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Vermont Wind Company Northern Power Systems Names Board Member

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2017

Vermont-based wind turbine company Northern Power Systems Corp. has named Kevin Kopczynski to the company’s board of directors. He replaces Marcus Baker, president of the Baker Cos. Inc. Kopczynski is senior director of research and development at First Solar. He [Read More]

Vestas Inks Wind Order From Longtime Chinese Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 25, 2016

Vestas has received a 48 MW order from longtime customer CGN Wind Energy for a wind project in southern China. The Nan’an Xiangyun project is located in Xiangyun County, Quanzhou City, located in the Fujian Province. Vestas will supply the [Read More]

Siemens Announces Notable Wind Service Extension

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 17, 2016

Siemens has received an order to continue providing service and maintenance at the Korat 1 and Korat 2 wind projects, located in the Nakorn Rachasrima province, in northeastern Thailand. The 13-year agreement is the first wind service extension for Siemens [Read More]

Suzlon Announces Diverse Round Of Wind Turbine Orders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 23, 2016

Suzlon Group has secured wind turbine orders with a combined capacity of 111.3 MW. The orders are from corporate customers such as Serum Institute of India Ltd. and Rajasthan Gum Group, as well as several small to midsize enterprises. The [Read More]

U.S. Renewable Energy Fared Quite Well In H1, Says Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 29, 2016

Wind and solar grew almost 25% during the first six months of 2016 compared with the first half of 2015, according to SUN DAY Campaign.

Watchdog Group: Coast Guard Stonewalled Approvals Of Offshore Wind Development

Written by Evlondo Cooper on August 15, 2016

For the last six months, we at the Checks & Balances Project have attempted to get basic questions answered about the U.S. Coast Guard’s offshore wind energy study and a working group that was tasked with determining how offshore wind [Read More]

Siemens To Supply Turbines For Onshore Wind Power Plant In Japan

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 07, 2016

Siemens says it has received its first order from J-Wind Setana, a joint venture between Electric Power Development Co. and Hokutaku Co., to supply, install and commission 16 direct-drive wind turbines with a capacity of 3.2 MW each. Siemens says [Read More]

Navigant Research: Goldwind Replaces Vestas As No. 1 Turbine Supplier

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

A new report from Navigant Research, which examines changes that occurred in the wind energy sector during 2015, offers forecasts for 2016-2020, and provides an outlook through 2025, found that 2015 marked another record-breaking year for the wind industry, with [Read More]

DTE Energy Opens Renewable Energy Operations Center In Huron County

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

DTE Energy says it has opened the Huron Renewable Energy Center in Bad Axe, Mich., bringing 25 renewable energy operations and maintenance (O&M) jobs to Huron County. According to David Harwood, director of renewable energy for DTE Energy, the site [Read More]

WoWE To Recognize Six Rudd Mayer Awardees, Five Wind At Our Backs Scholars

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has selected six 2016 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and five 2016 Wind at Our Backs Scholars to be recognized at the group’s annual luncheon on May 25 during the WINDPOWER 2016 Conference and Exhibition in [Read More]