Archive for renewable energy – Page 68

EWEA: After ‘Hugely Over-Subscribed’ Wind Auction, Spain Could Miss 2020 Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

In light of Spain’s recent 500 MW wind power auction that did not adequately satisfy the market’s demand, the country is at risk of missing its 2020 renewables target, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says the [Read More]

Gamesa Receives Three Orders Totaling 130 MW For Indian Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Gamesa has inked three supply contracts totaling 65 turbines for three wind power plants in India. Factoring in these three supply contracts totaling 130 MW, the Spanish manufacturer says its order intake surpassed 1.3 GW in India in 2015 – [Read More]

Sierra Club’s New Campaign Urges 100% Clean Energy For 100 Cities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

The Sierra Club says it has launched a new initiative, the #ReadyFor100 campaign, which will challenge 100 cities across the U.S. to commit to 100% clean energy. With 2.4 million members and supporters, the group says it will harness its [Read More]

Envision Energy’s New Colorado Center Focuses On Turbine Blade Design

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

China-based smart energy solutions provider Envision Energy says it has made a significant investment in research and development in the U.S. with the establishment of its “global blade innovation center” in Boulder, Colo. Kevin Standish, formerly chief engineer of blades [Read More]

SUPERNAP Michigan Data Center To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Data-center builder Switch has announced plans for its SUPERNAP Michigan data center, located near Grand Rapids, to be powered by 100% renewable energy. As part of this announcement and Switch’s commitment to run all of its data centers on green [Read More]

Governors’ Wind Coalition Welcomes Solar To Group

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Following a unanimous vote from member governors, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has added solar energy issues to its agenda and renamed itself the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition. “The addition of solar to the coalition’s portfolio represents a [Read More]

GE Touts Large Flurry Of Wind Orders Rounding Out 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

GE Renewable Energy says it secured 1.4 GW of firm and unconditional wind turbine supply orders in the month of December. The agreements call for GE’s wind technology to supply more than 20 new projects across seven different countries. Approximately [Read More]

Exelon Generation Acquires 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project, which will be located in Beaver County, Okla., to Exelon Generation. RES developed the project and is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The transaction, which included a [Read More]

BayWa r.e. Goes With Breeze Software For Managing Wind Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Germany-based renewable energy services provider BayWa r.e. has chosen the Breeze software service for wind farm management. Sweden-based Breeze says its software is built to assist wind turbine owners and operators with capturing the true potential of their assets. Turbines [Read More]