Archive for windpower – Page 2

GE Scores Big Wind Contract After Spanish Auction

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

GE Renewable Energy has been selected to provide turbines for a giant 1.2 GW wind facility in Aragon, Spain. The Forestalia Group, through the Sociedad Aragonesa Transeuropea de Energias Renovables, was awarded a contract by Spain’s Ministry of Energy, Tourism [Read More]

Vermont Proposes Turbine Sound Rules ‘Ostracizing’ Wind Industry

Betsy Lillian
Written by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Renewable Energy Vermont argues that the public service board’s proposed new rules, covering decibel levels and setback requirements, could “effectively ban” future wind development in the state.

Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm Begins Generating Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Electricity has been generated for the first time at DONG Energy’s Race Bank Offshore Wind Farm, located off the North Norfolk, U.K., coast. With the initial turbines installed, power from the first turbine is now being exported to the national [Read More]

Wind PTC Father Grassley Probes Perry On ‘Hastily Developed’ Grid Study

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

U.S. Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, has asked Rick Perry, secretary of the U.S. Department of Energy, a series of questions about a study Perry directed that the senator says appears to “undermine” the wind industry. According to Grassley, known as [Read More]

Longtime GE Vet Joins Energy Storage Company

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Eos Energy Storage has added two energy industry veterans to its executive team: Jeff Wiener, former director of global sales for energy storage at GE, joins as senior vice president of global sales, and Chris Gerlach, former vice president of [Read More]

Vestas Goes With Portugal For Newest R&D Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 18, 2017

Vestas is opening up a new engineering design center in Porto, Portugal, in order to strengthen the company’s research and development (R&D) capabilities. The new center will be responsible for developing core technology for Vestas’ product portfolio. The facility is [Read More]

Virginia Governor Takes Action To Cut Carbon Emissions, Grow Clean Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2017

Gov. Terry McAuliffe, D-Va., has taken executive action to reduce carbon emissions across the state. Under the newly signed Executive Directive 11, the governor is instructing the state’s Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) to begin the process of establishing regulations [Read More]

U.S. Takes Hit In ‘Attractiveness’ Ranking For Renewables

Posted by Joseph Bebon on May 17, 2017

The U.S. is no longer the most enticing renewable energy market for investors, according to EY’s latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI). China and India have surpassed the U.S. at the top of the index, a bi-annual ranking of [Read More]

Hefty U.S. Wind Portfolio Scooped Up By Global Investor

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2017

London-headquartered Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners, a global investment manager specializing in low-carbon and renewable energy infrastructure assets, has acquired Scout Clean Energy, a Colorado-based developer and operator of U.S. wind projects. According to Quinbrook, Scout is developing a 1.6 GW pipeline [Read More]

Vestas To Service California Wind Farm Over Its Entire Life

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 17, 2017

Vestas has signed a 15-year renewal of a 150 MW service agreement with EverPower for a wind project in California. The service agreement includes 50 V90-3.0 MW wind turbines at the 150 MW Mustang Hills project, which is owned by [Read More]