Monthly Archives: April 2017

Suzlon to supply ReNew Power with 100.80MW worth of wind turbines

    The wind turbines will be a part of ReNew Power’s Limbwas project in Madhya Pradesh totalling 100.8MW of energy.   According to the press release, Suzlon will provide operation and maintenance services and dedicated life-cycle asset management services … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 27, 2017 |

Wind energy adds jobs 9 times faster than the economy

  Wind energy has added jobs to the economy at a rate 9 times faster than any other industries, according to a recent report from the American Wind Energy Association (AWEA).   As stated in their 2016 U.S. Wind Industry … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 25, 2017 |

New radar technology helps increase wind turbine efficiency

  A new innovative radar technology from the Fraunhofer Institute for Applied Solid State Physics IAF creates wind turbine efficiencies and reduces costs in production and operation.   One of the most important parts of wind turbines in the production … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 20, 2017 |

All buildings in Chicago to be completely powered by renewable energy

    The city of Chicago has announced that all buildings in the city will be powered by renewable energy by 2025.   Mayor Rahm Emanuel made the announcement April 9th, on top of the Shedd Aquarium, where 900 solar … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 18, 2017 |

Vestas receives repowering project in Germany

  Repowering projects are becoming more and more important and popular as the wind industry (and wind turbines) ‘age’. Vestas has recently received a repowering project to replace aging wind turbines in Germany.   Roughly 76MW of wind power will … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 13, 2017 |

Okanagan Wind farm now operational

  The Okanagan Wind farm, the first wind energy project in the region, is now operational.   The 30MW wind farm is composed of 10 Senvion 3.2M114 CCV wind turbines with two 40-year purchase agreements with the BC Hydro and … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 11, 2017 |

Orenda Energy Solutions secures MCS certification for its pioneering ’tilting’ wind turbine

ORENDA ENERGY SOLUTIONS SECURES MCS CERTIFICATION FOR ITS PIONEERING ‘TILTING’ TURBINE    Orenda Skye – MCS Certification Report   Orenda’s claims its 49kW Skye turbine is now the highest-rated turbine available in the sub-50kW band and qualifies for the best … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 10, 2017 |

Wind farm in Scotland to help fund new housing

  A wind farm in Cockburnspath, named Fishermen Three, will be the first to support a housing development project in the UK.   The Berwickshire Housing Association (BHA) is hoping the wind farm will generate £20 million over the next … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 6, 2017 |

Over 122,000 acres auctioned for offshore wind energy development

  The Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (BOEM) recently announced 122,405 acres were leased for offshore wind energy development off the coast of North Carolina.   Avangrid Renewables, LLC won the auction for $9,066,650, with Wind Future LLC, Statoil Wind … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on April 4, 2017 |