Archive for renewable power

ALLETE Refurbishing Hundreds Of Wind Turbines For PTC Safe Harbor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLETE Inc., has announced a strategic initiative to refurbish 385 turbines at three wind farms in Minnesota and Iowa. The project includes replacing select blades, gearboxes and generators on turbines [Read More]

Washington Regulators OK Microsoft-PSE Renewable Energy Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 20, 2017

Under a newly approved settlement agreement between Microsoft Corp. and Washington utility Puget Sound Energy (PSE), the tech giant will be able to purchase clean energy from the wholesale market to power its Puget Sound facility in Washington state. The [Read More]

Iowa Group Underscores Low Power Prices For The Wind-Rich State

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Iowa produces more electricity from wind per capita than any other state, but importantly, according to new findings from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP), the state’s leadership in wind production has not come at a great expense to ratepayers. “This [Read More]

Schaeffler’s Spherical Roller Bearings Enhance Wind Turbine Efficiency

Posted by Lauren Tyler on October 06, 2016

Schaeffler, a global integrated automotive and industrial supplier, has optimized its spherical roller bearings for rotor main bearing supports in order to increase the reliability, availability and efficiency of wind turbines. According to the company, the bearing supports of the [Read More]

City Of Boulder To Achieve 100% Clean Energy By 2030 Target

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

At a recent event, Boulder, Colo., Mayor Suzanne Jones announced that the city would commit to being powered by 100% renewable energy by 2030. According to the Sierra Club, Boulder now represents the 17th city in the U.S. to commit [Read More]

ERSG Opens New U.S. Office, Appoints New Executive

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

ERSG Holdings, an energy recruitment business that specializes in onshore and offshore wind energy, smart grid/metering, marine, power, and oil and gas, has opened a new U.S. office based out of Seattle. According to the company, the Seattle office will initially [Read More]

Vattenfall Creates New Wind Jobs, Invests In Renewable Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

Vattenfall, a Swedish energy company working toward a renewable energy system, says that it will create 130 new jobs in its wind business area to be filled within the next 12 months and that it is investing EUR 5 billion [Read More]

Gamesa To Provide Maintenance Services For 69 MW Wind Complex

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 06, 2016

Wind energy technology company Gamesa says it has entered into a new agreement with energy player Alpiq for the maintenance of a 69 MW wind complex located in Sicily, Italy. The company states that the wind farm will be fitted with [Read More]

Otto Marine Nets Offshore Wind Charter Contract Worth $7.5M

Posted by Lauren Tyler on September 01, 2016

Otto Marine Ltd. says that its wholly owned subsidiary Go Offshore International has secured a chartering contract worth up to $7.5 million to provide a support vessel for an offshore wind development in Southeast Asia. According to the company, the [Read More]

E.ON Begins Work On 278 MW Twin Forks Illinois Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 30, 2016

E.ON, one of the world’s largest generators of renewable energy, says it has begun construction of the 278 MW Twin Forks Wind Farm in Macon County, Ill., which, upon completion, will be the second-largest wind farm in Illinois and the [Read More]