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Geronimo Offers Renewables Purchasing Program With Shorter Contracts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

Geronimo Energy LLC, a renewables developer based out of Minneapolis, has introduced a new renewable energy purchasing solution, dubbed the Renewable Energy Project Units (REP-Units) program. According to the company, REP-Units are suited for commercial electricity customers who are looking [Read More]

Jaguar Land Rover Commits To 100% Renewables Via EDF Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 15, 2017

Under a new agreement with EDF Energy, Jaguar Land Rover Automotive PLC, which touts itself as the U.K.’s largest car manufacturer, is buying all of its electricity from renewable sources until March 2020. Jaguar Land Rover says its electricity supply [Read More]

Siemens’ New Low-Wind Turbine Enters Prototype Testing Phase

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

Siemens Wind Power’s new direct-drive, low-wind turbine has now reached the prototype testing stage. The onshore model, SWT-3.15-142, which has a rotor diameter of 142 meters, successfully passed prototype approval and is now installed at the Drantum test site in [Read More]

Corporate Purchasers vs. State Mandates: What Will Drive Renewables Demand?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

New market entrants, including corporate purchasers, are now primary drivers of renewable energy demand in the U.S., says a new Moody’s report.

Vattenfall Bringing BMW Battery Storage To Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

European energy company Vattenfall and the BMW Group have signed a contract for the delivery of up to 1,000 lithium-ion batteries for 2017. The batteries will be deployed for storage projects at Vattenfall wind farms. Vattenfall will purchase the batteries [Read More]

Nordex Grabs Another Order For Cold-Climate Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

ABO Wind, an international developer headquartered in Germany, has placed another order with Nordex for a wind project in Finland. Following the customer’s nine-turbine order in November, the new order comprises three N131/3000s for the Muntila wind project, located in [Read More]

Wind, Solar & Other Groups To Congress: Expand U.S. Electrical Infrastructure

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well as include electric transmission provisions in any proposed infrastructure legislation. [Read More]

Citing ‘Difficult Environment,’ Senvion To Cut 780 Jobs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has presented what it calls an “extensive program for the future,” an initiative that will lead to a reduction of approximately 780 jobs. According to Senvion, the initiative will identify excess costs across the entire [Read More]

SANY, Star Energy Plan 1 GW Of North American Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

Ralls Corp., an affiliate of China-based SANY Group Co. Ltd., has formed a partnership with Star Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Indiana-based Star Energy Holdings LLC, to develop, own and operate 1 GW worth of wind projects in North America. [Read More]

E.ON Shakes Up Executive Roles

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

E.ON has announced a couple executive changes within its businesses: Michael Lewis has been named CEO of E.ON U.K., Marc Hoffman will become CEO of customer solutions and country chairman for Sweden, and Anja Dotzenrath has been appointed CEO of [Read More]