Archive for renewables – Page 6

Report: Wind And Solar Grew Way Faster Than Feds Predicted

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 05, 2017

Just how fast is the U.S. clean energy revolution unfolding? America’s 2016 solar energy capacity was 4,500% higher than government experts predicted 10 years earlier, and the nation’s wind supply was 350% above their forecast, according to a new report [Read More]

Senvion’s 3.7M144 Wind Turbine Arrives In North America

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2017

Germany-based Senvion is bringing the 3.7M144 wind turbine to its North American product portfolio. The 3.7M144 extends the modularity of the company’s 3.XM platform in North America to four different nominal capacities with three different rotor diameters, as well as [Read More]

Enercon Bringing EP3 Turbine Duo To Canadian Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 04, 2017

Enercon Canada Inc. is bringing two new wind turbine models from its 3 MW series to the Canadian market. The E-126 EP3 will have a rotor diameter of 127 meters and a nominal power of 3.5 MW. It is being [Read More]

Why Wind Operators Need Predictive Analytics Right Now

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Written by Sonny Garg on October 03, 2017

The ability to spot and stop problems months before they start was once thought to be years away. But today, it is possible due to specific advances in technology during the last five to 10 years.

Report: Renewables Up, Fossil Fuels And Nuclear Down In First Half

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 03, 2017

Domestic production and use of renewable energy sources continued to show strong growth during the first half of this year, while the consumption of both nuclear power and fossil fuels declined, according to a new analysis from the SUN DAY [Read More]

New York To BOEM: Here’s Where We Can Build Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

New York State has asked the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) to consider identifying and leasing at least four new Wind Energy Areas off New York’s Atlantic Coast. Each would be capable of accommodating at least 800 MW of [Read More]

Groups Denounce Perry’s FERC Request On Grid ‘Threats’ – A Bailout Of Coal, Nuclear?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Not long after the release of the agency’s grid reliability study, Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), has formally proposed that the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) take “swift action to address threats to U.S. electrical [Read More]

Another Wind Order For Vestas Through Mexico Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

As part of Mexico’s energy auction, Vestas has received an order for the supply and installation of 27 V136-3.45 MW turbines for a 93 MW wind park in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. In just four months, Vestas has [Read More]

Alliant Energy, Apex Adding 300 MW Of Wind In Iowa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Alliant Energy’s Iowa energy company has announced the Upland Prairie Wind Farm, a 300 MW project in Clay and Dickinson counties in northwest Iowa. The company, having finalized an agreement with Apex Clean Energy, says major construction on the wind [Read More]

DONG Energy Changing Name, Brand To Reflect Clean Energy Focus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 02, 2017

Following its strategic transformation from “black to green energy,” the recent divestment of its upstream oil and gas production, and its continued focus on offshore wind, DONG Energy is changing its name.