Solar

The National Climate Bank Act introduced this year is based in part on successful projects in Connecticut and New York.  Even as previous attempts to win bipartisan support for a national green bank have failed to gain traction, advocates are continuing to promote the concept, this time with an even more ambitious proposal based in...
Wind Power

The latest three contracts cover the installation and commission of 82 SG 4.5-145 turbines with flexible power rating, as well as provide long-term operation and maintenance services of up to 15 years to some of the projects. Installation of the wind turbines is scheduled for next year.
Solar

An interview with Matt Langer, COO of Clean Power Alliance Community Choice Aggregation (CCA) started in Massachusetts over 20 years ago, giving a small number of coastal communities a measure of freedom to choose their power sources by pooling their electricity requirements. Today, CCAs serve millions of customers in seven states. CCA offerings largely reflect...
Onshore

Infrastructure and Energy Alternatives has won a contract for the construction of a new wind energy project, the 130-MW Richland Wind Farm in Iowa, valued at about $67 million. Work on the Richland project is scheduled to begin in late October, with full operation by September 2020. IEA’s work includes all engineering, procurement and construction of project...
Wind Power

Last week in Mramorak, Serbia, the country’s largest wind farm – a 158-MW plant – came online. Construction on Čibuk 1 was completed last April and the wind farm is now fully operational. The EUR 300 million wind farm uses 57 GE wind turbines and was supported by the Green for Growth Fund (GGF) and...
Onshore

The renewables arm of U.S.-based General Electric has been awarded a contract to supply 132.5 MW of wind turbines from its Cypress platform to EDF Renewables in Brazil. GE Renewable Energy will deliver 25 of its 5.3-MW machines, its largest onshore wind turbine, as part of the company’s first contract with the renewables arm of France’s EDF in the...
Wind Power

GE Renewable Energy said the Google signed a Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) to buy energy from the Björkvattnet Onshore Wind Farm. GE originated and negotiated the PPA to sell the majority of the power generated by the wind farm to match the consumption of  Google’s data centers in the region with renewable energy. GE...
Wind Power

By Jeremy Hodges, Bloomberg Competition in the wind energy industry is getting tougher than ever, forcing even the biggest manufacturers to slash more than a thousand jobs in the past few days. Vestas Wind Systems A/S, the world’s largest maker of wind turbines, said Friday it was cutting about 590 jobs, adding to the 90 already...