Archive for windpower – Page 6

Rattlesnake Wind Project Begins Construction In Texas

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Renewable Energy Systems (RES) and Goldwind Americas say that the 160 MW Rattlesnake Wind Project has received its notice to proceed on construction. The project was acquired by Goldwind from RES in May 2016. Rattlesnake Wind, located in McCulloch County, Texas, [Read More]

‘Wind Income Is A Gift’: Local Leaders Highlight Michigan Wind

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 09, 2017

Citing its economic benefits, many rural communities across Michigan have reiterated strong support for wind energy in the state. “Having spent my entire working life with the stress of farming and its financial uncertainty, I know a lot about facing [Read More]

Suzlon Renews 399 MW Service Portfolio With EDPR

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Suzlon Wind Energy Corp. (SWECO) has inked a long-term renewal on a wind energy portfolio that consists of four sites in three U.S. states totaling 399 MW of Suzlon’s S88 turbine technology. According to Suzlon, the operations and maintenance contracts [Read More]

Brazilian Wind Farm Acquired After Technical Review

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Following technical due diligence support from K2 Management and energy consultancy TNEI, independent power producer AES Tiete Energia acquired the 386 MW Alto Sertao II wind portfolio, located in Brazil, for $193 million. According to K2, the 230-turbine portfolio is [Read More]

Innogy Sets Sail With Chris Wissemann, Makes Big Splash With Renewables Hires

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hoping to gain a foothold in the U.S. offshore wind and solar markets, Essen, Germany-based developer innogy SE has added a pair of industry executives with deep roots in renewable energy, including offshore wind executive Chris Wissemann. According to innogy, Wissemann, [Read More]

Senvion Proceeds With Trianel Borkum II

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Turbine manufacturer Senvion has announced the Trianel Windpark Borkum II offshore wind project is ready for the next phase of development, following the completion of the turbine delivery and service contract. According to Senvion, the offshore wind farm, located north [Read More]

Hempel Unveils New Coatings For The Marine Environment

Posted by Amanda Fava on May 08, 2017

Hempel has launched two new coating products specifically developed to protect the area known as the splash zone located above the waterline on oil and gas rigs or platforms used in offshore wind. According to Hempel, the Multistrength 35840 and [Read More]

U.S. Senator Proposes Clean Energy For America Act

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

U.S. Senate Finance Committee Ranking Member Ron Wyden, D-Ore., has introduced a bill to overhaul and streamline the current system for federal energy tax credits. According to Wyden, the proposed Clean Energy for America Act includes technology-neutral tax credits for [Read More]

Winergy Offers Technical Training For Turbine Gearbox Services

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy is offering its “Winergy Factory Training Program,” which provides technical training, to its preferred vendors and customers. According to the company, it allows participants to improve their skills in the maintenance and repair of Winergy gearboxes and [Read More]

Renewable Choice Energy Issues RFI For North American Developers

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

Renewable Choice Energy (RCE), which was acquired earlier this year by Schneider Electric, has issued a renewable energy request for information (RFI) for commercial and industrial (C&I) customers in North America. The RFI will allow the combined RCE and Schneider [Read More]