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Strong Showing For New York’s Renewable Energy RFPs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 26, 2017

In response to two requests for proposals (RFPs) for clean energy, the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) and the New York Power Authority (NYPA) have received a total of more than 200 proposals, Gov. Andrew M. [Read More]

Missouri Utility Announces $1 Billion Wind Investment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Ameren Missouri, a subsidiary of Ameren Corp., is planning a major expansion of wind and solar generation, as well as an overall carbon-emissions reduction. The company, which has 1.2 million electric and 127,000 natural gas customers in central and eastern [Read More]

Vestas Engineering Partner Opens Up New R&D Center

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

L&T Technology Services Ltd., an engineering research and development (R&D) services company, has announced the formal establishment of an engineering solutions delivery center in Chennai, India, that is focused on supporting Vestas. According to L&T, the dedicated development center will [Read More]

Hover Energy Names New COO From LM Wind Power, Vestas

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Texas-based Hover Energy LLC, a wind energy technology company, has announced Dr. Carsten Westergaard as its new chief operating officer (COO). According to Hover, Westergaard brings more than 25 years of experience in wind energy to the company. He began [Read More]

Iowa Flaunts New Wind Turbine License Plate

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 25, 2017

Representing the major wind energy presence in the state, license plates with a wind turbine are coming to Iowa next year. According to the Iowa Department of Transportation (DOT), Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa DOT Director [Read More]

New Battery Storage Project Installed At Acciona Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Acciona Energia has opened up a battery storage plant alongside a wind farm in Barasoain, located in the region of Navarra, Spain. According to Acciona, the plant is the first facility of its type incorporated into a grid-connected wind project [Read More]

Michigan Utility’s New Program Helps Big Businesses Transition To Renewables

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Michigan utility Consumers Energy is commencing a new program to help large businesses make a transition to 100% renewable energy. Consumers Energy recently received approval from the Michigan Public Service Commission to create the pilot program, allowing large businesses to [Read More]

DNV GL Verifies Duo Of Nacelle-Based LiDAR Systems

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

DNV GL has announced the successful verification of two nacelle-based LiDAR systems at the company’s test site in Janneby, Germany. The campaigns included the verification of an Avent WindIris 4-beam, as well as a ZephIR DM LiDAR system. According to [Read More]

Report: Despite Lack Of Federal Climate Action, Many States On Track To Hit Paris Targets

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Govs. Jerry Brown, Andrew Cuomo and Jay Inslee were recently joined by John Kerry, former secretary of state, to discuss how governors can step up given the void of federal climate action.

All Turbines In Place At 332 MW Nordsee One

Posted by Betsy Lillian on September 22, 2017

Toronto-based Northland Power Inc. has announced that the final turbine for the Nordsee One offshore wind project, located in the North Sea, was successfully installed today. Now, the 332 MW offshore wind farm is anticipated to begin full commercial operations [Read More]