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Gamesa And Siemens Officially Sign Deal To Become One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 17, 2016

Rumors of a potential merger have been swirling all year, but the two giant wind OEMs have now signed a binding agreement on the deal.

Utility Launches Energy Storage Project In Southern Florida

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 17, 2016

Florida Power & Light Co. (FPL), a subsidiary of NextEra Energy Inc., has announced a new energy storage pilot project in which it will install several different types of battery systems in southern Florida. The utility says its announcement comes on [Read More]

Iberdrola Sells Wind Assets In Italy For EUR 193.7 Million

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Iberdrola has announced the sale of 245 MW of wind energy assets in Italy to CEF 3 Wind Energy S.P.A. for EUR 193.7 million. According to Iberdrola, the transaction involves the sale of five onshore wind farms: the 44 MW [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Wins Contract For Harburnhead Scottish Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Renewable energy consultancy SgurrEnergy has secured a three-year asset management contract for Scottish wind farm Harburnhead, bringing SgurrEnergy’s operational management portfolio to over 150 MW of operational assets. According to the company, the 51.7 MW wind farm, which is currently [Read More]

U.K. Energy Company Enlists Cyberhawk For Turbine Blade Inspections

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

U.K. energy company SSE PLC has enlisted the services of Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV)-based inspection work, to carry out close visual inspections of more than 600 wind turbine blades. The campaign, which began last month, involves work [Read More]

Catholic Leaders Renew Call To Action For More Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Catholic leaders have called for the development and deployment of more renewable energy in honor of the one-year anniversary of Pope Francis’ encyclical that emphasized addressing climate change and supporting clean energy. The Vatican released the latest encyclical on June 18, [Read More]

Alterra Power Acquires 200 MW Flat Top Wind Project In Texas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

Renewable energy company Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the 200 MW Flat Top wind project, which is under development in Comanche County and Mills County, Texas. Concurrently with closing, Alterra placed a $1.6 million security deposit with the local transmission [Read More]

DNV GL To Study Near-Offshore Vietnamese Wind Farm Feasibility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 16, 2016

DNV GL Americas has entered into a contract to deliver a feasibility study for the 170 MW Phu Cuong 1 near-offshore wind farm to Phu Cuong Group (PCG), an established private firm majoring in real estate development and seafood exporting. According to [Read More]

How Close Are Siemens And Gamesa To Sealing Their Big Merger?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2016

Is the Siemens-Gamesa merger finally coming to fruition? According to a new report from the Wall Street Journal, which cites sources familiar with the transaction, the deal could be sealed as soon as this week. Back in January, Gamesa confirmed [Read More]

Subsea Cable Failures Are Taking Toll On Offshore Wind Sector, Underwriter Warns

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2016

Incidents relating to the installation and operation of high-voltage subsea cables are the most costly cause of financial losses in the global offshore wind industry, according to a new report from GCube Underwriting Ltd., an underwriter for the renewables sector. [Read More]