Archive for wind – Page 7

Southern Power Scoops Up Texas Wind From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

Broomfield, Colo.-headquartered Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the Cactus Flats Wind Facility to Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. RES, serving as the developer for Cactus Flats, was also awarded a contract to complete balance-of-plant construction. Located in [Read More]

Deepwater Wind Reveals Plans For Biggest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

According to CEO Jeffrey Grybowski, Revolution Wind, proposed off the coast of Massachusetts, would be the “largest combined offshore wind and energy storage project in the world.”

LEEDCo Moving Forward With Ohio Offshore Demo Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Representing a major step forward for the proposed offshore demonstration project, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project is now in compliance [Read More]

Wind Catcher Line Marks EPC Contractor Quanta’s Largest Deal To Date

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Houston-based Quanta Services Inc. has been selected by American Electric Power (AEP) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wind Catcher Generation Tie Line, which will be part of Invenergy’s planned 2 GW Wind Catcher wind farm [Read More]

Acciona Energy Appoints North American CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Acciona Energy has named Rafael Esteban its new CEO for North America. He replaces Ilya Hartmann, who has served as CEO since 2012 and is moving to a new leadership position in the renewable energy industry. As CEO of Acciona [Read More]

What’s Been Proposed So Far For Massachusetts’ Giant Clean Energy RFP?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

The proposals for wind energy and transmission projects are rapidly rolling in for Massachusetts’ call for tenders for an additional 9.45 TWh of clean energy by 2022. On March 31, the state’s electric distribution companies issued a request for proposals [Read More]

Alison Launches Free Online Course On Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

Alison, a provider of free online learning platforms for workplace skills, has launched a new online course entitled “Wind Energy – From Wind Turbines to Grid Integration.” According to the company, the free course is suited for anyone currently studying [Read More]

N.C. Governor OKs Wind Moratorium – And Then Signs Order Mitigating It

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

Citing the importance of the legislation for the solar industry, Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., has signed into law H.B.589, an energy bill that establishes a moratorium on new wind farm permits through 2018. However, making it clear that he opposes [Read More]

JPMorgan Chase Commits To 100% Global Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 28, 2017

Adding to the growing list of major companies going all-in on renewables, financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has set a new goal to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The firm has over 5,500 [Read More]

U.S. Wind In Q2: Notable Construction, Offshore And Rural Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than 40% more U.S. wind projects are under construction or in an advanced stage of development than at this time last year, according to second-quarter results released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Across the country, 29 [Read More]