Archive for windpower – Page 131

RES, Boralex Awarded 50 MW Wind Contract Through Ontario’s LRP

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 11, 2016

Renewable Energy Systems Canada Inc. (RES), as qualified applicant, and its partner, Boralex Inc., have been awarded a large renewable procurement (LRP) contract from the Independent Electricity System Operator (IESO) for the 50 MW Otter Creek Wind Farm Project. The [Read More]

DOI-Funded Project In Guam To Demonstrate Wind Power Viability

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

U.S. island territory Guam has completed the Cotal Pilot Wind Turbine Generator Project, which includes the installation and grid connection of a single 275 kW turbine, funded by the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Office of Insular Affairs. Guam [Read More]

Clean Energy Deployment Highlighted In New U.S., Canada Agreement

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 11, 2016

Through an agreement from Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and U.S. President Barack Obama, the two countries will work together to implement the Paris Agreement, which includes combating climate change through the deployment of renewable energy. According to a statement [Read More]

Quebec Firm Commits $150 Million To Renewables In India

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Long-term institutional investor Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ) has committed $150 million to renewable energy investments in India, as well as established a strategic presence in the country. Its new office, CDPQ India, is based in New [Read More]

Broadwind Lands $28M Turbine Order From U.S. Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Cicero, Ill.-based Broadwind Energy Inc., which provides integrated solutions for the energy and infrastructure markets, has announced $28 million in new tower orders from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind says it will produce the turbines at its Manitowoc, Wis., [Read More]

Nordex Providing Towers For Wind Project In Icy Finnish Region

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

Nordex has been contracted by Finnish asset management company Taaleri, formerly Taaleritehdas, to install 13 N131/3000 turbines for the Kivivaara wind farm, located in northeast Finland. According to Nordex, the region is known for its forest-covered hills and abundance of [Read More]

European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre Reaches New Development Stage

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

In preparation for the full construction of the European Offshore Wind Deployment Centre (EOWDC) – also known as the Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd. (AOWFL) – Vattenfall and Aberdeen Renewable Energy Group (AREG), the partners behind the project, say offshore [Read More]

Researchers Aim To Connect Floating Turbines With Multi-Line Anchor System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2016

A team of researchers is developing a mooring system that uses an integrated network of anchors and lines to hold floating offshore wind turbines in place for industrial-scale projects. Sanjay R. Arwade and Don J. DeGroot from the University of [Read More]

Ontario Municipalities Band Together Against Feed-In Tariffs For Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 08, 2016

The Township of Wainfleet Council says it wants to assess renewable energy alternatives that have “less impact on the host communities.”

Gamesa Inks Solar Contracts, Expands Focus On Wind-Complementary Businesses

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 07, 2016

As part of its continued plan to explore opportunities that complement the wind industry, Gamesa has secured an order for 12 MW of solar photovoltaic plants in India. Under this contract, Gamesa will be responsible for the engineering and design, [Read More]