Archive for clean-energy – Page 6

DNV GL Rolls Out New ‘WindFarmer: Analyst’ Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched WindFarmer: Analyst, a new software tool designed to streamline wind farm energy assessments. According to DNV GL, the software provides an intuitive, step-by-step approach to calculating the potential energy yield of a wind project. A significant [Read More]

MidAmerican, GE To Repower Hundreds Of Iowa Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

With recent approval from the Iowa Utilities Board, MidAmerican Energy Co. is upgrading hundreds of its older wind turbines in the state. The equipment upgrades will move MidAmerican Energy closer to its vision of providing renewable energy equal to 100% [Read More]

Navigant Report Examines Competitive Wind Blade Materials Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

A new Navigant Research report is predicting the materials market for wind blades to have an estimated global value of $4.57 billion in 2017. In addition, the firm estimates over $37.34 billion in materials could be produced and purchased between [Read More]

Apex Partners With Xcel For 300 MW Dakota Range Wind Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

Xcel Energy has announced plans to build and own a new 300 MW wind farm in South Dakota, the Dakota Range I and II project, developed by Apex Clean Energy. The Dakota Range I and II project is the first [Read More]

What Could Xcel’s Texas-New Mexico Wind Expansion Do For The Region?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

Xcel Energy’s plans to add more wind power in its Texas-New Mexico service area would boost wind to about 40% of the region’s electricity supply by 2021, according to estimates from the Minneapolis-based energy company. In March, Xcel Energy asked [Read More]

Suddenly Southeast? Working To Unlock The Region’s Wind Barriers

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on September 26, 2017

Advocates are working to address the issues that have historically plagued the region, long dismissed for wind power development. 

Wind Could Power 30% Of Europe By 2030 – But Only Under The Right Policies

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

Wind energy has the potential to provide up to 30% of Europe’s power by 2030, according to figures released by WindEurope in its Outlook to 2020 and Scenarios for 2030 reports. According to WindEurope’s projections, Europe could be on course [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Wins Order For Hybrid Wind And Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

Siemens Gamesa has won a new turnkey contract for a hybrid wind and solar facility in India. A 28.8 MW solar facility will be connected to an existing 50 MW wind farm, representing the first project of its kind for [Read More]

Strong Showing For New York’s Renewable Energy RFPs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

In response to two requests for proposals (RFPs) for clean energy, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have received a total of more than 200 proposals, Gov. Andrew M. [Read More]

Missouri Utility Announces $1 Billion Wind Investment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., is planning a major expansion of wind and solar generation, as well as an overall carbon-emissions reduction. The company, which has 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern [Read More]