Archive for wind – Page 148

Report: Global Renewables Deals Generated $68B Last Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 19, 2016

Renewable energy investments accounted for 50% of global power and utilities transaction activity in 2015, according to a new report from EY. The report says 245 renewables deals generated $68 billion, showing that investors around the world remain focused on [Read More]

Feds Officially Cut Back Period For Wind Farm Eagle Take Permits

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on February 18, 2016

To comply with a court order, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service has reinstated its previous five-year limit for incidental take permits.

Gamesa Secures First Indian Orders For G114-2.0 MW Turbines

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 18, 2016

Gamesa has announced the first orders for its G114-2.0 MW turbine in India, having secured two contracts totaling 184 MW. The first order, placed by an unidentified independent power producer, encompasses the installation of 50 of its G114-2.0 MW Class [Read More]

Governors Across U.S. Pledge Commitment To Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

A bipartisan group of 17 governors has signed the Governors’ Accord for a New Energy Future – a joint commitment to take action to promote clean energy, clean transportation choices and a modern electrical grid. The accord provides participating governors [Read More]

Debstedt Wind Farm Getting Refitted With Three New Gamesa Towers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

Gamesa has received an order from Energiekontor, a renewable energy developer in Germany, to repower a wind farm with three G128-4.5 MW turbines. By installing these towers, which will have an aggregate capacity of 13.5 MW, Gamesa will overhaul the [Read More]

ABS Group Providing Services For Floating Offshore Wind Demo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

ABS Group Ltd., a Houston-headquartered provider of project certification and quality assurance services for offshore wind assets, has received a contract to provide third-party certification and design verification services for Hexicon AB for the Dounreay Trì floating offshore wind farm [Read More]

Oregon Company Looks To Cut Concrete 75% With Turbine Foundation

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

An Oregon start-up is developing a new wind turbine foundation system that it says could cut the amount of concrete used by 75%. RUTE Foundation Systems and a research team at Portland State University are receiving $66,000 in early-stage investment [Read More]

Study Says El Niño Not To Blame For Last Year’s Wind Drought

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

The unprecedented drop in windiness affecting vast swaths of the U.S. in 2015 cannot be explained by the impacts of El Niño, claims a new report from DNV GL. “Advanced analysis reveals more complex causes,” explains Daran Rife, whose DNV [Read More]

Availon Nets Spanish And Italian Certification

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 17, 2016

Wind turbine service provider Availon has received full HSEQ certification for its wind farm servicing operations in Italy and Spain. The certifications are in accordance with international quality, environmental and work safety standards. “HSEQ certifications are of rising economic importance [Read More]

Siemens Nets Final Type Certification For 7 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 16, 2016

Siemens says the development of its 7 MW offshore wind turbine has reached its last stage, as the SWT-7.0-154 has successfully passed final type certification. Because many of the technological components in this new turbine are the same as those [Read More]