Archive for wind-power – Page 10

College Professor Biking 1,250 Miles To Promote Midwest Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

Jim Tinjum, an avid bicyclist and professor of energy engineering and sustainability at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, is in the middle of a 1,250-mile biking trip dedicated to promoting wind energy. According to the university, Tinjum is biking for three [Read More]

Regulators Green-Light Hawaiian Electric’s Path To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 19, 2017

The Hawaii Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has accepted utility company Hawaiian Electric’s plan charting near-term actions leading to 100% renewable energy by 2045. The Power Supply Improvement Plan Update, accepted by the PUC on July 14, describes the work by [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Shuttering Ontario Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Siemens Wind Power Ltd., as part of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, has decided to close its wind blade manufacturing plant in Tillsonburg, Ontario, by early 2018. The closure, affecting 340 employees, will be conducted in phases through the rest of [Read More]

Apex Clean Energy To Manage Another IKEA Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has announced a multiyear contract to operate an IKEA Canada wind project, Oldman 2, located near Pincher Creek in Alberta. Comprising 20 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines, Oldman 2 generates 46 MW of clean energy for the Alberta [Read More]

Wind Energy Proves To Be Good Fit On New York Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

A farm owner in New York State is touting the advantages of the two Northern Power wind turbines powering his Sonshine Acres Farm. Vermont-based Northern Power Systems Corp., a provider of wind turbine technology, says it has seen a surge [Read More]

Acciona Scoops Up Ontario Wind Farm From Suncor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

Through its Canadian subsidiary, Acciona Energy International (AEI) has acquired 50% of the 76 MW Ripley Wind Farm in Ontario from Suncor Energy Inc. The Ripley Wind Farm was originally built as a joint venture by Suncor and Acciona in [Read More]

RFQ: Saudi Arabia Seeks 400 MW Of Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 18, 2017

The Renewable Energy Project Development Office (REPDO) of Saudi Arabia’s Ministry of Energy, Industry and Mineral Resources has issued a request for qualification (RFQ) for 400 MW of wind power in Dumat Al Jandal, located in the Al Jouf region [Read More]

Federal Court Decision Affirms States’ Authority On Renewables Policy

Written by Miles Farmer on July 17, 2017

The case is important because it demonstrates that states have strong tools to dictate their energy mix (including advancing renewable energy) without violating the Constitution or federal energy laws.

Suzlon Closing Brazilian Subsidiary Due To ‘Multiple Factors’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 17, 2017

Suzlon Energy Ltd. is filing voluntary liquidation of its Brazilian subsidiary, Suzlon Energia Eelica do Brasil Ltda. (SEOB), which has been doing business in Brazil since 2006. Suzlon says it has carefully considered all options but is shuttering the facility [Read More]

Berkshire Hathaway Energy To Buy Texas Grid Company Oncor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 14, 2017

Iowa-based Berkshire Hathaway Energy (BHE), a subsidiary of Warren Buffett’s Berkshire Hathaway Inc., has executed a definitive merger agreement with bankrupt Energy Future Holdings Corp. (EFH). In turn, by acquiring reorganized EFH, BHE will acquire EFH’s Oncor, a regulated electric [Read More]