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Cheers To That: U.S. ‘Advanced Energy’ Revenue Double That Of Beer Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

According to newly released data from Advanced Energy Economy (AEE), the “advanced energy” industry was a $200 billion industry in the U.S. and a whopping $1.4 trillion industry globally as of the end of 2016. AEE defines “advanced energy” as [Read More]

SgurrEnergy Brings In UAVs For Inspections, Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Scotland-based renewables consultancy SgurrEnergy – part of the clean energy business of Wood Group, an oil and gas services company – has brought unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) to its existing inspection services. Following approval from the U.K.’s Civil Aviation Authority [Read More]

Finnish Financial Company Plans North American Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2017

Taaleri, a financial services company based out of Finland, is setting its sights on the North American renewable energy market. Overall, Taaleri plans to make investments in wind and solar projects in North America, as well as Europe, India and [Read More]

With Five States In ’20 Percent And Up’ Club, Wind Thrives In Rural U.S.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Seeing as 99% of U.S. wind turbines are situated in rural areas, wind energy’s steady growth has been accompanied by a surge of investment in rural America, says the American Wind Energy Association.

Vestas Secures Wind Turbine Orders In Europe

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Vestas recently inked two separate wind turbine orders in Norway and Austria. In Norway, Fortum placed a firm and unconditional order for 14 V126-3.45 MW turbines with power-optimized modes to 3.6 MW. The order is for the Anstadblaheia wind park, [Read More]

Study: More Local Benefits Equal More Support For Canadian Wind Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The more a community is involved in wind energy planning, including getting direct benefits from nearby turbines, the more likely the development will gain local support, according to a new study from London, Ontario-based Western University. The study, conducted by [Read More]

Northland Power Adding Another Big Offshore Wind Farm To Portfolio

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

Toronto-headquartered Northland Power Inc. has signed a definitive agreement with a subsidiary of Highland Group Holdings Ltd. to acquire 100% of Deutsche Bucht (DeBu), a 252 MW offshore wind project currently in advanced development off the coast of Germany. DeBu, [Read More]

CanWEA Announces Annual Award Nominees

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 06, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) has announced the nominees for the 2017 CanWEA Awards, which recognize those who have made “outstanding contributions” to Canada’s wind power industry. The nominees are as follows: R.J. Templin Award Pan-Canadian Wind Integration Study [Read More]

Apex’s Rocky Forge Wind Moves Ahead In Virginia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) has approved a “permit by rule” (PBR) application for Rocky Forge Wind, a project being developed by Apex Clean Energy in Botetourt County, Va. According to an announcement from Apex, this marks the [Read More]

Perry’s Confirmation As DOE Head Faces Mixed Bag Of Reactions

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 03, 2017

In a vote of 62-37, the U.S. Senate has confirmed former Texas Gov. Rick Perry as the 14th secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE). Perry succeeds Ernest Moniz, who was nominated as DOE secretary in 2013 under the [Read More]