Archives September 2017


September 2017


Wind Powering Canada to a Low-Carbon Future

Within the past 11 years, Canada has built more wind-energy capacity than any other form of energy generation.

Globally, wind energy is one of the fastest growing major sources of new electricity around the world, with installations of more than 55,000 MW of clean, reliable wind power in 2016 alone. More than 80 countries have now installed wind-energy facilities. The U.S. is the second largest market with more than 82,000 MW, capable of […]
Robert Hornung

From Megawatts to Gigawatts

Offshore wind market to make prominent ground in the global energy mix; Europe to continue its dominance in the regional landscape.

Corresponding to the demands for decarbonization and diversification of energy portfolios, the offshore wind market has witnessed a commendable proliferation on a global scale. Offshore wind has traversed indeed a remarkable jaunt pertaining to its deployment, from a few megawatts of installed capacity since the first commercial scale wind farm commissioned in 2002 to a […]
Shikha Sinha

Critical Components Essential as Wind Power Scales Up

Offshore wind has unique considerations that require technological expertise and a close, collaborative partnership.

The wind industry continues to post impressive numbers. The American Wind Energy Association recently reported a strong outlook for 2017, with second quarter figures indicating a 40 percent uptick in wind development activity over the same time last year. Part of that boost in activity includes momentum in U.S. offshore wind-power development, something that may […]
Doug Lucas


American wind industry companies pledge $1 million as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s post-Harvey recovery work

Companies in the American wind energy industry recently announced they will donate $1 million to Hurricane Harvey repair and rebuilding as keystone partners of Habitat for Humanity’s Habitat Hammers Back initiative. Participating companies include Apex Clean Energy, Blattner Energy, Duke Energy, EDF Renewable Energy, EDP Renewables, Enel Green Power North America, Inc., E.ON, Goldwind Americas, […]
September 11, 2017