Archive for wind – Page 168

Half Of Nestle’s U.K., Ireland Operations To Be Powered By Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

When completed next year, Community Windpower’s Sanquhar Community Wind Farm in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland, will power half of Nestle’s operations in the U.K. and Ireland. According to the U.K.-based developer, all of Nestle’s grid-supplied electricity in the U.K. and [Read More]

R.I. Legislature Passes Bill To Boost Renewable Energy Target

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

The Rhode Island legislature has passed a bill to advance the state’s renewable energy target from 14.5% by 2019 to 40% by 2035 – a move being applauded by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). The new law, if signed [Read More]

The Navy Teams Up With Hawaii For Advancement Of Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

Gov. David Ige, D-Hawaii, and Dennis V. McGinn, assistant secretary of the Navy, have signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to advance clean energy opportunities, including working on energy-related issues of mutual benefit, coordinating goals and building partnerships whenever possible. [Read More]

Moventas ‘Extra Life’ Services Expand To Kilowatt-Class Wind Turbines

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

Moventas has launched a kilowatt-class suite of life-extending services for wind turbine gearboxes: the Extra Life for kW, available in Moventas workshops globally. According to Moventas, kilowatt-class gearbox fleets represent 12% of all gearbox fleets around the world and 15% [Read More]

Siemens Lays Out Plan To Slash Offshore Wind LCOE

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

Siemens has presented a new strategy for lowering the levelized cost of energy (LCOE) of its offshore wind projects to below EUR 0.08/kWh by 2025. Siemens says its offshore projects from 2025 onward will be capable of generating electricity at [Read More]

GE To Install 250 MW Of Wind Power Throughout Germany

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 22, 2016

GE Renewable Energy has signed a framework agreement with UKA Group to install approximately 250 MW of wind energy across 12 future project sites throughout Germany. GE says the agreement represents its largest wind collaboration in the country to date. [Read More]

White Paper Examines Clean Energy Policy Options For Massachusetts

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 21, 2016

Economists at The Brattle Group have released a new white paper examining the clean energy resources available for the Commonwealth of Massachusetts and key policy considerations to help meet the Global Warming Solutions Act’s (GWSA) greenhouse-gas (GHG) reduction requirements, which [Read More]

NRDC Moves To Replace Calif. Nuclear Plant With Clean Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 21, 2016

Although there have been plans to shutter other nuclear plants, this is the first to make a no-carbon-emissions replacement commitment.

GE Attains Domestic Compliance In Brazil For Wind, Solar Inverters

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 21, 2016

GE’s power conversion business has completed domestic content compliance for its solar and wind inverters – the LV5 and DTA CFI lines, respectively – following the rules set out by Brazil’s state-owned development bank, BNDES, regarding how much of the equipment [Read More]

DONG Energy To Invest Billions In Regional Offshore Wind By 2019

Posted by Lauren Tyler on June 21, 2016

DONG Energy will have invested 5.4 billion British pounds in developing offshore wind farms off the coast of North West England by 2019, according to a new report. DONG says the investment is delivering significant benefits to the local economy [Read More]