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Study: Offshore Wind In Newfoundland And Labrador ‘Likely’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released a study identifying the supply chain associated with offshore wind energy development and analyzing the capacity within the province to meet development requirements. NEIA is a nonprofit association of businesses [Read More]

EDF RE Selling Half Of Great Western Wind To Alliant Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Alliant Energy Corp. is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in EDF Renewable Energy’s (EDF RE) 225 MW Great Western Wind Project in Oklahoma. Located near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle in Woodward and Ellis counties, Great Western Wind comprises [Read More]

Senvion Names New Supervisory Board Chairman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Former National Grid executive Steven Holliday has been named new chairman of Senvion’s supervisory board. Holliday was approved by the supervisory board to follow Stefan Kowski, who stepped down as chairman and retired from the supervisory board following the annual [Read More]

Niagara Region Wind Farm Gets Inaugurated In Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Boralex Inc., ENERCON and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp. have inaugurated the Niagara Region Wind Farm, located on private land in the regional municipality of Niagara in Ontario. The wind farm, which was commissioned on Nov. [Read More]

Virginia Ready To Adopt Commercial Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 15, 2017

On track to be the first commercial wind project in the state of Virginia, Apex Clean Energy’s Rocky Forge will begin construction by year-end.

GE Turbine Falls At NextEra Wind Farm In Nebraska

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

A wind turbine collapsed at a Nebraska wind farm owned by NextEra Energy Resources early Tuesday morning. Bryan Garner, spokesperson for NextEra, tells North American Windpower that one of the turbines at the 74.8 MW Steele Flats Wind Energy Center [Read More]

Senvion Supplying Turbines For Mediterranean Sea’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Senvion has signed an exclusivity agreement for what it says will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Senvion was appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30 MW Taranto offshore [Read More]

Nevada Utility Seeks 50 MW Of ‘Qualifying Facility’ Resources

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Responding to a requirement from the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada, NV Energy has announced that it is seeking proposals to secure 25 MW of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission-defined “qualifying facility” resources in southern Nevada and 25 MW of such [Read More]

Graduation Day: Future Wind Technicians Finish Training In Michigan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

On Friday, 11 students from across the country are graduating from Kalamazoo Valley Community College’s wind technician training program. According to the Kalamazoo, Mich.-based college, 10 men and one woman have spent the past six months training for five days [Read More]

Nordex’s N131/3000 Wind Turbine Making French Debut

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Nordex Group has scored a hat trick in France by winning three new contracts totaling 36 MW of wind capacity. Different project developers and power station operators have placed orders for a total of 13 N131/3000, N117/3000 and N117/2400 [Read More]