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MidAmerican, GE To Repower Hundreds Of Iowa Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 27, 2017

With recent approval from the Iowa Utilities Board, MidAmerican Energy Co. is upgrading hundreds of its older wind turbines in the state. The equipment upgrades will move MidAmerican Energy closer to its vision of providing renewable energy equal to 100% [Read More]

U.S. Launches New Effort For Offshore Wind Standards

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

A three-year project aimed at developing a set of standards for U.S. offshore wind has been launched by the Department of Energy, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL), the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), the Bureau of Safety and [Read More]

Nordex Breaks 2 GW Threshold In U.K., Ireland

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Turbine maker Nordex says it has reached 2 GW in installed capacity in the U.K. and Ireland wind markets. Breaking it down by country, Nordex says it has built 1.5 GW in the U.K. and nearly 600 MW in Ireland. [Read More]

Gamesa – Pre-Siemens – Posts Strong Sales, Earnings 

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

Gamesa registered strong revenue and profitability in the January-March period, shortly before the April 3 merger with Siemens Wind Power, the turbine maker reports. In the first quarter ended March 31, Gamesa’s net profit grew 39% more than in the year-ago [Read More]

Maine Bill Seeking To Move Floating Wind Turbines Dies

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 11, 2017

On May 9, a legislative committee in Maine voted unanimously to deny a bill aimed at forcing the University of Maine to move a pair of demonstration floating wind turbines farther from the coast of Monhegan Island. The bill, introduced [Read More]

Timken Co. Acquires AeroTorque

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

North Canton, Ohio-based Timken Co. has acquired AeroTorque Corp., a U.S. manufacturing and engineering firm for torque damping products and torque monitoring for wind turbines. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. According to AeroTorque, the deal includes the assets [Read More]

Goldwind USA Continues To Click Off Milestones

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 09, 2017

With a noteworthy project win, as well as product announcements, the turbine maker has been on a roll of sorts lately.

RES Sells IdentiFlight LLC Assets To Boulder Imaging Affiliate

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the assets of IdentiFlight LLC to IdentiFlight International LLC. IdentiFlight International is jointly owned by Boulder Imaging, a Colorado-based expert in machine vision solutions, and certain private investors affiliated with the company. According to [Read More]

Rattlesnake Wind Project Begins Construction In Texas

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Goldwind Americas say that the 160 MW Rattlesnake Wind Project has received its notice to proceed on construction. The project was acquired by Goldwind from RES in May 2016. Rattlesnake Wind, located in McCulloch County, Texas, [Read More]

Brazilian Wind Farm Acquired After Technical Review

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Following technical due diligence support from K2 Management and energy consultancy TNEI, independent power producer AES Tiete Energia acquired the 386 MW Alto Sertao II wind portfolio, located in Brazil, for $193 million. According to K2, the 230-turbine portfolio is [Read More]