Monthly Archives: September 2017

Kimberly-Clark to power NA manufacturing operations with wind power

    Kimberly-Clark has recently announced its commitment to renewable energy with investments in two wind power projects located in Texas and Oklahoma.   The company will purchase approximately 1,000,000 MWh (245MW) of wind energy which amounts to one third … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 28, 2017 |

GM commits to 100% renewable energy for all operations by 2050

  GM is plans to produce electricity through renewable energy sources for all 350 operations across 59 countries.   According to the press release, this new renewable energy goal, along with the pursuit of electrified vehicles and efficient manufacturing, is … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 26, 2017 |

M&M’s launches campaign to show love of wind energy

  M&M’s has recently launched its Fans of Wind campaign to show its love and support of wind energy as a viable resource for generating electricity and counteracting climate change.   According to the press release, the iconic brand is … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 21, 2017 |

GE Renewable Energy unveils its largest onshore wind turbine

  GE Renewable Energy has just introduced its newest onshore wind turbine with the industry’s highest Annual Energy Production rate.   The 4.8MW onshore wind turbine has a 158m rotor and a tip height as high as 240m which reduces … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 19, 2017 |

Innogy begins construction of Drommada Beg onshore wind farm

  Innogy has acquired its first onshore wind farm in the Republic of Ireland with the purchase of the 10.2MW Drommada Beg wind project.   Construction for the onshore wind farm will begin this month with commissioning scheduled for 2018. … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 14, 2017 |

Senvion installs a 3.6MW onshore wind turbine prototype

  Senvion has installed a prototype of their 3.6MW140 onshore wind turbine near Husum in northern Germany. This new onshore wind turbine model is meant for moderate to high wind speeds and uses Eco Blade Control (EBC) to optimize load … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 12, 2017 |

ABB to provide energy storage for UK wind farm

  ABB has won a contract from DONG Energy to provide a 2MW storage solution called a Battery Energy Storage System (BESS) to ‘support the integration and transmission of power from the Burbo Bank offshore windfarm near Liverpool, UK’.   … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 7, 2017 |

Senvion wins 62MW wind energy contract in Austria

  Senvion has won 4 contracts totalling 62MW of wind energy capacity for four separate projects located in Lower Austria.   All contracts have been signed with Windkraft Simonsfeld AG, which already has a working relationship with Senvion since 2011 … Continue reading

Posted By Sally on September 5, 2017 |