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Nexans Cable Systems to Play Critical Role for Amprion in Partial Undergrounding of the German Transmission Network

The German energy transition plan, known as “Energiewende”, has set a target for 80 percent of the country’s annual electricity needs to be met by renewable energy by 2050. This requires Germany’s transmission service operators (TSOs), such...

Energy Department Awards $6 Million in Wind Energy Research Projects

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) selected nine projects totaling $6.2 million that will reduce environmental compliance costs and environmental impacts of land-based and offshore wind energy. Funded by the DOE Office of Energy Efficiency and...

4Subsea Acquires Astori

4Subsea, a leading provider of technology and services to oil & gas and offshore wind operators worldwide, reports the acquisition of Astori AS. Astori delivers unique subsea control systems for simplified XT...

Boralex Commissions the Basse Thiérache Nord Wind Farm in France

Boralex Inc. ("Boralex" or the "Corporation") (TSX: BLX) announces the commercial commissioning of the Basse Thiérache Nord wind farm with 20 MW of installed capacity, located in the Aisne department of France. With...

EDF Renewables North America Announces Commercial Operation at Stoneray Wind Project in Minnesota

EDF Renewables North America announced that the 100 megawatt (MW) Stoneray Wind Project (Project) is fully operational. Located in Pipestone and Murray counties in Southwestern Minnesota, the Project consists of 39 wind turbines manufactured by...

Nordic Wind Technology chooses Mita-Teknik as Partner for Retrofit Solution

Nordic Wind Technology has signed an agreement to retrofit 13 Suzlon S64 1.25 MW turbines in Minnesota, which includes a controller upgrade for 6 turbines from Mita-Teknik. The Retrofit solution is based on turbine software from Nordic Wind...

Halo Energy Begins Manufacturing Shrouded Micro Wind Turbines

Halo Energy, LLC, a micro wind turbine manufacturer, is now in production of its innovative, high-efficiency shrouded wind turbines, with their first 10 commercial units scheduled for delivery in Q2 2019. The HALO-6.0 turbine, designed to address...

SOO Green Transmission Line will Innovate Energy Transportation

Direct Connect Development Company (DC DevCo) announced the SOO Green Renewable Rail project (SOO Green). SOO Green is a proposed 349-mile, 2,100 MW, 525 KV high voltage direct current (HVDC) transmission line that will run...

US Wind Urges Maryland Legislators to Increase Offshore Wind Capacity and Related Economic Development and Jobs

In testimony before Senate Finance Committee and House Economic Matters Committee of the Maryland General Assembly, US Wind Country Manager Salvo Vitale urged House and Senate committee members to support HB 1158 and its Senate...

The Largest Wind Energy Conference in the Western Hemisphere is Coming to Houston

The American Wind Energy Association (AWEA) WINDPOWER Conference is coming to Houston, the energy capital of the world, from May 20-23.  2018 was a historic year as wind power surpassed 95,000 megawatts (MW) of installed capacity; in the fourth...

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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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