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Cold Spell? Not A Problem For Wind Turbines, U.K. Study Says

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

A new study by climate scientists is advancing the understanding of the potential for wind power to provide energy during the coldest spells of winter weather, according to the Met Office, the U.K.’s national weather service. The team, which involved [Read More]

Study: Offshore Wind In Newfoundland And Labrador ‘Likely’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

The Newfoundland and Labrador Environmental Industry Association (NEIA) has released a study identifying the supply chain associated with offshore wind energy development and analyzing the capacity within the province to meet development requirements. NEIA is a nonprofit association of businesses [Read More]

EDF RE Selling Half Of Great Western Wind To Alliant Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Alliant Energy Corp. is acquiring a 50% ownership interest in EDF Renewable Energy’s (EDF RE) 225 MW Great Western Wind Project in Oklahoma. Located near the base of the Oklahoma panhandle in Woodward and Ellis counties, Great Western Wind comprises [Read More]

Senvion Names New Supervisory Board Chairman

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Former National Grid executive Steven Holliday has been named new chairman of Senvion’s supervisory board. Holliday was approved by the supervisory board to follow Stefan Kowski, who stepped down as chairman and retired from the supervisory board following the annual [Read More]

Niagara Region Wind Farm Gets Inaugurated In Ontario

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 16, 2017

Boralex Inc., ENERCON and the Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corp. have inaugurated the Niagara Region Wind Farm, located on private land in the regional municipality of Niagara in Ontario. The wind farm, which was commissioned on Nov. [Read More]

Virginia Ready To Adopt Commercial Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on June 15, 2017

On track to be the first commercial wind project in the state of Virginia, Apex Clean Energy’s Rocky Forge will begin construction by year-end.

GE Turbine Falls At NextEra Wind Farm In Nebraska

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

A wind turbine collapsed at a Nebraska wind farm owned by NextEra Energy Resources early Tuesday morning. Bryan Garner, spokesperson for NextEra, tells North American Windpower that one of the turbines at the 74.8 MW Steele Flats Wind Energy Center [Read More]

Wind, Solar To Make Up Nearly Half Of World’s Installed Capacity By 2040

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Renewable energy sources such as solar and wind are set to take almost three-quarters of the $10.2 trillion the world will invest in new power generating technology over the years to 2040, according to a Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) [Read More]

Senvion Supplying Turbines For Mediterranean Sea’s First Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

Senvion has signed an exclusivity agreement for what it says will be the first offshore wind farm in the Mediterranean Sea. Senvion was appointed by Beleolico Srl, a Belenergia S.A. affiliate, as the supplier for the 30 MW Taranto offshore [Read More]

Rocky Mountain Institute Offers Market Analysis Platform For Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on June 15, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute (RMI) and its Business Renewables Center (BRC) have launched a software platform that aims to help buyers and developers of renewable energy projects better understand which locations are more likely to be economically attractive across deregulated [Read More]