Archive for wind turbines

GE Adds Emergency Medical Center At Pakistan Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

GE Renewable Energy and Sapphire Wind Power Co. Ltd. (SWPCL) recently installed an emergency medical center within the premises of the 52.8 MW Sapphire Wind Farm in Pakistan. The wind farm is located in Jhimpir in the Gharo-Keti Bandar Wind [Read More]

LM Wind Launches 75.1-Meter Blade For Goldwind Offshore Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has announced the launch of the company’s longest blade in China: the LM 75.1 P, tailor-made for Goldwind’s new 6.7 MW offshore wind turbine. According to LM Wind Power, Goldwind’s 6.7 MW [Read More]

Apple, GE Partnership Enables Predix Wind Turbine Monitoring On iOS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

Apple and GE have announced a new partnership that will bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to the iPhone and iPad. The two companies have unveiled a new Predix software development kit [Read More]

World’s First Floating Offshore Wind Farm Now Producing Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

Hywind Scotland, touted as the first floating wind farm in the world, has started delivering electricity to the Scottish grid. Today, the first minister of Scotland, Nicola Sturgeon, officially opened the wind farm. The 30 MW project, operated by Statoil [Read More]

Vestas Brings V120-2.0/2.2 MW Platform To China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas has officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market. The turbines will be produced locally in Tianjin. The first deliveries are expected to [Read More]

TerraForm Power Yieldco Officially Merges With Brookfield

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 17, 2017

Renewables yieldco TerraForm Power (TERP) has completed a divorce from its former sponsor, SunEdison, after closing the previously announced merger and sponsorship deal with Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management. Brookfield, together with its institutional partners, is now TERP’s new sponsor and [Read More]

Two Coal Plants Closing In Central Texas; Will Wind Overtake Coal In The State?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 17, 2017

According to research from the Energy Institute at the University of Texas at Austin, wind energy capacity could soon exceed coal capacity in Texas.

BOEM, Avangrid Finalize North Carolina Offshore Wind Lease

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 16, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has finalized a lease with Avangrid Renewables for a 122,405-acre wind area offshore North Carolina. In March, Avangrid placed a winning bid of $9,066,650 for the Kitty Hawk [Read More]

Hexcel, Vestas Ink Long-Term Wind Blade Materials Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 16, 2017

Stamford, Conn.-based Hexcel Corp. has expanded its existing supply agreement with Vestas to provide composite materials for wind blades. Under the terms of the multiyear agreement, Hexcel will supply Vestas with advanced prepreg (glass fiber-reinforced resin systems) manufactured at Hexcel [Read More]

Dominion Energy Virginia Seeks 300 MW Of Wind, Solar

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 16, 2017

Dominion Energy Virginia is seeking bids for approximately 300 MW of solar and onshore wind generation. The company, through its request for proposals (RFP), is soliciting bids for “energy, capacity and environmental attributes,” including renewable energy credits, for new solar [Read More]