Northern Exposure: Alaska Increases Utility- And Distributed-Scale Installed Capacity
Net wind-electricity generation in Alaska has increased every year since 2012, as utilities and independent power producers are diversifying their electricity portfolio by adding wind projects, according to a report   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:41:00 EDT
Duke Energy Gets 50% Stake In Mesquite Creek, With Mars Inc. As Off-Taker
Duke Energy Renewables has acquired a 50% stake in Mesquite Creek Wind, a 211 MW wind power project near Lamesa, Texas, through its joint venture partnership with Sumitomo Corp. of   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:29:31 EDT
Joint IEA-NEA Report Details Plunging Costs Of Producing Electricity From Renewables
The cost of producing electricity from renewable sources such as wind and solar has been falling for several years. Now, a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA) details   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:26:51 EDT
Hydro-Quebec, Eversource Energy Partner To Solve New England's Energy Challenges
Hydro-Quebec and Eversource Energy are working together to address New England's energy challenges. The two companies are working together to build the Northern Pass Transmission project, which will export 1   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 15:04:37 EDT
Vestas Obtains 33 MW Order In Sweden
Allianz Capital Partners has placed an order with Vestas for the Mombyasen project in Sweden. The order takes Vestas' firm order intake on the V126-3.3 MW turbines in Sweden close   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 14:57:06 EDT
DONG Completes Largest-Ever Testing Of Wind Turbine Piles
DONG Energy has completed one of the most comprehensive pile-testing campaigns ever, and based on initial findings, the results show that the cost of offshore wind can be greatly reduced.   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT
NextEra Energy: HEI Merger Represents Best Path To Achieving State's 100% Renewables Goal
NextEra Energy Resources says that its merger plans with Hawaiian Electric Utilities (HEI) will give the state its best chance to realize its 100% renewable portfolio standard by 2045. NextEra   [read more]
Tue, 01 Sep 2015 00:00:00 EDT
AMSC Receives $40 Million Order From Inox Wind
Devens, Mass.-based AMSC has received an approximately $40 million order for wind turbine electrical control systems (ECS) from Inox Wind Ltd., part of the Inox Group of India. According to   [read more]
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:45:04 EDT
UMEX, Cyberhawk Bring Drone Utility Infrastructure Inspections To U.S.
Colorado-based Unmanned Experts (UMEX), a consultancy and training company in the U.S. unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) market, has joined forces with Scotland-headquartered Cyberhawk Innovations, a provider of UAS aerial surveys,   [read more]
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:23:00 EDT
AWS Truepower Adds Several Wind Pros To Due Diligence Team
AWS Truepower has brought several industry professionals to bolster its due diligence and advisory service capabilities. Gill Howard Larsen assumed leadership of the group as director of due diligence. According   [read more]
Mon, 31 Aug 2015 12:17:55 EDT