Archive for windpower – Page 150

Serious Injuries Sustained At Ninnescah Wind Farm; OSHA Opens Inquiry

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on July 12, 2016

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has opened an inquiry after two construction workers recently sustained injuries in separate incidents at the same site in less than a week.

French Energy Conglomerate Takes Stake In United Wind

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2016

Total Energy Ventures, the venture capital arm of French energy giant Total SA, has purchased an undisclosed stake in Brooklyn, N.Y.-based United Wind, a provider of distributed wind energy solutions. According to United Wind, the proceeds from the Series B [Read More]

Danish Investor Acquires 516 MW In Texas

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2016

Denmark-based Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners has purchased two wind farms from developer Tri Global Energy. According to Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, the deal includes the acquisition of the 366 MW Bearkat Renewable Energy Project, located in Glasscock County, Texas, and the 150 [Read More]

Gamesa To Supply 48 MW To Chinese Utility

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2016

Gamesa has secured a 48 MW order from Chinese utility Datang for the Sanlengshan wind complex, located in the Liaoning region in northeastern China. According to Gamesa, the contract calls for the installation of 24 G97-2.0 MW turbines. The turbines [Read More]

Axium Infrastructure Buys Into Yet Another EDF Wind Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 12, 2016

A consortium led by Axium Infrastructure has executed a purchase and sale agreement to acquire a 50% ownership interest in EDF Renewable Energy’s (EDF) Slate Creek Wind Project. The transaction is subject to a customary conditions precedent. The 150 MW [Read More]

CS Wind Canada Closing Temporarily

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

Windsor, Ontario-based tower manufacturer CS Wind, a subsidiary of Vietnam-based CS Wind Corp., is temporarily closing operations for six weeks due to a lack of orders. According to the Windsor Star, the closure will affect all 345 employees working at [Read More]

NYPA Deploys System To Avoid Anchor Strikes To Underwater Transmission Cables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

In a creative twist, the New York Power Authority (NYPA) has deployed a virtual beacon system to help maritime traffic avoid damaging anchor strikes to the NYPA’s underwater transmission cables in Long Island Sound. According to the NYPA, the Vesper [Read More]

Gamesa Obtains Type Certification For Its Most Powerful Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

After a year of testing, Gamesa’s 5 MW G132 has been awarded type certification by technical advisor DNV GL. According to Gamesa, the certification verifies the design and performance of the turbine to international standards. The G132 is the turbine [Read More]

European Offshore Wind Developers, Carbon Trust Join Forces To Slash Costs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 11, 2016

Nine of the largest offshore wind developers in Europe – along with the Carbon Trust – have united in their quest to lower offshore wind costs. According to the Carbon Trust, the Offshore Wind Accelerator (OWA) program is designed to [Read More]

R.I. Governor Signs Renewables Bills, Including One To Boost RPS

Posted by Lauren Tyler on July 08, 2016

Joined by state legislators and other officials on Thursday, Gov. Gina M. Raimondo, D-R.I., ceremonially signed into law several bills meant to advance renewable energy in Rhode Island. According to a press release from the General Assembly, one of the [Read More]