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E.ON To Manage 253 MW Amazon Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 13, 2016

Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) has selected E.ON Energy Services to provide asset management and balance-of-plant services for its Amazon Wind Farm Texas, near Snyder, Texas. According to LCE, the 253 MW facility will sell 90% of the power generated to [Read More]

Report: Global Renewables Investments Drop Big Time In Q3

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Global clean energy investment had its weakest quarter since 2013 between July and September this year, under the impact of a summer lull in offshore wind financings in Europe and a further stage in the slowdown seen this year in [Read More]

U.S. Energy-Related CO2 Emissions Hit 25-Year Low: EIA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions in the U.S. totaled 2,530 million metric tons in the first six months of 2016, according to a new report from the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), which says this marks the lowest emissions level [Read More]

Another Utah City Goes All In On Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Park City, Utah, Mayor Jack Thomas has signed a measure approved unanimously by the city council that commits Park City to transitioning to 100% clean, renewable energy. According to the Sierra Club, Park City represents the 19th city in the [Read More]

GCube Now Underwriting One-Third Of All Canadian Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2016

Renewable energy underwriter GCube Insurance Services (GCube) says it now provides coverage for more than 4 GW of Canadian wind assets; that’s 33% of all wind energy in Canada, according to the company. GCube expects this figure to increase in [Read More]

Companies Develop Monitoring Tech To Reduce Offshore Turbine Failures

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

Aquaterra Energy, which designs and delivers offshore engineering solutions, and Proeon Systems, which provides a range of turnkey safety and control system services, say they have developed a cost-saving, integrated structural monitoring system to improve the integrity of offshore wind structures. [Read More]

GE Plans To Acquire LM Wind Power In $1.65 Billion All-Cash Deal

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

Following the closing of the deal, which is expected in the first half of 2017, GE intends to operate LM Wind Power as a stand-alone unit within GE Renewable Energy.

Nordex Turbine Commissioning Helps Uruguay Reach 1,000 MW

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

The Nordex Group, a wind turbine manufacturer with more than 20,000 MW of installed capacity globally, says it has helped Uruguay reach 1,000 MW of wind power connected to the grid with a N117/2400 MW turbine, which was the 13th [Read More]

GE, Citi Close Tax Equity Financing On Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

GE Energy Financial Services and Citi have announced the closing of tax equity financing on Deepwater Wind’s Block Island Wind Farm, the first offshore wind farm in the U.S. “An innovative project takes thoughtful and hardworking partners to navigate all [Read More]

Siemens Nets Order For 44.2 MW Wind Power Plant In Croatia

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 11, 2016

Siemens says it has won a turbine supply contract for the 44.2 MW Zadar VI Extension onshore wind project, to be built in the Lika region of Croatia. According to Siemens, the project scope includes delivery and installation of 13 [Read More]