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Iberdrola Underscores Investment Plans, Renewables Commitments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 26, 2016

Iberdrola has unveiled its 2016-2020 investment plans, which include a 33% allocation for renewable energy from the EUR 22 billion planned investment in regulated activities or long-term contracts. In total, Iberdrola plans to invest EUR 24 billion during this time [Read More]

NV Energy Calls For 135 MW Of Renewable Energy Project Proposals

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

Nevada-based NV Energy has issued two requests for proposals (RFPs): one seeking a total of 135 MW of renewable energy and another looking for up to 700 MW of non-technology-specific capacity and energy resources. According to the utility, the first [Read More]

Siemens And Gamesa Reportedly Near Completion Of Big Merger

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 11, 2016

Spanish original equipment manufacturer (OEM) Gamesa recently confirmed it was in negotiations with Germany-based rival conglomerate Siemens. Now, the two are reportedly nearing completion of the merger, according to Reuters, which cites sources familiar with the deal. Specifically, the report [Read More]

GE Rolls Out 6 MW Unit From French Offshore Wind Factory

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2016

GE Power Conversion says it has completed manufacturing the first serial permanent magnet generator (PMG) at GE’s offshore wind factory in Saint-Nazaire, France. According to GE, this 6 MW PMG is one of the world’s largest generators ever built. Its [Read More]

EWEA: Europe Needs To ‘Get Its Act Together’ On Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 10, 2016

China’s overtaking the European Union (EU) for total installed wind energy capacity in 2015 is a wake-up call for EU policymakers, says the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). According to statistics from the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), China installed [Read More]

RES Agrees To Transfer New Jersey Offshore Wind Lease To DONG Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 09, 2016

RES America Developments, a subsidiary of Renewable Energy Systems Americas, says it has reached an agreement to transfer a U.S. offshore wind development lease off the coast of New Jersey to DONG Energy. On Nov. 9, 2015, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management [Read More]

How Can Turbine Rotor Blades Produce Electricity Even More Efficiently?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 08, 2016

Through its three-year “Smart Blades” research project, the Research Alliance for Wind Energy (FVWE) says it has developed new concepts for making wind turbine rotor blades lighter and more stable. The alliance comprises the German Aerospace Center; ForWind – the [Read More]

Milbank Advises Firm On Sale Of Two U.K. Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 08, 2016

Law firm Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & McCloy LLP has advised EIG Global Energy Partners in the sale of a 50% interest of an onshore and offshore wind farm in the U.K. The buyer was a consortium comprising investment funds managed [Read More]

Calif. ISO’s System Upgrades To Improve Renewable Energy Management

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 05, 2016

With a continued goal of operating a cleaner energy grid, the California Independent System Operator Corp. (ISO) board of governors has approved several proposals that ISO says will support improved integration of storage and demand response resources in the wholesale [Read More]

New Capacity From Renewables Is 3,500 Times More Than That From Coal: Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

Statistics from the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission show how wind helped renewables beat fossil fuels in 2015.