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Wind, Solar & Other Groups To Congress: Expand U.S. Electrical Infrastructure

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 14, 2017

A coalition of groups representing a broad spectrum of U.S. manufacturing, construction, energy and environmental workers is calling on Congress to streamline the expansion of U.S. electrical infrastructure, as well as include electric transmission provisions in any proposed infrastructure legislation. [Read More]

Citing ‘Difficult Environment,’ Senvion To Cut 780 Jobs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

Germany-based wind turbine manufacturer Senvion has presented what it calls an “extensive program for the future,” an initiative that will lead to a reduction of approximately 780 jobs. According to Senvion, the initiative will identify excess costs across the entire [Read More]

SANY, Star Energy Plan 1 GW Of North American Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

Ralls Corp., an affiliate of China-based SANY Group Co. Ltd., has formed a partnership with Star Wind LLC, a subsidiary of Indiana-based Star Energy Holdings LLC, to develop, own and operate 1 GW worth of wind projects in North America. [Read More]

Gamesa-Siemens Merger Gets Green Light From European Commission

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

The European Commission has officially cleared the acquisition of Gamesa by Siemens. Considering a number of “credible competitors” would remain in both the onshore and the offshore wind markets, the institution has found that the transaction “raises no competitive concerns.” [Read More]

E.ON Shakes Up Executive Roles

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

E.ON has announced a couple executive changes within its businesses: Michael Lewis has been named CEO of E.ON U.K., Marc Hoffman will become CEO of customer solutions and country chairman for Sweden, and Anja Dotzenrath has been appointed CEO of [Read More]

BOEM Announces Offshore Wind Action In The Northeast

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 13, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) says it has received unsolicited lease requests from two companies looking to develop wind projects offshore New York and Massachusetts. The requests, which are for areas on the [Read More]

Quebec Renewables Developer Boralex Names Chairman Of The Board

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

Quebec-based Boralex Inc., a developer, builder and operator of renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S., has named a new chairman of the board, Alain Rheaume. Rheaume succeeds Robert F. Hall, who has resigned as director and chairman [Read More]

Certex Opens New U.K. Facility To Support Offshore And Onshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 10, 2017

Certex U.K., a supplier to the global wind market, has expanded its renewables and lifting operations in the Humber, England, region by opening a new office and workshop in Hull. The new facility is fundamental to the company’s plans to [Read More]

Milestone In Denmark Shows Off ‘Power Of Wind’

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 09, 2017

Just 10 days after the Southwest Power Pool set a new wind penetration record, Denmark produced enough wind energy in one day to power 104% of the country’s energy demand.

Four-Year U.S. Wind Forecast Sees Quarter-Million Jobs, 35 GW Of New Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 09, 2017

The expansion of American wind power is poised to drive 248,000 jobs and $85 billion dollars in economic activity over the next four years, according to the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA), citing a new report from Navigant Consulting. These [Read More]