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Envision Energy, ViveEnergia Win 90 MW Contract In Mexico Power Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

Energia Renovable de la Peninsula, one of the wind projects held jointly by China-based Envision Energy and Mexican developer ViveEnergia, has been awarded a long-term power purchase agreement with the Mexican Federal Electricity Commission (CFE). The companies signed the strategic [Read More]

Maryland Senate Passes Legislation To Boost State’s RPS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

In a 31-14 vote Wednesday, the Maryland Senate passed legislation to expand the state’s renewable portfolio standard (RPS). The bill, S.B.921, aims to increase Maryland’s current RPS from 20% by 2022 to 25% by 2020. The state House of Delegates [Read More]

NV Energy Exceeds 2015 RPS, Continues Pursuit Of Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

Las Vegas-based NV Energy says it surpassed its mandated renewable portfolio standard (RPS) last year by achieving 21.2% and 31.3% levels in southern and northern Nevada, respectively. According to NV Energy, the 2015 legislated RPS was 20%, based on total [Read More]

CanWEA ‘Deeply Encouraged’ By Saskatchewan’s Wind Power Commitment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

Following the results of Saskatchewan’s 28th general election on Monday, April 4, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is touting the Saskatchewan Party’s commitment to renewable energy. Robert Hornung, president of CanWEA, says he offers his “sincere congratulations to Premier [Read More]

RES Announces October Retirement Of CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 06, 2016

U.K.-based renewable energy company RES says Dr. Ian Mays, CEO since the company’s beginnings in 1981, will retire at the end of the current financial year, Oct. 31. RES says Mays will remain involved with the business as a non-executive [Read More]

Suzlon’s U.S. Hub Wins Contract Extension For Projects In Three States

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO), a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of India-based Suzlon, has received a one-year contract extension to undertake operations, maintenance and service for EDP Renovaveis (EDPR). Under the agreement, SWECO will maintain a fleet of 190 units [Read More]

Vestas Receives 200 MW Order For U.S. Wind Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order from an undisclosed U.S. customer for 100 V110-2.0 MW wind turbines totaling 200 MW. The contract includes supply and commissioning of the turbines, as well as a five-year, customized Active Output Management [Read More]

It’s Official: Acciona Windpower And Nordex Finalize Merger

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Acciona says its integration with Nordex creates a new European powerhouse in turbine manufacturing; the two had combined sales of EUR 3.4 billion in 2015 and have 4,800 employees. The cash-and-shares transaction is valued at EUR 785 million.

Chalasani Named Group CEO Of Suzlon

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

Pune, India-based Suzlon Group, which comprises Suzlon Energy Ltd. and its subsidiaries, has appointed J.P. Chalasani group CEO. According to Suzlon’s chairman, Tulsi Tanti, Chalasani started his career with Indian power utility NTPC. He then took up an executive role [Read More]

RWE Launching Subsidiary Focused On ‘Renewables, Grids & Retail’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 04, 2016

RWE is launching a new subsidiary, temporarily named RWE International SE, which will be focused on renewables, grids and retail in both German and global markets. When the company begins operations, the employees of RWE Innogy, RWE Deutschland, RWE Effizienz, [Read More]