Archive for renewable energy – Page 8

New Battery Storage Project Installed At Acciona Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Acciona Energia has opened up a battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. According to Acciona, the plant is the first facility of its type incorporated into a grid-connected wind project [Read More]

Michigan Utility’s New Program Helps Big Businesses Transition To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Michigan utility Consumers Energy is commencing a new program to help large businesses make a transition to 100% renewable energy. Consumers Energy recently received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission to create the pilot program, allowing large businesses to [Read More]

DNV GL Verifies Duo Of Nacelle-Based LiDAR Systems

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

DNV GL has announced the successful verification of two nacelle-based LiDAR systems at the company’s test site in Janneby, Germany. The campaigns included the verification of an Avent WindIris 4-beam, as well as a ZephIR DM LiDAR system. According to [Read More]

Report: Despite Lack Of Federal Climate Action, Many States On Track To Hit Paris Targets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Govs. Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee were recently joined by John Kerry, former secretary of state, to discuss how governors can step up given the void of federal climate action.

All Turbines In Place At 332 MW Nordsee One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc. has announced that the final turbine for the Nordsee One offshore wind project, located in the North Sea, was successfully installed today. Now, the 332 MW offshore wind farm is anticipated to begin full commercial operations [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names New Executive Position For Cyber Security

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has appointed Alan Feeley its new chief cyber security officer, a new position within the company. In addition to his current responsibilities as chief information officer, Feeley will expand and manage the company’s operational framework [Read More]

R.I. Company Names New CEO After Expansion From Wind To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 21, 2017

Green Development LLC (formerly Wind Energy Development), a North Kingstown, R.I.-based company with a goal of diversifying Rhode Island’s energy portfolio, has announced Al Bucknam as its new CEO. The appointment is a component of Green Development’s evolution from a [Read More]

ENGIE Partners With Investor For Major Wind Expansion In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 21, 2017

ENGIE and the Abraaj Group, an investor operating in growth markets in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East, have announced a new partnership to build a slew of wind farms across India. Together, Abraaj and ENGIE have identified [Read More]

Sandia Awarded For 3D-Printed, Subscale Wind Turbine Blades

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Sandia National Laboratories has won five awards from the 2017 Federal Laboratory Consortium (FLC) for its work to develop and commercialize innovative technologies, including one for subscale wind turbine blades. The annual FLC awards program recognizes federal laboratories and their [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Nails Down Another Argentina Wind Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured a 97 MW wind turbine supply order in Argentina. Notably, the deal marks the first South American order for the G132-3.465 MW turbine. Siemens Gamesa will install 28 of its G132-3.465 MW wind turbines [Read More]