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Facebook To Power Ninth Data Center With 100% Wind Energy

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As noted in a recent announcement from Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts, Facebook has chosen to build its next data center in Papillion, Neb., and has pledged that the new facility will be supplied by 100% wind energy from Omaha Public Power District (OPPD). [Read More]

Report: Renewables Added Nearly 140 GW To Global Capacity In 2016

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

As the cost of clean technology continues to fall, the world added record levels of renewable energy capacity in 2016, at an investment level 23% lower than the previous year, according to new research recently published by UN Environment, the [Read More]

Arizona Utility To Expand Renewables Investments, Reduce Coal Reliance

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Tucson Electric Power (TEP), which provides electric service to nearly 420,000 customers in southern Arizona, has announced plans to expand the utility’s renewable energy portfolio and reduce its reliance on coal-fired generating resources. TEP says its long-term strategy to build [Read More]

Unimacts Opens New Logistics, Operation Center For Wind Customers

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 06, 2017

Unimacts, a global industrial manufacturing and supply-chain, third-party logistics company, says it has opened a new logistics and operation center in Brande, Denmark, to support its wind customers. According to the company, the new facility in Brande is strategically located near wind [Read More]

NextEra, Westar Energy Tout $650M Wind Investment In Kansas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

State and local leaders and landowners joined executives from NextEra Energy Resources and Westar Energy to celebrate the commissioning of the Kingman and Ninnescah Wind Energy Centers in Kansas, which created hundreds of construction jobs and millions of dollars in [Read More]

CanWEA Celebrates Canadian Wind Leaders With 2017 Annual Awards

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

At the 32nd Annual Awards of the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA), which took place last night in Gatineau, Quebec, the association honored several industry leaders, innovators and supporters for their exceptional work on behalf of wind energy. The 2017 award [Read More]

Gamesa-Siemens Combined Company Appoints Leadership Team

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 05, 2017

Following the Gamesa-Siemens merger, the new combined company has announced first appointments for the joint management team and has named Rosa Garcia non-executive chairwoman of the board. The combined company says that Ignacio Martin, former executive chairman of Gamesa, will continue as CEO [Read More]

NRDC: Wind And Solar Tax Credits Bringing ‘Huge Gains’ To U.S. Economy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

The U.S.’ federal tax credit extensions for renewable energy are leading to new wind and solar projects that will create more than 220,000 jobs and add nearly $23 billion to the U.S. economy this year alone, according to new findings [Read More]

TPI Composites Inks Another Wind Blade Contract With Gamesa

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Scottsdale, Ariz.-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has entered into a new long-term agreement with Gamesa. From its new manufacturing facility in Izmir, Turkey, TPI will supply wind blades for Gamesa through 2022. TPI has [Read More]

Big Wind, Solar And Transmission Investment Planned In Mountain States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2017

Rocky Mountain Power’s integrated resource plan calls for a significant commitment to wind power, including upgrading turbines and adding up to 1.1 GW of new projects by 2020.