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The 10 Greenest Power Programs Of Utilities, According To NREL

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

The U.S. Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released its latest assessment of leading utility green power programs in the country. Using information provided by utilities, NREL has developed Top 10 rankings of utility green power programs [Read More]

HUVRdata, EdgeData Team Up For Unmanned Turbine Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

Austin, Texas-based HUVRdata and Grand Forks, N.D.-based EdgeData are collaborating on drone-based aerial inspection services for the wind power industry. The partnership will leverage HUVRdata’s data-capture capabilities and cloud-based services and EdgeData’s BladeEdge analytics software for automated blade-condition assessment. The [Read More]

Whirlpool Bringing Wind Power To Two More Ohio Plants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

Appliance manufacturing giant Whirlpool Corp. has announced a $13.5 million investment to build wind projects to help power its Marion and Ottawa manufacturing plants in Ohio. The three Marion turbines – which are scheduled for completion in early 2017 – [Read More]

Executive Roles Shift At Interstate Renewable Energy Council

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 25, 2016

The Interstate Renewable Energy Council (IREC) has announced that Jane Weissman will step down as its president and CEO on June 30, after leading the U.S. nonprofit since 1994. Larry Sherwood, currently IREC’s vice president and chief operations officer, has [Read More]

GE Rolls Out New 3 MW North American Turbine Platform

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2016

GE Renewable Energy has unveiled a new North American version of its 3 MW turbine platform in advance of the American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER 2016 event, taking place in New Orleans. First debuted in Europe in November 2015, [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Offers New Suite Of Digital Wind Farm Apps

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2016

GE Renewable Energy has introduced a new software applications suite for its Digital Wind Farm ecosystem to enhance annual energy production (AEP) and improve wind farm profitability. Offered as part of GE’s flexible service agreements, the five software apps are [Read More]

ROMO Wind, Vattenfall Complete Turbine Technology Study

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2016

ROMO Wind, a Danish-Swiss wind turbine optimizer, has fulfilled a performance measurement project with Vattenfall at the Nørrekær Enge wind farm, located in Denmark, using 13 Siemens 2.3 MW turbines. According to ROMO, the goal was to compare the power [Read More]

Northern Power Systems To Focus On Distributed Energy, Utility-Scale Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on May 24, 2016

Northern Power Systems Corp., a next-generation renewable energy technology company headquartered in Vermont, has announced that it will now dedicate the company’s focus to distributed energy solutions, including the design, manufacture and sale of distributed wind turbines and integrated microgrid [Read More]

New York PSC Approves Utility Reforms To Promote Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

The commission says the requirements will help utilities meet renewable energy goals set forth in Gov. Cuomo’s Reforming the Energy Vision.

Twenty State Senators Rally Behind N.Y. Offshore Wind Tier

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 20, 2016

Twenty New York state senators, led by Sens. Liz Krueger and Brad Hoylman, are urging Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., and Audrey Zibelman, chair of the New York State Public Service Commission (PSC), to include an offshore wind tier in [Read More]