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100% Renewables? Look To Colleges And Universities To Lead The Way

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

America’s colleges and universities are in a good position to lead the country’s eventual transition to 100% renewable energy, according to a new report from the Environment America Research & Policy Center. The report, “Renewable Energy 100: The Course to [Read More]

Scottish Renewables Consultancy Sets Up Shop In Alberta

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Green Cat Renewables (GCR), a renewable energy consultancy with bases in Scotland, is expanding into North America by launching an office in Calgary, Alberta. Starting next month, Green Cat Renewables Canada Corp. will provide development support and consultancy services for [Read More]

Suzlon’s U.S. Wind Hub Takes Home AWEA Safety Award

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 08, 2017

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO), the wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of India-based Suzlon Group, has received the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) gold-level Health and Safety Achievement Award 2017 for an operations and maintenance service provider. According to Suzlon, this [Read More]

Pattern’s Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind Moves Forward In Quebec

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) has announced the completion of C$263 million construction-to-term financing for its 147 MW Mont Sainte-Marguerite Wind project, which is now entering full-stage construction in Quebec. Financing was provided by The Manufacturers Life Insurance Co., [Read More]

Nordex Reaches Half-Gigawatt Wind Mark In Ireland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

With the commissioning of the 95 MW Meenadreen wind farm in Donegal, Nordex has passed a new milestone in the Republic of Ireland: 500 MW of wind turbines in operation. In total, Nordex turbines with a capacity of 529 MW [Read More]

Sold! Brookfield To Acquire Bankrupt SunEdison’s TerraForm Yieldcos

Posted by Joseph Bebon on March 07, 2017

It appears TerraForm Global and TerraForm Power, yieldcos of bankrupt renewables firm SunEdison, will finally be able to come out from underneath the shadow of their troubled parent company. Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management has agreed to fully acquire TerraForm Global, [Read More]

Cheers To That: U.S. ‘Advanced Energy’ Revenue Double That Of Beer Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

According to newly released data from Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the “advanced energy” industry was a $200 billion industry in the U.S. and a whopping $1.4 trillion industry globally as of the end of 2016. AEE defines “advanced energy” as [Read More]

Finnish Financial Company Plans North American Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Taaleri, a financial services company based out of Finland, is setting its sights on the North American renewable energy market. Overall, Taaleri plans to make investments in wind and solar projects in North America, as well as Europe, India and [Read More]

With Five States In ’20 Percent And Up’ Club, Wind Thrives In Rural U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Seeing as 99% of U.S. wind turbines are situated in rural areas, wind energy’s steady growth has been accompanied by a surge of investment in rural America, says the American Wind Energy Association.

Vestas Secures Wind Turbine Orders In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Vestas recently inked two separate wind turbine orders in Norway and Austria. In Norway, Fortum placed a firm and unconditional order for 14 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power-optimized modes to 3.6 MW. The order is for the Anstadblaheia wind park, [Read More]