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Pattern Energy In Discussions For Interest In Ontario Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

Pattern Energy Group Inc. is in discussions to acquire a 90 MW interest in the 180 MW Armow Wind power facility in Ontario from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development). Pattern Energy intends to fund the acquisition with available liquidity [Read More]

Apple Supplier Commits To 100 Percent Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

Lens Technology, a major supplier for Apple, has committed to power all of its glass production for Apple with 100% renewable energy by the end of 2018. Lens’ manufacturing with Apple currently includes two facilities in Changsha, Hunan Province, China. [Read More]

Patented Wind Turbine Monitor Unveiled By Massachusetts Nonprofit

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

The Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution (WHOI) has announced the issuance of U.S. Patent No. 9,395,338 for self-regulating terrestrial turbine control through environmental sensing. The Multimodal Environmental Impact Monitor, or MIME, developed by engineers at WHOI, uses an all-in-one sensor package [Read More]

To Meet Renewables Goal, Hawaii Needs Huge Infrastructure Upgrades: Report

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 17, 2016

Last year, Gov. David Ige, D-Hawaii, signed a bill that mandates state utilities procure 100% of their electricity from renewable energy sources by 2045. According to a new report, however, it may come at a cost of $8 billion just [Read More]

Study: Resource At Cape Wind May Be More Powerful, Turbulent Than Expected

Written by Karen Roberts on August 16, 2016

Although European studies of offshore wind contend that unstable conditions occur only 20% of the time, a new study finds Cape Wind conditions may actually be unstable between 40%-80% of the time.

BOEM To Assess Interest In Proposed Floating Offshore Wind Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 16, 2016

As part of President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan to develop clean energy sources and cut carbon pollution, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) Director Abigail Ross Hopper has announced that the department is issuing a request for interest [Read More]

Ramboll Acquires Two German Wind Consultancies

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 16, 2016

Ramboll, a Danish engineering, design and consultancy company, says it has acquired BBB Umwelttechnik GmbH and CUBE Engineering GmbH, two experienced German wind consultancies, and their 85 employees to position itself for the expanding onshore wind market. The Danish company [Read More]

SMST Deploys Telescopic Access Unit For 350 MW Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 16, 2016

SMST says it has installed its M series telescopic access bridge (TAB) on board Offshore Windforce’s multipurpose vessel Abis Duisburg for support during grouting operations for the 350 MW Wikinger offshore wind farm. According to SMST, the personnel of Offshore [Read More]

Senvion Adds India To Core Markets, Acquires Kenersys Assets

Posted by Lauren Tyler on August 16, 2016

Global wind turbine manufacturer Senvion says it has signed definitive agreements to acquire the turbine nacelle production facilities and infrastructure; complete product portfolio suite; wind turbine inventory; and service operations of Kenersys India Private Ltd., in Baramati, India, in order [Read More]

CanWEA Sets Out To Crown Leaders In Canadian Wind Industry

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2016

If someone comes to your mind when you think of leaders and champions in Canada’s wind industry, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is inviting you to nominate him or her for the association’s 32nd annual awards. Six awards will [Read More]