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NYSERDA Wraps Up First Year Of Wildlife Surveys For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 10, 2017

As part of the state’s initiative to pursue responsible offshore wind development, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has completed its first year of aerial wildlife data collection over an offshore wind area. Over three years, [Read More]

Brouillette Sworn In As DOE Deputy Secretary After Strong Senate Support

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

Dan Brouillette, a former executive at Ford and USAA, has been sworn in as the deputy secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). According to the agency, Brouillette has three decades of experience in both the public and private [Read More]

Orlando Votes Yes On 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 09, 2017

On Tuesday, the Orlando, Fla., city commission unanimously approved a resolution establishing a goal to transition Orlando to 100% clean and renewable energy by 2050. According to the Sierra Club, Orlando is now the largest city in Florida to make [Read More]

Acciona Building 424 MW Mexico Wind Project For Zuma Energia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

Acciona has been commissioned by Mexican energy company Zuma Energia to build a 424 MW wind farm in Reynosa, located in the state of Tamaulipas in northeastern Mexico. According to Acciona, the project, worth approximately $600 million, is part of [Read More]

Cubico Gets Financing For 250 MW Mexican Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

London-headquartered Cubico Sustainable Investments has reached financial close on two Mexican renewable energy facilities, the 250 MW El Mezquite wind farm in Nuevo Leon and the 350 MW Solem solar photovoltaic project in Aguascalientes. The total amount of non-recourse project [Read More]

Kansas Wind Farm To Power 150 Target Stores

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 09, 2017

Target has signed a power purchase agreement for Infinity Renewables’ Solomon Forks Wind Project, located in northwestern Kansas. Target will buy 100 MW of energy from the 474 MW project to offset 100% of power the company uses at 150 [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Claims Tallest Wind Turbines In Asia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing the tallest wind turbines on the continent, the company claims. The turbines, equipped with 153-meter towers and 56-meter blades, reach a total height of 210 meters. The Sarahnlom wind [Read More]

Vestas Announces Mexican Wind Order

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

Today, the Mexican Secretariat of Energy is holding a press conference regarding the financing of projects awarded in Mexico’s renewable energy auction last September. In turn, Vestas can confirm it has entered into a conditional agreement with Zuma Energia to [Read More]

The DOE’s Annual Lowdown On The State Of U.S. Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

The agency’s annual update covers onshore utility-scale, offshore and distributed wind power, all of which have demonstrated continued growth.

3M Partnership To Use Drones To Apply Wind Turbine Maintenance Products

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

In an effort to reduce wind turbine downtime that can affect annual energy production, 3M recently announced an agreement with Camp Six Labs – a provider of drone-based infrastructure maintenance – to apply 3M products to wind turbine blades by [Read More]