Archive for wind – Page 2

New York Offers Millions In Funding For Energy Storage Tech

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has announced that up to $6.3 million is now available for emerging energy storage technologies that have not yet been commercialized but could support renewable power sources in the state. [Read More]

New Brunswick Wind Farm To Be Expanded

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

NB Power and a subsidiary of TransAlta Renewables Inc. have reached an agreement to add 17.25 MW of wind generating capacity at the Kent Hills site in New Brunswick. The Kent Hills project currently accounts for 150 MW of nameplate [Read More]

EDF RE Inks Utility PPA For Minnesota Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

EDF Renewable Energy (EDF RE), the North American subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles, has signed a long-term power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Southern Minnesota Municipal Power Agency for the 100 MW Stoneray wind farm. The project is located in [Read More]

GE Renewable Energy Supplying 66 MW Japanese Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by Shimizu Corp. to provide turbines for the Akita Katagami wind farm, located in the Akita prefecture in northern Japan. The company is supplying 22 GE 3.2-103 turbines for the project, which will be [Read More]

Two Southern Cities Commit To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

The cities of Sarasota, Fla., and Columbia, S.C., have each made commitments to transition to 100% renewable energy, the Sierra Club has announced. According to the group, the Sarasota City Commission adopted a goal of powering all of Sarasota with [Read More]

DNV GL, Goldwind Team Up To Work On Wind Asset Management

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 21, 2017

DNV GL has signed a memorandum of understanding with Goldwind International to develop a new portfolio asset management platform to support Goldwind’s global onshore and offshore wind projects. The agreement was signed by Mathias Steck, executive vice president for Asia [Read More]

Report: Coal, Nuclear Plant Closures? Don’t Blame Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

In response to questions posed by Energy Secretary Rick Perry, a new report finds there is no evidence that a changing power mix poses a threat to the reliability of the nation’s power system.

Nevada Governor Axes Renewable Portfolio Standard Bill

Posted by Joseph Bebon on June 20, 2017

On Friday, Gov. Brian Sandoval, R-Nev., vetoed A.B.206, a bill that would have increased Nevada’s current 25% by 2025 renewable portfolio standard (RPS) to 40% by 2030. Environmental groups and renewable energy organizations, including the Solar Energy Industries Association and [Read More]

Siemens Wind Power Fined For 2015 Accident At Wind Blade Plant

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

Siemens Wind Power Ltd. has pleaded guilty and has been fined C$60,000 as the result of a 2015 incident in which a worker fell from a weigh scale and was struck by a moving loader at a blade manufacturing plant. [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Holds First Shareholders’ General Meeting Since Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 20, 2017

Today in Zamudio, Vizcaya, Spain, Siemens Gamesa held its first shareholders’ general meeting since Siemens Wind Power and Gamesa merged to become one company. During the meeting, shareholders ratified the appointment of Markus Tacke as the new CEO of the [Read More]