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GE Rolls Out Its Biggest Onshore Wind Turbine Yet

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

The new 4.8 MW turbine is equipped with a 158-meter rotor, a range of tip heights up to 240 meters and 77-meter-long carbon blades.

Vestas Signs Agreement To Build Wind Blade Plant In Russia

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 11, 2017

The Russian Association of Wind Power Industry (RAWI) says Vestas has signed an agreement to build a wind turbine production plant in the Ulyanovsk region of Russia. The head of the region, Sergey Morozov; general director of Ulyanovsk Region Development [Read More]

California Mayors, City Officials Throw Support Behind 100% Clean Energy Bill

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

A coalition of California mayors, city councilors and community leaders has delivered a letter to California Assemblymembers to issue their support for moving California to 100% clean energy by 2045 through the passage of S.B.100. The local officials – including [Read More]

Senvion Installs First Prototype Of New 3.6M140 EBC Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 08, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.6M140 EBC (Eco Blade Control) onshore wind turbine prototype, located at the Windtestfeld Nord in Schleswig-Holstein, Germany. The 3.6M140 EBC, designed for moderate and strong wind speeds, was installed for 4testwind GmbH. [Read More]

AEE Brings Companies Together For The Advanced Energy Buyers Group

Posted by Joseph Bebon on September 08, 2017

National business organization Advanced Energy Economy (AEE) has announced the launch of the Advanced Energy Buyers Group, a collection of large energy users seeking to expand access to energy that is secure, clean and affordable. AEE says the Advanced Energy [Read More]

Honeywell, Intel Launch Drone Inspection Service Suited For Energy Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Wind stakeholders, there’s a new drone inspection service for industrial customers: In collaboration with Intel, Fortune 100 industrial technology company Honeywell has launched its first commercial unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) inspection service, the Honeywell InView, to help clients improve critical [Read More]

Enel Kicks Off Construction Of Peru’s Biggest Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Enel Green Power Peru (EGPP) has started construction of Wayra I, Enel’s first wind farm in Peru. Located in the district of Marcona in the Ica region, the facility (previously named Nazca) will have a total capacity of 132 MW, [Read More]

Wind Tech Students At N.M. College Get Another Boost From Megger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 07, 2017

Thanks to a new donation from Megger, a manufacturer of portable electrical testing equipment, students at Mesalands Community College’s Wind Energy Technology Program will have another opportunity to use industry equipment and gain real-world training experience. Based in Tucumcari, N.M., [Read More]

How DONG Energy Dismantled The World’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

The dismantling process for the world’s first offshore wind farm has now been completed, DONG Energy has announced. The Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm, located near Lolland in the southeast of Denmark, was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project to [Read More]

Vattenfall Plans Significant Job Cuts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

Citing a “rapidly changing energy landscape,” European wind developer Vattenfall has decided to cut costs by 2 billion Swedish krona, equaling $250.9 million, in its workforce by 2020. The Swedish energy company says it must adapt in order to stay [Read More]