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Report: Survival of small / medium wind market hinges on subsidies and cost reduction

A new report from Navigant Research analyzes the global market for small and medium wind turbines (SMWTs), including global market forecasts for capacity and...

Canada installed 1.8 GW of wind capacity in 2014

For the second consecutive year, the Canadian Wind Energy Association (CanWEA) is pleased to announce that Canada has set a record for the installation...

Portland General Completes 267MW Tucannon River Project

Portland General Electric Company recently announced its Tucannon River Wind Farm is in service and available to generate power for PGE customers. Tucannon River...

Maryland Energy Chief Chosen to Direct Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM)

 Secretary of the Interior Sally Jewell recently named Abigail Ross Hopper as the Director of the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM), which manages...

Enbridge Acquires 80 Percent Interest Two E.ON Wind Farms

Enbridge Inc. recently announced a deal whereby the Company will purchase an 80 percent interest in a portfolio of two wind farms in the...

Report States World’s Documented Wind Potential at 95 TW

The Technical Committee of the World Wind Energy Association has published the first World Wind Resource Assessment Report. The report gives a comprehensive overview...

DOE Takes on Environmental Review of Plains & Eastern Transmission Project

The U.S. Department of Energy has released for public review and comment the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the proposed Plains & Eastern...

SunEdison and TerraForm to Purchase Developer First Wind for $2.4 Billion

SunEdison, Inc., a leading global solar developer, and TerraForm Power, Inc., a global owner and operator of renewable energy power plants, recently announced that...

Iberdrola Opens its First Offshore Wind Farm West of Duddon Sands

Iberdrola USA, the second-largest wind producer in the United Sates, recently announced that its sister company ScottishPower Renewables, in conjunction with Dong Energy of...

GE Celebrates Installation of its 25,000th Turbine Worldwide

GE recently celebrated its 25,000th wind turbine installation — a milestone for the company which now has more than 38 GW of installed wind...

DOE Promotes Wind Workforce with Interactive Wind Career Map

A robust domestic wind industry requires a well-qualified and trained workforce to design, maintain, and install wind energy projects across the country. As wind...

Siemens Awarded 15-Year Extension on Service and Maintenance Agreement for Washington Wind Farms

Siemens has signed two long-term wind service and maintenance agreements covering 132 SWT-2.3 turbines at two wind projects in Washington state. Summit Power Group, LLC,...

Moventas Plans Wind Service Shop In Minnesota

Moventas, a leading wind gear manufacturer and service provider, has confirmed plans to set up a wind gearbox service workshop in St Paul, Minnesota,...

Offshore Wind Foundations: Research Needs And Innovation Opportunities

“The U.S. offshore wind industry should adopt transformative design solutions for fixed foundations that build infrastructure resilience to domestic hazards, such as hurricanes, while...

Offshore Wind Forecast To Reach 40 GW Globally By 2020

With more countries utilizing offshore wind potential, the global offshore wind power market is expected to increase more than fivefold from 7.1 GW in...

Siemens To Perform Grid Connection And Supply Turbines For Dudgeon Offshore Project In The...

Siemens has received an order for the turnkey delivery of the grid connection for the Dudgeon offshore wind farm. The customers are the Norwegian...

UMaine Celebrates First Anniversary Of Its VolturnUS Floating Wind Turbine With Signing Of Further...

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins and U.S. Rep. Michael Michaud welcomed top officials from the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to Castine on September 5...

GE Study Outlines Wind’s Benefits To Grid Resiliency During Large-Scale Interruption

GE’s Energy Consulting business presented the findings of its frequency response study on wind power and grid resiliency in late August at the CIGRE...

Profile: Havlik Gear – Ontario Company Is Poised To Meet The Drivetrain Needs Of...

Havlik Gear in Cambridge, Ontario is one of several companies competing in the wind energy component market. During the early part of the new...

BOEM Defines Offshore Areas Off The Coast Of NC

In mid-August, the Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) has defined three Wind Energy Areas offshore North Carolina, which total approximately 307,590 acres, for...
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