Archive for wind turbines – Page 5

E.ON Gets To Work On Energy Storage At Texas Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 06, 2017

E.ON has begun construction on its Texas Waves energy storage projects, which are co-located at the company’s existing Pyron and Inadale wind farms in west Texas. Texas Waves consists of two 9.9 MW, short-duration energy storage projects using lithium-ion battery [Read More]

Report: We’re On A Good Track With Renewables – But Not The Paris Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

There is no single solution for achieving the target of a low-carbon world, DNV GL says. Instead, multiple achievable actions must be taken both locally and globally, involving collaboration within the energy sector and across industries.

EDPR Launches Wind Blade Recycling Program With Spanish Researchers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

EDP Renewables (EDPR) has announced a cooperation agreement with Thermal Recycling of Composites (TRC) – a spin-off of the Spanish Council for Scientific Research (Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, or CSIC) – for the implementation of a wind turbine blade [Read More]

Nordex To Cut 400-500 Jobs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

The Nordex Group is planning to cut 400-500 jobs as part of its new “cost-cutting program,” which the company has initiated in response to the continuing decline in demand and sharp change in market conditions in Germany, as well as [Read More]

UC Berkeley Study Highlights Diversity Of California’s Renewables Workforce

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

A new study from the Center for Labor Research and Education at UC Berkeley is highlighting disadvantaged and underrepresented workers’ prevalence in entry-level, “career-track” jobs in the construction of renewable energy projects in California. According to UC Berkeley, the impact [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa To Repower Texas Wind Duo For NextEra

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 05, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has been selected by NextEra Energy Resources to repower two wind farms in Texas. The repowering is expected to deliver up to 25% more annual energy production, boost reliability and efficiency, and extend service life. [Read More]

SSE, Statoil Form New JV For Dogger Bank Offshore Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

Energy companies SSE and Statoil have formed a new 50/50 joint venture to collaboratively progress three of the four consented Dogger Bank offshore wind projects toward financial investment decisions. Located 125 to 195 kilometers off the east coast of Yorkshire, [Read More]

Introducing The N149/4.0-4.5: Nordex Enters The 4 MW Wind Class

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

Nordex is entering the 4 MW wind turbine class with the introduction of the N149/4.0-4.5 turbine, which has been designed specifically for light-wind regions. According to Nordex, the new turbine, part of the Delta4000 series, is currently the highest-yielding onshore [Read More]

Wind Industry Mourns The Loss Of AWEA’s Tom Gray

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 01, 2017

As written by AWEA’s Greg Alvarez, Gray was affectionately known as the “Wind Wizard” due to his “encyclopedic knowledge of wind.”

Vestas Providing Turbines For Mongolia’s Developing Wind Market

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 31, 2017

ENGIE, Ferrostaal, the Danish Climate Investment Fund and Mongolian entrepreneur Radnaabazar Davaanyam have reached financial close to build and operate the 55 MW, Vestas-powered Sainshand wind park in Mongolia. The project, located at Sainshand Soum in the Dornogobi Province, is [Read More]