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Siemens Gamesa Inks Big Wind Order In China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China. According to the company, the deal represents one of its largest ever in this market. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 [Read More]

Ohio Senator Fights For New Wind Setback Laws Once Again

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

According to Sen. Cliff Hite, Ohio’s setback rule acts as a moratorium on wind development in the state; there have been no new wind applications filed with the siting board since 2014.

DNV GL Launches Control Hardware-In-The-Loop Testing For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewables certification company DNV GL has opened a control hardware-in-the-loop (CHIL) test facility for renewable energy generation plants. The facility connects physical power plant controllers to a real-time simulator, allowing the controller to be fully tested and validated without the [Read More]

How DONG Energy Dismantled The World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

The dismantling process for the world’s first offshore wind farm has now been completed, DONG Energy has announced. The Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, located near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark, was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project to [Read More]

Wind, Solar & Biogas: R.I. Wastewater Treatment Agency To Go 100% Renewable

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

As planned, the Narragansett Bay Commission (NBC), a major sewage treatment agency in Rhode Island, is officially on the path to being powered by 100% renewables. Last year around this time, the Providence-based NBC, which already owns several wind turbines, [Read More]

Delaware Now Has An Offshore Wind Working Group

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 28, 2017

Today, Delaware’s Gov. John Carney signed an executive order establishing the Offshore Wind Working Group, which will study potential environmental and economic development benefits of offshore wind development to serve Delaware. “We must look for ways to participate in the [Read More]

Green America Launches Effort Pushing Verizon, AT&T Toward Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 24, 2017

Green America has launched a new campaign urging telecommunications giants AT&T and Verizon to commit to 100% renewable energy. According to the organization, both companies are currently using less than 2% renewable energy, putting them far behind many leaders in [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of 3.4M140 EBC Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.4M140 EBC wind turbine prototype. The turbine, equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and new pitch control system to reduce turbine load, was installed in Heckelberg, Germany, for the Notus energy Group. [Read More]

Duke Energy Carolinas Seeks 500 MW Of Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500 MW of wind capacity that would be delivered to the company’s transmission system. DEC expects the RFP to help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Claims Tallest Wind Turbines In Asia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 08, 2017

Siemens Gamesa has set a new record in Asia by installing the tallest wind turbines on the continent, the company claims. The turbines, equipped with 153-meter towers and 56-meter blades, reach a total height of 210 meters. The Sarahnlom wind [Read More]