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Boskalis To Expand In Offshore Wind Market Through VolkerWessels Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2016

Expanding in the offshore wind market, Royal Boskalis Westminster N.V. (Boskalis) has signed a letter of intent to acquire the offshore activities from construction firm VolkerWessels. Under the intended transaction, Boskalis will acquire the activities related to maritime and offshore [Read More]

Attending WINDPOWER 2016? Expect Some Subtle Changes This Year

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on March 03, 2016

With federal policy squared away, the American Wind Energy Association says attendees should expect some new wrinkles at this year’s annual show.

Arizona Utility Plans To Add 1.1 GW More Of Renewable Energy By 2031

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 03, 2016

To help satisfy the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean Power Plan (CPP), Arizona-based Tucson Electric Power (TEP) anticipates an additional 1.1 GW of new renewable capacity by the end of 2030, boosting its total renewable energy portfolio to approximately [Read More]

Big Field Wind Farm Could Be First In U.K. Without Government Subsidy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

British renewable energy company Good Energy says new proposals for the Big Field Wind Farm could make the Cornwall project funded completely by income from the electricity it generates – which would make it the first wind farm in the [Read More]

U.S. Senator To Propose Bill To Extend ITC Until 2025

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

U.S. Sen. Edward J. Markey, D-Mass., has announced his intentions to propose a bill that would extend the investment tax credit (ITC) until 2025 and thus support the development of offshore wind power in the U.S. According to coverage from [Read More]

Vestas Officially Acquires Independent Service Provider Availon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

Following the approval from all relevant authorities, Vestas has, as expected, completed its acquisition of independent service provider (ISP) Availon Holding GmbH. As of March 1, Availon will be included in Vestas’ financials. Vestas says it maintains its 2016 financial [Read More]

GE To Assess Renewables Integration, Energy Storage In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 02, 2016

GE’s energy consulting business has been chosen by IL&FS Energy Development Co. Ltd. to examine the feasibility of integrated wind, solar and energy storage projects at sites in Ramagiri (Andhra Pradesh) and Nana Layja (Gujarat), India. Last year, says GE, [Read More]

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]