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Illinois AG: EPA’s Clean Power Plan Should Survive Legal Barriers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

In light of a teleconference from Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan, the Illinois Sierra Club is calling for quick action by Gov. Bruce Rauner to announce the state’s intentions on moving forward with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Clean [Read More]

Invenergy Brings Former Clean Energy Trust Exec On Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Amy Francetic, former founding executive director of Clean Energy Trust (CET) in Chicago, has joined independent renewable power generation company Invenergy as senior vice president of new ventures and corporate affairs. Francetic will join the management team and report to [Read More]

Vestas Secures Nearly 100 MW Of Orders In Denmark, Uruguay

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 29, 2016

Vestas has secured 45 MW and 53 MW turbine orders for wind projects in Denmark and Uruguay, respectively. Hogager Vindpark K/S in Western Jutland, Denmark, placed a firm and unconditional order for 21 V100-2.0 MW wind turbines – 17 of [Read More]

Suzlon Inks 71.4 MW Turbine Order For Gujarat Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Suzlon Group has won a 34-turbine order from Gujarat Industries Power Co. Ltd. for a 71.4 MW wind power project in the Kutch District of Gujarat, India. Suzlon will install 29 S97-120M units and five S97-90M units, each with a [Read More]

Iberdrola Underscores Investment Plans, Renewables Commitments

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 26, 2016

Iberdrola has unveiled its 2016-2020 investment plans, which include a 33% allocation for renewable energy from the EUR 22 billion planned investment in regulated activities or long-term contracts. In total, Iberdrola plans to invest EUR 24 billion during this time [Read More]

Vestas Extends 268 MW Service Contract With Spanish Developer

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Vestas has extended a long-term service contract with an unidentified Spanish wind developer to maintain six projects for the remainder of their expected lifetime. The developer extended a full-scope Active Output Management 4000 service contract with Vestas, which will operate [Read More]

Maryland Kicks Off Application Period For Offshore Wind Development

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

With the receipt of the initial application for a proposed offshore wind project, the Maryland Public Service Commission (PSC) has opened a 180-day application period for any other developers of offshore wind projects off the Maryland coast. The application period [Read More]

PG&E Says 30% Of Its Delivered Power Comes From Renewables

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

San Francisco-based utility Pacific Gas and Electric Co. (PG&E) has announced that nearly 30% of the power it delivers to its customers now comes from renewable energy. California state goals called for an average of 23.3% renewables between 2014 and [Read More]

Ballast Nedam Shifts Offshore Contracts To Deutsche Windtechnik

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 26, 2016

Netherlands-based Ballast Nedam has sold its current portfolio of four offshore wind inspection and maintenance contracts to Deutsche Windtechnik BV, the Dutch subsidiary of Deutsche Windtechnik. The sale involves five-year inspection and maintenance contracts for the following projects: Eneco Luchterduinen, [Read More]

‘Substantial Business Activity’ For Turbine Vendors Shown In H2’15: Report

Posted by Lauren Tyler on February 25, 2016

In the second half of 2015, more than 12 GW of capacity was awarded to wind turbine contracts for projects globally, according to a new report from Navigant Research. In all, nearly 140 projects across 25 countries were awarded turbine [Read More]