Archive for windpower – Page 150

Senvion’s Private Placement, Listing Of Shares Are Back On

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 21, 2016

Against the background of numerous investor inquiries, Senvion SA and its shareholders, Centerbridge and Arpwood, have decided to re-launch a private placement and listing of shares on revised terms: The placement price is now in the range of EUR 15.50 [Read More]

Study: Not All Bat Species Are Affected By Wind Turbines In The Same Way

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 18, 2016

With a hope of better understanding the impact of wind energy development on the widespread mortality of bats, the University of Maryland Center for Environmental Science (UMCES) says it has tracked down the origin of bats killed by turbines in [Read More]

Siemens Goes With CWind For Offshore O&M In Germany

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 18, 2016

CWind, a provider of services to the offshore wind industry, has won a contract to provide a team of technicians to support Siemens’ operations and maintenance (O&M) services at offshore wind farms in Germany. CWind, which says it has been [Read More]

Vestas Lands 31 MW Order Under New Agreement With EDF EN

Posted by Lauren Tyler on March 18, 2016

As part of a new master supply agreement (MSA) between EDF Energies Nouvelles (EDF EN) and Vestas, EDF EN has placed an order for nine V105-3.45 MW wind turbines for the Beck Burn project in northwest England. The 31 MW [Read More]

Gamesa To Provide Practical Training For University Students

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 18, 2016

Gamesa has signed an agreement with Tecnun, the school of engineering at Navarra University – located in San Sebastián, Spain – to boost engineering training for students. Under the agreement, Tecnun students will receive practical training from Gamesa professionals. More [Read More]

N.J. Assembly OKs Offshore Bill Fishermen’s Says ‘Cannot Be Ignored’

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

A similar bill was pocket vetoed by Gov. Chris Christie earlier this year, but the offshore developer believes the “political calculus” is different now.

Canada’s Oldest Commercial Wind Farm To Be Decommissioned

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

TransAlta Corp. is decommissioning the Cowley Ridge wind farm in Pincher Creek, Alberta – a project the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) calls “a pioneer for wind energy in Canada” for the past 23 years. TransAlta says it “has consulted [Read More]

With Solar Order, Gamesa Continues Building Up Wind-Complementary Businesses

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

Gamesa has won a new order from industrial conglomerate Laugfs Power Ltd. for a 20 MW solar power plant in the Hambantota province of southern Sri Lanka. According to Gamesa, its focus on the photovoltaic sector fits with the company’s [Read More]

BOEM Defines 81,000-Acre Wind Energy Area Offshore New York

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

As part of President Barack Obama’s Climate Action Plan, the U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has defined an approximately 81,130-acre wind energy area (WEA) in federal waters offshore New York for potential commercial [Read More]

Large-Scale Build-Out Of Offshore Wind In MA Could Slash Costs In Half: Study

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 16, 2016

A commitment from Massachusetts to develop offshore wind at a scale of 2 GW – combined with ongoing technology and industry advances – will lower previously projected costs for offshore wind by as much as 55% in the next decade, [Read More]