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'Marginal Gains' Continue to Elude Wind Owners

Reactive operational strategies adopted by many wind asset owners are failing to provide increased performance and returns across European wind portfolios. Combined, turbine misalignment, poor yaw control, and incorrect pitch settings can add up to...

Maxim Crane Works Appoints Michael Kneeland as Chairman of the Board

Maxim Crane Works Holdings, Inc. (the “Company”), a leader in the crane rental sector, announced that Michael Kneeland, the non-executive chairman of the board and former CEO of United Rentals, Inc., has been appointed as the new Chairman of the...

Passage of Virginia Clean Economy Act Will Drive Job Creation and Position Virginia as an Offshore Wind Leader, says AWEA

Legislation to create the Commonwealth’s first Clean Energy Standard was approved by both the state House and Senate, clearing the way for Governor Ralph Northam’s signature. The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) said the bill, the...

Timken Powers Up for Wind Energy Customers

The Timken Company, a world leader in engineered bearings and power transmission products, appointed Eric Pressley, senior sales manager – energy markets. Pressley is responsible for all sales activity within the Americas energy markets. Reporting...

Governor Lamont Announces Final Harbor Development Agreement for New London State Pier

Governor Ned Lamont announced that the State of Connecticut and its partners Gateway Terminal, Ørsted, and Eversource have reached a final agreement on a harbor development plan for State Pier in New London that will transform the pier into a...

White House Proposes $5M Boost in Offshore Renewable Energy Efforts

The White House called for increased spending on efforts to manage the growth of offshore renewable energy development – including offshore wind energy – in the U.S. The government’s proposed 

AWEA: Department of Interior Schedule for Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Review Statement Offers Clarity to Industry

The American Wind Energy Association issued the following statement today in reaction to the Department of Interior’s announcement on the schedule for reviewing Vineyard Wind’s Final Environmental Impact Statement.  “The Department of...

Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility in Oklahoma is Operational

Southern Power, a leading U.S. wholesale energy provider and subsidiary of Southern Company, announced that the 100-megawatt (MW) Wildhorse Mountain Wind Facility in Pushmataha County, Okla., is now operational.  "Wildhorse Mountain...

Leading Offshore Wind Conference to Launch National Job Fair

The Business Network for Offshore Wind, the leading non-profit advocate for U.S. offshore wind at the state, federal and global levels, will host its seventh annual International Partnership Forum (IPF) on April 21-24, 2020 in Providence, Rhode...

Siemens Gamesa Reinforces its Leading Position in the Canadian Market

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is reinforcing its leading position in the Canadian market with a contract to supply 45 SG 4.5-145 wind turbines, with flexible rating, to Suncor for the company's Forty Mile wind power project in southern Alberta....

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New DNV Guidance on Wind Power Projects

NV has published a new Recommended Practice document that provides the wind power industry with in-depth knowledge...

The Wake Effect: Impacting turbine siting agreements

In their efforts to create energy from wind, turbine blades also affect the very airflow they attempt to capture....

Sany Electric Commissions First Wind Turbines in Texas

Sany Electric commissioned its first five 2MW wind turbines in the United States. There was a short ceremony at the...

US Forest Service Issues Final Agency Guidance for Wind Energy Special Use Authorizations

Nearly five years after issuing its draft directives, on August 4th, 2011, the U.S. Forest Service (“Forest...

New Tools to Determine Wind Energy & Solar Power Potential on Contaminated Lands

The US Environmental Protection Agency and the US Department of Energy’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

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