Archive for renewable energy

Cheers: Major Beer Maker Begins Renewables Shift With PIER Wind Project In Mexico

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 27, 2017

With its global operations topping out at 6 TWh of electricity each year, AB InBev says its 100% commitment will make it the largest direct corporate purchaser of renewable electricity in the consumer goods industry.

Siemens Gamesa Installs Floating Turbines Off Scotland Coast

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

Siemens Gamesa says it has installed five 6 MW turbines on floating foundations in Stord, Norway, at the 30 MW Hywind Scotland project. According to the company, the floating wind project will be located 25 kilometers off the coast of Peterhead [Read More]

Mayors Encourage Clean Energy Transition With 100% Renewables Resolution

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

The U.S. Conference of Mayors has approved a resolution that establishes support from the nation’s mayors for the goal of moving to 100% clean and renewable energy in cities nationwide. Introduced by the Co-Chairs of Mayors for 100% Clean Energy, [Read More]

Nordex To Provide Turbines For 39 MW Eber Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

Nordex has received an order from Erdem Holding A.S. to deliver and install 10 N131/3900 turbines for the new Eber wind farm in Anatolia. The manufacturer says the deal also includes a premium service agreement covering at least 15 years. As reported, the [Read More]

Study: Renewables Overtake Nuclear Years Earlier Than Expected

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly (with data through April 30) reveals that renewable energy sources – including wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower – are now providing a greater share of the nation’s [Read More]

IBM Four Years Ahead Of Schedule In Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

Enel Bringing 291 MW Of Wind Power To Russia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Enel S.p.A., acting through its Russian subsidiary, was recently awarded two wind projects for a total capacity of 291 MW within the framework of the 2017 Russian government tender for the construction of 1.9 GW of wind capacity in the [Read More]

Tour de France Champion LeMond Founds Carbon Fiber Company With Eye Toward Wind Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Oak Ridge, Tenn.-based LeMond Composites has entered into an exclusive, 20-year licensing agreement with Deakin University in Australia to enhance the production of carbon fiber, which LeMond believes is a key component of the future of efficient energy use. Founded [Read More]

New-Market Strategy: Senvion To Enter Serbian Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Senvion has closed a financial contract with Elicio NV for the Alibunar wind farm in Serbia. Under the 42 MW order, Senvion will deliver, install and commission 21 MM100 turbines. The installation is planned to take place in the first [Read More]

DOE Funds Wind And Solar Projects On Tribal Lands

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Indian Energy Policy and Programs has selected 13 tribal energy projects – including wind, solar, biomass and energy efficiency – to receive funding of $7.8 million. The selections are the result of [Read More]