The Current State of Energy Technology

When it comes to energy, you can read about what’s new on the device that’s in your pocket. That’s because the Department of Energy...

Iberdrola Once Again Included in the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Iberdrola has again been nominated for the prestigious Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), the main international benchmark for measuring how companies contribute toward sustainable...

Moventas Exceeds High Torque Density with 3-MW Gearbox

The Exceed is a 3-MW, up-product platform with a high-quality weight and nominal torque ratio. The Exceed provides 20-percent more torque density with 10-percent...

Senvion Presents Its Highest Yield Onshore Wind Turbine

The Senvion 3.4M140 is equipped with a sound-optimized blade profile and a new pitch control system to reduce turbine load. The Senvion 3.4M140 will...

Energy Department Awards $1.8 Million To Develop Wind Turbine Blades

The Energy Department recently announced the selection of two organizations to develop larger wind turbine blades that can take advantage of better wind resources...

Apex Clean Energy Secures $216 Million Construction Loan for Grant Wind Project

Apex Clean Energy, an independent renewable energy company, recently announced that it has reached the financial close of a $216 million construction loan for...

Mainstream Starts Construction of Two Wind Farms in South Africa

Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power celebrated the start of construction of two wind farms in South Africa’s Northern Cape, which have...

Vestas Receives First Order from Xcel Energy for 200-MW Project in North Dakota

Vestas has received a firm and unconditional order in the U.S. for 100 V100-2.0 MW turbines to power the Courtenay wind power plant in...

Siemens Creates New Sales Channel for Local Onshore Wind Energy Projects

Siemens is working to build stronger ties with owners of smaller onshore wind projects — the kinds of projects where local knowledge and expertise...

Alabama PSC Approves Renewable Energy Proposal

The Alabama Public Service Commission unanimously approved a proposal by Alabama Power to secure up to 500 MW of renewable generation over the next...

Germany Breaks a Renewable Energy Record

Germany’s transition from coal- and oil-fired power to carbon-free electricity hit a new milestone on July 25 when solar, wind, and other sources of...

Energy Department Reports Highlight Trends of Growing U.S. Wind Energy Industry

According to two reports released in August by the Energy Department, the United States’ wind energy industry continued growing at an impressive rate in...

American Wind Power Continues To Ramp Up in 2015

With 1,661 MW of newly installed wind turbines coming online during the second quarter of 2015 and more than 13,600 MW under construction, American...

NREL Report Examines Energy Use in Cities and Proposes Next Steps for Energy Innovation

What U.S. cities are doing to reduce their energy use is outlined in a new report from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory...

Officials Highlight Need for Stable Policy To Continue Growing Wind Energy

Secretary of Energy Ernest Moniz emphasized the need for stable policy for wind energy as the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) released data showing...

High-Quality Repair Stations Vs. Up-Tower Repair

In the wind industry, it is well-known that a downed tower results in major financial losses. The question arises: how can turbines get up...

HUVR Launches with $2 Million Funding; FAA Approved Drone-Based Data Analytics Company

HUVRData, LLC, the drone-based data analytics company, officially launched and announced $2 million in funding from angel investment organizations that include the Central Texas...

Siemens Wins 100-MW Onshore Wind Order in Australia

Siemens and Neoen Australia have signed a contract for the Hornsdale Wind Farm project located in the state of South Australia. Consisting of 32...

Nordex Installs 140 MW in the First Half of 2015

Halfway through its anniversary year, Nordex SE has achieved a market share in Germany of 11.8 percent. This means that in terms of installed...

SunEdison Closes $390 Million of Financing for 300 MW Wind Farm in Texas

SunEdison, Inc., the world’s largest renewable energy development company,  recently announced that it has closed financing and begun construction on one of its largest...