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Offshore Wind: ‘If We Blow It, We Won’t Catch Up’

Citing findings in a new IEA report, Offshore Wind Outlook 2019, the Business Network for Offshore Wind contends that other countries are sprinting ahead...

Offshore Wind Project in Taiwan Using Siemens Gamesa Machines

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) and Hai Long Offshore Wind have signed a preferred supplier agreement for the delivery and servicing of turbines on...

Dominion Energy Gets Behind Buildup of Wind, Solar Careers

Dominion Energy and nearly two dozen other organizations recently launched SHINE - Solar Hands-On Instructional Network of Excellence to train solar installers at Southside...

ENGIE Going with GE Turbines for OK, SD Wind Projects

ENGIE North America has chosen GE Renewable Energy to supply 180 wind turbines for two projects: 88 2.8-127 turbines for the King Plains wind...

Vestas to Deploy Bat Deterrent Systems from NRG

NRG Systems Inc. has signed a strategic agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to offer turnkey bat deterrent systems, complete with installation and service,...

McDonald’s Completes Virtual PPA for Aviator Wind West Output

McDonald's has signed two long-term, large-scale virtual power purchase agreements to buy the renewable energy generated by Aviator Wind West and a solar project located in...

DTE Restructures to Support Growth of Renewable Energy Portfolio

DTE Energy has made three senior executive moves that the company says are aimed at accelerating its progress toward enhancing its renewable energy business, development strategies...

Investor Takes Stake in Prairie Breeze II and III Wind Farms

Excelsior Energy Capital, an independent North American renewable energy investor, says its North American Renewable Energy Fund has acquired 90.1% of Invenergy’s sponsor equity interests in...

Tenaska Secures Funding for Nobles 2 Wind Farm

Independent energy company Tenaska closed $158 million in commercial financing for the Nobles 2 wind project, which is under construction in Nobles County in...

Testing to Begin on Haliade-X 12MW Wind Blade

GE Renewable Energy and the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) have welcomed a 107-meter blade that will undergo a series of fatigue tests at MassCEC’s Wind...

Port of Duluth Has Record Year for Wind Power Cargo

The Port of Duluth, Minn., says 306,000 freight tons of wind energy cargo moved through its hands in 2019, setting a single-season record. The previous...

Nordex Fabricates Concrete Wind Tower Number 1,000

The Nordex Group says the company recently manufactured its 1,000th concrete tower for its own turbines: a journey that began 13 years ago with...

Pattern Energy Being Acquired

Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB) is acquiring Pattern Energy Group Inc., a large independent power company that owns a portfolio of 28 renewable...

Wind Power O&M Expenditures Set to Boom

According to a new report by IHS Markit, U.S. wind power operations and maintenance (O&M) annual spending is expected to increase to more than...

25 MW Floating Offshore Wind Development Coming Online

The Windplus consortium, which is jointly owned by EDP Renováveis, ENGIE, Repsol and Principle Power Inc., is installing the largest floating wind turbine in the world:...

Spark Power Buys Wind O&M, Construction Services Firm

Spark Power Group Inc. has acquired One Wind Services Inc. and One Wind Services (US) Inc., which specialize in delivering operations and maintenance (O&M)...

Siemens Gamesa Goes with Infosys for IT Transformation

Wind power technology and services firm Siemens Gamesa says Infosys, a global provider of digital services and consulting, will provide the company with end-to-end...

MHI Vestas Selected for Floating Offshore Wind Farm

MHI Vestas Offshore Wind, a joint venture between Vestas Wind Systems A/S and Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, will be the wind turbine supplier for the floating Groix...

CPA Scooping 300 MW from New Arizona Wind Project

Clean Power Alliance (CPA), a retail electricity provider operating in Southern California, has signed a power purchase agreement for 300 MW of output from the White...

EDF Using Siemens Gamesa Turbines in Texas, New Mexico Projects

EDF Renewables North America has selected Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy to supply turbines for the Coyote and Oso Grande projects in the U.S. The Coyote...

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