Archive for wind-power – Page 196

Envision Energy’s New Colorado Center Focuses On Turbine Blade Design

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

China-based smart energy solutions provider Envision Energy says it has made a significant investment in research and development in the U.S. with the establishment of its “global blade innovation center” in Boulder, Colo. Kevin Standish, formerly chief engineer of blades [Read More]

SUPERNAP Michigan Data Center To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Data-center builder Switch has announced plans for its SUPERNAP Michigan data center, located near Grand Rapids, to be powered by 100% renewable energy. As part of this announcement and Switch’s commitment to run all of its data centers on green [Read More]

Governors’ Wind Coalition Welcomes Solar To Group

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Following a unanimous vote from member governors, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has added solar energy issues to its agenda and renamed itself the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition. “The addition of solar to the coalition’s portfolio represents a [Read More]

IKEA Invests In The Finnish Wind Power Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Furniture retail giant IKEA has signed an acquisition agreement with Stockholm, Sweden-based renewables company OX2 for a 42.4 MW project in Kemi, a town and municipality in northern Finland. According to OX2, this is IKEA’s first wind power investment in [Read More]

GE Touts Large Flurry Of Wind Orders Rounding Out 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

GE Renewable Energy says it secured 1.4 GW of firm and unconditional wind turbine supply orders in the month of December. The agreements call for GE’s wind technology to supply more than 20 new projects across seven different countries. Approximately [Read More]

Apex’s Hybrid Wind/Solar Project To Power U.S. Army’s Fort Hood

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

In coordination with the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives and Fort Hood, Defense Logistics Agency Energy has signed a power purchase agreement with Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC. The agreement covers 65.8 MW of electricity from a combination of [Read More]

Exelon Generation Acquires 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project, which will be located in Beaver County, Okla., to Exelon Generation. RES developed the project and is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The transaction, which included a [Read More]

Vestas Continues Roll-Up Strategy: Turbine Manufacturer To Acquire ISP Availon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has agreed to acquire Rheine, Germany-based Availon, an independent service provider (ISP) with approximately 400 employees and a wind capacity of more than 2.6 GW currently under service. The acquisition price for Availon is EUR [Read More]

Gov. Christie Returns N.J. Offshore Wind Bill Without Signature

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., has vetoed legislation that would have instructed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a new window for applications for small offshore wind projects off the coast of Atlantic City. According to Fishermen’s [Read More]

BayWa r.e. Goes With Breeze Software For Managing Wind Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Germany-based renewable energy services provider BayWa r.e. has chosen the Breeze software service for wind farm management. Sweden-based Breeze says its software is built to assist wind turbine owners and operators with capturing the true potential of their assets. Turbines [Read More]