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West Chester, Pa., Establishes 100% Clean Energy Goal

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 21, 2017

The Borough of West Chester, Pa., on Wednesday became the 45th municipality in the U.S. and second in Pennsylvania to commit to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy, according to the Sierra Club. The borough council voted unanimously to establish [Read More]

Coming In September: National Clean Energy Week

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 18, 2017

Several renewable energy advocacy organizations have announced the first annual National Clean Energy Week (NCEW), which will take place Sept. 25-29. Participating groups include the Citizens For Responsible Energy Solutions Forum, the American Council on Renewable Energy, Advanced Energy Economy, [Read More]

Alterra Inks Revenue Contract For Central Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 26, 2017

Via a wholly owned project subsidiary, Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has signed a new revenue contract for its 200 MW Flat Top wind project, located in central Texas. The company signed a 13-year power hedge agreement with an [Read More]

Hefty U.S. Wind Portfolio Scooped Up By Global Investor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2017

London-headquartered Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager specializing in low-carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets, has acquired Scout Clean Energy, a Colorado-based developer and operator of U.S. wind projects. According to Quinbrook, Scout is developing a 1.6 GW pipeline [Read More]

MHI Vestas Kicks Manufacturing Of 8 MW Platform Into High Gear

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 15, 2017

In accordance with its V164 manufacturing plan, MHI Vestas is continuing to ramp up production for the 8 MW offshore wind turbine. According to the company, broad demand for the platform has resulted in a ramp-up of employment in Denmark [Read More]

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.