Archive for wind-power – Page 157

Gamesa Introduces Off-Grid Solution Prototype To Supply Power In Remote Areas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 10, 2016

Spanish turbine maker Gamesa says it has launched a prototype of its off-grid system for the supply of power to remote areas without access to the grid, such as islands, mines and certain rural areas. According to Gamesa, its system [Read More]

ART Executes Proxy Revenue Swap For Kansas’ Bloom Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 09, 2016

Allianz Risk Transfer (Bermuda) Ltd. (ART) and partners have developed a risk-management solution for hedging volatile revenues of wind farms. ART has executed a 10-year proxy revenue swap with Capital Power’s 178 MW Bloom wind farm, to be constructed near [Read More]

ABS Group Inks Certification Contract For Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 09, 2016

ABS Group Ltd. has received a contract to provide project-certification services for DONG Energy’s planned Hornsea Offshore Wind Farm Project One in the U.K. DONG Energy is developing the 1.2 GW project, which is expected to be fully commissioned by [Read More]

DONG Talks Up Bay State Wind In Advance Of State Legislation

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 09, 2016

European developer DONG Energy extols the benefits of offshore wind while Massachusetts – a state already well versed in the renewable energy technology – contemplates an energy bill.

IRS Issues Revised Start-Of-Construction Guidance For Wind Developers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 06, 2016

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has updated its start-of-construction rule for wind developers, which will now be given four years to qualify for the federal production tax credit (PTC) without the burden of proving continuous construction. According to the IRS’ [Read More]

AWEA Honors Iowa Senator’s Impact On Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2016

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) is recognizing U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, for his leadership in advancing wind energy in Iowa and around the country. Tom Kiernan, CEO of AWEA, explains that the senator “has long been a friend [Read More]

Duke Energy Renewable Services Nabs Award

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 05, 2016

Duke Energy Renewable Services was recently awarded the operational excellence award by Wind Energy Update at its eighth annual Wind O&M Conference in Dallas. The award recognizes companies that exhibit outstanding performance across the operations and maintenance sector, are thought [Read More]

FWS Seeks Comment On Proposed Improvements To Eagle Conservation Program

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

In a move designed to maintain strong protections for bald and golden eagles, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS) says it is opening a 60-day public comment period on proposed improvements to the agency’s comprehensive eagle conservation and management [Read More]

Kansas Wind Project To Be Powered By 54 Vestas Towers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

Edmonton, Alberta-based Capital Power Corp. has placed a firm and unconditional order for 54 of Vestas’ V117-3.3 MW turbines, to be deployed at the 178 MW Bloom Wind Project in Kansas. The order includes a five-year Active Output Management 5000 [Read More]

DNV GL-Led Project Shows Feasibility Of Wind-Powered Oil Recovery

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2016

A DNV GL-led project is proving that wind-powered water injection for the oil and gas industry is technically feasible and offers a cost-competitive alternative to conventional water-injection solutions. For the past year, participants from both the renewable and oil and [Read More]