Archive for windpower – Page 10

M&M’S Launches New Wind Energy Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 15, 2017

In an effort to address the importance of tackling climate change, M&M’S has launched its Fans of Wind campaign, using “spokescandies” Red and Yellow as advocates for wind energy. M&M’S is a brand of Mars Inc., which says it sources [Read More]

Nordex Breaks 2 GW Threshold In U.K., Ireland

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Turbine maker Nordex says it has reached 2 GW in installed capacity in the U.K. and Ireland wind markets. Breaking it down by country, Nordex says it has built 1.5 GW in the U.K. and nearly 600 MW in Ireland. [Read More]

Keep Calm And Carry On: HUSUM Wind Reopens After Cyclone Sebastian Scare

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

In a bit of irony, strong winds caused the temporary evacuation at the HUSUM Wind 2017 Conference & Exhibition on Sept. 13. Nonetheless, the exhibition halls reopened on Sept. 14 after conference organizers met with local police and fire officials. [Read More]

ABO Wind Names Siemens Gamesa Preferred Supplier

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

German wind developer ABO Wind has tapped Siemens Gamesa as the preferred supplier for seven projected onshore wind power plants to be constructed over the next two years. According to ABO, the plan is to use up to 31 Siemens [Read More]

Kimberly-Clark Commits To Wind In Sustainability Push

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Kimberly-Clark Corp., the maker of Kleenex, Huggies and Depend, says it will purchase 245 MW of output from two new wind power projects located in Texas and Oklahoma. The company says that the renewable energy supplied by the wind farms [Read More]

RES Begins Construction Of EDP Renewables’ Hog Creek Wind Project

Posted by Amanda Fava on September 14, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) reports that construction has begun on the 66 MW Hog Creek Wind Project, located in Hardin County, Ohio. The project, owned by EDP Renewables (EDPR), is on schedule to be operational before the end of 2017. [Read More]

Two More U.S. Municipalities Pledge 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 14, 2017

The Sierra Club has announced that two more U.S. municipalities have made commitments to transition to 100% clean energy – the Town of Hillsborough, N.C., and the Borough of Phoenixville, Pa. On Monday, Hillsborough became the first town in North [Read More]

More Big-Name Brands Hop On Board RE100 For 100% Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 13, 2017

The 106 members of the RE100 campaign – an initiative uniting influential businesses committed to 100% renewable power – are now taking the total demand for renewable electricity to around 150 TWh annually, which is more than enough to power [Read More]

RES Americas OK’d For Glacier Ridge Wind Farm In N.D.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) Americas recently received a siting permit from the North Dakota Public Service Commission for the second phase of its 300 MW Glacier Ridge Wind Farm. According to a local report from Inforum, the commission has unanimously [Read More]

‘Astounding’ Results Announced In U.K. Offshore Wind Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 12, 2017

RenewableUK, the renewable energy trade association in the U.K., is highlighting the dramatic fall in the cost of offshore wind, which, according to the results of the country’s latest competitive auction for renewable technologies, is cheaper than the cost of [Read More]