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DNV GL Invites Wind Stakeholders To Joint Industry Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

DNV GL is inviting the wind industry to its latest joint industry project (JIP), which aims to optimize the performance of wind farms by reducing the downtime and lowering the costs of energy over a project’s life span. “Modern turbines [Read More]

Michigan Regulators OK Early Wind Expansion For Consumers Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved a proposal by Consumers Energy Co. to accelerate the expansion of its wind project in Tuscola County. Last year, the commission approved 19 wind turbines for the Cross Winds Energy Park II [Read More]

Danish Offshore Wind Alliance Arrives In U.S. To Form Partnerships

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

Four Danish offshore wind companies have arrived in the U.S. to begin a weeklong road show exploring potential partnerships. Comprising the Trade Council of Denmark’s Offshore Wind Alliance, Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, LICengineering and Semco Maritime design and manufacture [Read More]

Cold Spell? Not A Problem For Wind Turbines, U.K. Study Says

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

A new study by climate scientists is advancing the understanding of the potential for wind power to provide energy during the coldest spells of winter weather, according to the Met Office, the U.K.’s national weather service. The team, which involved [Read More]

Study: Offshore Wind In Newfoundland And Labrador ‘Likely’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released a study identifying the supply chain associated with offshore wind energy development and analyzing the capacity within the province to meet development requirements. NEIA is a nonprofit association of businesses [Read More]

EDF RE Selling Half Of Great Western Wind To Alliant Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Alliant Energy Corp. is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in EDF Renewable Energy’s (EDF RE) 225 MW Great Western Wind Project in Oklahoma. Located near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle in Woodward and Ellis counties, Great Western Wind comprises [Read More]

Senvion Names New Supervisory Board Chairman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Former National Grid executive Steven Holliday has been named new chairman of Senvion’s supervisory board. Holliday was approved by the supervisory board to follow Stefan Kowski, who stepped down as chairman and retired from the supervisory board following the annual [Read More]

Niagara Region Wind Farm Gets Inaugurated In Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Boralex Inc., ENERCON and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp. have inaugurated the Niagara Region Wind Farm, located on private land in the regional municipality of Niagara in Ontario. The wind farm, which was commissioned on Nov. [Read More]

Virginia Ready To Adopt Commercial Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 15, 2017

On track to be the first commercial wind project in the state of Virginia, Apex Clean Energy’s Rocky Forge will begin construction by year-end.

GE Turbine Falls At NextEra Wind Farm In Nebraska

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

A wind turbine collapsed at a Nebraska wind farm owned by NextEra Energy Resources early Tuesday morning. Bryan Garner, spokesperson for NextEra, tells North American Windpower that one of the turbines at the 74.8 MW Steele Flats Wind Energy Center [Read More]