Archive for wind – Page 8

Town Council Pushes For Offshore Wind In Gulf Of Maine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

Despite the president’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, town councilors in New Hampshire are trying to take action on climate change at the local level by pushing for an offshore wind task force. According to a [Read More]

Vestas Inks 268 MW Of Wind Orders In Greece, Argentina

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 06, 2017

Vestas has received two separate wind turbine orders in Greece and Argentina. Together, the firm and unconditional orders total 268 MW. Vestas’ order for the 48 MW Petalas wind park – located in the region of Aitoloakarnania in western Greece [Read More]

Turbine Blade Fails At NextEra Oklahoma Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

The blade on one of the GE 1.7 MW turbines at the Breckinridge Wind Energy Center will need to be replaced, says project owner NextEra.

New York State Rolls Out Major Renewable Energy Initiative

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

In light of President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, New York Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo has announced the Clean Climate Careers initiative, a multi-pronged strategy to grow the state’s clean energy economy and prepare citizens [Read More]

Trio Launches New Service For Offshore Wind Inspection Contracts

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Natural Power, Fred. Olsen Windcarrier and SubC Partner have joined forces to launch a new service for offshore wind clients. Officially launching at Offshore Wind Energy 2017 in London on June 6, the new service – www.Offshorewindspect.com – will offer [Read More]

Wind Vet Joins San Francisco Renewables Law Firm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Cleantech Law Partners, a law firm dedicated exclusively to the renewable energy industry, has welcomed attorney Joshua Nathan to its team. Nathan has held the position of general counsel for Vestas American Wind Technology, Acciona Energy North America and Third [Read More]

Spanish Telecommunications Company Commits To 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 05, 2017

Spain-based telecommunications company Telefonica is upping its renewable energy goal of 50% by 2020 to 100% by 2030. The company, a new member of RE100, says 44% of its electricity consumption already comes from renewables – which is equivalent to [Read More]

Kansas City Power & Light To Retire Coal Units, Look Toward Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 02, 2017

Kansas City Power & Light Co. (KCP&L) is planning to retire six generating units at the company’s Montrose, Lake Road and Sibley coal plants. In 2015, KCP&L announced it was considering retiring the coal units or converting them to an alternative [Read More]

Trump To Withdraw U.S. From Paris Climate Change Agreement

Joseph Bebon
Written by Joseph Bebon on June 02, 2017

President Donald Trump has announced he is withdrawing the U.S. from the Paris Agreement, a global accord meant to combat climate change. During a press conference Thursday, Trump said, “We’re getting out. But we will start to negotiate, and we [Read More]

Broadview Wind Now Delivering Power To California

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 02, 2017

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has announced the grand opening of the 324 MW Broadview Wind power facility and 35-mile, 345 kV Western Interconnect transmission line. Broadview Wind, located in Texas and New Mexico, is delivering clean energy to California via [Read More]