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Innogy Sets Sail With Chris Wissemann, Makes Big Splash With Renewables Hires

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hoping to gain a foothold in the U.S. offshore wind and solar markets, Essen, Germany-based developer innogy SE has added a pair of industry executives with deep roots in renewable energy, including offshore wind executive Chris Wissemann. According to innogy, Wissemann, [Read More]

Senvion Proceeds With Trianel Borkum II

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project is ready for the next phase of development, following the completion of the turbine delivery and service contract. According to Senvion, the offshore wind farm, located north [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

U.S. Senator Proposes Clean Energy For America Act

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to overhaul and streamline the current system for federal energy tax credits. According to Wyden, the proposed Clean Energy for America Act includes technology-neutral tax credits for [Read More]

Winergy Offers Technical Training For Turbine Gearbox Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy is offering its “Winergy Factory Training Program,” which provides technical training, to its preferred vendors and customers. According to the company, it allows participants to improve their skills in the maintenance and repair of Winergy gearboxes and [Read More]

Renewable Choice Energy Issues RFI For North American Developers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), which was acquired earlier this year by Schneider Electric, has issued a renewable energy request for information (RFI) for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in North America. The RFI will allow the combined RCE and Schneider [Read More]

Nordex To Boost Performance Of Italian Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

The Nordex Group has received an order to raise the yield of a total of 63 existing multi-megawatt wind turbines for ERG SpA in Italy. The operator plans to equip three wind farms with the performance-enhancing Xtended Power technology. The [Read More]

Trump Makes ‘Ironic’ Choice For Head Of DOE Renewables Office

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE): Daniel Simmons, former vice president of policy at the Institute for Energy Research [Read More]

Wind And Solar Forecasting System Launching For 2 GW Kuwait Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Further expanding its work in renewable energy, the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait. According to NCAR, the $5.1 [Read More]

Five Community Relations Tactics For Wind Developers To Protect Their Bottom Line

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Written by Peter Gray on May 04, 2017

No matter how well you communicate the local benefits of your wind project, it will always be subject to some sort of skepticism.