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New Brunswick Wind Farm To Be Expanded

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

NB Power and a subsidiary of TransAlta Renewables Inc. have reached an agreement to add 17.25 MW of wind generating capacity at the Kent Hills site in New Brunswick. The Kent Hills project currently accounts for 150 MW of nameplate [Read More]

EDF RE Inks Utility PPA For Minnesota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), the North American subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for the 100 MW Stoneray wind farm. The project is located in [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Supplying 66 MW Japanese Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Shimizu Corp. to provide turbines for the Akita Katagami wind farm, located in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. The company is supplying 22 GE 3.2-103 turbines for the project, which will be [Read More]

Two Southern Cities Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The cities of Sarasota, Fla., and Columbia, S.C., have each made commitments to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Sierra Club has announced. According to the group, the Sarasota City Commission adopted a goal of powering all of Sarasota with [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Fined For 2015 Accident At Wind Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

Siemens Wind Power Ltd. has pleaded guilty and has been fined C$60,000 as the result of a 2015 incident in which a worker fell from a weigh scale and was struck by a moving loader at a blade manufacturing plant. [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Holds First Shareholders’ General Meeting Since Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

Today in Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain, Siemens Gamesa held its first shareholders’ general meeting since Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa merged to become one company. During the meeting, shareholders ratified the appointment of Markus Tacke as the new CEO of the [Read More]

DNV GL Invites Wind Stakeholders To Joint Industry Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

DNV GL is inviting the wind industry to its latest joint industry project (JIP), which aims to optimize the performance of wind farms by reducing the downtime and lowering the costs of energy over a project’s life span. “Modern turbines [Read More]

Michigan Regulators OK Early Wind Expansion For Consumers Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

The Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC) has approved a proposal by Consumers Energy Co. to accelerate the expansion of its wind project in Tuscola County. Last year, the commission approved 19 wind turbines for the Cross Winds Energy Park II [Read More]

Danish Offshore Wind Alliance Arrives In U.S. To Form Partnerships

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 19, 2017

Four Danish offshore wind companies have arrived in the U.S. to begin a weeklong road show exploring potential partnerships. Comprising the Trade Council of Denmark’s Offshore Wind Alliance, Bladt Industries, ISC Consulting Engineers, LICengineering and Semco Maritime design and manufacture [Read More]

Cold Spell? Not A Problem For Wind Turbines, U.K. Study Says

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

A new study by climate scientists is advancing the understanding of the potential for wind power to provide energy during the coldest spells of winter weather, according to the Met Office, the U.K.’s national weather service. The team, which involved [Read More]