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GE Renewable Energy Unveils the First Haliade-X 12 MW, the World's Most Powerful Offshore Wind Turbine

GE Renewable Energy revealed the first manufactured components of the Haliade-X 12 MW offshore wind turbine at its production site in Saint-Nazaire, France. The new offshore wind turbine boasts unparalleled dimensions and the use of advanced...

Siemens Gamesa will Supply the SG 4.5-145 for its First Nearshore Project in Vietnam

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured an order to supply seven SG 4.5-145 for No. 5 Thanh Hai 1 wind farm, its first nearshore project in Vietnam located between 2 km and 5 km off the coast. Additionally, it will provide O&M...

Alliant Energy's English Farms and Upland Prairie Wind Farms Earn Envision Platinum Award for Sustainable Infrastructure

The Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI) announced that two of Alliant Energy's Wind Farms – Upland Prairie and English Farms – located in Everly and Montezuma, Iowa respectively are the recent recipients of the...

DNV GL Launches First LiDAR Verification Site in Asia Pacific

DNV GL, the world’s largest resource of independent energy experts and certification body, has announced that it has launched its first LiDAR verification site in Asia, based in South Korea. Located at Youngkwang, Jella province the site...

Siemens Gamesa Conditionally Awarded Largest U.S. Offshore Wind Power Order to Date: 1.7 GW from Ørsted and Eversource

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has conditionally received a record order for 1,714 MW from Ørsted and Eversource. Encompassing three offshore wind power projects, the signed conditional contract is the largest U.S. offshore wind power order...

Sullivan Solar Power Named Irvine Business of the Year

On Friday, June 28, hundreds of members of the Irvine community gathered for the Celebrate Irvine awards, which highlighted local leaders in the business and nonprofit sectors. The event also marked the 40th anniversary of the Greater Irvine...

Ørsted Selected as Preferred Bidder for New York Offshore Wind Farm

The New York State Energy Research and Development Authority (NYSERDA) has selected Sunrise Wind to negotiate a 25-year offshore wind renewable energy certificate (OREC) for an offshore wind farm with a capacity of 880MW. Sunrise Wind is a 50-50...

DTE Energy Receives Approval to Buy Isabella Wind Projects from Apex Clean Energy

Apex Clean Energy announced that its proposed sale of the Isabella Wind I and II projects to DTE Energy, Michigan’s leading producer of renewable energy, has been conditionally* approved by the Michigan Public Service Commission (MPSC). The two...

Governor Cuomo Executes the Nation's Largest Offshore Wind Agreement and Signs Historic Climate Leadership and Community Protection Act

Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, joined by former Vice President Al Gore, executed the nation's largest offshore wind agreement and the single largest renewable energy procurement by any...

ABB Modernizes Italian Wind Power Utility with Cutting-Edge Automation

Volta Green Energy renewable power company, a wind farm operator in Italy that operates over 350 MW of wind farms and 16 MW of solar photovoltaic systems, recently implemented the ABB Ability e-mesh control and automation solution for...

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

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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

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

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