Archive for wind-power – Page 5

Alberta’s Environment Minister Lauds Renewables

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 10, 2017

The Alberta government’s efforts to encourage development of the province’s abundant wind energy resource and diversify its fossil fuel-dependent economy have captured the attention of investors, who see a long-term opportunity for growth in the market, according to Shannon Phillips, Alberta’s [Read More]

MAKE: Record-Low Prices For Renewables Indicate Global Cost-Competitiveness

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The global renewable energy industry has grown significantly since 2010, enabling widespread achievement of cost reductions and lowering the levelized cost of electricity (LCOE) for renewable technologies, according to new research from MAKE Consulting. Although regional variability in LCOE for [Read More]

EGPNA’s Thunder Ranch Begins Construction

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) has started construction of the 298 MW Thunder Ranch wind farm, located in Garfield, Kay and Noble Counties, Okla. The wind farm, which is owned by EGPNA subsidiary Thunder Ranch Wind Project LLC, is [Read More]

Goldwind USA Continues To Click Off Milestones

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on May 09, 2017

With a noteworthy project win, as well as product announcements, the turbine maker has been on a roll of sorts lately.

RES Sells IdentiFlight LLC Assets To Boulder Imaging Affiliate

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the assets of IdentiFlight LLC to IdentiFlight International LLC. IdentiFlight International is jointly owned by Boulder Imaging, a Colorado-based expert in machine vision solutions, and certain private investors affiliated with the company. According to [Read More]

Avangrid, Vineyard Wind Partner On Offshore Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Avangrid Renewables and Vineyard Wind have formed a strategic partnership to jointly develop a large-scale offshore wind project, located off the coast of Massachusetts. Avangrid is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in Vineyard Wind, an offshore wind energy developer that [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Names Markus Tacke New CEO

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

The board of directors of Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has unanimously appointed Markus Tacke the company’s new CEO. According to the company, the appointment is effective immediately. Tacke succeeds Ignacio Martin, who announced in April his intention to step down. [Read More]

Rattlesnake Wind Project Begins Construction In Texas

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Goldwind Americas say that the 160 MW Rattlesnake Wind Project has received its notice to proceed on construction. The project was acquired by Goldwind from RES in May 2016. Rattlesnake Wind, located in McCulloch County, Texas, [Read More]

‘Wind Income Is A Gift’: Local Leaders Highlight Michigan Wind

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Citing its economic benefits, many rural communities across Michigan have reiterated strong support for wind energy in the state. “Having spent my entire working life with the stress of farming and its financial uncertainty, I know a lot about facing [Read More]

Suzlon Renews 399 MW Service Portfolio With EDPR

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO) has inked a long-term renewal on a wind energy portfolio that consists of four sites in three U.S. states totaling 399 MW of Suzlon’s S88 turbine technology. According to Suzlon, the operations and maintenance contracts [Read More]