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Cheers: Major Beer Maker Begins Renewables Shift With PIER Wind Project In Mexico

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 27, 2017

With its global operations topping out at 6 TWh of electricity each year, AB InBev says its 100% commitment will make it the largest direct corporate purchaser of renewable electricity in the consumer goods industry.

Siemens Gamesa Installs Floating Turbines Off Scotland Coast

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

Siemens Gamesa says it has installed five 6 MW turbines on floating foundations in Stord, Norway, at the 30 MW Hywind Scotland project. According to the company, the floating wind project will be located 25 kilometers off the coast of Peterhead [Read More]

Nordex To Provide Turbines For 39 MW Eber Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

Nordex has received an order from Erdem Holding A.S. to deliver and install 10 N131/3900 turbines for the new Eber wind farm in Anatolia. The manufacturer says the deal also includes a premium service agreement covering at least 15 years. As reported, the [Read More]

Study: Renewables Overtake Nuclear Years Earlier Than Expected

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 26, 2017

The latest issue of the U.S. Energy Information Administration’s (EIA) Electric Power Monthly (with data through April 30) reveals that renewable energy sources – including wind, solar, geothermal and hydropower – are now providing a greater share of the nation’s [Read More]

IBM Four Years Ahead Of Schedule In Renewables, CO2-Reduction Goals

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Technology giant IBM says it has achieved two major commitments four years ahead of schedule in its efforts to help combat climate change. First, the company has surpassed its goal of procuring 20% of its electricity from renewable sources by [Read More]

Enel Bringing 291 MW Of Wind Power To Russia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Enel S.p.A., acting through its Russian subsidiary, was recently awarded two wind projects for a total capacity of 291 MW within the framework of the 2017 Russian government tender for the construction of 1.9 GW of wind capacity in the [Read More]

New-Market Strategy: Senvion To Enter Serbian Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 23, 2017

Senvion has closed a financial contract with Elicio NV for the Alibunar wind farm in Serbia. Under the 42 MW order, Senvion will deliver, install and commission 21 MM100 turbines. The installation is planned to take place in the first [Read More]

Vestas To Enter Russian Wind Power Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2017

In connection with Fortum Energy’s recently being awarded a series of onshore wind projects in a renewable energy auction in Russia, Vestas expects to soon enter the Russian wind market. According to the turbine manufacturer, the Fortum-RUSNANO wind investment fund [Read More]

New Brunswick Wind Farm To Be Expanded

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

NB Power and a subsidiary of TransAlta Renewables Inc. have reached an agreement to add 17.25 MW of wind generating capacity at the Kent Hills site in New Brunswick. The Kent Hills project currently accounts for 150 MW of nameplate [Read More]

Two Southern Cities Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The cities of Sarasota, Fla., and Columbia, S.C., have each made commitments to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Sierra Club has announced. According to the group, the Sarasota City Commission adopted a goal of powering all of Sarasota with [Read More]