Archive for wind-power – Page 8

Cape Wind’s Draft Supplemental EIS Now Available For Comment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. Last summer, a [Read More]

Vestas Bringing 3 MW Platform To Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional turbine order from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for a wind farm in Texas. Vestas will be supplying 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat I Wind Project, which has [Read More]

Turbine Gearbox Remanufacturer Signs Up For Poseidon Asset Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Rochester, N.Y.-based Poseidon Systems LLC has announced a supply agreement with Gearbox Express (GBX), an independent remanufacturer of gearbox assemblies and mainshafts for wind turbines. Per the agreement, Poseidon Systems will supply metallic wear debris monitoring equipment and services for [Read More]

Transmission System Operators Mull ‘North Sea Wind Power Hub’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Three transmission system operators (TSOs) have signed a trilateral agreement to develop the “North Sea Wind Power Hub,” which the companies say has the potential to supply 70 million to 100 million Europeans with renewable energy by 2050. The Netherlands’ [Read More]

IRENA: Solar Beats Wind In Record Year For Global Renewables Growth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Representing the strongest year yet for new capacity additions, global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). In total, by the end of last year, [Read More]

Adwen Inches Closer To 8 MW Offshore Turbine Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Adwen says it has entered the final stages of installation for its AD 8-180 prototype, an offshore wind turbine with a nominal capacity of 8 MW and a 180-meter rotor. Over the past 18 months, the platform has undergone extensive [Read More]

Spanish Solar Firm Branches Out Into Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Following 10 years in the solar photovoltaic sector, Spain-headquartered consulting and engineering firm Enertis is branching out into the wind power market. Enertis, which already has a presence in more than 40 countries, expects to have the most success in [Read More]

Vestas Announces Trio Of Chinese Wind Orders

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Vestas has announced three separate orders for wind projects in China. The first order comprises 22 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered in 2.2 MW power-optimized mode. The project (the customer of which has not been disclosed) will be located in eastern [Read More]

Anheuser-Busch InBev Makes 100% Renewables Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Cheers to sustainability and a clean energy future! Anheuser-Busch InBev, the world’s largest brewer, whose brands include Budweiser, Corona and Stella Artois, has announced a commitment to secure 100% of the company’s purchased electricity from renewable sources by 2025. In [Read More]

CanWEA Spring Forum To Delve Into Canada, U.S. Wind Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

The Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is highlighting the keynote addresses for its upcoming CanWEA Spring Forum, taking place on April 4-5 in Gatineau-Ottawa, Quebec. In addition to a lineup of wind energy stakeholders, the program will feature keynote addresses [Read More]