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Senvion Installs First Prototype Of 3.4M140 EBC Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Senvion has completed the installation of the first 3.4M140 EBC wind turbine prototype. The turbine, equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and new pitch control system to reduce turbine load, was installed in Heckelberg, Germany, for the Notus energy Group. [Read More]

Wind Catcher Faces Opposition From Oklahoma AG

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Attorney General Mike Hunter claims Public Service Co. of Oklahoma, which will own 30% of the project, did not adhere to a competitive bidding process.

Energy Department Hit With Lawsuit Over Grid Study

Posted by Joseph Bebon on August 15, 2017

The Sierra Club has launched a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) for the agency’s repeated delays in providing information on Energy Secretary Rick Perry’s ongoing grid study. The group says it filed the lawsuit Monday after the DOE [Read More]

TPI Composites, Senvion Ink Wind Blade Manufacturing Deal

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Arizona-based TPI Composites Inc., an independent manufacturer of composite wind blades, has signed a multiyear supply agreement with Senvion to provide blades from two manufacturing lines for wind markets including Asia, Australia and South America. The blades will be produced [Read More]

Pattern Energy Acquires Majority Of Meikle Wind In B.C.

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Pattern Energy Group Inc. has completed the acquisition of a 51% interest in the 179 MW Meikle Wind facility from Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development 1.0) for $68 million, which represents a 10x multiple of the five-year average cash [Read More]

Duke Energy Carolinas Seeks 500 MW Of Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 15, 2017

Duke Energy Carolinas (DEC) has issued a request for proposals (RFP) for up to 500 MW of wind capacity that would be delivered to the company’s transmission system. DEC expects the RFP to help the company meet North Carolina’s 2007 [Read More]

Vestas Lands Wind Order With Longtime Chinese Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 14, 2017

Vestas has secured a 99 MW wind turbine order in China from longtime customer China Datang Corporation Renewable Power Co. Ltd. The contract includes 45 V110-2.0 MW turbines delivered with a power-optimized mode of 2.2 MW. Delivery and commissioning are [Read More]

Yet Another U.S. City Commits To 100% Renewable Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 14, 2017

Last Thursday, just days after Orlando, Fla., established a similar goal, Nevada City, Calif., joined the growing list of U.S. cities that are officially committed to transition to 100% clean, renewable energy. Surrounded by city council members, key members of [Read More]

Fifty Entities Urge N.C. Governor To Take Action On Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

On Wednesday, 50 elected officials, small businesses, community groups and environmental organizations sent a letter to Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., to urge him to embrace offshore wind as a key part of North Carolina’s energy plan. According to signee Environment [Read More]

Mortenson Gets The Nod For MidAmerican’s Beaver Creek Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 11, 2017

Mortenson Construction has been selected to build the 170 MW Beaver Creek wind farm in Iowa for MidAmerican Energy Co. The project represents Mortenson’s 13th wind farm for the utility. Beaver Creek, being constructed across Greene and Boone counties near [Read More]