Archive for wind-power – Page 138

New York PSC Approves Utility Reforms To Promote Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

The commission says the requirements will help utilities meet renewable energy goals set forth in Gov. Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision.

Twenty State Senators Rally Behind N.Y. Offshore Wind Tier

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

Twenty New York state senators, led by Sens. Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman, are urging Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., and Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), to include an offshore wind tier in [Read More]

Banks Renewables Taps Senvion For 151 MW Wind Order

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 20, 2016

U.K.-based Banks Renewables, the renewable energy division of Banks Group, is making a multi-million-pound investment in Senvion turbines as part of its development of three onshore wind farms in the U.K. The company has signed a deal with Senvion for [Read More]

U.S. Senator Urges Opposition To Proposed Tenn. Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., is conveying his opposition of Apex Clean Energy’s 71 MW proposed wind farm in Cumberland County, Tenn., claiming that the project “would spoil [Tennessee’s] mountain beauty” with “23, 45-story wind turbines.” The wind farm – dubbed [Read More]

UpWind Signs 1.75 GW Service Deal For 15 Wind Sites

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

Vestas subsidiary UpWind Solutions has signed a multi-site maintenance contract with Berkshire Hathaway Energy for 1.75 GW of GE 1.5 MW turbines across U.S. sites. The contract covers 15 wind sites of MidAmerican Energy and PacifiCorp – subsidiaries of Berkshire [Read More]

DONG Obtains 1 GW N.J. Offshore Wind Lease Area

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 20, 2016

DONG Energy has acquired a 160,480-acre offshore wind lease area, located approximately 10 nautical miles offshore New Jersey, from RES Americas Developments Inc. RES Americas bought the lease area during the U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management’s (BOEM) offshore wind [Read More]

Navigant Research: Goldwind Replaces Vestas As No. 1 Turbine Supplier

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

A new report from Navigant Research, which examines changes that occurred in the wind energy sector during 2015, offers forecasts for 2016-2020, and provides an outlook through 2025, found that 2015 marked another record-breaking year for the wind industry, with [Read More]

DTE Energy Opens Renewable Energy Operations Center In Huron County

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

DTE Energy says it has opened the Huron Renewable Energy Center in Bad Axe, Mich., bringing 25 renewable energy operations and maintenance (O&M) jobs to Huron County. According to David Harwood, director of renewable energy for DTE Energy, the site [Read More]

WoWE To Recognize Six Rudd Mayer Awardees, Five Wind At Our Backs Scholars

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has selected six 2016 Rudd Mayer Memorial Fellows and five 2016 Wind at Our Backs Scholars to be recognized at the group’s annual luncheon on May 25 during the WINDPOWER 2016 Conference and Exhibition in [Read More]

Nordex To Install 32.5 MW Wind Farm In France

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 19, 2016

Nordex has received an order to supply and install 13 N100/2500 turbines for the France wind farm Eplessier, owned by one of the funds that TTR Energy manages. According to Nordex, it was also involved in this project to support the three [Read More]