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wpd Successfully Completes Installation of the Transformer Platform for the Nearshore-Project Nordergründe

A milestone for the nearshore-project Nordergründe has been reached: Under the project leadership of the Bremen-based project developer wpd, the OWP Nordergründe GmbH & Co. KG was able to complete installation of the transformer platform for...

ALL Crane Adds Two Manitowoc MLC650s, Four Grove GRT8100s

The ALL Family of Companies has strengthened its fleet by adding two versatile and popular Manitowoc MLC650 crawler cranes, as well as four new Grove GRT8100 rough terrain cranes.  The large capacity MLC650 has a 717 USt capacity and...

ScottMadden and the Southeastern Wind Coalition Examine Wind Energy Potential in the Southeast: The Opportunities and Barriers

ScottMadden, Inc., one of North America’s leading energy consulting firms, and the Southeastern Wind Coalition (SEWC) have partnered in an effort to better understand the opportunities and barriers facing wind energy in the Southeast....

All Eyes on Kansas to Reinvigorate America’s Heartland

On September 27th the Clean Energy Business Council (CEBC) and Kansas Department of Commerce in partnership with the Distributed Wind Energy Association (DWEA) will host a half-day Distributed Generation (DG) Workshop following the Kansas...

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Cements its Leadership in Latin America with a 97-MW Supply Order in Argentina

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy continues to grow in Latin America, having established itself as the number-one OEM in 2016, according to the FTI rankings, with this new order for the supply of 97 MW in Argentina.  In September, the company...

GCube and Modern Energy Management Partner on Indonesia's First Utility-Scale Wind Farm

Modern Energy Management (MEM), a specialist in delivering project lifecycle certainty to renewable energy developers, financiers and investors, is to carry out marine warranty surveying (MWS) services at Indonesia’s first utility-scale wind...

General Motors Making Massive Wind Purchase to Power 7 Plants

General Motors is making a big investment in wind power. The automaker has announced that it is purchasing 200 megawatts of wind energy from wind farms in Ohio and Illinois, and that once the turbines are online...

Subsidy-Free Wind Farms Risk Ruining the Industry’s Reputation

Energy companies that stunned the world by offering to build wind farms with no subsidy may ruin the industry’s reputation by never actually delivering on their promises. That’s the warning of industry executives, who are cautious about the...

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will Deliver its D8 Platform for Yeu-Noirmoutier and Dieppe-Le Tréport Projects in France

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy, through its fully owned subsidiary Adwen France SAS, plans to deliver its 8 MW offshore wind turbine, the D8, in two projects off the French coast, namely Dieppe-Le Tréport and Yeu-Noirmoutier, for a total of almost...

Measure Improves Wind Farm Productivity with New Drone-Based Inspections Turnkey Solution Delivers 75% Faster Turbine Inspections & Thousands of Dollars in Improved Asset Productivity Annually

Measure, the largest U.S. provider of drone services to enterprise customers, today announced the addition of turnkey wind farm inspection capabilities to its portfolio of aerial data collection solutions. Wind farmoperators can now outsource...

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

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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

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