​DOE Funds GE Research to Accelerate Wind Generator Development

A multi-disciplinary team of engineers at GE’s research lab in Niskayuna, N.Y., has been awarded $20.3 million in follow-on funding by the DOE’s Wind Energy Technologies Office to accelerate the design and testing of a new superconducting wind generator. GE … Read More

PALFINGER Named Preferred Crane Supplier for Fecamp Offshore Wind Farm

PALFINGER Marine, an international manufacturer of hydraulic lifting, loading and handling systems, has been named preferred supplier for 71 of its PF14000-4.5 LDB fixed boom cranes to support the construction of the Fécamp offshore wind farm project, located between 13 … Read More

Kongsberg Supplying Monitoring Equipment to World’s Largest Floating Wind Project

Kongsberg Maritime, a company that delivers systems for positioning, surveying, navigation and automation to offshore installations, says it will be supplying key positioning and monitoring equipment to Equinor’s Hywind Tampen floating wind farm, poised to be the largest in the … Read More

EDP Renewables Appoints New CEO, CFO

EDP Renewables’ (EDPR) board of directors has approved the appointment of Miguel Stilwell de Andrade as chairman of the board and CEO of EDPR. Rui Teixeira, who has been EDPR’s interim CEO since last July, has been appointed as CFO … Read More

RWE Commissions Oklahoma, Texas Wind Farms

RWE, a company that develops, owns and operates renewable energy projects, has commissioned two new onshore wind farms with a total installed capacity of 348 MW.  The Boiling Springs wind farm was constructed with a capacity of 148 MW in … Read More

World Invests Record Amount in Decarbonization Efforts

The world has committed a record $501.3 billion to decarbonization in 2020, beating the previous year by 9% despite the economic disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, according to recent energy transition investment analysis compiled by BloombergNEF (BNEF), Bloomberg’s primary … Read More

Algonquin Awards IEA with Shady Oaks Construction Contract

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives Inc. (IEA), an infrastructure construction company with renewable energy and specialty civil expertise, has been awarded a $45 million wind construction contract for the Shady Oaks II Wind Farm in Illinois.  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., … Read More

The Detective Work Behind Wind Energy

Surveying for wind energy project development takes more than simply using a GPS unit or assembling geographic information system mapping data. When it comes to locating all-important section corners on remote project sites that might span 50,000 acres or more, … Read More

Siting Renewables: One Trump-Era Proposal Worth Preserving

Last week, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) published a proposal intended to make it easier to develop renewable energy projects on BLM-administered lands in Southern California. The renewable energy industry should take the time to show the Biden administration … Read More

ArcVera Receives Approval to Operate as Renewable Testing Lab

ArcVera Renewables, an international provider of consulting and technical services for wind, solar and storage projects, has received approval from the International Electrotechnical Commission – Renewable Energy (IECRE) to operate as a renewable energy testing laboratory.  IECRE is the IEC … Read More