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Siemens Gamesa Announces Significant Executive Shake-Up

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2017

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has announced a number of new appointments and resignations among its executive management team. Miguel Ángel López will be the new chief financial officer (CFO), effective Dec. 1. He has previously served as CFO at [Read More]

CAISO Touts Strong Q3 For Western Energy Imbalance Market

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 20, 2017

The California Independent System Operator (CAISO) says benefits from the western Energy Imbalance Market (EIM) “remained strong” during the third quarter of 2017 (Q3’17). The grid operator has released its Q3’17 report showing that the western EIM produced benefits of [Read More]

Aqualis Offshore Snags Deals For New Jersey, Massachusetts Projects

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 20, 2017

London-headquartered Aqualis Offshore Ltd., a sister company of Offshore Wind Consultants Ltd. (OWC), has been awarded a contract by Ørsted (formerly DONG Energy) to provide geotechnical site investigation supervision services at Ørsted’s Ocean Wind wind farm off the coast of [Read More]

Unpacking The New Wind IEC Standard: What Does It Mean For Remote Sensing?

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Written by Lee Alnes, Brian Alves & Francesca Davidson on October 19, 2017

The wind industry is still familiarizing itself with new IEC guidelines and what they signal about where remote sensing stands today.

Virginia And London Companies Link Up For U.S. Offshore Wind

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2017

London-based BVG Associates (BVGA) and Virginia-based Renewable Energy Resources International have announced a new partnership dedicated to advancing U.S. offshore wind. Andy Geissbuehler, managing partner with Renewable Energy Resources International, has been selected to lead BVGA’s U.S. offshore wind business. [Read More]

Amazon Wind Farm Texas Now Operational In Scurry County

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 19, 2017

Amazon Wind Farm Texas is now up and running near Snyder, Texas. Built, owned and operated by Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE), the 253 MW facility is made up of 110 GE turbines capable of adding more than 1,000 GWh of [Read More]

LM Wind Launches 75.1-Meter Blade For Goldwind Offshore Platform

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

LM Wind Power, a GE Renewable Energy business, has announced the launch of the company’s longest blade in China: the LM 75.1 P, tailor-made for Goldwind’s new 6.7 MW offshore wind turbine. According to LM Wind Power, Goldwind’s 6.7 MW [Read More]

Apple, GE Partnership Enables Predix Wind Turbine Monitoring On iOS

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

Apple and GE have announced a new partnership that will bring predictive data and analytics from Predix, GE’s industrial Internet of Things (IoT) platform, to the iPhone and iPad. The two companies have unveiled a new Predix software development kit [Read More]

Vestas Brings V120-2.0/2.2 MW Platform To China

Posted by Betsy Lillian on October 18, 2017

In response to customer demand for a turbine for low and ultra-low wind conditions, Vestas has officially introduced the V120-2.0/2.2 MW turbine to the Chinese market. The turbines will be produced locally in Tianjin. The first deliveries are expected to [Read More]

TerraForm Power Yieldco Officially Merges With Brookfield

Posted by Joseph Bebon on October 17, 2017

Renewables yieldco TerraForm Power (TERP) has completed a divorce from its former sponsor, SunEdison, after closing the previously announced merger and sponsorship deal with Canada-based Brookfield Asset Management. Brookfield, together with its institutional partners, is now TERP’s new sponsor and [Read More]