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Nordex To Boost Performance Of Italian Wind Farms

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 05, 2017

The Nordex Group has received an order to raise the yield of a total of 63 existing multi-megawatt wind turbines for ERG SpA in Italy. The operator plans to equip three wind farms with the performance-enhancing Xtended Power technology. The [Read More]

Trump Makes ‘Ironic’ Choice For Head Of DOE Renewables Office

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly made his pick for the next head of the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy (EERE): Daniel Simmons, former vice president of policy at the Institute for Energy Research [Read More]

Wind And Solar Forecasting System Launching For 2 GW Kuwait Project

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Further expanding its work in renewable energy, the Boulder, Colo.-based National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) is launching a three-year project to develop specialized forecasts for a major wind and solar energy facility in Kuwait. According to NCAR, the $5.1 [Read More]

Five Community Relations Tactics For Wind Developers To Protect Their Bottom Line

Written by Peter Gray on May 04, 2017

No matter how well you communicate the local benefits of your wind project, it will always be subject to some sort of skepticism.

Bearkat Wind Construction Kicks Off On Texas Farmland

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

The initial phase of 197.6 MW of the Bearkat Wind Energy Project in Texas has reached financial close, received funding and begun construction, Dallas-based Tri Global Energy (TGE) has announced. Located on 30,000 leased acres of privately owned farm and [Read More]

Iowa Wind Facility Begins Operations Across Six Towns

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Through subsidiary Building Energy Wind Iowa LLC, Italy-headquartered Building Energy SpA has inaugurated its first wind farm in Iowa, a 30 MW project now operating in Story, Boone, Hardin and Poweshiek counties. The facility, situated north of Des Moines, will [Read More]

Global Wind Orders In Second Half: Vestas, Asia Pacific Lead The Pack

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

During the second half of 2016, global wind turbine orders from 11 vendors totaled nearly 15 GW, and leading the pack was Vestas, which reported 6,445.15 MW, according to a new report from Navigant Research. Navigant Research tracked all publicly [Read More]

Winergy Marks Milestone For Central, South America Gearbox Repairs

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Voerde, Germany-based Winergy, a drivetrain component manufacturer for wind turbines, has completed more than 150 up-tower gearbox repairs over the last three years in 10 Central and South American countries. In order to provide a fast response for wind turbine [Read More]

111 MW Enel Wind Farm Joins South African Grid

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

Enel subsidiary Enel Green Power RSA (EGP RSA) has started commercial operations of its 111 MW Gibson Bay wind farm, located in the Kouga Municipality of the Eastern Cape province of South Africa. The Gibson Bay project is capable of [Read More]

Senator Named Ocean State’s ‘Clean Energy Champion’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on May 04, 2017

As part of the Northeast Clean Energy Council’s (NECEC) annual Rhode Island Clean Energy Day, clean energy business stakeholders convened at the Rhode Island State Capitol last week, when the council also named its 2017 Rhode Island Clean Energy Champion. [Read More]