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Acciona Inaugurates San Roman Wind Farm In Texas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Acciona has inaugurated its eighth U.S. wind project, the 93 MW San Roman Wind Farm, located near Brownsville, Texas. Rolando Pablos, Texas’ secretary of state, joined Acciona and its chairman, Jose Manuel Entrecanales, to inaugurate the wind farm, which will [Read More]

Apex Scoops Up Iowa Wind Farm From Optimum Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Apex Clean Energy has acquired the Great Pathfinder wind energy project from Optimum Renewables. The project – planned for Iowa’s Boone and Hamilton counties – could begin operating as early as 2020. According to Apex, Great Pathfinder has the potential [Read More]

Renewables Consultancy SgurrEnergy Announces Rebranding

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 27, 2017

Starting in early May, renewable energy and grid integration consultancy SgurrEnergy will rebrand as Wood Group Clean Energy. Providing engineering and technical advisory services to global renewable energy projects, the Glasgow, Scotland-based company has been a part of Wood Group’s [Read More]

Pattern Petitions Mississippi Regulators For Southern Cross Transmission

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Pattern Development has filed a siting certificate with the Mississippi Public Service Commission (MPSC) for the Southern Cross Transmission project, which would bring Texas wind to the Southeast U.S. The project is an approximately 500 kV, high-voltage direct-current (HVDC) transmission [Read More]

Calif. State Senator De Leon To Keynote WINDPOWER

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Renewable energy advocate Senate President Pro Tempore Kevin de Leon will be keynoting the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2017, taking place in Anaheim, Calif., next month. According to AWEA, the Democratic senator is the California senate’s “most powerful [Read More]

Suzlon Touts 42% Plant Load Factor For New 2.1 MW Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Suzlon’s S111 120-meter 2.1 MW wind turbine has achieved an approximately 42% plant load factor in its first 12 months of operation at the Jamanwada site in the Kutch district of Gujarat, India. The prototype was commissioned in March. According [Read More]

Gurit To Acquire Montreal-Based PH Windsolutions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Montreal-based PH Windsolutions, a provider of wind blade mould automation systems, is being acquired by Gurit Holding AG. The transaction comprises the PH Windsolutions business, including its staff, operating assets and product IP, in the form of an asset deal, [Read More]

Duke Energy Foundation Funds Bat Conservation International

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 26, 2017

Representing the wind industry’s efforts to help protect wildlife, the Duke Energy Foundation, a philanthropic organization of Duke Energy, is awarding $50,000 to support efforts by Bat Conservation International (BCI) to help with the recovery of the continent’s threatened and [Read More]

Apple Signs Up For 200 MW Of Oregon Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 25, 2017

To help power its data center in Prineville, Ore., Apple recently signed an agreement to purchase power from the Montague Wind Power Project, what the tech giant calls the “first Apple-created wind project.” Apple announced the deal in its Environmental [Read More]

How Policy Can Help Overcome Wind Siting Barriers In The Northeast

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Written by Mike O'Boyle & Eleanor Stein on April 25, 2017

Northeastern U.S. states have ambitious renewable energy goals, but will barriers to siting new wind generation and transmission in a land-constrained region stymie their efforts?