The current heatwave in Western Europe is also contributing to a ‘wind drought,’ negatively impacting wind farm operators across the region, which includes the U.K., France, Spain, Germany and much of Scandinavia. Meanwhile, solar power plant operators…
Cheap drones are poised to boost output and cut operating expenses for the energy industry.
Ã˜rsted signed up Siemens Gamesa to supply turbines for the Coastal Virginia Offshore Wind project that Dominion has planned since 2011. The wind farm 27 miles off the Virginia coast would the first such project in the U.S. mid-Atlantic.
Ã˜rsted announced it is buying 100 percent of Lincoln Clean Energy (LCE) for about $580 million (500 million €) from owner I Squared Capital. Since I Squared acquired the firm in 2015, LCE has built or is completing than 800 MW in onshore wind generation capacity.
Utility-scale solar asset management took a leap forward last week with the announcement that Enel Green Power North America (EGPNA) is teaming up with Raptor Maps, a company that uses drones and machine-to-machine learning / artificial intelligence (A…
Massachusetts electricity users will reap $1.4 billion in benefits over 20 years from the first commercial-scale offshore wind farm in the U.S.
Avangrid Inc. and Copenhagen Infrastructure Partners, joint developers of the 800-megawatt project south of…
Last week renewable energy monitoring, controls, and asset management providers AlsoEnergy and skytron energy announced a merger. In addition, AlsoEnergy said that it was acquiring the assets of floundering Draker and will honor and support the contrac…
US utility Dominion Energy has filed grid modernization plans with the Virginia State Corporation Commission.
Michael Reed, Director, Technical and Project Management Division at the U.S. Department of Energy is eager to put the money he has in his budget to work building out the next generation of large renewable energy projects.
The wind farm will increase Danish annual electricity production from wind by about 12 percent.
The UK’s offshore wind power capacity is set to nearly double over the next decade, as a result of a new government initiative, according to the industry. It said that by 2030, between a fifth and a third of the UK’s electricity could come from offshor…
Annual wind power capacity in the Asia Pacific (excluding China) will reach a peak of 12.1 GW by 2022.
The state’s Energy Research & Development Authority (NYSERDA) will procure approximately 800 MW of offshore wind through a solicitation in the fourth quarter this year.
MHI Vestas Offshore Wind A/S, the world’s second-biggest offshore wind turbine maker, is planning to use Taiwan as a hub to assemble and export turbines as it aims to extend its footprint in Asia.
New plans to build two commercial offshore wind farms near the Massachusetts and Rhode Island coasts have sparked a lot of discussion about the vast potential of this previously untapped source of electricity.
Two companies based in The Netherlands have proposed developing a near-term marine vessel solution for delivering wind turbine parts for the construction of new U.S. offshore wind projects planned over the next few years.
The U.S. Department of Energy has selected NYSERDA to administer an $18.5 million offshore wind research and development consortium that will identify ways to reduce the cost of offshore wind in the U.S.
Connecticut today selected Deepwater Wind’s Revolution Wind proposal for development as part of an approximately 250-MW round of renewable energy projects.
Wind energy is increasingly popular as the technology advances. However, wind turbines incur higher operation and maintenance costs than other power generation technologies. There are, nonetheless, ways to drive these costs down.
New data on the world’s transition to renewable energy are in, and the results are clear — the electricity sector’s uptake of renewables is well underway, but the transition for the heating/cooling and transport sectors has “barely begun,” according to…