Archive for windpower – Page 8

Iowa Group Underscores Low Power Prices For The Wind-Rich State

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 31, 2017

Iowa produces more electricity from wind per capita than any other state, but importantly, according to new findings from the Iowa Policy Project (IPP), the state’s leadership in wind production has not come at a great expense to ratepayers. “This [Read More]

Unearthing The Footprints Of Pattern Development’s Meikle Wind

Lauren Tyler
Written by Lauren Tyler on March 30, 2017

While handling road and platform excavations for the Meikle Wind project in British Columbia, the developer discovered dinosaur tracks estimated to be nearly 100 million years old.

Report: The Rise Of Corporate Wind PPAs In The Great Plains

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The Rocky Mountain Institute’s (RMI) Business Renewables Center, a nonprofit helping corporations buy renewable energy, has released a report highlighting the rise of wind energy for corporate purchasers in the Southwest Power Pool (SPP). According to Anthony Teixeira, senior associate [Read More]

Cape Wind’s Draft Supplemental EIS Now Available For Comment

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

The U.S. Department of the Interior’s (DOI) Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has announced the availability of a draft supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for Cape Wind’s long-delayed wind farm proposed off the coast of Massachusetts. Last summer, a [Read More]

Vestas Bringing 3 MW Platform To Texas Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional turbine order from a fund managed by Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners (CIP) for a wind farm in Texas. Vestas will be supplying 43 V126-3.45 MW turbines for the Bearkat I Wind Project, which has [Read More]

Turbine Gearbox Remanufacturer Signs Up For Poseidon Asset Monitoring

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Rochester, N.Y.-based Poseidon Systems LLC has announced a supply agreement with Gearbox Express (GBX), an independent remanufacturer of gearbox assemblies and mainshafts for wind turbines. Per the agreement, Poseidon Systems will supply metallic wear debris monitoring equipment and services for [Read More]

Transmission System Operators Mull ‘North Sea Wind Power Hub’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Three transmission system operators (TSOs) have signed a trilateral agreement to develop the “North Sea Wind Power Hub,” which the companies say has the potential to supply 70 million to 100 million Europeans with renewable energy by 2050. The Netherlands’ [Read More]

IRENA: Solar Beats Wind In Record Year For Global Renewables Growth

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Representing the strongest year yet for new capacity additions, global renewable energy generation capacity increased by 161 GW in 2016, according to new data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). In total, by the end of last year, [Read More]

Adwen Inches Closer To 8 MW Offshore Turbine Completion

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 30, 2017

Adwen says it has entered the final stages of installation for its AD 8-180 prototype, an offshore wind turbine with a nominal capacity of 8 MW and a 180-meter rotor. Over the past 18 months, the platform has undergone extensive [Read More]

Spanish Solar Firm Branches Out Into Wind Power

Posted by Betsy Lillian on March 29, 2017

Following 10 years in the solar photovoltaic sector, Spain-headquartered consulting and engineering firm Enertis is branching out into the wind power market. Enertis, which already has a presence in more than 40 countries, expects to have the most success in [Read More]