Archive for wind-power – Page 138

NextEra Energy Completes Executive Transition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

As part of a previously announced leadership-succession plan, Juno Beach, Fla.-based clean energy company NextEra Energy Inc. has appointed John Ketchum executive vice president of finance, as well as chief financial officer (CFO). This appointment follows the retirement of Moray [Read More]

How Did Obama’s Recovery Act Transform America’s Energy System?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

President Barack Obama’s American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) of 2009, the largest single investment in clean energy in history, has provided more than $90 billion in strategic clean energy investments and tax incentives to promote job creation and the [Read More]

U.S. Takes No. 1 Spot In Wind Production; Iowa Reaches Milestone

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Wind power produced over 190 million MWh of energy in the U.S. in 2015 – making the country No. 1 in global wind production, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), which analyzed recently released data from the Global [Read More]

Illinois AG: EPA’s Clean Power Plan Should Survive Legal Barriers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

In light of a teleconference from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the Illinois Sierra Club is calling for quick action by Gov. Bruce Rauner to announce the state’s intentions on moving forward with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean [Read More]

Invenergy Brings Former Clean Energy Trust Exec On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Amy Francetic, former founding executive director of Clean Energy Trust (CET) in Chicago, has joined independent renewable power generation company Invenergy as senior vice president of new ventures and corporate affairs. Francetic will join the management team and report to [Read More]

Vestas Secures Nearly 100 MW Of Orders In Denmark, Uruguay

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Vestas has secured 45 MW and 53 MW turbine orders for wind projects in Denmark and Uruguay, respectively. Hogager Vindpark K/S in Western Jutland, Denmark, placed a firm and unconditional order for 21 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines – 17 of [Read More]

Suzlon Inks 71.4 MW Turbine Order For Gujarat Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Suzlon Group has won a 34-turbine order from Gujarat Industries Power Co. Ltd. for a 71.4 MW wind power project in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. Suzlon will install 29 S97-120M units and five S97-90M units, each with a [Read More]

Iberdrola Underscores Investment Plans, Renewables Commitments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 26, 2016

Iberdrola has unveiled its 2016-2020 investment plans, which include a 33% allocation for renewable energy from the EUR 22 billion planned investment in regulated activities or long-term contracts. In total, Iberdrola plans to invest EUR 24 billion during this time [Read More]

Vestas Extends 268 MW Service Contract With Spanish Developer

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Vestas has extended a long-term service contract with an unidentified Spanish wind developer to maintain six projects for the remainder of their expected lifetime. The developer extended a full-scope Active Output Management 4000 service contract with Vestas, which will operate [Read More]

Maryland Kicks Off Application Period For Offshore Wind Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

With the receipt of the initial application for a proposed offshore wind project, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has opened a 180-day application period for any other developers of offshore wind projects off the Maryland coast. The application period [Read More]