Archive for wind turbines – Page 2

BluEarth Renewables Acquires Ontario Wind Facility

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Calgary, Alberta-based BluEarth Renewables LP has completed the acquisition of four operating renewable energy facilities from Veresen Inc., including three run-of-river hydro facilities in British Columbia and one wind facility in Ontario. The facilities have a weighted average contract life [Read More]

Citi Commits To 100% Renewable Energy By 2020

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 20, 2017

Citigroup Inc. has announced plans to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The bank says it will consider on-site power generation, power purchase agreements for energy-intensive properties such as data centers and the appropriate [Read More]

Fishing Industry Takes More Action Against New York Offshore Wind Lease

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

The lawsuit, filed against BOEM, is seeking summary judgment and requesting the court to invalidate Statoil’s offshore wind lease, which was awarded last year.

Wind To Power Seven General Motors Manufacturing Facilities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

All of General Motors’ Ohio and Indiana manufacturing facilities will soon meet their electricity needs with 100% renewable energy, thanks to GM’s new purchase of 200 MW of wind power. GM will be the sole user of the Northwest Ohio [Read More]

Federal, University Partners Conduct Wildlife Study At Block Island Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

U.S. offshore wind developer Deepwater Wind is partnering with researchers from the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (FWS), the University of Rhode Island (URI) and the University of Massachusetts Amherst to assist with their studies of bird and bat activity [Read More]

Measure Launches Turnkey Drone Inspections For Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 19, 2017

Drone as a Service company Measure has added turnkey wind farm inspections to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. According to the Washington, D.C.-headquartered company, wind farm operators can outsource preventive maintenance inspections to Measure’s drone pilots and data [Read More]

No-Go For California’s 100% Clean Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Despite much support from environmental, labor, justice and educational organizations, the California Assembly adjourned early Saturday morning without taking up a vote for S.B.100, a bill designed to get California to 100% renewable energy by 2045, the Sierra Club has announced. [Read More]

Vattenfall’s Chief Financial Officer To Step Down

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Sweden-based Vattenfall’s chief financial officer (CFO), Stefan Dohler, is leaving the company and becoming the new CEO of EWE AG, a regional utility in Germany. Dohler joined Vattenfall in 1998 and has served as the group’s CFO since December 2016. [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Inks Big Wind Order In China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has secured an agreement for the supply of 300 MW in China. According to the company, the deal represents one of its largest ever in this market. Specifically, Siemens Gamesa will supply and commission 150 G114-2.0 [Read More]

Alterra Acquires Jawbone Wind Development In California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 18, 2017

Vancouver, British Columbia-based Alterra Power Corp. has acquired the 40 MW Jawbone wind development in Kern County, Calif. The Jawbone development is fully zoned for wind generation, says Alterra. Following a collaborative effort that began over a year ago, Alterra [Read More]