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Dominion Energy Invests in Clean-Energy Workforce of the Future

Dominion Energy is one of 20 organizations that joined forces to launch SHINE – Solar Hands-On Instructional Network of Excellence – which trains solar installers...

BARBERWIND TURBINES, LLC Receives DNV GL Statement of Feasibility

DNV GL has awarded BarberWind Turbines' BWT800kW wind turbine with a Statement of Feasibility. BarberWind Turbines' revolutionary wind turbine has been designed specifically for distributed generation applications and will deliver affordable...

Global Wind Power Market to Reach $124.6bn by 2030 as Offshore Development Continues Growth Momentum, Says GlobalData

Global wind power market size increased from $71.6bn in 2010 to $96.4bn in 2018. During the 2019–2030 forecast period, significant capacity additions in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region are expected to drive that market, increasing the market size...

GE’s Haliade-X 12 MW Nacelle, the World’s Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine, Arrives in the UK for Testing

A nacelle from GE Renewable Energy's Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine has arrived at the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult's testing facility in Blyth, Northumberland, ahead of a rigorous testing programme designed to...

Point and Sandwick Trust Announce Successful Refinancing Ahead of AGM

Point and Sandwick Trust have announced the successful refinancing of their award-winning Beinn Ghrideag project in the run-up to the community wind farm charity’s Annual General Meeting which will take place on Tuesday, November 19, at the Ionad...

Vestas Partners with NRG Systems to Resell Bat Deterrent Technology

NRG Systems, Inc., a designer and manufacturer of smart technologies for a range of wind, solar, and meteorological applications, announced that it signed a strategic agreement with Vestas Wind Systems A/S to offer turnkey Bat...

Singapore’s First Potain MCR 295 Builds CapitaSpring Skyscraper

Singapore construction company Dragages Singapore is using a Potain MCR 295 luffing jib tower crane to construct CapitaSpring, one of the tallest buildings in the city state’s Raffles Place district. At 280 m high, the S$1.82 billion development...

Business Network Ramps Up Promotion of US Offshore Wind Industry, Adding RenewComm to Communications Team Starting with North Carolina Event Nov. 13

The Business Network for Offshore Wind has added RenewComm to its team as public relations counsel to help take the US offshore wind energy industry to the next level. "We are pleased to add RenewComm to our growing team of offshore wind experts....

Manitowoc Celebrates 100 Potain Crane Orders by Valente

Manitowoc has recognized long-term partner Valente for having completed 100 Potain crane orders. The impressive milestone was celebrated during a special ceremony at Batimat 2019.  Established in 1979, Valente is a leading tower crane sales...

Wind-Farm-Scale Blockage Effects: Points of Clarification

WHAT: On 29 October 2019, wind developer, Ørsted announced that it had revised its estimates for future energy production of its offshore wind farms as a result of improving its methodology for calculating turbine interaction loss, i.e. the...

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