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EWEA: After ‘Hugely Over-Subscribed’ Wind Auction, Spain Could Miss 2020 Goal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

In light of Spain’s recent 500 MW wind power auction that did not adequately satisfy the market’s demand, the country is at risk of missing its 2020 renewables target, according to the European Wind Energy Association (EWEA). EWEA says the [Read More]

Gamesa Receives Three Orders Totaling 130 MW For Indian Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Gamesa has inked three supply contracts totaling 65 turbines for three wind power plants in India. Factoring in these three supply contracts totaling 130 MW, the Spanish manufacturer says its order intake surpassed 1.3 GW in India in 2015 – [Read More]

Sierra Club’s New Campaign Urges 100% Clean Energy For 100 Cities

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

The Sierra Club says it has launched a new initiative, the #ReadyFor100 campaign, which will challenge 100 cities across the U.S. to commit to 100% clean energy. With 2.4 million members and supporters, the group says it will harness its [Read More]

Envision Energy’s New Colorado Center Focuses On Turbine Blade Design

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 22, 2016

China-based smart energy solutions provider Envision Energy says it has made a significant investment in research and development in the U.S. with the establishment of its “global blade innovation center” in Boulder, Colo. Kevin Standish, formerly chief engineer of blades [Read More]

SUPERNAP Michigan Data Center To Be 100% Powered By Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 22, 2016

Data-center builder Switch has announced plans for its SUPERNAP Michigan data center, located near Grand Rapids, to be powered by 100% renewable energy. As part of this announcement and Switch’s commitment to run all of its data centers on green [Read More]

Governors’ Wind Coalition Welcomes Solar To Group

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Following a unanimous vote from member governors, the Governors’ Wind Energy Coalition has added solar energy issues to its agenda and renamed itself the Governors’ Wind and Solar Energy Coalition. “The addition of solar to the coalition’s portfolio represents a [Read More]

IKEA Invests In The Finnish Wind Power Market

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Furniture retail giant IKEA has signed an acquisition agreement with Stockholm, Sweden-based renewables company OX2 for a 42.4 MW project in Kemi, a town and municipality in northern Finland. According to OX2, this is IKEA’s first wind power investment in [Read More]

New York Launches $5 Billion Clean Energy Fund

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

This latest announcement builds on Gov. Cuomo’s other renewable energy plans revealed during his State of the State address.

DNV GL Certifies Siemens’ 7 MW Offshore Wind Turbine

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

DNV GL has awarded Siemens final type certification for its SWT-7.0-154 offshore wind turbine, confirming full IEC-61400-22 compliance ahead of schedule. DNV GL says the 7 MW direct-drive turbine, which Siemens revealed in March 2015, delivers nearly 10% more energy [Read More]

RE100 Members Reach Halfway Mark Toward 100% Renewables Goal

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Companies involved in the RE100 campaign are, on average, halfway toward meeting their 100% renewable energy goals, according to a new report published by The Climate Group and CDP. The latest available data, which covers 45 of the current 53 [Read More]