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Vision Ridge’s $430M Investment Fund Focuses On Tackling Climate Change

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

In the wake of a year of global and national changes in climate and energy policy, investment firm Vision Ridge Partners says it has closed a $430 million private investment portfolio focused on later-stage clean energy companies and other sustainable [Read More]

Gamesa Supplying 52 MW To ScottishPower Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 28, 2016

Gamesa has been contracted to supply 52 MW to ScottishPower Renewables, Iberdrola’s U.K. subsidiary, for two developments: the 22 MW Glen App wind farm and a 30 MW expansion of the Hare Hill facility. The first order calls for the [Read More]

Siemens Secures Duo Of Irish Wind Orders

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 28, 2016

Siemens has received two orders totaling 172 MW for onshore wind projects in Ireland. With 36 Siemens D3 direct-drive turbines, the 108 MW Cloosh Valley Wind Farm – also known as Galway Wind Park Phase 2 – is part of [Read More]

AWEA: 2015 Marks Third-Biggest Year For New U.S. Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

The American Wind Energy Association has revealed the industry’s latest statistics, which show the U.S. had a strong year.

Fourteen-State Study: Power Transmission Upgrades Bring More Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Savings on producing electricity are only just the start of the benefits provided to regions that expand their electrical transmission, according to a 14-state study issued in Little Rock, Ark., by the Southwest Power Pool (SPP) and explained by the [Read More]

Google And Invenergy Sign 225 MW Wind PPA

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Chicago-headquartered Invenergy says it has signed a 225 MW wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Google to provide the tech giant with renewable energy to help support its data center operations. Google first announced this deal in December during the [Read More]

Siemens Inks Its First Offshore Wind Order For Finland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Siemens says it has been awarded its first commercial offshore wind order from Finland: the supply, installation and commissioning of 10 turbines for the Tahkoluoto demonstration wind farm in the Baltic Sea. The customer is Suomen Hyötytuuli Oy, a wind [Read More]

Former DOE Offshore Wind Advisor Joins NYSERDA’s Renewables Effort

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) says it has hired Gregory Matzat, P.E., to assist in the development of large-scale wind projects and help meet the state’s goal for 50% renewable energy by 2030. Formerly senior [Read More]

Tallahassee Signs Up For Wind From Plains & Eastern Clean Line

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Clean Line Energy has announced an agreement with the City of Tallahassee, Fla., in which the city intends to purchase up to 50 MW of wind power from the Oklahoma Panhandle region. The clean energy would be delivered to Tallahassee [Read More]

N.Y. Invites College Students To Renewable Energy Competition

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 27, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., has launched the $3 million Energy to Lead Competition, which challenges student-led coalitions from New York colleges and universities to design and develop innovative plans for campus and community clean energy projects. The competition – [Read More]