Archive for windpower – Page 9

Report: Renewables Capable Of Being ‘America’s Energy Choice’

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

In the last decade, clean energy in the U.S. has grown by leaps and bounds. Technologies that were once novelties – solar panels, wind turbines, LED light bulbs and electric cars – have become everyday parts of America’s energy landscape. [Read More]

Challenge To N.Y.’s Clean Energy Standard Thrown Out In Federal Court

Posted by Joseph Bebon on July 26, 2017

A federal court says that New York’s plan to advance clean energy and reduce climate pollution is constitutional, according to the Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). On Tuesday, the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York dismissed a [Read More]

Sentient Science Grabs Millions In Funding To Expand Wind Simulation Software

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

Buffalo, N.Y.-based Sentient Science has announced that Toronto-based growth equity firm Georgian Partners will fund $22.5 million in a Series B, growth-stage investment in the company, which currently monitors and provides life-extension actions for 20,000 wind turbines across 200 projects [Read More]

EDF Energies Nouvelles Goes With Nordex For Wind Farm Duo

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 26, 2017

The Nordex Group has signed what it calls two “promising” wind power contracts with French utility EDF Energies Nouvelles. EDF has ordered a total of 10 turbines with a combined output of around 36 MW. The turbines are for the [Read More]

New Hampshire Shuts Down Renewables Rebate Programs ‘Until Further Notice’

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

New Hampshire’s Public Utilities Commission, concerned about the state’s fiscal year 2018 budget, says the wind and solar rebate programs themselves may also face changes.

Suzlon Announces Wind Order From New Customer

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

Suzlon Group has won a 50.4 MW order from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia-based Alfanar Energy. The deal represents Alfanar’s first renewable energy project in India and its first contract with Suzlon. Suzlon will supply 24 units of its S111-90m wind turbine [Read More]

Wind Group: Anti-Offshore Measure In Maryland ‘Highly Unlikely’ To Become Law

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

In response to a recently approved anti-offshore-wind amendment in the Interior and Environment Appropriations bill, Liz Burdock, executive director of the Business Network for Offshore Wind, believes the measure is “highly unlikely” to be signed into law with the bill. [Read More]

Inauguration Day For Sandbank Offshore Wind Farm

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 25, 2017

On Sunday, Vattenfall and Stadtwerke Munchen’s (SWM) 288 MW Sandbank offshore wind farm was inaugurated. Located 90 kilometers west of Sylt, an island in northern Germany, Sandbank is expected to avoid more than 700,000 metric tons of carbon-dioxide emissions each [Read More]

Dominion Energy Issues RFI For Renewables Purchase Options

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Virginia-based Dominion Energy has issued a request for information (RFI) to identify market participants interested in providing renewable generation purchase options to the company. The RFI supports the energy company’s proposed continuous renewable generation (CRG) rate schedules, recently filed with [Read More]

Vaisala, Federal Partners Reveal Extensive Wind Measurement Campaign

Posted by Betsy Lillian on July 24, 2017

Vaisala and its project partners have completed what they say is the largest-ever wind measurement campaign, making available 18 months of meteorological data from over 200 devices in the U.S. Northwest. Funded by the U.S. Department of Energy, the Wind [Read More]