Recent Industry News

Energy Department Releases Report, Evaluates Potential for Wind Power in All 50 States

Larger turbines will open up an additional one-fifth of the land area of the United States In support of the President’s all-of-the above energy strategy, Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz today announced the release of Enabling Wind Power Nationwide, a report showing how the United States can unlock the vast potential for wind energy deployment in […]

Unlocking Our Nation’s Wind Potential

Wind is an important source of clean, affordable American energy. Wind power supplies nearly 5 percent of our nation’s electricity demand across 39 states, and it’s getting cheaper every year thanks to new strides in wind technology and policy. Since the 1980s, the cost of deploying wind energy has dropped by 90 percent. Meanwhile, further […]

Bipartisan RET Deal to restore Investment and Jobs

Infigen Energy has welcomed the announcement by Ministers Ian Macfarlane and Greg Hunt that a compromise position in relation to the Renewable Energy Target (RET) legislation has been agreed with Shadow Minister Mark Butler. This agreement restores the bipartisan support for the RET scheme that has existed since the scheme was introduced by the Howard […]

GE Launches First Waste-to-Energy Project with Aseagas in Philippines Province of Batangas

Aboitiz Power subsidiary Aseagas Corporation, which focuses on renewable energy solutions, has inked an agreement with GE’s Distributed Power business (NYSE: GE) to power its first waste-to-electricity project in Lian in the Province of Batangas, Philippines. The 8.8-megawatt (MW) facility, the first “greener” energy venture of Aboitiz, will be a biomass power plant running with […]

E.ON to build Rampion offshore wind farm

Partnership with UK Green Investment Bank E.ON continues to strengthen its position in the European renewables business with successful offshore activities. Today E.ON has confirmed the investment decision for the Rampion Offshore Wind Farm in the UK. The total investment is approximately 1.9 billion Euro. The UK Green Investment Bank plc (GIB) has acquired a […]

Wind Industry elects new Leadership as WINDPOWER 2015 launches in Orlando

Conference convenes with thousands from across globe arriving in Florida to do business and learn what’s next for American wind power Just miles from where NASA launches rockets to explore the final frontier, wind power developers, manufacturers, workers, executives and more from around the world gather today for a four-day exploration into what’s next for […]

Canadian Solar receives C$53.5 Million non-recourse Construction Loan

Canadian Solar Inc. (the “Company”, or “Canadian Solar”) (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world’s largest solar power companies, today announced that Natixis, New York Branch/Norddeutsche Landesbank Gironzentrale, New York Branch/Cooperative Centrale Raiffeisen-Boerenleenbank B.A./”Rabobank Nederland,” New York Branch will provide the company with up to C$53.5 Million (USD$44.4 Million) in non-recourse, construction plus term financing. The […]

HEC aggressively moves ahead

HEC-TINA has been moving into its new headquarters in Greeneville, TN, since the early part of the year. The first shipments from the Tina purchase have arrived, with the final shipments expected to arrive In the next few weeks. More information with pictures on the move will be posted in the near future. Recently the […]

Hanwha Q Cells puts two Solar Power Plants into Operation in the UK totaling in excess of 45 MW

Hanwha Q CELLS and its development partner Golden Square Energy (GSE) have put two solar power plants in operation near Cambridge in the United Kingdom. After having received planning consent for the Fenland Farm and the Green End PV parks in November 2014 and December 2014 respectively, construction and grid connection of both projects took […]

NREL Readies New Wind Turbine Drivetrain for Commercialization

In February, engineers at the U.S. Department of Energy’s (DOE’s) National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) assembled the innovative, medium-speed, medium-voltage wind turbine drivetrain that was the result of a study funded by DOE’s Wind Program. The goal of the first phase of the project, which began in 2011, was to design an advanced wind turbine […]