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Meadow Lake V Wind Farm To Benefit Indiana Electric Co-Ops

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2017

With the completion of EDP Renewables’ Meadow Lake V Wind Farm in White County, Ind., Hoosier Energy Rural Electric Cooperative Inc. and Wabash Valley Power will soon be recipients of a combined 100 MW of wind energy. A joint site [Read More]

Nordex Launches New AW3000 Platform With 140-Meter Rotor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 13, 2017

The Nordex Group has launched a new 140-meter rotor option for its AW3000 wind turbine platform, optimized for lower-wind conditions, such as those in India. According to Nordex, the AW140/3000 is an evolution of previous AW3000 wind turbine models. The [Read More]

Wind vs. Hydro: British Columbia Has A Vital Decision To Make

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Written by Jean-Francois Nolet on October 12, 2017

As the new government decides whether or not BC Hydro should continue building its multibillion-dollar Site C dam, a study shows new wind development is a cost-competitive alternative to the hydro project. 

U.S. Trade & Development Agency Funds Near-Shore Wind In Vietnam

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2017

The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has awarded a grant to Power Engineering Consulting Joint Stock Co. 2 (PECC2), a Vietnamese power engineering company, to support the development of a 100 MW wind farm in southern Vietnam. PECC2 selected [Read More]

E.ON Acquires Stake In Wind Start-Up b.ventus

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2017

E.ON has bought a stake in b.ventus, a German start-up offering a single-source solution for wind power generation for business customers. According to E.ON, the start-up’s centerpiece is a wind turbine with a hub height of 30 meters. It can [Read More]

AWEA Rolls Out ‘Time To Take Care’ Wind Safety Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2017

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) has launched “Take Time to Take Care,” a new campaign focused on wind turbine technician safety. Like any career requiring physical exertion, the wind industry must take preventative measures to avoid soft-tissue damage of [Read More]

innogy Takes Total Control Of Triton Knoll Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2017

Statkraft and innogy have completed an agreement under which innogy has acquired Statkraft’s 50% share in the Triton Knoll offshore wind project. With the acquisition of Statkraft’s share, innogy has become its sole owner. The purchase price has not been [Read More]

Bloomberg Commits $64 Million To Expand Clean Energy, Cut Coal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 12, 2017

In light of the Trump administration’s plans to rescind the Clean Power Plan, former New York Mayor Michael R. Bloomberg has announced a new commitment of $64 million to support the Sierra Club’s Beyond Coal campaign and other organizations working [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Cuts Ribbon On New Blade Factory In Tangier

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 11, 2017

Today, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) officially inaugurated its new rotor blade factory in Tangier, Morocco, during an event chaired by Moulay Hafid El Alamy, Morocco’s minister of industry, investment, trade and digital economy, and Markus Tacke, CEO of Siemens [Read More]

Researchers Study Huge Potential Of North Atlantic Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 11, 2017

New research from the Carnegie Institution for Science says offshore wind farms situated in the North Atlantic have the potential in the winter to provide sufficient energy to meet all of civilization’s current needs. Considering wind power is very seasonal, [Read More]