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Bearkat Wind Construction Kicks Off On Texas Farmland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

The initial phase of 197.6 MW of the Bearkat Wind Energy Project in Texas has reached financial close, received funding and begun construction, Dallas-based Tri Global Energy (TGE) has announced. Located on 30,000 leased acres of privately owned farm and [Read More]

Iowa Wind Facility Begins Operations Across Six Towns

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Through subsidiary Building Energy Wind Iowa LLC, Italy-headquartered Building Energy SpA has inaugurated its first wind farm in Iowa, a 30 MW project now operating in Story, Boone, Hardin and Poweshiek counties. The facility, situated north of Des Moines, will [Read More]

Global Wind Orders In Second Half: Vestas, Asia Pacific Lead The Pack

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

During the second half of 2016, global wind turbine orders from 11 vendors totaled nearly 15 GW, and leading the pack was Vestas, which reported 6,445.15 MW, according to a new report from Navigant Research. Navigant Research tracked all publicly [Read More]

Winergy Marks Milestone For Central, South America Gearbox Repairs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy, a drivetrain component manufacturer for wind turbines, has completed more than 150 up-tower gearbox repairs over the last three years in 10 Central and South American countries. In order to provide a fast response for wind turbine [Read More]

111 MW Enel Wind Farm Joins South African Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) has started commercial operations of its 111 MW Gibson Bay wind farm, located in the Kouga Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Gibson Bay project is capable of [Read More]

Senator Named Ocean State’s ‘Clean Energy Champion’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

As part of the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day, clean energy business stakeholders convened at the Rhode Island State Capitol last week, when the council also named its 2017 Rhode Island Clean Energy Champion. [Read More]

DONG Energy Offers Free Offshore Wind ‘Safaris’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

The electricity consumption of DONG Energy’s 700,000 residential customers is now covered by clean energy from Danish offshore wind. In turn, the developer is celebrating the milestone by inviting 1,000 Danes on an “offshore wind farm safari.” The free project [Read More]

How Does Canada Stack Up For Global Renewable Energy Generation?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

Though it’s primarily a result of its hydro production, Canada generates a larger share of its electricity from renewable sources than most other developed economies in the world, according to a new report released by the country’s National Energy Board [Read More]

Federally Funded Project Seeks To Deter Eagles From Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy’s Wind Technology Office has awarded Oregon State University (OSU) a grant to work on research related to the collision of eagles with wind turbines. Roberto Albertani of the OSU College of Engineering was awarded a [Read More]

Wind And Solar Contribute Over Half Of New U.S. Capacity In Q1

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 03, 2017

Wind and solar power provided more than half of the new electrical generating capacity added to the U.S. grid during the first quarter of the year, says a new report from the SUN DAY Campaign, citing statistics from the Federal [Read More]