ABB_id2059
in News Departments > FYI
print the content item

St. Paul, Minn.-based WindLogics, a wind resource assessment company, has moved its corporate headquarters to expanded facilities in St. Paul's historic Bandana Square. With this move, the company has tripled its headquarters space and added a new operations center, WindLogics notes.

According to Mark Ahlstrom, CEO of WindLogics, the company found a growing need for better ways to analyze operating wind projects and separate wind resource variability from other operational issues. "We must feed this knowledge back to improved assessment techniques and financial projections, as well as provide alternative ways of dealing with wind variability risk," Ahlstrom says.

Recent additions to the company's technical staff include Crystal Paulsen, meteorologist; Randy Hill, operations scientist; Tom Saxen, forecast meteorologist; Michael Wick, software developer; Ben Hendrickson, meteorologist; and Joe Sullivan, project manager. The company also added Pam Rendine-Cook, chief information officer, and Patty Kleinschmidt, executive assistant, to its management staff. David Elliott, research scientist, has joined the Grand Rapids Research Center.


Advertisement

Trachte_id2056
Latest Top Stories

More Investors Entering Tax Equity Market; Returns Holding Steady

The entry of new tax equity investors to the wind space last year re-ignited an old debate.


Report: Top 10 Turbine OEMs Had Record Year In 2014

Preliminary findings suggest Vestas reigned supreme again among the world's leading wind turbine makers. How did some of the other OEMs fare?


AWEA's Gramlich To FERC: Additional Transmission Needed Regardless Of Clean Power Plan

To further build a more balanced and reliable electricity portfolio, the U.S. needs to build more transmission capacity.


Getting A Grip On Grinding Gearboxes: Why Such Events Need Not Be Showstoppers

Despite advances in gearbox reliability - namely, from condition monitoring systems and greater design standardization - challenges remain.


How Wind Energy Can Meet EPA Clean Power Plan Requirements

According to the American Wind Energy Association, wind power is a cost-effective solution for complying with the environmental effort.

Hybrid Energy Innovations 2015