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Alison Launches Free Online Course On Wind Energy

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

Alison, a provider of free online learning platforms for workplace skills, has launched a new online course entitled “Wind Energy – From Wind Turbines to Grid Integration.” According to the company, the free course is suited for anyone currently studying [Read More]

N.C. Governor OKs Wind Moratorium – And Then Signs Order Mitigating It

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 28, 2017

Citing the importance of the legislation for the solar industry, Gov. Roy Cooper, D-N.C., has signed into law H.B.589, an energy bill that establishes a moratorium on new wind farm permits through 2018. However, making it clear that he opposes [Read More]

JPMorgan Chase Commits To 100% Global Renewable Energy

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 28, 2017

Adding to the growing list of major companies going all-in on renewables, financial services firm JPMorgan Chase has set a new goal to source renewable power for 100% of its global energy needs by 2020. The firm has over 5,500 [Read More]

U.S. Wind In Q2: Notable Construction, Offshore And Rural Action

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than 40% more U.S. wind projects are under construction or in an advanced stage of development than at this time last year, according to second-quarter results released today by the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA). Across the country, 29 [Read More]

Global Partners Complete End-Of-Warranty Wind Blade Inspections

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Blade inspection and maintenance specialist Altitec recently completed end-of-warranty (EOW) blade inspections at the Amakhala Wind Farm in South African’s Eastern Cape. The inspections were undertaken in partnership with Nordex Energy South Africa. Under the terms of the contract, Altitec [Read More]

‘Arbitrary’ Transmission Fee Threatens Montana Wind Development

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Montana’s Bonneville Power Administration (BPA) has proposed retaining an extra transmission fee that the Sierra Club says is a key obstacle in keeping Montana wind developers from starting new projects in the state. According to the group, BPA Administrator Elliot [Read More]

Judge Green-Lights SunEdison Bankruptcy Deal, Reorganization

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

More than a year after filing voluntary petitions for reorganization under Chapter 11 bankruptcy, SunEdison has now been granted approval to exit Chapter 11 and reorganize as planned, despite opposition from shareholders and investors. According to a report from Bloomberg, [Read More]

Wind Investor Takes Stake In Canadian Developer Boralex

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Caisse de depot et placement du Quebec (la Caisse) has acquired a 17.3% interest in Quebec-based Boralex, which develops, builds and operates renewable energy facilities in Canada, France and the U.S. La Caisse acquired all of the Class A common [Read More]

Siemens Gamesa Announces Quarterly Results, New Onshore CEO

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 27, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy has released its results for the third quarter of fiscal year 2017 (April to June), showing a decrease in global revenue but an expansion in operations and maintenance (O&M) service revenue. During this period, the company [Read More]

GE And Invenergy Working On 2 GW Wind Farm In Oklahoma Panhandle

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The 800-turbine wind farm is part of the $4.5 billion Wind Catcher Energy Connection, which includes approximately 350 miles of transmission built by American Electric Power.