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Pattern Brings B.C.’s Biggest Wind Farm To Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 27, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has completed its 184.6 MW Meikle Wind project in British Columbia. Increasing the province’s installed wind capacity by more than one-third, the wind project is British Columbia’s largest, according to the developer. The wind [Read More]

Two Worlds Collide: GE, Juhl Energy Building Hybrid Wind-Solar Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 22, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply equipment for what it says will be the first commercial integrated solar-wind hybrid power generation project in the U.S. The 4.6 MW, community-based project will be situated in Red Lake Falls, Minn. [Read More]

GE Shakes Up Renewables Executive Team

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 16, 2017

Coming off a record year for its onshore wind sector, GE has made two executive changes within its renewables businesses. Anne McEntee has been named vice president of the renewable energy services division, and Pete McCabe will succeed McEntee as [Read More]

How A Penn State Student Landed A Career In The U.S. Wind Biz

Written by David Kubarek on February 07, 2017

It’s as if everything Amanda Berta touches turns to gold. In 2015, the senior majoring in energy engineering in Penn State’s College of Earth and Mineral Sciences (EMS) won an NCAA title as part of the Penn State women’s soccer [Read More]

GE Touts Record Year For Onshore Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 07, 2017

It was a very good year: In 2016, GE Renewable Energy secured a record 7 GW of onshore wind orders, representing a 19% increase from 2015. The company previously announced that its onshore wind business booked over $3 billion of [Read More]

Apex, IKEA Canada Secure Contract For Wintering Hills Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 30, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has secured a multiyear contract with IKEA Canada to manage and provide remote operations for the Wintering Hills wind farm, located in Alberta. The 88 MW facility produces enough power for approximately 26,000 Canadian homes. IKEA Canada [Read More]

GE To Supply Australia’s Largest Turbines For Silverton Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 19, 2017

GE, in collaboration with AGL Energy and civil engineering construction company CATCON, has announced a contract to develop and build the $450 million Silverton Wind Farm, which will be the sixth-largest wind project in Australia. GE says the Silverton Wind [Read More]

Invenergy Powers Up Roncevaux Wind Farm In Quebec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 11, 2017

Invenergy Wind LLC’s Roncevaux wind farm, located in Quebec, officially began commercial operations on Dec. 30. Roncevaux is located in the Ruisseau-Ferguson unorganized territory in the regional county municipality (RCM) of Avignon, approximately 500 kilometers east of Quebec City. The [Read More]

GE Supplies Saudi Arabia’s Very First Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 20, 2016

Executives from Saudi Aramco’s Power Systems and GE recently gathered in Dhahran, Saudi Arabia, to celebrate the delivery of the first wind turbine in the country. Supplied by GE, the 2.75-120 wind turbine will provide power to Saudi Aramco’s Bulk [Read More]

Akuo, GE Make Headway On 150 MW Texas Wind Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on December 19, 2016

GE Renewable Energy and French independent power producer Akuo Energy have completed financing and kicked off construction of the 150 Rocksprings Wind Farm in Texas. Akuo Energy will purchase 53 2.3 MW GE turbines with 116-meter-diameter rotors and 16 1.72 [Read More]