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Oklahoma Senate Green-Lights Early Sunset Of Wind Tax Credits

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

Having passed both the House and Senate, a bill ending Oklahoma’s wind tax credits on July 1 now heads to the desk of the governor, who proposed the early sunset in the first place.

Suzlon Secures Maiden Order For New S111 Hybrid Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

Suzlon Group has inked a 50.4 MW wind turbine order from an undisclosed independent power producer (IPP) in India. A repeat customer for Suzlon, the IPP has ordered 24 units of Suzlon’s new S111 120-meter hybrid wind turbines, each with [Read More]

Wind Turbine Powers Robotic Waste-Sorting System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

The first of its kind in the country, a robotic waste-sorting system powered by wind energy is operating in Malmo, Sweden. ZenRobotics Ltd. delivered the “ZenRobotics Recycler” to customer Carl F, a family-owned waste management company that installed a wind [Read More]

Energy Company Brings On Board A Slew Of Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have joined energy company 3sun Group, whose staff has now grown to more than 400. The company says it received more than 1,500 applications – many from oil and gas workers looking for [Read More]

E.ON Tapped For Texas Wind Farm Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

E.ON Energy Services has been contracted to provide services for Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) 196.7 MW Bearkat I wind farm, located in Glasscock County, Texas. E.ON will provide on-site construction management and project management services for the Vestas-powered wind farm, [Read More]

Vestas Nets Turbine Order For 76 MW Repowering Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

Vestas has received an order from Looft-Schmidt Projekte Erneuerbarer Energien GmbH for 22 V112-3.45 MW turbines to be used in a 76 MW repowering project in Northern Germany. According to the company, the turbines will be installed at the Norderwohrden wind [Read More]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to Cleveland.com. As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [Read More]

Facebook To Power Ninth Data Center With 100% Wind Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As noted in a recent announcement from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Facebook has chosen to build its next data center in Papillion, Neb., and has pledged that the new facility will be supplied by 100% wind energy from Omaha Public Power District (OPPD). [Read More]

Clean Energy Day: Engineering The Next Generation

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

With its Clean Energy Activity Day pilot program, MassCEC is bringing clean energy technologies, including wind power, to life for elementary and middle school students across the state.

Report: Renewables Added Nearly 140 GW To Global Capacity In 2016

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year, according to new research recently published by UN Environment, the [Read More]