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Industry-Wide Accreditation Would Boost Opportunities for UK Blade Technicians – Altitec

The lack of industry-wide accreditation for wind turbine blade repair technicians is limiting the opportunities available to UK-based job-seekers looking to enter the industry. This is according to Altitec, a leading blade repair and inspection...

Macquarie’s Investment in Green Investment Bank Agreed with Technical Due Diligence from K2 Management

A consortium led by Australian bank, Macquarie, has agreed to purchase the UK’s Green Investment Bank in a £2.3bn GBP deal and K2 Management led the transaction’s technical due diligence on behalf of Macquarie after being appointed in...

Gigantic Wind Turbines Signal Era of Subsidy-Free Green Power

Offshore wind turbines are about to become higher than the Eiffel Tower, allowing the industry to supply subsidy-free clean power to the grid on a massive scale for the first time. Manufacturers led by Siemens AG

Maryland Energy Administration Director Tung Declares Offshore Wind is Maryland’s ‘Space Race’

Maryland Energy Administration’s Director, Mary Beth Tung, PhD, JD, stated that Maryland is dedicated to becoming a supply chain hub for offshore wind, challenging the industry to reduce costs and declared that offshore wind is...

California’s Great America Purchases 100% Renewable Energy from Silicon Valley Power to Cover Electricity Use

Silicon Valley Power (SVP) is pleased to announce that California’s Great America, Santa Clara’s 100-acre amusement park, will cover 100% of its electricity use with renewable energy through SVP’s Santa Clara Green...

ALL Purchases Package of Five Tower Cranes

To meet an increased demand for tower crane rental, the ALL Family of Companies announces its purchase of a package of five (5) new tower cranes. ALL’s diverse fleet of towers from Manitowoc/Potain and Terex now numbers approximately 100, with...

ACMA Now Accepting Entries for the 2017 Awards for Composites Excellence

The American Composites Manufacturers Association (ACMA) is now accepting entries for the Awards for Composites Excellence

Talbert Manufacturing Appoints Southeast Regional Sales Manager

Talbert Manufacturing, a North American leader in specialized heavy-haul solutions, has named Bob Luttfring southeast regional sales manager. Luttfring provides sales, marketing and trailer customization support to Talbert dealers in...

Senvion Presents its Largest 2 MW Turbine Series for India

Senvion, a leading global manufacturer of wind turbines, is launching four new products in the market at Windergy India. The turbines in the two-megawatt class with the series name Senvion 2.XM come from a suitable acquisition made in summer 2016,...

GE Completes Acquisition of LM Wind Power

GE (NYSE:GE) the world’s leading Digital Industrial company, announced that it has completed the acquisition of LM Wind Power, a Denmark-based technology developer and manufacturer of rotor blades to the wind industry. The completion of the...

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