Archive for wind-power

Missouri Regulators Reject Grain Belt Express Clean Line

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

Today, the Missouri Public Service Commission (PSC) denied approval of the Grain Belt Express Clean Line transmission project, developer Clean Line Energy Partners has announced. The proposed overhead transmission line would deliver wind power for approximately 200,000 Missouri homes annually. [Read More]

Colorado Town Pledges 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 16, 2017

On Tuesday, the Nederland, Colo., city council unanimously voted to power Nederland with 100% clean, renewable energy by 2025. The vote came shortly after the cities of Orlando, Fla., and Nevada City, Calif., established similar goals last week. According to [Read More]

Energy Dept.’s EERE: Four ‘Emerging Trends’ For U.S. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE) is touting offshore wind as what could be “the next big thing” for the U.S. Referencing its recent market report, the agency has laid out what [Read More]

Cummins Signs PPA For Indiana Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

Columbus, Ind.-based Cummins Inc., a provider of diesel and natural gas engines and related technologies, has entered into a virtual power purchase agreement (PPA) with EDP Renewables North America (EDPR NA) to expand a wind farm in northern Indiana. The [Read More]

Vestas Supplying 123 Turbines For Mexican Wind Auction Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 16, 2017

Zuma Energia has placed a firm and unconditional order with Vestas for the 424 MW Parque Eolico Reynosa project in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico. Vestas will be supplying 123 V136-3.45 MW turbines. The order includes supply and installation [Read More]

Next-Gen Gangway In Action At Walney Extension Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Barge Master and Bosch Rexroth’s “next-generation gangway” is now in operation for MHI Vestas’ Walney Extension Wind Farm in the Irish Sea. The gangway is operating on the subsea-support walk-to-work vessel VOS Start from Vroon Offshore Services. The ship is [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]

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Attorney General Mike Hunter claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, which will own 30% of the project, did not adhere to a competitive bidding process.

Energy Department Hit With Lawsuit Over Grid Study

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

The Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE [Read More]

TPI Composites, Senvion Ink Wind Blade Manufacturing Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Arizona-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind markets including Asia, Australia and South America. The blades will be produced [Read More]