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SgurrEnergy Secures Race Bank Construction and Operations Monitoring Contract

SgurrEnergy, part of Wood Group’s clean energy business, has been awarded the construction monitoring contract of one of the UK’s largest offshore wind farms, which will be followed by a 15-year operations monitoring phase.  Located...

Altitec Boosts Blade Service Capacity With Investment In Technician Team Leaders

Blade inspection and repair provider Altitec hosted its blade supervisor summit near Berlin, with discussion focused on the leadership and communication challenges of managing global technician teams on multiple sites and developing maintenance...

Xcel Energy Announces the Nation's Largest Multi-State Investment in Wind Energy

Xcel Energy, the nation’s leading utility wind energy provider, has plans to make the largest multi-state investment in wind capacity in the country. The company has proposed 11 new wind farms in seven states, which would add a total of 3,380...

Salka, Castlelake Sign Purchase and Sale Agreement for California Wind Farm

Salka LLC announced the execution of a purchase and sale agreement for an in-development wind farm in the east San Francisco Bay Area called the Summit Wind Project. The agreement was signed with Castlelake, L.P., a global private...

February Construction Starts Advance 2 Percent

At a seasonally adjusted annual rate of $706.4 billion, new construction starts in February rose 2% from the previous month, according to Dodge Data & Analytics.  This was the second straight monthly increase, following a 15% hike in...

LEM Products, Inc. Celebrates 50 Years in Business with Relocation and Expansion

LEM Products, Inc. owner and CEO Maureen O'Connor announces the relocation and expansion of the company to a new 43,000 square foot facility in Montgomeryville, PA. Combined with an aggressive capital expenditure program, this...

$166 Million in Infrastructure Projects Planned in Mon Power Area During 2017 to Enhance Electric System

FirstEnergy Corp. expects to invest about $166 million in 2017 on distribution and transmission infrastructure projects to help enhance service reliability for its customers in Mon Power's 34-county West Virginia service...

Energy Acuity - 2016 Wind Market Report Release

In 2016, Energy Acuity tracked a total of 7,746 MWs of wind projects that began operating in twenty six states.  While the total MWs dropped from 9,097 MW in 2015 the number of states increased from nineteen representing a 37% increase....

Siemens Awarded Wind Turbine Order from EDF Luminus for Two Projects in Belgium

EDF Luminus, the second largest player in the Belgian energy market, has ordered wind turbines at Siemens Wind Power for two projects located in the Belgian municipalities of Dessel and Mol as well as in Beveren. The nine 3.2 megawatt (MW) machines...

Senvion Lands First Irish Contract

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, has signed its first contract in the Republic of Ireland with renewable energy investor NTR on behalf of NTR's wind investment fund. The contract will see Senvion supply five MM82 wind...

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