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GE, Microsoft Announce New Wind And Battery Storage Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 09, 2017

Microsoft is entering into a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with GE to purchase 100% of the wind energy from GE’s new 37 MW Tullahennel wind farm in County Kerry, Ireland. According to Microsoft, the agreement will help support Microsoft [Read More]

Enel Signs Tax Equity Deal With Goldman Sachs, GE For Thunder Ranch

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2017

Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (EGPNA), acting through its subsidiary Thunder Ranch Wind Holdings LLC, has signed an approximately $330 million tax equity agreement with Goldman Sachs’ alternative energy investing group and GE Energy Financial Services for the 298 [Read More]

New Battery System To Help Store Wind Energy At Massachusetts School

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 06, 2017

On Thursday, executives with Vionx Energy and National Grid celebrated the completion and commissioning of Vionx’s 3 MWh storage unit at Holy Name Junior/Senior High School in Worcester, Mass. Designed for a lifetime of 20-plus years, the system will store [Read More]

Rebooting New Jersey Offshore Wind: What It Will Take

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on October 05, 2017

As the likes of DONG Energy, US Wind and Deepwater Wind circle New Jersey determining state readiness, advocates say New Jersey can live up to its offshore wind potential.

Oklahomans Invited To Open Houses On Wind Catcher

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Public Service Co. of Oklahoma (PSO) is rolling out 11 open houses across northern and central Oklahoma to collect landowner and community input on preliminary study segments to help determine a power line route for the Wind Catcher Energy Connection. [Read More]

Senvion Nails Down First Wind Order In Argentina

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Representing Senvion’s first partnership in Argentina, the company has secured an engineering, procurement and construction deal for 27 3.6M114 NES wind turbines for EREN Renewable Energy (EREN RE). The Los Hercules wind farm, developed and owned by EREN RE, was [Read More]

Seven Wind Farms Propel Major Jump In Clean Energy Investments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

A new report from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) is crediting seven wind farms around the world, each costing between $600 million and $4.5 billion, with helping global clean energy investment jump 40% year-on-year in the third quarter of 2017. [Read More]

Vaisala Triton Wind Profiler Helps Cut Costs In Canada’s Extreme Weather

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Canadian renewable energy developer Sequoia Energy Inc. has successfully used Vaisala’s Triton Wind Profiler remote sensing unit to secure financing and cut wind measurement costs in central Canada, where sub-zero temperatures, snow and ice regularly disrupt measurement campaigns. The device, [Read More]

Report: Wind And Solar Grew Way Faster Than Feds Predicted

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Just how fast is the U.S. clean energy revolution unfolding? America’s 2016 solar energy capacity was 4,500% higher than government experts predicted 10 years earlier, and the nation’s wind supply was 350% above their forecast, according to a new report [Read More]

Senvion’s 3.7M144 Wind Turbine Arrives In North America

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2017

Germany-based Senvion is bringing the 3.7M144 wind turbine to its North American product portfolio. The 3.7M144 extends the modularity of the company’s 3.XM platform in North America to four different nominal capacities with three different rotor diameters, as well as [Read More]