction [Read More]

Honeywell, Intel Launch Drone Inspection Service Suited For Energy Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Wind stakeholders, there’s a new drone inspection service for industrial customers: In collaboration with Intel, Fortune 100 industrial technology company Honeywell has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service, the Honeywell InView, to help clients improve critical [Read More]

Enel Kicks Off Construction Of Peru’s Biggest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP) has started construction of Wayra I, Enel’s first wind farm in Peru. Located in the district of Marcona in the Ica region, the facility (previously named Nazca) will have a total capacity of 132 MW, [Read More]

Wind Tech Students At N.M. College Get Another Boost From Megger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Thanks to a new donation from Megger, a manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, students at Mesalands Community College’s Wind Energy Technology Program will have another opportunity to use industry equipment and gain real-world training experience. Based in Tucumcari, N.M., [Read More]

Poll Shows Strong Support For Clean Energy In Ohio’s Coal Country

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 06, 2017

Voters throughout Ohio overwhelmingly support policies that encourage greater production of renewable energy and increasing energy efficiency, including renewable energy standards and revising wind turbine set-back rules to better accommodate wind farm siting, according to statewide polling recently completed on [Read More]

How DONG Energy Dismantled The World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

The dismantling process for the world’s first offshore wind farm has now been completed, DONG Energy has announced. The Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, located near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark, was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project to [Read More]