Archive for renewables – Page 146

Report: U.S. Wind Set New Generation Record Last Quarter

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 27, 2016

U.S. renewable energy sources set a series of records for domestic electrical generation during the first quarter of 2016, says nonprofit SUN DAY Campaign, which has released an analysis of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) latest “Electric Power Monthly” [Read More]

Vestas Exec Appointed Chairman Of Global Wind Energy Council

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 27, 2016

Vestas’ Morten Dyrholm has been appointed chairman of the Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC), a global trade association representing the wind industry. Dyrholm, vice president and global head of marketing and public affairs at Vestas Wind, succeeds Dr. Klaus Rave, [Read More]

U.S. Employment In Wind Industry Saw Big Spike Last Year: IRENA

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 26, 2016

More than 8.1 million people worldwide worked in the renewable energy industry last year – a 5% increase from 2014 – according to a new report from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The report, “Renewable Energy and Jobs – [Read More]

Al Rudeck Named President Of ALLETE Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 26, 2016

ALLETE Clean Energy, a wholly owned subsidiary of Duluth, Minn.-based ALLETE Inc., has appointed Al Rudeck company president to replace Eric Norberg, who is retiring after his 38-year career with ALLETE effective July 1. According to the company, Rudeck began his [Read More]

Seacat Secures Burbo Bank Charter Deal With DONG Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 26, 2016

Offshore wind project developer DONG Energy has awarded Seacat Services, an offshore energy support vessel operator, with the supply contract for all crew transfer services at its 258 MW Burbo Bank Extension project under development in the Irish Sea. According [Read More]

Proposed Mass. Energy Bill Devotes 1.2 GW To Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

According to several renewables stakeholders, the draft legislation is a good step forward but needs a bigger commitment to wind energy.

AWEA’s Annual WINDPOWER Shows ‘Wind Is Winning’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

The American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2016 is in full swing in New Orleans, where wind power executives are saying wind power – with continued advancements in technology and lowered costs – will stay on pace to supply 10% [Read More]

E.ON Gains New Investors In 200 MW Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

E.ON Climate & Renewables North America (EC&RNA) has closed tax equity financing with investors Allianz Capital Partners and State Street Corp. in exchange for partial interest in the Colbeck’s Corner LLC Wind Farm in Texas. Located in Carson and Gray [Read More]

The 10 Greenest Power Programs Of Utilities, According To NREL

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released its latest assessment of leading utility green power programs in the country. Using information provided by utilities, NREL has developed Top 10 rankings of utility green power programs [Read More]

HUVRdata, EdgeData Team Up For Unmanned Turbine Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

Austin, Texas-based HUVRdata and Grand Forks, N.D.-based EdgeData are collaborating on drone-based aerial inspection services for the wind power industry. The partnership will leverage HUVRdata’s data-capture capabilities and cloud-based services and EdgeData’s BladeEdge analytics software for automated blade-condition assessment. The [Read More]