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Senvion Expands Wind Presence In Czech Republic

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 12, 2017

Senvion has inked an order for 11 MM100 and two MM92 turbines for the Vaclavice wind farm, located in Hradek nad Nisou in the Okres Liberec region of the Czech Republic. Representing Senvion’s first contract with EEH s.r.o., the deal [Read More]

DOE Reveals 2018 Collegiate Wind Competition Participants

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced the 12 collegiate teams chosen to participate in the third Collegiate Wind Competition, taking place at next year’s American Wind Energy Association’s (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference and Exhibition in Chicago. The competition, led by [Read More]

Oklahoma Senate Green-Lights Early Sunset Of Wind Tax Credits

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 11, 2017

Having passed both the House and Senate, a bill ending Oklahoma’s wind tax credits on July 1 now heads to the desk of the governor, who proposed the early sunset in the first place.

Chicago Public Buildings To Be Powered Entirely By Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

On Sunday, Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel announced a commitment to transition the city’s hundreds of municipal buildings to 100% renewable energy by 2025. According to a press release from the mayor’s office, Chicago Public Schools (CPS) CEO Forest Claypool; Chicago [Read More]

Suzlon Secures Maiden Order For New S111 Hybrid Wind Turbine

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

Suzlon Group has inked a 50.4 MW wind turbine order from an undisclosed independent power producer (IPP) in India. A repeat customer for Suzlon, the IPP has ordered 24 units of Suzlon’s new S111 120-meter hybrid wind turbines, each with [Read More]

Wind Turbine Powers Robotic Waste-Sorting System

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

The first of its kind in the country, a robotic waste-sorting system powered by wind energy is operating in Malmo, Sweden. ZenRobotics Ltd. delivered the “ZenRobotics Recycler” to customer Carl F, a family-owned waste management company that installed a wind [Read More]

Energy Company Brings On Board A Slew Of Wind Technicians

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

More than 100 new wind turbine technicians have joined energy company 3sun Group, whose staff has now grown to more than 400. The company says it received more than 1,500 applications – many from oil and gas workers looking for [Read More]

E.ON Tapped For Texas Wind Farm Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on April 10, 2017

E.ON Energy Services has been contracted to provide services for Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners’ (CIP) 196.7 MW Bearkat I wind farm, located in Glasscock County, Texas. E.ON will provide on-site construction management and project management services for the Vestas-powered wind farm, [Read More]

Vestas Nets Turbine Order For 76 MW Repowering Project

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

Vestas has received an order from Looft-Schmidt Projekte Erneuerbarer Energien GmbH for 22 V112-3.45 MW turbines to be used in a 76 MW repowering project in Northern Germany. According to the company, the turbines will be installed at the Norderwohrden wind [Read More]

Ohio Siting Board Delays Certification Request For Icebreaker Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Lauren Tyler on April 07, 2017

This week, the Ohio Power Siting Board “kicked back” Lake Erie Energy Development Corp.’s (LEEDCo) certification request for construction of the $120 million, 20.7 MW Icebreaker offshore wind project, according to As reported, LEEDCo officials said the decision is only [Read More]