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Patent Wars Flare Again: GE Tags Vestas For ZVRT In U.S.

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Written by Philip Totaro on August 02, 2017

In a new complaint filed in U.S. District Court, GE lists a number of U.S. wind farms comprising Vestas turbines that potentially infringe a zero-voltage ride through patent.

U.S. Senators Propose Bipartisan Bill For Offshore Wind Tax Credits

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

U.S. Sens. Susan Collins, R-Maine, and Tom Carper, D-Del., have introduced a bill that would create an investment tax credit (ITC) redeemable for the first 3 GW of offshore wind facilities placed into service in the U.S. According to the [Read More]

Tracerco’s New Grout Monitoring Technology Suited For Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 02, 2017

Tracerco, part of London-based Johnson Matthey PLC, has launched a new product that the company says enables offshore operators in the oil and gas and offshore wind market to ensure the quality and strength of grout during installation. According to [Read More]

Austin Utility Signs Long-Term Wind Deal With Avangrid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

Avangrid Renewables, the U.S. subsidiary of Iberdrola, has signed a long-term wind power purchase agreement (PPA) with Texas utility Austin Energy. A Texas wind farm to be built between 2018 and 2019 will generate clean energy for the city of [Read More]

Southern Power Scoops Up Texas Wind From RES

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

Broomfield, Colo.-headquartered Renewable Energy Systems (RES) has sold the Cactus Flats Wind Facility to Southern Power, a subsidiary of Southern Co. RES, serving as the developer for Cactus Flats, was also awarded a contract to complete balance-of-plant construction. Located in [Read More]

Deepwater Wind Reveals Plans For Biggest Offshore Wind, Energy Storage Combo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on August 01, 2017

According to CEO Jeffrey Grybowski, Revolution Wind, proposed off the coast of Massachusetts, would be the “largest combined offshore wind and energy storage project in the world.”

LEEDCo Moving Forward With Ohio Offshore Demo Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Representing a major step forward for the proposed offshore demonstration project, the Ohio Power Siting Board (OPSB) has found that Icebreaker Windpower Inc.’s application for a permit to construct North America’s first freshwater offshore wind project is now in compliance [Read More]

Wind Catcher Line Marks EPC Contractor Quanta’s Largest Deal To Date

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Houston-based Quanta Services Inc. has been selected by American Electric Power (AEP) to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) solutions for the Wind Catcher Generation Tie Line, which will be part of Invenergy’s planned 2 GW Wind Catcher wind farm [Read More]

Acciona Energy Appoints North American CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 31, 2017

Acciona Energy has named Rafael Esteban its new CEO for North America. He replaces Ilya Hartmann, who has served as CEO since 2012 and is moving to a new leadership position in the renewable energy industry. As CEO of Acciona [Read More]

What’s Been Proposed So Far For Massachusetts’ Giant Clean Energy RFP?

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

The proposals for wind energy and transmission projects are rapidly rolling in for Massachusetts’ call for tenders for an additional 9.45 TWh of clean energy by 2022. On March 31, the state’s electric distribution companies issued a request for proposals [Read More]