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Bachmann Introduces Grid Measurement, Monitoring Module For Wind Plants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

Bachmann electronic GmbH is rolling out its new GMP232 grid measurement and monitoring module for wind power plants. Integrated with a programmable logic controller (PLC), the module is suited for electrical, three-phase networks. This latest generation of the GMP232 offers [Read More]

DNV GL’s ‘Twisties’ Joint Industry Project To Boost Offshore Wind Logistics

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 28, 2017

DNV GL has launched a joint industry project (JIP) to develop a recommended practice intended to de-risk the adoption of “Twisties” and demonstrate the unitization of wind project cargo. The company defines “Twisties” as a modular project-cargo transport frame system [Read More]

Clean Line, Missouri Stakeholders Make The Case For Grain Belt Express

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

Last week, Missouri municipalities, Walmart, the Missouri Industrial Energy Consumers and others made their case to Missouri regulators in support of Clean Line Energy Partners’ Grain Belt Express Clean Line. According to the developer, the proposed transmission line, which would [Read More]

GE Bringing Haliade Offshore Wind Giants To Chinese Demo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by the Fuqing Haixia Electricity Generation Co. – a joint venture between China Three Gorges and Fujian Energy – to deliver three Haliade 150-6 MW offshore wind turbines to the Fujian Xinghua Gulf demo [Read More]

AWEA, IWEA: Expect Big Things For Iowa’s Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

By continuing to grow the state’s thriving wind industry, more than 17,000 wind-related jobs could be in Iowa by 2020, according to recent Navigant Consulting analysis, as highlighted by the Iowa Wind Energy Association (IWEA) and the American Wind Energy [Read More]

Montana Bill Could Hinder State’s Future Wind Investments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 27, 2017

A proposed Montana Senate bill could deter future investment in the state’s underused renewable energy resources, including wind power, according to the Sierra Club’s Montana chapter. S.B.338, introduced by Sen. Duane Ankney, R-Colstrip, would force Puget Sound Energy and Talen [Read More]

Enel Green Power North America Cuts Ribbon On New Headquarters

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2017

Enel Green Power North America Inc. (EGP-NA) recently inaugurated its new North American headquarters in Andover, Mass. EGP-NA, part of the renewable energies division of the Italy-based Enel Group, owns and operates renewable energy projects in North America. The company [Read More]

Statoil Ups Its Share In Dogger Bank Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 24, 2017

Statoil and Statkraft have completed a transaction in which Statoil has increased its share in the Dogger Bank offshore wind development. Statoil has now acquired an additional 12.5% – taking its share to 37.5%. SSE has acquired the other 12.5% [Read More]

U.S. Senator Blasts ‘Unreliable’ Wind, Says No To Clean Line Contract

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

Speaking out against buying power from the Plains & Eastern Clean Line, U.S. Sen. Lamar Alexander claimed that the TVA’s previous experiences with wind power showed how “unreliable” the energy source can be.

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Goes With SgurrEnergy For Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 23, 2017

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded a construction monitoring contract for the Race Bank Wind Farm, a 573 MW project to be located 17 miles off the Norfolk, England, coast. The contract will be followed [Read More]