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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]

World Energy Council Calls For Holistic Look At Energy Storage Costs

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

A narrow focus on cost alone may be leading to misconceptions about the real value of energy storage, according to a new report by the World Energy Council. The report, which covers solar and wind power applications, says that the [Read More]

Women Of Wind Energy Adds New Board Members

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 21, 2016

Women of Wind Energy (WoWE) has announced that Dany St-Pierre and Raheleh Folkerts will join the organization’s board of directors. “As we begin a new year here at Women of Wind Energy, we are thrilled to add these two remarkable [Read More]

GE Touts Large Flurry Of Wind Orders Rounding Out 2015

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

GE Renewable Energy says it secured 1.4 GW of firm and unconditional wind turbine supply orders in the month of December. The agreements call for GE’s wind technology to supply more than 20 new projects across seven different countries. Approximately [Read More]

Apex’s Hybrid Wind/Solar Project To Power U.S. Army’s Fort Hood

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

In coordination with the U.S. Army Office of Energy Initiatives and Fort Hood, Defense Logistics Agency Energy has signed a power purchase agreement with Apex Clean Energy Holdings LLC. The agreement covers 65.8 MW of electricity from a combination of [Read More]

Exelon Generation Acquires 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the 198 MW Bluestem Wind Project, which will be located in Beaver County, Okla., to Exelon Generation. RES developed the project and is the engineering, procurement and construction contractor. The transaction, which included a [Read More]

Vestas Continues Roll-Up Strategy: Turbine Manufacturer To Acquire ISP Availon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Danish wind turbine manufacturer Vestas has agreed to acquire Rheine, Germany-based Availon, an independent service provider (ISP) with approximately 400 employees and a wind capacity of more than 2.6 GW currently under service. The acquisition price for Availon is EUR [Read More]

Gov. Christie Returns N.J. Offshore Wind Bill Without Signature

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Gov. Chris Christie, R-N.J., has vetoed legislation that would have instructed the New Jersey Board of Public Utilities (BPU) to open a new window for applications for small offshore wind projects off the coast of Atlantic City. According to Fishermen’s [Read More]

BayWa r.e. Goes With Breeze Software For Managing Wind Assets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on January 20, 2016

Germany-based renewable energy services provider BayWa r.e. has chosen the Breeze software service for wind farm management. Sweden-based Breeze says its software is built to assist wind turbine owners and operators with capturing the true potential of their assets. Turbines [Read More]