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Quebec Renewables Developer Boralex Names Chairman Of The Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

Quebec-based Boralex Inc., a developer, builder and operator of renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S., has named a new chairman of the board, Alain Rheaume. Rheaume succeeds Robert F. Hall, who has resigned as director and chairman [Read More]

Certex Opens New U.K. Facility To Support Offshore And Onshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

Certex U.K., a supplier to the global wind market, has expanded its renewables and lifting operations in the Humber, England, region by opening a new office and workshop in Hull. The new facility is fundamental to the company’s plans to [Read More]

Milestone In Denmark Shows Off ‘Power Of Wind’

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 09, 2017

Just 10 days after the Southwest Power Pool set a new wind penetration record, Denmark produced enough wind energy in one day to power 104% of the country’s energy demand.

Four-Year U.S. Wind Forecast Sees Quarter-Million Jobs, 35 GW Of New Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

The expansion of American wind power is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), citing a new report from Navigant Consulting. These [Read More]

Nordex Touts Good Year In Turkish Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

With approximately 350 MW installed in 2016, German turbine manufacturer Nordex is touting a 25% market share for installed wind capacity in Turkey for the year. In total, with 1.5 GW, the company says it has set up roughly one-quarter [Read More]

Arkansas Lawmakers Put Up Fight Against Clean Line’s Plains & Eastern Project

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

Republican legislators in Arkansas are urging Rick Perry, the newly elected secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), to “preserve states’ rights” and review Clean Line Energy Partners’ proposed Plains & Eastern Clean Line project, a 700-mile transmission line that [Read More]

Vaisala Scales Up Colorado Operations For Triton Wind Profiler

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

Finland-headquartered Vaisala has doubled the production capacity of its Boulder, Colo., operations center for the Triton wind profiler, which offers wind developers and operators hub-height wind measurement data. In turn, Vaisala says it now offers customers faster turnaround on the [Read More]

Gamesa Ups Its Spanish Supplier Base

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

Marking year-on-year growth of 17%, Gamesa purchased EUR 936 million worth of goods and services from Spanish suppliers in 2016. In addition, last year, Gamesa increased its Spanish supplier base by 36% by adding 859 new companies to bring the [Read More]

West Coast Utility Regulators Renew Vows For Carbon Reduction, Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

This week, utility regulators from the West Coast reaffirmed a commitment made in 2006 to support efforts to reduce carbon pollution and expand the development of low-carbon technologies in the energy industry. Chair David Danner of the Washington Utilities and [Read More]

Mortenson Building North America’s Biggest Single-Phase Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Renewable energy contractor Mortenson has been selected to build what it says will be the largest single-phase wind farm ever built in North America. The 600 MW Rush Creek Wind Project, owned and operated by Minneapolis-based Xcel Energy, will be [Read More]