Archive for windpower – Page 184

Global Green Bonds Could Exceed $50B In 2016, Says Moody’s

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 03, 2016

Moody’s Investors Service, a provider of credit ratings, research and risk analysis, forecasts global issuance of green bonds could surpass $50 billion in 2016, exceeding the $42.4 billion recorded in 2015, which was also the highest level for such bonds [Read More]

Merger Mania? Contemplating A Siemens/Gamesa Marriage

Mark Del Franco
Written by Mark Del Franco on February 02, 2016

A potential coupling of rival turbine suppliers is the latest in a spate of recent deals among original equipment manufacturers.

Samsung And Pattern’s Armow Wind Is Up And Running In Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. and Pattern Energy Group LP have announced the start of operations for the 180 MW Armow Wind facility, located in Ontario. The project, operating under a 20-year power purchase agreement with the Independent Electricity System Operator, [Read More]

BNEF: The World Installed 25 Percent More Wind Last Year

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

Global wind installations reached a record 62 GW of capacity in 2015 – representing more than 25% growth from the previous year, according to data from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). Offshore wind installations, totaling 4 GW of capacity, were [Read More]

Georgia Power Requests Renewables Development In 20-Year Energy Plan

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

As part of its 2016 integrated resource plan (IRP), filed with the Georgia Public Service Commission (PSC), Georgia Power is requesting approval of its renewable energy development initiative, which would bring an additional 525 MW of renewable generation to the [Read More]

Suzlon Opens Up Blade Science Center In Denmark

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

Suzlon Group has opened its new blade science center, located in Vejle, Denmark. The center will focus on developing turbine blades and control systems, as well as integrating Suzlon’s aerodynamics, loads and new structures research across the company. Dr. Thomas [Read More]

76West Aims To Bring Clean Energy Start-Ups To N.Y.’s Southern Tier

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo, D-N.Y., says the 76West competition, administered by the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority, is now accepting applications for clean energy businesses to locate or create jobs in New York’s 11-county Southern Tier. According [Read More]

GE, Petrofac Installing Turnkey Power System For Galloper Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

GE and Petrofac have been contracted to build onshore and offshore electrical substations for the Galloper Offshore Wind Farm, situated off the coast of Suffolk, U.K. The contract, worth over 110 million British pounds, covers the engineering, construction and installation [Read More]

E.ON Energy Services Named Authorized Service Provider For Winergy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on February 01, 2016

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy, a supplier of drivetrain components for wind turbines, has named E.ON Energy Services a factory-authorized service provider for inspection, repair and replacement of Winergy equipment. The designation allows E.ON Energy Services to perform up-tower repair and replacement [Read More]

Coalition Submits ‘The Wind And Hydro Response’ For New England

Posted by Lauren Tyler on January 28, 2016

A group of companies has filed a proposal to diversify New England’s energy supply via the Vermont Green Line transmission project. The partners say the proposal, dubbed “The Wind and Hydro Response,” is designed to fit the request by Rhode [Read More]