Wind

  • Intel CEO Brian Krzanich on the roof of Intel's headquarters Robert Noyce Building checking out the company's new wind microturbines. Intel is installing a total of 58 microturbines as part of a pilot wind power project. With Krzanich is Josh Beckwith, construction project manager with JLM Energy, the Rocklin California company that built and is installing the microturbines.
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, has received an order for 45 of its V117-3.3MW turbine for the Tres Mesas wind energy projects in the northeastern state of Tamaulipas, Mexico.
  • Vestas Wind Systems A/S, a Danish manufacturer, seller, installer, and servicer of wind turbines, has unveiled 3.45MW power mode for its 3MW platform.
  • A proposed 18.4-megawatt wind farm project in the town of Richfield is back on track after a state appeals court dismissed a lawsuit seeking to invalidate a special-use permit granted to the developers by the town planning board.
  • Former Duke Energy chief executive Jim Rogers called out North Carolina legislators Thursday for moving to freeze the state's green-energy standard with a tart "Shame on us."
  • An ambiguous voice vote Wednesday sent to the full Senate a measure that would freeze North Carolina's green-energy standard, which has helped make the state a national leader in solar energy.
  • Long dismissed as a wasteland by wind-energy producers, it turns out Florida does have enough breeze to generate lots of electricity -- but it will take some reaching to get it, according to new federal findings.
  • Mammoet Wind A/S will be acquiring Arise Kran AB’s crane and related equipment. The transfer will take place in the second quarter of the current year and will have a positive impact on earnings, which will be recognised in the same period.
  • Lowering major operating costs and streamlining operations has been a key goal for the maturing wind industry in the United States. Gearboxes and generators are among the most costly and disruptive failed parts in wind turbines currently. To improve this situation, E.ON Energy Services turned to Liftra to find a new solution to a growing problem. Liftra …
  • Since last June, when Ohio lawmakers froze the state's renewable energy and energy efficiency standards, the state's clean-energy sector has suffered an economic setback and will stay in jeopardy unless the freeze is lifted, an organization of business leaders, investors, and others said Tuesday.
  • ACCIONA Windpower (AWP), a subsidiary of the ACCIONA Group that designs, manufactures and markets wind turbines, plans to install 805.5 MW in North America in 2015. 94% of this capacity will be with 3 MW wind turbines. All these facilities are owned by third-party customers.
  • A new survey finds that Ohio had 89,000 clean-energy jobs last year, a figure that is growing despite recent state policies that the authors say are not good for such businesses.
  • MidAmerican Energy Company has filed plans with the Iowa Utilities Board, or IUB, for the development of up to 552MW of new wind generation in Iowa.
  • HOUSTON, May 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- GDF SUEZ Energy Resources announced today that it is continuing its support of Gulf Chemical & Metallurgical Corporation's (GCMC) commitment to environmental stewardship by renewing its energy agreement through early 2017.
  • The Arkansas Electric Cooperative Corporation added 108 megawatts of potential wind energy to its portfolio.
  • GE (NYSE:GE) today announced the launch of its Digital Wind Farm, a dynamic, connected and adaptable wind energy ecosystem that pairs world-class turbines with the digital infrastructure for the wind industry.
  • To meet the recently struck renewable energy target figure of 33,000 gigawatt hours 1,000 wind turbines would need to be built, a Senate inquiry has been told.
  • Exclusively today at the AWEA Windpower 2015 Conference and Exhibition in Orlando, Siemens unveiled the next step in the evolution of its proven G2 product platform.
  • Meanwhile, the company officials have not yet reported how many turbines they would like to construct on the 5,000-acre property in Stiles Brook forest, or where they would be located.
  • Rand Stowell and Chris O'Neil had a decision to make. It was January 2014, and the two men -- the driving forces behind the nonprofit wind opposition group Friends of Maine's Mountains -- had been fighting a Massachusetts firm for four years over the development of a wind farm in the western Maine mountains.